Special Offers

From time to time Selwyns and their partners are able to bring schools and colleges special deals at local attractions and theme parks to help you keep the cost of your days out to a minimum.

 Why choose Alton Towers for a school trip?

As well as their famous, head spinning roller coasters, Alton Towers can be a fun and rewarding educational experience!

Alton Towers have worked closely with Staffordshire University and OCR to develop education programmes covering subjects including Business, Travel and Tourism, Science and Technology, Humanities and Maths, as well as workshops and experiences for Key Stage 1 & 2.

The park are able to offer over 30 educational talks and workshops and 5 special educational events throughout the year.  Get in touch with us for a competitive price for travel and entrance tickets for both educational visits and recreational reward trips throughout the year!

Dates for your diary

National Science Week 2017

 27th, -31st March

This year National Science week at the Alton Towers Resort is back and better than ever. With the launch of the ‘out of this world’ VR coaster, Galactica, schools can explore the technology behind the science and what the next giant leaps will be.

Check out the engaging ‘Science of Rollercoasters Live’ show, immersive planetarium shows and, for the first time at National Science Week, Mad Science will be here with their Mad Lab!


24th – 28th April 2017

For the first time, the Alton Towers Resort will be dedicating a week to inspirational trips for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Developed in association with David McGachen, Headteacher, Pinewood School Academy Trust, the park will be providing extra facilities and resources for SEND teachers and pupils to ensure that every pupil who visits the Alton Towers Resort has a valuable and inspirational visit.

Street Dance at Alton Towers Resort

5th July

For any dance, drama or performing arts students, end your year with the exclusive Street Dance event here at the Alton Towers Resort.

In his amazing package, our own Entertainments department will come to your school and teach you not only what it takes to be a singer/dancer/actor at the UK’s number one theme park resort but also learn the street dance routine that you will perform at the Alton Towers Resort. We will also provide you with a video of the routine for some extra practice ready for your performance.


Than on Wednesday 5th July, come and join us for a quick recap before creating once in the lifetime moment as part of the team at the Alton Towers Resort.


Alton Towers School admission rates* available 25 March – 31st Oct 2017

Below are the rates we are able to offer for schools and colleges when you book your coach hire and entrance tickets through Selwyns Travel. For more information or to get a quote please do not hesitate to give us a call!

Primary Schools

  • Off-Peak: £7.50
  • Peak: £15.00
  • Super-Peak: £15.50
  • 1 Teacher FREE for every 5 paying pupils who have pre-booked coach tickets with Selwyns! Each additional teacher pays £23.00

Secondary Schools

  • Off-Peak: £12.00
  • Peak: £15.00
  • Super-Peak: £15.50
  • 1 Teacher FREE for every 10 paying pupils who have pre-booked coach tickets with Selwyns! Each additional teacher pays £23.00.

Students (Universities)

  • Student rate (with a valid ID card): £26.00

Please note these special rates are only available when booked in conjunction with coach hire from Selwyns Travel.

*Admission rate depends on date booked – Selwyns are able to advise which rate applies when you make an enquiry.

Call us on 01928 529 036 or email sales@selwyns.co.uk to request a no obligation quote for your Alton Towers School Trip!