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Theme Park Insider Reader Rating: 7 out of 10

Roller coaster
Minimum height to ride: 35 inches

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Thirteen is the worlds first rollercoaster which features a vertical drop of the track. The theme is based on the discovery of an unearthed ancient burial site in an area of unexplored woodland known as the Dark Forest.

The ride features an outdoor track section and a reverse dark Section as well as the main drop element which occurs inside the station building.

This is a great family ride, well themed and a brilliant experienc.


I think overall this is a fantastic ride! It's exciting and it plays with your emotions! just when you think it's's not! I never went on 'corkscrew' (which I believe it replaced) so I can't compare so I'm saying Brilliant!!
Good ride with a clever ending. But you can see it was not an adrenilin ride. Although it has an interesting finish with the drop I am still annoyed. It was built recently knocking down the loved corkscrew ride. If anyone remembers this was the first ever corkscrew! The only rollercoster in Alton Towers! It had queues over 3 hours but the differnece is people were willing to wait this long. Thirteen may have great themeing but people across the country wont come in their thousands for this ride. RIP CORCKSCREW

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