Uttoxeter is close to the cities of Stoke-on-Trent, Lichfield and Derby and is mentioned in the Doomsday book in 1646, it is an ancient market town that lies alongside the River Dove providing picturesque scenery and privileged settings. The town receives an enormous amount of visitors annually and the Uttoxeter Hotels offer warm welcomes and a collection of varying ambiences that are suited to the business person, the honeymoon couple, the family group and the avid racegoer.
It is famous for being the birthplace of Joseph Cyril Bamford the mastermind behind the JCB Empire responsible for producing agricultural machinery and heavy industrial machinery at three local sites; it is the largest employer in the area. The towns' biggest attraction is its racecourse and claims to be the 'Finest in Country Racecourses in the Land' and is where the Grand National takes place.
The famous Alton Towers is not far away and many choose to stay here whilst taking day trips to the massive theme park that hosts some of Europe's most spine tingling rides it is not for the weak of heart, a virtual queuing system has been instituted and alleviates most frustrations. The town is home to a memorial of Doctor Samuel Johnson whose father ran a bookstall in the market place and on one occasion refused to assist his father and was made to stand in the rain as penance. Further history is found in the 13th century ale house companioned with warm welcomes and local tales.
Guests at Uttoxeter hotels may avail themselves of airport transfer directly to hotel steps or may opt for car hire and independence. The Uttoxeter hotels offer a fascinating display of architectural styles that are designed to meet all needs, they may be found city center wrapped in the arms of an historic Georgian building or secreted within a former Coaching Inn. Modern hotels are found flanking the main routes into the town providing convenience and high tech amenities and facilities, Country retreat hotels are found fringing the town and offer wonderful views and country pursuits including walking, hiking, horse riding and fishing.
Reception areas, lobbies and modern atriums welcome warmly and staff are helpful providing an overview of the area and its attractions whilst processing check in seamlessly. Accommodations present en suite rooms individually designed and decorated and grand suites perfectly suited to the honey moon couple and visiting VIP's these offer seating and dining areas. Family accommodations offer connecting rooms, high chairs and cribs and business guests are treated to dedicated work stations and high speed internet connection, direct dial phone and fax machines. En suite bathrooms pamper through glamorous designs and deluxe body products.
International menus are presented in fine dining rooms crafted by master chefs from the freshest of seasonal produce and companioned by a selection of fine wines. Traditional bars host open log fires and uneven flagged floors, low beamed ceilings, decorative plates dress the walls and local ales are served in ambience of warm boasted by local clientele eager to tell tales of the town and its history.
Grand receptions and birthday celebrations may be celebrated with flare within the extravagant venues provide by the Uttoxeter hotels, many of the venues present the business guest with impressive exhibition space, conference facilities and business centers. Signature Health Spas are a favourite amongst locals and visiting clientele for their menus of restorative treatments and tranquil environments. Gymnasiums challenge the body under the guidance of skilled instructors.
The Uttoxeter Hotels provide a broad canvas of choice and are structured to suit all visitors for both business and pleasure.