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01538 266228


Staffordshire ,
ST10 2LA


A small farming village, characterised by buildings made from local sandstone, Ipstones is within the Churnet Valley and a few miles south of the Peak District National Park boundary. It is well placed for gentle walks around the heavily wooded Churnet Valley, with Dovedale and the Manifold Valley within easy reach.

Services in and around the village include holiday accommodation, village shop and post office, butcher’s, pubs and country store. Each August the village host the annual Ipstones Agricultural Show.

Nearby attractions include the Churnet Valley Steam Railway, Peak Wildlife Park, Consall Nature Park, Kingsley Bird & Falconry Centre, Caldon canal and RSPB Coombs Valley nature reserve.

Cash PointOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Children welcome



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Map reference: SK 020498  Lat: 53.04547 Long: -1.97127

Ipstones is approximately 7 miles south east of the market town of Leek.
From Leek take the A523 Ashbourne road for approximately 5 miles, then turn right onto the B5053 at the crossroads signposted for Froghall/Ipstones. The village is approximately 2 miles.
From Ashbourne take the A52 Stoke-on-Trent road for approximately 10 miles at Froghall follow signs for the B5053. The village is approximately 3 miles.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 13 km from Stoke-on-Trent station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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