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The Laurels
Bed & Breakfast

Close to Alton Towers
Family Rooms Available
Breakfast Included

Looking for a hotel near Alton Towers?

The Laurels B&B is the Perfect Place

The Laurels B&B
Hotel close to Alton Towers with King size double room
King Room ensuite

The Laurels Bed and Breakfast near Alton in Staffordshire is a friendly B&B, with a real home from home feel less than 5 minutes drive away from Alton Towers Theme Park.

Situated in the picturesque village of Oakamoor, on the side of the Churnet Valley, you’ll enjoy fabulous views across the valley and nearby woodland. You’ll also discover a bed and breakfast with a peaceful, rural feel – A world away from the hustle and bustle of the Alton Towers Hotels.

Close to Alton Towers & The Peak District

At The Laurels, you’ll be perfectly placed to enjoy the Wicker Man roller coaster, the Water Park, CBeebies and the new David Walliams attraction – Gangsta Granny Ride, so it’s a great alternative to hotels near Alton Towers.

We’re also close to other attractions, such as Trentham Gardens, World of Wedgwood, Dovedale, the JCB Visitor Center, The National Memorial Arboretum and much, much more. Our location makes us the ideal B&B, not only for visiting this fantastic theme park, but the Peak District National Park, The Potteries and great family days out in Staffordshire too.

Check out our Gallery to see some great photos of our beautiful area.

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Free WiFi

High speed broadband is available FREE in all bedrooms and guest areas

Free Parking

Our large carpark is available for the sole use of our guests, so parking is never a worry.

Bedroom Comforts

We pride ourselves on providing crisp linen, large fluffy towels and spotlessly clean rooms

EV Charging

We have a dedicated 7KW Type 2 electric vehicle charger so can provide your EV with an overnight charge

Air Conditioning

Our Large Family Room and King Size Double Room have the benefit of air conditioning

Free Toiletries

We have provided body wash and shampoo in all our ensuite shower rooms


Apart from amazing views, we have a beautiful outside seating area you can enjoy. See our Gallery.


There is a large selection of nearby pubs and resturants where you can get an evening meal

Coffee Maker

Our premium rooms have a Dulce Gusto coffee machine with a selection of coffee pods for you to enjoy

Visit the country’s favourite theme park!

Included With Your Stay

Your Choice of Breakfast

Full English Breakfast

Helen’s yummy breakfast continues to receive rave reviews. We’re proud to support our local community by offering you pork sausages, bacon and black pudding from local butchers, as well as the usual eggs, mushrooms etc.

We also cater for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs.

Lighter Options

If you don’t fancy the full works, why not treat yourself to some breakfast cereal fruit, yoghurt or some gorgeous eggs benedict with a pinch of black pepper on top.

Coffee, Tea & More

You’re free to enjoy as much tea and coffee as you like, including our wide range of speciality teas. In addition we have a selection of fruit juices for you.

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Why Book Direct?

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EV Charging Near Alton Towers

EV Car Charging

Bringing your Tesla, Nissan Leaf, Kia or iPace? Charge your electric vehicle, using our Type 2 charger when you stay with us.

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Accommodation Near Alton Towers

We may be perfect if you’re looking for a hotel near Alton Towers, but if theme park fun isn’t your thing, we’re also situated to enjoy the beautiful countryside surrounding us, plus a local golf course, Pugin’s Gem, Uttoxeter Racecourse, The Potteries and dozens of other attractions.
From the fabulous Churnet Valley, Dovedale, Tissington Trail, Staffordshire Way, Manifold Valley, Ashbourne or The Peak District, you’ll be spoiled for choice if you love walking, driving, or cycling.


Guest Reviews

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Our Rooms

From our Family Room for five to our sumptuous King Size Double, you’re bound to find a room to suit your needs.

Remember. If you have fewer guests in a room – you pay less!


Family Rooms

Maximum Guests

Family Room Peak District-area

Family Bunk Bed Room

Our Family Room for up to FIVE guests featuring a small dividing wall between the grown-ups and the kids’ beds.

  • Ensuite Shower room
  • Double, single and bunk beds
  • Fridge with mini-bar
  • Two TVs, one with DVD player
  • Breakfast included
Family rooms near Alton Towers

Large Family Room

Family Room for up to four guests plus room for a cot if needed. Beautiful views across the valley.

  • Ensuite Shower room
  • Double and two single beds
  • Fridge with mini-bar
  • Air conditioned
  • Breakfast included
King size double with coffee machine

Double Rooms

We have a selection of double rooms, from our Standard Double to our lovely King Size Double.

  • Ensuite Shower room
  • Double or King size bed
  • Fridge with mini-bar (King Size Double only)
  • Air-conditioned (King Size Double only)
  • Breakfast included
Price per Room per Night

from £75 (based on 2 Ad)

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Triple Rooms

Our Triple Rooms are suitable for up to three guests – perfect for friends or famlies

  • Ensuite Shower room
  • Good sized showers
  • Double and single bed
  • Flat screen TV
  • Breakfast included

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Location & Nearby Attractions

The Laurels B&B is just a short walk from a friendly village pub. We also have several pubs and restaurants within a short drive. These are perfect for your evening meal, or just enjoying a leisurely drink after a long day spent at altontowers, the waterpark or exploring the countryside.


We’re really lucky to have a large selection of pubs and restaurants nearby that serve excellent quality for for couples and families.
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From Alton Towers Theme Park to The Churnet Valley Railway and Monkey Forest, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
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The historic gardens of Chatsworth, The Trentham Estate, Shugborough, Biddulph Grange and more are all within easy reach of us.
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Pubs and bars

We’re just a few minutes walk from our friendly local pub, which is perfect for a drink after a long day. There’s also lots of other pubs within a few minutes drive.
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Staffordshire is the home of pottery. You can visit workshops, museums, studios or even throw or decorate your own pot.
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Biking & Hiking

With miles of disused railway tracks and maintained paths, you couldn’t wish for a better place to enjoy cycling and walking.
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Cycle Hire

Explore the enchanting Churnet Valley, Staffordshire’s hidden gem.

An area rich in history, wildlife, and spectacular scenery.

Book in advance and Churnet Valley Cycle Hire will deliver their bikes to you at The Laurels, so you don’t even have to drive anywhere.

If you want to venture slightly further afield, there are amazing rides along the Tissington Trail, The Manifold Way and the Monsal Trail.


Churnet Valley Cycling
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Come Stay With Us!

Many people are unaware of how beautiful Staffordshire is, or the fact that one-third of the Peak District National Park lies within our county’s borders. From stunning scenery with valleys, hills, rivers and canals, to thrilling theme parks, hoards of heritage, historic houses to animal adventures, there’s something for everyone in Staffordshire.

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I used to go to Alton Towers before it became a theme park. Beautiful place to visit.

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