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Alton towers in the week?

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Thedarksideofthemoon30 · 23/04/2021 11:27

We are thinking about going there on Friday 28th May before half term. Do you think it will be ridiculously busy? Should we buy fast passes?

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Fivemoreminutes1 · 23/04/2021 17:50

I doubt very much that they’ll be necessary, especially as the park isn’t operating at full-capacity crowd levels. Also, if you’re able to get there when it opens and stay until it closes, you should get some time in the park when it’s fairly quiet. Most people tend to leave between 3.30-5pm, especially coach parties of school children.
Another good time to ride is during peak lunchtime when everyone else is eating.
Download the app for live queue times or use the visual displays dotted around the park.

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VaVaGloom · 23/04/2021 17:53

Went to a theme park recently and was amazed how busy it was /. Length of queues despite it being a school day for most. It did clear out towards the end of the day when people with preschoolers went home.

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Helpmyhair2019 · 24/04/2021 10:09

We went in the Easter holidays. It was much less busy but the queues took as long as they always did before Covid as you had to be distanced on the rides

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