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Nearest railway station from Alton Towers ?
Alton Towers resort theme and water park can be reached by several train stations.
The nearest railway stations are Stoke-on-Trent rail station, Derby railway station and Uttoxeter rail station. Uttoxeter is the nearest train station. Check out National Rail’s website at www.nationalrail.co.uk for more information.
Frequently bus services run from several destinations, not far from the park, such as Stoke on Trent, Nottingham, Leek and Derby.
National Express offer various coach shuttles to the Resort from locations all over England.
Nearest Airport from Alton Towers ?
The Resort is signposted well from both the M6 and M1 motorways. Follow the brown tourist signposts.
- M1 Northbound – Take Junction 23a
- M1 Southbound – Take Junction 28
- M6 Northbound – Take Junction 15
- M6 Southbound – Take Junction 16
Car parking is located at the back of the site, about a 5 minute monorail journey away. It's a 15 to 20 minute walk from the car parks to the entrance of Alton Towers.
Location : Alton Towers theme park and family fun resort is located in Staffordshire, England. Situated north of Alton and 16 miles or 26 km east of Stoke-on-Trent, between the M1 and the M6 motorways.
Address : Alton, Staffordshire, close to Stoke on Trent and near by Ashbourne in England ST10 4DB UK. The sat nav postcode will bring you to the main entrance, which is located on Farley Lane.
Address : Alton, Staffordshire ST10 4DB, England, United Kingdom
Postcode district : ST10. If you are using GPS. The sat nav postcode of the theme park, waterpark and spa is ST10 4DB.
Region : located in the West Midlands region of England
County : Alton Towers Resort is located in the county of Staffordshire.
Tel : +44 871 222 3330
Opened : the park opened in 1980
Theme Park Admission : Adults (12+ years): £46.80 / Child (4-11 years): £39.00 / Family Tickets: £39.60
Nearest Hotels : closest accommodation can be found in the nearby towns and villages of Oakamoor, Stoke-on-Trent, Whiston, Ashbourne, Denstone, Cheadle, Combridge, Hartington, and Uttoxeter.
Nearby Attractions and Sights - ST10 4DB area
Alton Towers Waterpark
(Alton Towers Resort, Farley, England)
Water park perfect for families with children. There are both indoor and outdoor pools, lazy rivers and water rollercoasters.
Denstone Contemporary Art Gallery
(Alton Rd, Willow Bank, Denstone ST14 5DH, England)
St Giles Catholic Church
(18 Charles Street, Cheadle, England)
Very old and interesting church in Cheadle. It's a beautiful example of Pugin History in the local area.
Venue not only for racing but also for popular events such as Food Festivals, Rallies, Shows, etc..
(Sudbury, Ashbourne DE6 5HT, England)
Beautiful old property. The National Trust Museum of Childhood is housed in the 19th-century servants wing of Sudbury Hall.
The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
(Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW, England)
Museum displaying an outstanding collection of ceramics. Learn more about the history of the potteries.
Cheap Deals for Reasonably Priced Places to Stay
We can offer you the cheapest rates for budget rooms in and near Alton amusement park in England, Staffordshire UK. A very popular hotel is 3 star Quality Hotel Stoke-on-Trent. This cheap hotel with free car park is situated 18 miles from Alton Towers in Stoke on Trent. Close by are: Trentham Gardens, Waterworld, Uttoxeter Races, and Moorcroft Pottery.
Check out also rates for 4 star The Manor. This hotel is one of the closest hotels from Alton Towers located in Cheadle. Cheadle is centrally located in the Moorlands. It is less than 5 miles from Alton Towers and 10 miles from the Uttoxeter races. This accommodation also provides family rooms and a bungalow that accommodate up to 8 guests.
Another very popular hotel offering cheap rates is 3 star North Stafford Hotel. This hotel is situated in central Stoke-on-Trent, directly opposite the railway station and 16 miles from Alton Towers Theme Park. The hotel is also convenient for Stapeley Water Gardens and the Water World Indoor Tropical Aqua Park.
Inexpensive Family Rooms - Bed and Breakfasts
Several hotels, guest houses, or bed & breakfasts around Alton Towers resort offer guests family rooms, perfect for the entire family. Search for the best kid-friendly and family-friendly hotels in and near Alton Towers theme park.
A property with several family rooms is The Dog & Partridge Country Inn. This family and kid friendly hotel accommodation is situated on the edge of the Peak district, close to Alton Towers, Dovedale, Ashbourne, Chatsworth House and Haddon. The Inn family rooms and suites can accommodate up to 6 guests.