Thrill-seekers looking for their happily ever after could soon sleep in fairytale-inspired tree houses as part of Alton Towers' expansion.
The resort in Staffordshire is applying to build 10 luxury tree houses and 61 "unique" holiday lodges as part of efforts to increase its foothold in the short-break holiday market, park bosses said.
Each tree house will sleep up to eight people who can then unwind in a hot tub on the room's outdoor terrace.
An artist's impression depicting how the wooden buildings might look has been released alongside the planning application, showing some of the tree houses sporting turret-like roofs.
The application will now be determined by planners at Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.
A man who says he was a passenger on the Smiler when some of the wheels flew off has told ITV News Central of his "absolute fear".
Kevin Hayes-Heath told ITV News Central that he was in the front row of the carriage and was "bombarded by the fibre bearings which were splitting and breaking up at the highest point of the ride".
An Alton Towers spokesperson has apologised for the ride closure and says an investigation into the incident is ongoing. They say "all of the rides and attractions are expected to meet extremely high standards, technologically, mechanically and in terms of the end experience".
A spokeswoman for Alton Towers has confirmed that the theme park's Smiler rollercoaster ride has been closed after plastic guard wheels came loose and hit front row riders.
The Smiler ride at Alton Towers is closed after some of its wheels came off yesterday afternoon.
Several people at the front of the train were hit by the wheels.
The park says a full investigation is now going on to work out when the ride can reopen.
Alton Towers has unveiled what it claims is the world's first roller coaster with14 loops.
The Smiler features a 30-metre drop as well as optical illusions and psychological effects "designed to mess with your mind".
Alton Towers Resort has today announced that construction has been completed on its new roller coaster, The Smiler.
To celebrate completion, 10 workers enjoyed their lunch on one of the ride’s highest points, taking inspiration from the iconic ‘New York Girder’ image.
To mark the completion of construction as the site manager, Mike Tubb, officially screwed the last bolt into the attraction.
Hundreds of sheep have been branded with strange smiley faces as part of Alton Towers' stunt to reveal the name of its new rollercoaster.
'The Smiler' will be the length of ten football fields, featue 30-metre drops and will travel up to 85km per hour.
The new ride is said to create 200 new jobs.
Ros Turner, a farmer from Melton Mowbray said: “Everyone loves a mystery and it was great to be involved in the hoax. It made a nice change from milking cows and ploughing fields!”
Firefighters have been called to Alton Towers after an incident during the theme park's yearly fireworks display.
A spokesman for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said two fire engines and a ladder platform had been sent there after embers strayed onto a roof.
The spokesman also said that there were no flames or a burning fire at the resort in Alton, Staffordshire, which attracts hundreds to its annual fireworks event every year.