Walking Staffordshire – The Churnet Valley

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...
Alton Towers Roller Coaster Restaurant Review

Alton Towers Roller Coaster Restaurant Review

Dining With a Twist You may well have been unfortunate enough to see the odd (in many ways) video of people trying to eat and drink on a roller coaster, or the Big Dipper as us oldies used to call it. These things rarely, if ever ended well, usually resulting in the...
Where is Alton Towers?

Where is Alton Towers?

It’s a question that’s asked a surprising number of times. And probably with good reason. So where is Alton Towers? Well, the answer is probably more difficult to answer than you may imagine. Sure the official answer is Farley Ln, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent...
The Best Alton Towers Hack for Parents

The Best Alton Towers Hack for Parents

If you’ve been to Alton Towers before, you’ve probably got your own hacks that work for you. If you’ve never been before don’t forget to have a look at our top tips first.   Picture the situation, if you will. You’ve arrived at Alton...
The Alton Towers Story – The Power of the Towers

The Alton Towers Story – The Power of the Towers

Miles away from the coast, but sure to satiate your roller-coaster desires – it’s time to find out ‘the power of the towers’… Alton Towers – the place where dreams are made of (well, a place where fun times are had, anyway) and, being located in the middle of nowhere,...