With any mid-season ride opening, theme parks make a special effort to ensure that guests still attend prior to the opening of the new headliner. Up until the opening of The Big One, the Pleasure Beach cheekily accepted Alton Towers vouchers and used Alton Towers‘ Nemesis ride name in their marketing.
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The iconic Swan Boats operated at Alton Towers from 1987 to 2003. There were 25 swans in total, each seating up to nine guests.