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County - Staffordshire | Map
Tel code: 01538 | code search
Postcode: ST10 | code search
Population: 16500
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Bulls Head Inn
"Family room – AWFUL!!! Poor standard of accommodation, nothing like their website! I am writing this to give anyone looking at it a more accurate idea of what you get from ..." More

Blacksmiths Arms
"I stayed at The Alton Towers Hotel with my family, which included 2 children. We made the mistake of eating at the hotel on our first night because it turned ..." More

Blacksmiths Arms
"Not sure if this has been taken over but we thought it was terrible. We were staying at the Alton Towers Hotel, and on arrival at 7 they said ..." More

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The village of Alton, Staffordshire lies to the east of Stoke on Trent in the rolling countryside and is today famed for the theme park to the north of the village from which it takes its name, Alton Towers. The village of Alton is an ancient village tracing its history back to around 716 AD and with a castle being first mentioned in 1000 AD. The village is ideally situated on rising ground on the south slope of the Churnet Valley and today boasts some of the best views of the valley and surrounding areas. Today the castle, despite many reconstructions still occupies a predominant place in the village centre off Castle Hill Road and is still in use today as a retreat centre. The church of St Peter is to the west of the castle and dates back to the 13th century with some parts dating back to the late 12th century. There is also the Church of St John dating back to the middle of the 19th century and with some interesting features built by the 16th earl of Shrewsbury, John Talbot who’s tomb is located within the church. Alton has plenty to offer both the visitor and resident, not only is there plenty of history surrounding this small village but its setting within this picturesque countryside remains its most constant attraction.


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Bank House (0.32 miles)

Bank House
Bank House is situated in the centre of Alton village, one mile from Alton Towers. Luxury bed and breakfast, whirlpool bath, Four poster beds and LCD TV. There are 5 pubs within walking distance ... More | visit website
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Alton Towers Hotel (1.14 miles)

Alton Towers Hotel

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The Alton Towers Hotel offers a unique glimpse into the wonderful eccentric inventions of Sir Algernon Aloysius Alton. Situated within Alton Towers, it is the ... More | visit website

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Heywood Hall (1.68 miles)

Heywood Hall

Only 6 minutes to Alton Towers! Heywood Hall offers Alton Towers Acommodation 2 miles from the theme park.

Romantic 4 Poster Couples Suites have their own private lounge. The Family Suites have themed bedrooms. ... More | visit website

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Exmoor B&B (1.82 miles)

Exmoor B&B
Near Alton Towers, only 3 miles -10 minutes away, 15 minutes from historic Dovedale or 6 miles from Uttoxeter & its famous racecourse.

Peaceful Quixhill, 2 farms & 3 houses are surrounded by beautiful organic countryside ... More | visit website

Bank House (1.97 miles)

Bank House
We run Bank House as a private country home, where guests are very welcome, rather than as a conventional guest house, the aim being a relaxed "house party" ambience. We provide all the facilities one ... More
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Riversholme (2.57 miles)


The Riversholme, hotel & restaurant, is a Georgian house hotel standing back off of the High Street in the ancient Roman settlement village of Rocester. An ideal base for visiting both Staffordshire and Debyshire, being close ... More | visit website

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Alton Brook House (2.80 miles)

Alton Brook House
Just 2.6 miles direct to Alton (ALTON TOWERS) on a quiet country lane, Alton Brook House is a large six bed-roomed Country House making the perfect place for a relaxing family holiday. Standing in Six acres ... More | visit website
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The Olde Chapel (4.10 miles)

The Olde Chapel

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Set on a country lane just 4 miles from the thrills of Alton Towers and beautiful Dimmingdale, this delightful, smartly furnished and romantic chapel conversion lies amidst ... More

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The Manor (4.20 miles)

The Manor

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Centrally located just 5 miles from Alton Towers and 9 miles from Uttoxeter racecourse, Cheadle is just 8 miles from Stoke and Leek and 10 from Stone. The Manor was ... More

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Travelodge Uttoxeter (4.39 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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