Thursday, 23 March 2017

Two Free Tickets for Alton Towers with The Sun Newspaper

Planning to visit Alton Towers Theme Park this year? 
Collect tokens in The Sun Newspaper and get two free tickets for the theme park!

Visit for terms & conditions, to download a booking form and full details of the offer. 

Basically though this is what you need to do:
1. Collect ten tokens that are in The Sun Newspaper from 18 March 2017 to 4 April 2017.
2. Complete the booking form.
3. Post the booking form and ten tokens.
4. Receive tickets.

Hurry, this is a great offer!

Our B&B The Malthouse is just one mile away from Alton Towers. 
Need accommodation?  To book visit or why not call us 01538 703273.

Monday, 13 March 2017

Alton Towers Open Very Soon!

On Saturday 25th March 2017 Alton Towers Theme Park opens - we know lots of roller coaster enthusiasts out there can't wait!

Looking for accommodation close to the Alton Towers?
To check availability call us 01538 703273 OR visit our website
Our B&B, The Malthouse is located in Alton village just one mile away from the Theme Park - perfect!

Friday, 24 February 2017

Our VERY Muddy Walk!

Last week we decided to take an afternoon off and go for a walk.  The weather was mild and still, perfect for walking.  

Our route: We left The Malthouse, walked down into the Churnet Valley, followed the old railway track heading towards Denstone, took a detour off the track to see restoration work that has been done to a bridge (photo below) over what was once part of the Uttoxeter Canal, headed back onto the track via the truly magnificent weir (photo below), walked in to Denstone taking a well deserved pit stop at Denstone Hall Farm Shop where we took the weight off our feet (photo below) and tucked in to one of their delicious sausage sandwiches, headed off again back towards Alton via public footpaths through the fields -VERY MUDDY!, then once back in Alton headed back to The Malthouse.


We REALLY had a great walk BUT hadn't realised just how muddy it was going to be, especially on our journey through the fields. Our dog Poppy loved the walk but was so muddy that when we got home a shower was a must.  Thank goodness for showers and washing machines!

Monday, 13 February 2017

Sunshine & Love is in the Air in Alton

What a really lovely day it's been here in Alton today.  After lots of cold and dull days a warmer sunny day has been very welcome indeed. 

Lately we've been busy doing jobs indoors getting ready for what we hope will be a busy season at our B&B.  Today though a bit of sunshine tempted us outside to do a bit of tidying up in our garden.  Bulbs were starting to appear and even a flower or two were out, very appropriate as it's Valentines Day tomorrow.

Here are a few pictures we'd like to share. 

Hope you are able to spend some time with the ones you love tomorrow - HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Merlin Annual Pass Sale

Many of the guests that stay at our B&B visit Alton Towers Theme Park.  A popular way to get into the Theme Park is by using a Merlin Annual Pass.  The pass is really good value for money as it gives access to a number of attractions.  Now would be a great time to purchase OR renew a Merlin Annual Pass as they are on sale.  You also get up to 20% discount on food, beverages and retail.  Don't delay as the sale ends at midnight on 13th February 2017.  Visit for full details.

A Merlin Annual Pass would be a lovely present for Valentine's Day.   Flowers, chocolates and bubbly are great but this type of gift will last much longer.  Quality time spent with those you love and may be a few short breaks away, what could be more romantic!

Looking for accommodation close to Alton Towers?  Why not come and stay with us at The Malthouse B&B.  Visit or telephone us 01538 703273, we love to chat!