Alton is a village in , England, The village is noted for the theme park , built around the site of Alton Mansion, which was owned by the Earls of Shrewsbury, and designed by Augustus Pugin.

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Theme park
Alton Towers Resort is an amusement park in , England, near the village of Alton, which is operated by Merlin Entertainments Group and incorporates a theme park, water park, spa, mini golf and hotel complex. is situated 1 mile northeast of Alton. Photo: Dunderklumpen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Croxden Abbey, also known as "Abbey of the Vale of St. is situated 1½ miles south of Alton. Photo: Linda Bailey, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Denstone College is an 11–18 mixed, independent, boarding and day school in , Uttoxeter, , England. is situated 1½ miles southeast of Alton. Photo: Alan Murray-Rust, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Denstone is a village and civil parish situated between the towns of Uttoxeter in East Staffordshire and in . is situated 2 miles southeast of Alton.

Rocester is a village and civil parish in the East Staffordshire district of , England. is situated 3 miles southeast of Alton. Photo: AtticTapestry, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Norbury is a village in , England. It is located 3 miles north of , on the B5033 road and the River Dove. is situated 3½ miles east of Alton. Photo: Alan Walker, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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