Alton Towers Haunted?Alton Towers: The park was featured on a paranormal television show last week.
From Karin SWhile video surfing the other night, I caught an episode of the program "Most Haunted". They were visiting Alton Towers and told of its rather turbulent history and investigated its reports of odd, paranormal activity. While I'm rather skeptical, I am curious. Has anyone ever encountered anything there?
Posted January 15, 2008 at 4:37 PM
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From Gareth HI only ever encountered rain at Alton Towers, and really long lines in the summer. No Ghosts though. But I'm sure someone will tell us about the tree.......myth......blah blah blah...
Posted January 17, 2008 at 3:11 PM
From Mark WalkerI explained the ledgend in a different thread, though I forgot which one.
Posted January 18, 2008 at 3:34 AM
From georgina ryderOMG!! yeah I Have..I Heard Someone Whispering Something Into My Ear While I Was Walking Through The Park, But I Turned Round to see nothing, I Couldnt quite tell what it was saying but It certainly gave me the Chills!!
Posted September 17, 2009 at 12:23 PM
From Lucas urneri think all this paranormal activity huntedness crap is a load of rubbish ALTON TOWERS IS NOT HAUNTED
Posted July 24, 2010 at 6:51 AM
From Jennie LeaI've never experienced any paranormal activity at Alton Towers. To be honest if there was a ghost I think they would've moved somewhere else for a more peaceful after-life!
Posted July 26, 2010 at 9:27 AM
From Daniel HironsWell im going to alton towers in 3 days and ive been before and when waiting in line for the oblivion i say a figure move across the que. but when i go in 3 days i will replie to see if i encounted anything :) i carnt wait to go
Posted August 6, 2010 at 12:12 AM
From Rob PI actually lived in a house for six years that was "haunted" ( for want of a better word ).
Posted August 6, 2010 at 3:49 AM
I experienced numerous unexplainable events and witnessed with my own eyes some frightening things. The whole area I lived in has always been a hotbed for such "hauntings" and I have shared many tales with neighbours and friends.
Doubters were convinced only when they too witnessed things. I would never try to convince people myself. I know , as a time honored sceptic myself before then, that I would have scoffed at suggestions of the paranormal.
So I wouldn't dismiss Alton Towers' claims off hand. But it does anger me when things like this are used as a marketing tool because it dilutes and devalues the very real experiences that people like myself have genuinely had.
My wife , who was my girlfriend back then, thought I was kidding around until she moved in and saw things, like doorhandles throwing themselves from the door and across the room, for herself.
Or watching as full length curtains ( drapes ) opening fully and closing again on their own. Scary stuff like that..... and more.
I could write a book believe me.
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