Alton, The Star

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.35 to £12.45 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites which have a great on site play area

    Top site for play area

  • A popular site for families

    Great site for families

Enjoy the thrills of Alton Towers and beautiful Peak District from this Club Site.

The Peak District National Park is right on the doorstep of our Alton, The Star Club campsite. This attractive, well maintained family-friendly site is perfectly placed for Alton Towers theme park – just a mile from site. Similarly those who enjoy heading off into the great outdoors will not be disappointed with some great walking country right on the doorstep.

Carsington Water and Visitor Centre, north east of the campsite, offers a wide range of activities for all the family on and off the water including miles of footpaths and bridleways to explore, a children’s play area, fishing and many water sports.

While Stoke-on-Trent may not be an obvious tourist destination you can see the Anglo-Saxon treasures of The Staffordshire Hoard at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery here. There’s also the Wedgewood Visitor Centre full of artefacts, some dating back to Josiah Wedgewood – the man who started the pottery industry as we know it today.

Ready Camp is available at this campsite. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).

Self-catering accommodation is available at this campsite.

Worth Noting

All grass pitches are sloping, therefore levelling blocks are required. Caravan Holiday Homes are available for purchase and hire.

Eat Local

The Ramblers Retreat country restaurant and coffee house in Alton sells homemade meals. Ye Olde Star Inn, a 500 yard amble from the site is a 19th Century Traditional Inn with a great atmosphere, food served daily.

Facilities

Alton, The Star has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding pitch (Super Service)

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Ball games

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Holiday Homes & Exclusive lodges

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Public transport within 1 mile

  • Ready Camp tents on site

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Alternative Accommodation

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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5

We stayed here over the Easter period & even though the site was really busy we were given a...

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We stayed here over the Easter period & even though the site was really busy we were given a very friendly welcome & shown to our pitch. The site is spotless & the play area is fantastic 1 of the best we have seen on a club site. The showers & wash blocks were lovely & clean. We stayed at the site because of its closeness to Alton towers which is about a mile away so really good location. Only thing that would have been a bit better is more hanging/shelves/hooks in the showers and the sign to the campsite is very small & easy to miss. We didnt see the sign at all & ended up turning the wrong way which takes you down a very steep/narrow road which isnt suitable for towing at all. Other than that we have a brilliant stay here & would recommend to anyone else :)

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

The site is very close to Alton Towers which was our reason for going, to meet up with my...

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The site is very close to Alton Towers which was our reason for going, to meet up with my daughter and grandson on a trip there. Was expecting the site to be noisy but was pleasantly surprised. The area is lovely and perfect for walking the dog. We would return again.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.7

No bus service (despite being advertised on the website) meant we had to use taxis to get to...

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No bus service (despite being advertised on the website) meant we had to use taxis to get to Alton Towers as the road isn't suitable for young kids. Unfortunately the nearest taxi firm that can take a family of 5 is about 10 miles away so we had to pay �15 each way for 2 days, �60 in total. It didn't spoil the holiday but it's worth factoring in if you're on a budget. Shower block is clean and showers are hot and free but could do with a bench or shelves to put clothes on. Pitches were great. Excellent playground to keep the kids busy. Whole site seemed very well maintained and I'm sure we'll be back but next time we might bring the car!

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.7

The only gripe I really have is that while the showers are big enough to have a shower they...

This review is for Alton, The Star

The only gripe I really have is that while the showers are big enough to have a shower they could really do with a curtain to keep your clean dry clothes dryer. The on site shop has a great option to buy single wash capsule so you can do a one off wash as we had to. This site is located just a few miles from alton towers theme park

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: Opposite site

Nearest train station: Blyth Bridge 7 miles

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Self Catering at Alton, The Star

from £60.00 a night

There are three types of holiday caravan available.

Alton, The Star's eight Holiday Caravans offer three configurations. The Family Executive sleeps four (one double/one twin). Both the Family Comfort and Family Executive sleep six (one double, two twin). All are fully heated and have a family shower room. The spacious lounge and dining area features a TV with Freeview and DVD and the kitchen is fully equipped.

Call 01538 702219 to book

  • This site sleeps four comfortably

    Sleeps six people

  • The property has a kitchen with a cooker

    Kitchen

  • The property has a bathroom

    Bathroom

  • There is a sitting room

    Sitting room

  • There is a dining area

    Dining area

  • TV - Satellite or Freeview

    TV - Satellite or Freeview

  • DVD  player

    DVD player

  • Childrens' play area

    Childrens' play area

“A group of friends and myself stayed at this site for 3 nights. The site were brilliant and accommodating with our requests. The wardens were really friendly and chatty. The self catering caravan we stayed in was immaculate and even blankets were in the wardrobes which was good as the evenings were a little chilly. No complaints about the 'van and within 5 mins drive of Alton Towers (our main reason for the choice of site) As with any other club site, I would not hesitate in recommending this site or returning, I'm already planning a return trip next year!”

- Kizzi

The holiday caravans are just one mile away from the theme park, meaning the whole family can enjoy a great value break!

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