When Did Alton Towers First Open as a Theme Park?

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Alton Towers is a theme park and resort located in Staffordshire, England. It attracts around 2.7 million visitors per year making it the most visited theme park in the United Kingdom. Alton Towers is also the 9th most visited theme park in Europe. In 1980, Alton tower itself dates back to around the 8th century. Its gardens were restoring thought the late 1900's but it was in 1980 that the idea of a theme park took off.
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Alton Towers opened as theme park 1980. Purchased by Tussauds Group 1990. 2005 was bought up when the DIC investment group purchased The Tussauds Group.
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The lockers for Alton Towers are located at Guest Services and cost £5 for the day. You can come & go as often as you please but there is no refund on this charge. Source(
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