Local information for Alton

Close to the rolling hills of the Peak District National Park Alton, The Star offers plenty of choice when it comes to heading outdoors.

  • For something a little quieter, the site is ideally placed to explore both the Peak District National Park & the Staffordshire Moorlands.
  • Close to the rolling hills of the Peak District National Park Alton, The Star offers plenty of choice when it comes to heading outdoors.
  • The campsite is just over a mile away from Alton Towers Resort, the UK's largest theme park, which has a host of family attractions alongside a water park and spa for those who want a little peace and quiet.
  • The pretty market town of Ashbourne in the Derbyshire Dales is close by. The campsite is also is ideally placed to explore both the Peak District National Park and the Staffordshire Moorlands.
  • The National Memorial Arboretum has 150 acres of trees and memorials devoted to remembrance.
  • See the history and manufacturing methods of Wedgwood china at the Visitor Centre in Stoke on Trent where you can even make your own Wedgwood creation.
  • Stoke is also home to several other interesting attractions including Trentham Monkey Forest - where you can see Barbary macaques roam freely in a 60 acre forest - and WaterWorld, where the family can enjoy an indoor tropical aquapark with slides, flumes and rides.

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