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2 days ago

The Laurels B&B looking fabulous in the sunshine
#bedandbreakfast #boostlyuk #altontowers #staffordshiremoorlands #bookdirect
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The Laurels B&B looking fabulous in the sunshine
#bedandbreakfast #boostlyuk #altontowers #staffordshiremoorlands #bookdirect

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We arrive next thursday but wont be till after 5 ... are we ok to get some food and eat in the lovely garden if weather permits? x

thankyou for having us last weekend ❤ top hosts with beautiful accomodation xxx

Cycling the Tissington Trail and the old Churnet Valley railway line. Right on our doorstep 😎 #cyclinglife #tissingtontrail #churnetvalley #bedandbreakfast #BookDirect #boostlyuk #altontowers ... See MoreSee Less

Cycling the Tissington Trail and the old Churnet Valley railway line. Right on our doorstep 😎 #cyclinglife #tissingtontrail  #churnetvalley #bedandbreakfast #bookdirect  #boostlyuk #altontowers

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Looks good.👍

1 week ago

#altontowers have extended their opening hours, so you get even more time to enjoy yourselves #bedandbreakfast #BookDirect ... See MoreSee Less

#altontowers have extended their opening hours, so you get even more time to enjoy yourselves #bedandbreakfast #bookdirect

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Our family look forward to staying 3 nights soon 💗

1 week ago

A lovely evening to be waiting for the guests to arrive 😀
#bandb #bedandbreakfast #altontowers #BookDirect
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David Walliams Gangsta Granny Ride
David Walliams Gangsta Granny Ride

2021 sees the long-awaited opening of the Gangsta Granny ride at Alton Towers. This ride is based on the best selling book by David Walliams, he of "I'm a lady!" fame, swimming down the Thames and a bunch of other stuff. Oh, I forgot X Factor. Yeah, that too. Here's a...

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Walking Staffordshire – The Churnet Valley

In the mistaken belief that things would probably be a lot drier in the woods, we decided to venture up Cotton Dell – a delightful wooded valley between the mayhem of Alton Towers and the tranquillity of Oakamoor. We were probably still a week or two away from the...

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Staffordshire Walks – Oakamoor & Whiston

The beauty of living where we are is the ability to walk in any direction, from our front door, and find ourselves in fantastic countryside. If you use the brilliant (and usually free) ViewRanger phone app, you can follow the route from here.  Just across the road...

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A Visit to Carsington Water

In keeping with my unhealthy interest in the weather, it struck me today that I wasn't sure where the term "Indian Summer" came from. I'd always imagined it was something to do with India and the fact the weather improved in September after the monsoons. But no,...

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The JCB Story

The JCB Story Some of you may know that JCB (of yellow digger fame) are based just up the road from us. If you’ve driven to Alton Towers via Rocester, the chances are you’ve passed their World Headquarters – a huge shed-like building with very picturesque lakes out...

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Drone Footage of The Roaches

Given that absolutely nothing is happening at The Laurels, in respect of fixing things that is, and that the weather was dry and warmish, we decided to take a trip to The Roaches. This isn't, as you may suspect, some hideous place where six-legged insects inhabit the...

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