Bed and breakfast near Alton Towers


The perfect Alton Towers bed and breakfast

We often hear from our customers, that the Ye Olde Dun Cow is the perfect bed and breakfast near Alton Towers. Our B&B can be found in Colton, a stunning village set within the breathtaking Staffordshire countryside. We are only 30 minutes away from Alton Towers, the largest theme park in the UK.

Although we are a bed and breakfast, we offer so much more than that. Our restaurant serves delicious hearty food, we have a relaxing beer garden and convey a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. We welcome families and groups and look forward to making your trip to Alton Towers even more memorable!

We have family rooms which are spacious and airy, with all of the amenities you need for a relaxing stay. Our rooms include two large, en suite double rooms, a smaller double room and a twin-bedded room which share a bathroom. There are televisions in all of our rooms.

Our rooms at the Dun Cow have recently been refurbished to ensure you have the perfect stay.


An ideal alternative to hotels near Alton Towers

If you are looking for a place to stay near Alton Towers, but want to avoid the large commercial hotels, the Ye Olde Dun Cow provides the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle. Staying with us ensures a more relaxing experience and a true home-from-home feel. Our cosy rooms, family-friendly atmosphere and beautiful rural setting, are just what you need before heading off for a day of fun at Alton Towers.

Our location not only makes us the ideal Alton Towers B&B, but the perfect base for exploring the wonderful Staffordshire countryside. If you enjoy outdoor pursuits, the stunning Peak District National Park is on our doorstep and there are plenty of family days out and adventures to enjoy in the local area.


Your choice of breakfast

Breakfast is included in your stay. You can choose from our hearty full English or opt for something a bit lighter.

English breakfast

Our full English breakfast is the perfect way to start your fun-filled day. We try to source the freshest locally produced ingredients for our breakfasts, which we believe, makes them a little bit special.

  • Local free-range eggs from Sams Eggs
  • Meat sourced from local family butchers (Edmonstons, Uttoxeter)
  • Proper coffee from local Chartley Coffee
  • Champagne breakfast can be booked on request!

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Overnight cycle storage (available on request)
  • In-room tea and coffee making facilities
  • In-room toiletries (shampoo, conditioner and body wash)
  • Well stocked bar
  • Award-winning restaurant
  • Well kept, lavender lined beer garden, open all year

Meet your hosts, Kristian and Georgie

Kristian and Georgie Hines have owned and ran Ye Olde Dun Cow since 2009. They live on-site with their children Charlie and Ethan.

Kristian is also the Head Chef and has worked in hospitality and catering his entire career. Together since 2009 Kristian and Georgie have worked tirelessly to build a popular restaurant that is loved by everyone, customers return time and time again to sample their classic British cuisine – the Dun Cows Sunday lunches are particularly popular!

Their talents don’t end there – Georgie is also a professional photographer, shooting weddings and family occasions locally in Staffordshire.

The size of the premises has allowed them to open their doors as a B&B and they thoroughly enjoy welcoming both business travellers and holidaymakers into their home. Be assured you will be greeted warmly by this family duo!


About Alton Towers

Alton Towers offers an unforgettable day out for all the family, it features some of the biggest rides and thrills available at a UK theme park! Located in Staffordshire, near the village of Alton, it incorporates a theme park, water park, spa, mini-golf and a hotel complex. The park is usually open from March to November but themed events happen throughout the year. Themed events include fireworks, Scarefest at Halloween, New Years Eve celebrations and a variety of festive breaks.

Rides at Alton Towers

For the thrill seekers, Alton Towers boasts some of the best rides around, including Nemesis, Oblivion, Th13teen, Galactica, The Smiler and Wickerman! For families with younger children and those who prefer a slower pace, Alton Towers also offers a selection of family rides and attractions.


Visit the nations favourite theme park!


Our Rooms

ROOM 1

1 person
£60.00
2 persons
£80.00
3 persons
£110.00

ROOM 2

1 person
£60.00
2 persons
£80.00
3 persons
£110.00
4 persons
£130.00

ROOM 3*

1 person
£50.00
2 persons
£65.00

Rooms 3&4 joint booking
4 persons £115.00
5 persons £135.00

ROOM 4*

1 person
£50.00
2 persons
£65.00
3 persons
£85.00 (sofa bed)

Rooms 3&4 joint booking
4 persons £115.00
5 persons £135.00


*Shared Bathroom
All rates include a full english breakfast
Note we take a £10 per person non refundable deposit on booking
We require 48 hours notice should you wish to cancel a room booking, and 5 days notice if you book 2 rooms or more.
If reservations are not cancelled within these times the full room rate will be charged.

Please email yeoldeduncow@gmail.com or phone 01889 584026 during our opening hours to make your reservation.


Ye Olde Dun Cow is a very popular spot for thrill seekers as our Bed and Breakfast is a short scenic drive away from Alton Towers.
We are approximately 30 minutes away from the resort in the picturesque village of Colton.