Many of Staffordshire’s key attractions are within easy driving distance of Alton, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Alton Towers and the ever-popular Parkhall Country Park. Two other worthy points of interest that are close by Alton are the Gladstone Pottery Museum and the Potteries Shopping Centre.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Admire, learn and discover in the variety of museums such as the Hanley Potteries Museum in Stoke-on-Trent.
If you love sports, you'll love seeing local favorites, the Portvale FC, doing battle at Vale Park, Newcastle-Under-Lyme. On game days follow the sea of black and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fellow sports lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a post-game drink.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags in the Alton area is a breeze. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep check out the amenities at the Holiday Inn Express Stoke On Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, the Quality Hotel Stoke, Stoke-on-trent, and the North Stafford Hotel Town Centre, Stoke-on-trent.