history of the gardens
the gardens became approx. 1814 of eccentric 15. Earl von Shrewsbury based and from then on grew Alton Towers to a collection of gardens: A Swiss little house, a Stonehenge, a Dutch garden, Pagoden a Fontäne, which on the ton Ho Pagode in CAN clay/tone is to be based, Lysicrates Choragic Monument from Athens, curved glasshouses (originally gilded) and even a rather large matte horn as background for one of the first rock-gardens of England.
the modern topic park
Alton Towers was bought 1990 by the Tussauds group and is today admits for its unusual roundabouts, like the Inverted Coaster Nemesis, Oblivion, the first roller coaster of the world with to senkrechten a departure and an air, a roller coaster, which lay in are driven. The oldest roller coaster is the Corkscrew, a roller coaster with two inversions, which belongs to the oldest their kind.
In addition there is an attraction , which takes up the myths around the Towers and their history with Hex.
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coordinates: 52°58'43 " N 1°52'52 " W