Accommodation near resort with pool, breakfast, family rooms
Whatever your age, you will enjoy the fantastic Alton Towers Resort, where there is enough to entertain for several days. The theme park nestles in the beautiful countryside of Staffordshire and over the years has spread over many acres.
One of the UK’s best and most popular theme parks it has a fantastic selection of exhilarating rides and world class attractions that will appeal to all ages, from tiny tots to grandparents. There is a large number of charming, great value little B&B’s and affordable hotels to choose from. They are located within 15 minutes drive of the park and offer well-equipped guest rooms.
There is so much to do and see at this amusement ground, located in the greater st10 4db area. Get most of your visit of the park and stay for the weekend, 1 night, 2 or 3 nights near the park entrance.
Amusement Park in Staffordshire UK
Alton Towers Theme Park, located in the heart of Staffordshire, is England’s most visited and largest amusement thrill park (before Legoland Windsor in Berkshire and Thorpe Theme Park near Chertsey). The park has been operating for over 30 years.
There are all sorts of themed areas including CBeebies, Gloomy Wood, X-Sector and Mutiny Bay with unique thrill rides and wonderful walkabout costume characters adding to atmosphere of each area. Experience looping and vertical drop rollercoaster rides with twists and turns galore, or scary white knuckle rides and water themed rides through rapids and flumes.
Enjoy one of the live shows during your visit to the theme park, or take in a round of Extraordinary Golf on one of the two outrageous 9-hole courses with their wacky obstacles around the resort and best rides.
Don’t forget to take a ride on Smiler, the park’s newest attraction and the first 14 loop roller coaster in the world.
Staying close by in a hotel means you will be able to extend your visit into the evening when you will find a full programme of shows aimed at the whole family. If you are lucky enough to combine your visit with the end of the season you will enjoy the fabulous firework displays. Most places to stay really close to Alton Towers are charming b&b’s, which offer great value rates, breakfast included.
Some establishments have family rooms as well, and can accommodate a family of 2 adults and 2 children. You can also opt to stay in a holiday home or serviced apartment rental, boutique luxury hotel, a fully equipped cottage or cosy lodge.
Don’t worry about being hungry or thirsty. Wherever you are in the theme park you can enjoy different food outlets, choose your old favourites or try something new. The park is set in beautiful gardens, making moving around the park from area to area enjoyable and relaxing.
Young children in your party will be thrilled if they receive a personalised invitation to CBeebies Land from Postman Pat and even more thrilled to bump into their favourite TV characters, such as Jess the cat, Tree Fu Tom or Mike the Knight.
A day or two spent here will give them memories to treasure for a long time. Adults are spoilt too with the Spa and 18 hole golf course.
If Alton Towers hasn’t worn out your children take them to the watery delights of the nearby Waterpark. Here the roller coasters tip them into the indoor and outdoor pools. The charming estate of Sudbury Hall houses the National Trust Museum of Childhood or simply head into the countryside for some walking and cycling.
Places to Stay – Where to Stay for the night ?
Of you are looking for a cheap and fun family holiday, or a fun getaway with friends or your partner, then a day out at this theme park in Staffordshire is absolutely ideal. You can opt to stay in one of the cosy b&bs or chain hotels near Alton Towers for the night, a weekend or longer. When driving, postcode sat nav address is ST10 4DB.
Alton Towers park is set up so that you can comfortably spend a day or two there, with plenty of different restaurants and other eateries offering everything from fast food to cheap gourmet lunches. Grab a map of the park or two and start exploring.
It can be so much fun to plan your route through the theme park, and decide on which rides you are going to visit during your holiday there.
There is such a wide variety of attractions that you can completely tailor them to suit your needs. Opt for a gentle and relaxing trip with the kids if you like, or challenge yourself with a journey on some of the park’s most adrenaline filled rides.
This theme park is designed to ensure that everyone has a great time, so if you are seeking out a holiday destination where you are guaranteed to enjoy yourself then this is most definitely it.
Reasonably priced hotels and bed & breakfasts can be found within easy reach of Alton Towers Resort. Several cheaper properties are located in nearby Stoke-on-Trent, Ashbourne and Uttoxeter. You can stay at these accommodations for less than £50 per room, per night.
Apartments for Rent – Self Catering Rentals and Holiday Homes
Renting a holiday home or self catering and furnished apartment near Alton Towers gives you easy access to the theme park, many other attractions and the countryside.
Whatever your budget, you will find a range of lets and holiday homes, from the cheap and basic to 5-star luxury, that will meet your needs. Booking holiday lets gives you a home from home to enjoy during your visit.
Many of the holiday homes available are designed to be used throughout the year with cosy fires for the Winter months and swimming pools or barbecues to enjoy in the Summer. However long you plan on spending in the area you are sure to find a selection of great rentals just right for you and your party.
Renting your own holiday homes or apartments works very well for families or larger parties, giving freedom and flexibility to follow your own itineraries. Most of them will have plenty of parking on site or nearby and often include free Wi-Fi access. Choose from houses or apartments in the pretty towns of Staffordshire or look for a charming conversion on a farm in the country.
Luxury 4 and 5 Star Hotels
With so much variety and endless things to do choose a deluxe hotel or boutique b&b near Alton Towers for convenience and ease of travel to the park during your visit. There are some excellent 4 star and 5 star luxury accommodation options in the Staffordshire area.
The resort is situated amongst some superb countryside, the Staffordshire Moorlands and Peak District National Park are both on the door step. Indulge yourselves with a stay at a 4 or 5 star country house, bed and breakfast or a luxury boutique hotel for couples and families in a quiet rural location.
Take a gentle walk through the scenic hills before heading off to the excitement and thrills of the Towers theme park. Discover quaint country pubs and friendly old coaching inns serving delicious pub food, many of whom offer 4 star accommodation suitable for the whole family.
If you prefer a touch of grandeur there are some magnificent manors and halls nearby also offering unforgettable holiday accommodation. Retreat to the tranquil countryside after a hectic fun packed day at the resort and re-charge your batteries at one of these first class hotels with views across open valleys and hills.
Staffordshire is steeped in history dating back to Anglo-Saxon times, in fact one of the largest hoards of Anglo-Saxon gold was uncovered in the county. With such a variety of things to see and do for all ages and a great choice of places to stay it will be hard to resist returning again and again.
It is easy to find holiday cottages only a short drive away from the theme park or head for deeper into the stunning scenery of the neighbouring Peak District National Park to look for something to rent. Wherever you choose, your cottage won’t be far away from countryside scenery and country walks.
Most of the cottages, whether in the cheap or luxury price range, will have ample parking on site and many will be able to offer you free Wi-Fi. Cottages can be found on farms and in converted barns and many are suitable for year round accommodation with wood burning stoves for the Winter and barbecues for the Summer months.
If you are visiting with younger children look for a cottage that has some play equipment for them in the grounds and they will have fun entertaining themselves while you relax. Whether you just want a short rental of two or three days to visit Alton Towers, or want to stay for a longer holiday, you will find that many cottage owners are quite happy to be flexible with their bookings.
Good to know is that making reservations at many properties is even possible without credit card. Many of the cottages to rent are available for larger groups and families with several bedrooms as well, and often come with a kitchen, dining area and washing machine.
Staying in lodges in the vicinity of the park will ensure that your visit goes as smoothly as possible.
There is so much to choose from by way of lodgings in this area, so whether you are seeking out something cheap and cheerful for a weekend away with your uni friends, or whether you want to treat your kids to a true luxury break, you are sure to find the perfect lodges for you.
Spacious, clean, and well appointed rooms at a holiday lodge await in a variety of locations close by to this Staffordshire park. You can also opt for a country cottage or a chic and modern holiday home or serviced apartment with every convenience you could ever need for the duration of your stay.
There is no need to spend a long time travelling to and from the park if you are in lodges nearby, and you also have the luxury of coming straight back to your hotel room and enjoying a great night’s rest after a fun filled day spent exploring all that this unique and imaginative park has to offer.
Several feature a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, oven and stove, and even an outdoor dining area with BBQ facilities. Free private parking is available on site.
Travel – How to get to Alton Towers Resort
Nearest railway station ?
The 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.
Some Facts – Address
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.
Tel : +44 871 222 3330
Opened : the park opened in 1980
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
It is easy to spend two or three days enjoying Alton Towers, but from your holiday rentals in the area you can also explore the attractions of Staffordshire or the stunning Peak District National Park.
Staffordshire is famous as the home of china and the history of this area can be enjoyed in the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery. This museum, founded in Stoke-on-Trent, houses an outstanding collection of ceramic ware.
The resort is surrounded by a number of charming historic towns as well such as Ashbourne, Leek, Stafford and Cheadle. Here you will find picturesque listed buildings, ancient churches and interesting architecture as well as other great facilities including luxury b&b’s, contemporary town house hotels and excellent 4 star/5 star hotels. Many have swimming pools as well.
Some attractions nearby
Alton Towers Waterpark
The Waterpark offers exciting fun all year round with a variety of pools, fast slides, water cannons, waterfalls and fun rides. Explore the Towers stately ruins that now incorporate some seasonal spooky rides and atmospheric guided tours that will surely make you scream.
Tower Gardens and Spa
Take some time out to relax a while in the beautiful Tower Gardens, take a picnic to enjoy on the elegant lawns and stroll around the colourful flower beds. Why not take some time out to indulge in some pampering treatments at the Towers Spa.
Unwind and relax with a revitalising massage or heavenly facial, or spoil yourself with a personalised beauty treatment and a bareMinerals make-up session. There is so much choice.
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.