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The spectacular Staffordshire Peak District

The simply spectacular Staffordshire Peak District has so much to offer. The dramatic gritstone ridge of The Roaches. The nature reserves, country parks and peaceful canal of the secluded Churnet Valley. Beautiful wooded walks between towering limestone crags through the picturesque Manifold Valley. With breathtaking views of glorious moorlands and distant rolling hills, the region is tailor made for sublime walking, great climbing, cycling, pony trekking and all outdoor pursuits. Dotted with pretty towns and villages like Uttoxeter, Biddulph, Ilam and Longnor.


On the southern edge of the Peak District National Park, the bustling market town of Leek has a unique character. The town offers a unique shopping experience and is renowned for its weekly markets, antique and independent shops.

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See & do

The Roaches

The Roaches

Follow the jagged line of the gritstone escarpment which forms the south-western edge of the Peak District National Park. From here you can enjoy unobstructed views, endless hours of walking and energetic outdoor pursuits.

Churnet Valley Railway at Consall Forge

The Churnet Valley Railway

Climb aboard a steam train with The Churnet Valley Railway. Steam along for 10 1/2 miles through the scenic valley between Cheddleton and Froghall, taking in heritage sites along the way.


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What's on?

Wallerby Walking Festival

Walking events

Take part in an annual walking festival, join a Countryside Ranger for a guided walk, or enjoy an informative town trail with a knowledgeable Tour Guide.

Mayfield Well Dressing

Well dressings

This ancient Peak District tradition of well dressing with living plants and flowers happes between the end May and early September.

Eat & drink

Three Horseshoes Inn

Three Horseshoes Inn

This 2AA Rosette inn & brasserie offers relaxed, informal dining with a menu featuring modern English and Thai specialities. Enjoy stunning views of The Roaches and the surrounding countryside.

 

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Sat 18 Mar - Sun 27 Aug 2017

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