Alton Towers Discussion Thread in Theme Parks, Roller Coasters, & Donkeys! Posted November 3, 2006 The towers are haunted. Hex has had many unexplained shutdowns. Also, Hex is based on a local legand. The tree it is based around can be found in the actrual village of Alton and if you ask around locals will probably give you directions. The park however recreated their own version of the tree in the parks grounds. Apparently they then found out about the real tree.