Local activities, sights and scenes to make the most of your time.

Alton Towers

The theme park is open from 10AM – 5PM daily
The water park is open from 10AM – 6PM daily
The outdoor area is open from 11AM – 5PM daily

Alton Towers is the UK’s biggest and best theme park! Home to over 50 attractions with world-beating rides and adrenalin-pumping rollercoasters that cannot be experienced anywhere else on the planet. From flying through space on Galactica, a fully integrated virtual reality rollercoaster, to the vertical drop of Oblivion and the twists and turns of the iconic Nemesis, Alton Towers has it all!
First opened as a theme park in 1980, Alton Towers has delivered over 1 billion rides to thrill-seeking guests throughout its 37 year history. Whilst our passion is putting smiles on people’s face, our number one priority is the health safety and wellbeing of all our guests and employees.

Car parking is charged at £6.00 per day
Height restrictions apply – please check the website


Mon-Thurs 10am – 4pm
Fri-Sun – 10am – 5pm

Based in the Heart of the Midlands, Water World is an epic adventure for the whole family to enjoy. A great day out in Staffordshire – we provide a range of thrill seeking rides from Space Bowl to the Black Hole. We also cater for family members who like a more relaxing day offering experiences in the hot tub or on the sun loungers. We also have a poolside cafe for your convenience – see you poolside!

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Mon-Sat – 10am – 5pm
Sun: 11am – 4pm

Travel back in time and discover the history of The Potteries including the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics, a World War II Spitfire, decorative arts and natural history. See items from the Staffordshire Hoard on display and visit the museum café and shop.


Gladstone Pottery Museum

Tue – Sat: 10am – 5pm

The story of The Potteries, all wrapped up in one unique museum.

Stoke-on-Trent is world famous for its pottery and no visit to the city would be complete without experiencing this unique museum. Discover how bone china tableware was made in the original workshops and giant bottle kilns of the former Gladstone China Works, now preserved as the last complete Victorian pottery factory in the country.

Please allow two to three hours for your visit