Attractions The Bandstand
The Choragic Monument
Colonnade of the Muses
The Gothic Temple
The Horseshoe Walk
The Pagoda Fountain
The Swiss Cottage
Nearest toilets can be found
in Mutiny Bay.
Alton Towers is home to some of the biggest and most wonderful gardens in Britain. With elegant conservatories, surrounded by many different types of plant.
The gardens continue through the valley for miles - so expect to get lost. Also gardens can be found surrounding the house itself, Her Ladyships garden is the most famous, there are plans to re-open another garden next to the castle- Her Ladyships
The gardens were first opened to the public in 1860, thirty years later garden fetes attended by as many as 30,000 people were common.
The two major garden designers were Thomas Allason and Robert Abrahams and it was there combination of money, architectural talent and an eye for beauty, which made the gardens the extravagant, spectacular sight they are today.
If you don't want to walk through the gardens you can
also travel across them by Skyride and enjoy the amazing aerial
views of the Valley.