Our venue, the Quality Hotel, is very easy to get to from most of the country.

Public Transport

Nearest railway station: Stoke-on-Trent.

On the West Coast Mainline between London (1.5hrs) and Manchester (40 mins), Stoke-on-Trent is easy to reach by train.  There are also direct trains to a variety of other stations, including Crewe, Derby, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Oxford, Reading, Bournmouth, Bristol and Exeter.  You can plan your journey and buy tickets in advance from the National Rail website.

From the Station

The hotel itself is a 1.5 mile walk from the station, and usually takes perhaps 15-30 minutes depending on your walking speed. Alternatively you can grab a taxi for the 10 minute journey to the hotel, which generally costs about £5 - come out of the main station entrance and turn left to find the taxi rank.

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Postcode for Sat Nav: ST1 5NB

Stoke-on-Trent is in the Midlands, just off the M6 where it meets the A50 dual carriage way which connects it to the M1, making it easy to reach by road from, well, pretty much everywhere. 


That there is a carpark at the hotel which is free for residents, from which there is step-free access into the hotel.

IMPORTANT: If using the car park you MUST make sure you register your car registration at reception as soon as you arrive, or a ticket will be automatically issued for your car which neither we, nor the hotel, can cancel or reimburse.

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From the M1

Southbound: Take J24 onto the A50 westbound (towards Stoke-on-Trent). 
Northbound: Take J23A or J24 onto the A50 westbound (towards Stoke-on-Trent).
Continue to follow the A50, across several roundabouts, until the A50 ends at a large roundabout with the A500.
Turn right at this roundabout onto the A500 northbound.
Then follow directions from the A500 below.

From the M6

Southbound: take J16 onto the A500 south/eastbound towards Stoke-on-Trent.
Northbound: take J15 onto the A500 north/eastbound towards Stoke-on-Trent.
Then follow directions from the A500 below.

From the A500 (Queensway)

Take the exit for the A53 to Leek, also signposted for Festival Park.
At the roundabout turn east (right if travelling northbound, left if travelling southbound) onto the A53 towards Leek.
Move into the left hand lane to avoid the flyover and go down to the roundabout, signposted for City Centre.
Turn right at the roundbout, signposted for City Centre.  You will go past several shopping outlets on your left.
Continue straight on until you find the Quality Hotel on your left.