Premier Inn Burton upon Trent East
“The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays” - AA Inspector
BURTON UPON TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE
Set in lovely, tranquil and historic surroundings, this Premier Inn is conveniently located for the town centre, Alton Towers and Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle. Enjoy canal-side eating and shopping at Barton Marina or get your pulse racing on a ride at Alton Towers. Rock fans will find this hotel convenient for the Download Festival at Donington Park. When your day is done, come back for hearty fare at the Table Table restaurant and a comfy bed.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 32
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Open all year
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About the area
It was Staffordshire that bore the brunt of the largest non-nuclear explosion of World War II, when a munitions dump at RAF Fauld went up in 1944. It was also the county’s regiment that once boasted within its ranks the most decorated NCO of World War I, in the person of William Coltman (1891-1974). Going back a little further, George Handel penned his world-famous masterpiece The Messiah on Staffordshire soil. During another chapter of Staffordshire history, the county was home to the first canals and the first factory in Britain, and it had front-row seats for the drama surrounding one of the most notorious murder trials of the 19th century, that of Doctor William Palmer.
In outline, Staffordshire looks not unlike the profile of a man giving Leicestershire a big kiss. The man’s forehead is arguably the best region for hillwalking, as it comprises a significant chunk of the Peak District. This area is characterised by lofty moors, deep dales and tremendous views of both. Further south are the six sprawling towns that make up Stoke-on-Trent, which historically have had such an impact on Staffordshire’s fortunes, not to mention its culture and countryside. This is pottery country, formerly at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution and the driving force behind a network of canals that still criss-cross the county.
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