Located in the North of Staffordshire, Cheadle is a busy, picturesque market town and the nearest centre to Alton Towers, Britain's favourite theme park.
Visit the Discovery Centre to learn about the architect Pugin and the town's rich heritage before taking the historic trail around the town which includes the magnificent Pugin's Gem.
'Pugin's Gem' the Roman Catholic church of St Giles, commissioned in 1841, designed by AWN Pugin is considered to be the finest Victorian Gothic church in the country and a must do during a visit to the town.
The town has many independent shops including traditional butcher, baker, jeweller, furniture and oatcake shop. Housed in a beautifully restored Victorian Hall, the friendly indoor market provides a wide range of quality products.
The town's popular Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of the month.
Cheadle is surrounded by countryside and is the gateway to the beautiful Churnet Valley with its amazing canal and river walks and steam railway. Nature lovers are well catered for in the valley with RSPB Combes valley, NT Hawksmoor nature reserve, and Consall country park all open to the public.
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From West: Exit M6 Jct 15, A500 towards Stoke, A50 towards Uttoxeter, A521 to Cheadle.
From East: Exit M1Jct 24, A50 towards Uttoxeter, A522 to Cheadle.
First Bus - Service No 32 / 32A Stoke-on-Trent to Uttoxeter via Cheadle. Monday - Saturday regular service every 2 hours during peak hours. Sunday limited service.
: 9 km from Uttoxeter station