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2 days ago

The Laurels B&B

Our view down the valley. With some sun! The forecast is for more of this next week 😎😁 ... See MoreSee Less

Our view down the valley. With some sun! The forecast is for more of this next week 😎😁

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Cool. Will make a change for us to have nice weather on our visit! See you tomorrow x

What a lovely picture x

Get me there now 😀😀xx

2 weeks ago

The Laurels B&B

What is Alton Towers postcode?
How do I find out queue times?
The answers to these questions and many more are all answered on our FAQ page. Check out the link in the comments below 😁
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What is Alton Towers postcode?
How do I find out queue times?
The answers to these questions and many more are all answered on our FAQ page. Check out the link in the comments below 😁

3 weeks ago

The Laurels B&B

Treat yourself 😎We're open 10am-5pm this May Bank Holiday Monday! We'll be serving our full weekend menu, including Amy's amazing homemade Chocolate Orange Gateau and Jammie Dodger Cheesecake! 🍰 Why not pop down and explore Dimmingsdale in full bloom, followed by a treat at the Ramblers?
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Time is Money

"Time is Money" It's not an uncommon saying. People talk about how much their time is worth and how they are willing to spend it. Like many who travel, I'd rather spend money on experiences than things. Also, like many people, I have a lot less money than I have time....

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DIY? How Hard Can it Be?

To DIY, Or To Not DIY Owning a B&B requires a surprisingly wide skillset. Sure, you've got to be able to make breakfast (and beds), but apart from the other myriad of jobs including marketing, accountancy, technology, gardening etc, you've also got to be pretty...

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Alton Towers SW8 – A New Wooden Roller Coaster

Alton Towers New Ride SW8 Alton Towers SW8? That's kinda confusing isn't it? I always thought SW8 was an area of London including Battersea Power Station, New Covent Garden and Nine Elms Lane. Apparently not. SW8 stands, it seems for Secret Weapon 8, Alton Tower's...

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FantasyWire Fairies Exclusive Event

Robin Wight is the creator of FantasyWire Fairies and the artist behind the iconic Dancing With Dandelions sculpture. We are delighted to announce that bookings are now being taken for Robin Wight's Fantasywire ‘Show and Tell’ event at the beginning of September. We...

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Bookable Bus to Alton Towers

Bookable Alton Towers Bus Good news! The bus that runs directly from The Laurels to the entrance of Alton Towers is continuing in 2017. This is a daily service during Staffordshire school holidays ONLY. At other times, the Alton Towers Bus only runs at weekends....

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Alton Towers Big 6 Challenge

Alton Towers - Big 6 Challenge 2017 Alton Towers Resort are challenging visitors to ride six of the UK’s biggest roller coasters all on one day. If you're brave enough ride The Smiler, TH13TEEN, Rita, Oblivion, Nemesis and Galactica. Anyone who achieves this can come...

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