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Alton Towers is an amusement park resort located in Staffordshire, England and gains about 2.7 million visitors every year. It's also known as where Roger Craig Smith first started voicing Sonic for the Sonic Spinball ride and Sonic City. Alton Towers also has a Sonic-themed room in the resort hotel. Which opened along with the rethemed Spinball Whizzer ride in 2010.
VideoSonic Spinball (Alton Towers)(03:57)
- Sonic Spinball was actually not Sonic's first appearance at Alton Towers, he appeared in the 1994-2005 dark ride, Toyland Tours.
- Sega's partnership with Alton Towers is rumoured to expire at the end of the 2013 season, this is highlighted by the fact that the area surrounding Sonic Spinball has been slated for redevelopment for a "2014 family investment".