4.9★ Outstanding Sykes rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Sleeps 19 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms 5 Pets No Show on map Features Hot tub Off road parking Ground floor accommodation Ground floor bedroom Open fire Garden / Patio Cot available Highchair available Washing machine Dishwasher Broadband / WiFi Reviews & Ratings Accuracy of the listing Cleanliness Comfort Facilities 55 Customer Reviews "The property was fantastic." It was exactly what we wanted. It was spotless and excellent in every way. We could not fault it. The hot tub was fantastic and cleaned twice a day. The water temperature was perfect. The owners were great and delighted to help with any queries. I would highly recommend Lee cottage. Reviewed by ElizabethMay 2022 "The cottages were amazing, as was the setting." We had a lovely, multi-generational, holiday to celebrate my dad’s 80th birthday. The owners were very helpful when needed but we also had a good sense of privacy. An excellent visit! Reviewed by LizApr 2022 "This is a lovely, large and very clean comfortable property." Three generations of our family had a wonderful time here with no complaints at all. Excellent communication and directions from the owners, with a much appreciated welcome pack of local specialities. Rolling countryside in all directions some pleasant walks on the doorstep. Leek is only a few miles away for all provisions, and the chip shop in Cheddleston gets special mention! Highly recommended! Reviewed by PaulApr 2022 "Communication with the owner prior to the stay was excellent and Rosie answered all our queries which was really important as we had a wheelchair user in our party." Everything was thought of, right down to photos of the route to the property! The facilities were fantastic and perfect for our family get together. We wanted for nothing while we were there and the location was just idyllic. We cannot recommend this cottage highly enough and would not hesitate to return as it catered for all our family needs. Reviewed by LeeApr 2022 "The property is amazing for large groups." Lots of living space and bathrooms to accommodate all without feeling overcrowded. The annex was an added bonus. The gardens are beautiful and very well kept, a hot tub and table tennis table for entertainment. The property itself is very well equipped and there were lots of extras you wouldn’t usually find in a holiday rental. The local area has lots of lovely walks and is a picturesque setting. A wonderful stay and I would definitely return. Reviewed by RebeccaMar 2022 "Had the most amazing stay at Lee Cottage." It was so much better than we imagined. We were 3 generations staying for a new year break. 10 adults and 8 children with a baby. Superb location hot tub and table tennis good fun. Thanks to John and Rosie for a very special stay. Would love to return. Reviewed by AlisonDec 2021 "We had a really lovely weekend at Lee cottage, unfortunately we had a power cut ..." We had a really lovely weekend at Lee cottage, unfortunately we had a power cut for around 4 hours whilst there due to the weather but Jon and Rosie were so helpful, our second time in this cottage and we love it Reviewed by SallyNov 2021 "Thank you for a great stay, beautiful location, excellent space for a large party and the separate annex worked very well for us." The little touches - jam, cheese etc were very appreciated. Reviewed by GeorginaNov 2021 "Really enjoyable stay, beautifully appointed cottage with plenty of space to spread out (13 of us)." Kitchen well appointed, lounge and dining areas huge, bedrooms all very comfortable. Hot tub was a nice tonic during the early evening. Instructions for everything were extremely clear. Would love to return. Reviewed by RichardOct 2021 "Everything from the communication with the owners to the ease of arrival, checking in, the facilities and leaving exceeded our expectations." I would definitely book again. Thank you for a lovely break. Reviewed by CharanjitOct 2021 "We booked Lee House Cottage and Ostler’s Cottage for a university reunion." The house was everything we wanted and more! It had everything you needed in the kitchen and the facilities were second to none. The hot tub was a special touch which we enjoyed looking over the beautiful countryside. We had the most amazing weekend here and will be returning again! Thank you so much for having us! Reviewed by KatieOct 2021 "Beautiful location, the beds were really comfy, hottub was a great experience." All in all a brilliant weekend Reviewed by ElaineSep 2021 "We recently visited for a family getaway for a 60th birthday party." The house was fantastic and had everything we needed. There were 19 of us in total and there was plenty of space for us. We never once felt like we were on top of each other. Would definitely recommend and revisit. Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable. Reviewed by MeghanSep 2021 "Everything about Lee House was perfect!" It was spotlessly clean & all the bedding, towels, kitchen equipment, crockery & cutlery were as new. The view from the lovely garden was absolutely stunning. We spent a lot of time sitting & eating in the garden, the outdoor furniture was very comfortable. The house is very child friendly & our 6 grandchildren spent a lot of time in the hot tub, running around on the lawn & playing outdoor games such as table tennis & croquet that were provided. All the 10 adults joined in as well!! The owners were really friendly & welcoming. One of the many highlights for the children was watching the 3 'on site' donkeys being fed & being able to stroke them! We used a caterer, recommended by the owners, on Saturday night to celebrate one of our daughter's 40th birthday, ksimcockcatering.co.uk, she was excellent & the food she produced was delicious. I initially chose Lee House because of the location, lovely photos on the website & the spacious nature of the property. However, seeing & 'experiencing' the house in person was even better! We all had a wonderful & very relaxing weekend. Would recommend Lee House without reservation to anyone. Thank you Michael and family for your lovely review, we love to see families enjoying the property! Property Owner Reviewed by MichaelSep 2021 "One word to describe Lee House Cottage, 'perfection'!" We gathered our family of 16 together for the first time in over a year, to celebrate my 60th birthday.Our bank-holiday weekend away was fantastic. The cottage is beautiful, cleaned to a very high standard, well-equipped and the views from the outdoor eating area are stunning. The owners, Jon and Rosie, made sure we were comfortable, and Sonny was the perfect furry host! We are hoping to make this an annual family. Thank you for helping us to make wonderful memories, especially with our elderly parents. Reviewed by ChrisAug 2021 "Sykes Cottage was a beautiful,well equipped, very clean, comfortable hose perfect for 8 adults and 8 children aged 1 to 15." The hot tub was wonderful and was cared for every day by the owner so was sparking clean. We all loved it. Very friendly hosts. Amazing walks and scenery all around and beautiful gardens. Reviewed by PeterJul 2021 "What an amazing place" Reviewed by NatalieJul 2021 "Lovely property in an idyllic setting." Owners very helpful and accommodating. Property very comfortable and plenty of space. Ideal base for walks. Hot tub was used every day. The children loved the secret door. Would definitely recommend this property. Reviewed by PeterAug 2020 "We absolutely loved this house." There are two separate cottages so we were able to share our holiday with family.Everything in the houses is good quality and they are very well equipped.The beds are very comfortable and the place is spotless.We felt safe from Covid here. There are plenty of walks from the house which we did and did not need to go further afield as the scenery is beautiful. The hot tub and donkeys were a bonus. It was lovely to find the delicious welcome pack of local produce. We hope to return and that the sun shines next time. Reviewed by JohnAug 2020 "Lee House Cottage was absolutely perfect for our group of 16, ample bedroom space for all, and everything you could wish for downstairs." I would imagine that the exterior spaces would be well suited to long lazy summer evenings, and not forgetting the 'added extra' which is the fabulous hot tub. There are plenty of walking routes on your doorstep, which again would be great to explore in the 'drier'' months. The owners live right next door, and are extremely friendly and always available, if needed. Everyone in our party had a fabulous time, and would return again. So, if you are searching for a property which will accommodate larger groups, do not hesitate, this is the one .. Reviewed by MarioFeb 2020 "There were 17 of us,ranging from 2 to 80,and everyone had a wonderful time." The hot tub was well used, cooking was so easy in the lovely kitchen,and the goody bag of local produce was a really nice touch.Rosie and John were helpful hosts. They sent us a layout plan of the cottages,and very helpful directions with photographs. The children loved meeting the donkeys and seeing the chickens at the back door. Reviewed by MarionFeb 2020 "Lee House is perfect for a large group holiday/gathering." The hot tub is an added bonus which we all enjoyed. It is rural enough without being cut off. Close enough to Leek to enjoy a day or evening out and with some lovely walks on the doorstep. Reviewed by ClaireFeb 2020 "Absolutely loved this cottage." We went as party of 19 (10 adults and 9 children between 2-8yrs). The house is stunning and is so well equipped and homely. The secret mini door was a fantastic addition for the children who used it to play hide and seek. The cottage has everything anyone would need and was so relaxing. The surrounding area was beautiful and we enjoyed visiting the on-site donkeys. The chickens also came to visit us at one point which was lovely. The hot tub was a welcomed treat for the adults when the children went to bed. Everywhere was exceptionally clean and the beds were so comfy. Rosie and Jon were lovely and on hand to answer any queries we had. We will definitely be back and have already recommended the cottage to others. Fantastic memories made. Thank you so much. Reviewed by HazelJan 2020 "Couldn’t fault a thing!" Beautiful accommodation exactly as pictured - if not even nicer than expected. We hired the house for a retreat and it was the perfect space for a lovely relaxing time as a big group of girls. Spotlessly clean and the hosts were extremely helpful if we needed anything especially with having the hot tub ready for us whenever we wanted it. The outside area & views were also lovely! Would recommend the house to everyone and will probably be back to stay in the near future. Reviewed by HannahJan 2020 "Absolutly Beautiful cottage, instantly felt at home." Rosie was lovely and couldn't do enough for us. Highly recommend this property it's amazing. Reviewed by TinaNov 2019 "We really had a great time all family members from 9 month to 70 +." Had the best time. The cottage was great , Clean and very well kept also well equipped for 19 people. The rooms were comfortable and had lots off space to sleep all my family including a baby. We found the hot tube in the garden great as sat in it watching over the hills watching the sunset was a nice feeling. We found the location ok as all my family came from all parts off Britain i.e. West Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Hertfordshire, Surry, Colchester so Lee House Cottage was in the middle. The owners Rosie and John were so helpful kind and would help with anything that wasn't right or needed fixing. Even John thought my 6 year old about how to look after the hot tube which he found fascinating. I would like to thanks Rosie and John and yourselves at Skyes cottages for making our week away so enjoyable and memorable. Thanks so much Kelly and family Reviewed by KellyAug 2019 "Our family spent a week at Lee House Cottage and what a great time we had there." We spent most of the week out of doors with amazing views and great out doors facilities ie table tennis hot tub and a plenty supply of games. The owners Jon and Rosie couldn't do enough for us and we all fell in love with their little dog Sunny who came to visit us every day and was in a great risk of being abducted as we all thought he was amazing and very friendly. The cottage itself was beautiful, spotless and very tastefully set out with every possible thing you could need. Our eldest family member was 95 and the ground floor bedrooms and wet room was a bonus.We would recomend Lee House Cottage 100% with only one tiny recomendation that the sign giving directions to the cottage was a little bit bigger as it was a little bit of a challenge to find . Regards The Southport Crew Reviewed by MaureenAug 2019 "Plenty of local attractions,although the approach lanes do not suit large cars!" Reviewed by Hugh DJul 2019 "The space and the facilities the cottage provided." Tranquility of location. Owners always available and helpful but not intrusive. Pictures don’t do it justice. Reviewed by SarahJul 2019 "Lee House is fantastic." Rosie and Jon have created a piece of magic. Our group of 16 had an amazing time. Highly recommended. Thank you. Reviewed by DavidJun 2019 "Absolutely gorgeous pair of cottages!" Clean and well stocked with everything in kitchen. Wonderful surroundings too! There were 16 of us including small children who loved hiding in the different rooms. Would definitely recommend this place. Rosie and Jon so helpful. Reviewed by MaryMay 2019 "It is an ideal location for a family "do"." Eight adults, four children, two toddlers and a baby were accommodated with ease. The cottage is best equipped we have ever used. The surroundings are delightful and Leek is a town which has found a quirky "groove" and the market is well worth a visit. Reviewed by ChrisMay 2019 "Amazing cottages, perfect for what we needed and the most beautiful scenery!" ! fantastic facilities, loads of space for everyone, super clean and just all round perfect! we would all definitely visit again Reviewed by JoApr 2019 "A very tastefully and well equipped holiday home in a wonderfully peaceful location with great views and lots to see and do nearby." For us, the added bonus was the care and attention given by the lovely owners Rosie and John have given to making the ground floor totally wheelchair accessible which meant our son in his electric wheelchair could easily move around inside and out and join in everything. We would highly recommend and hope to return. Many thanks for making our stay so comfortable and enjoyable. Reviewed by RachelApr 2019 "Amazing cottage, extremely clean on arrival and a lovely welcome pack." Super king beds were fantastic likewise the top quality bedding and towels. Plenty of comfy seating in living room also dining on one long table was a pleasure. Plenty of kitchen/cooking space, after 22 years of this annual trip this cottage had the cleanest oven I’ve seen. I honestly can’t fault anything about Lee House plus the owners were very friendly and helpful on Sunday a few of the children had gone for a wander and John took the time to tell them all about the donkeys and chickens which they keep on the farm. Reviewed by MarkMar 2019 "Lee House Cottage is absolutely fantastic." Beautiful cottage, beautiful setting and all the facilities and equipment you could ask for. Rosie and John were brilliant; so lovely and welcoming. We had everything we needed and more. The absolute only thing I could say would be handy is a decent sized whisk, or electric (whipping cream with a mini whisk was interesting) and some lidded casserole dishes to make full use of the AGA. The hot tub was perfect and so clean! Checked twice a day and the maintenance of it really shows. I couldn't recommend this more. We had the most perfect weekend! Reviewed by RachaelFeb 2019 "We had a fantastic time at Lee House, the large cottage meant the 12 of us had our own space when needed but the open kitchen/diner was brilliant for meal times." The fabulous lounge and log burner was large enough yet comfortable and cosy. The views and walks nearby were just beautiful. Couldn’t have been better. Thank you Rosie. Reviewed by NicolaFeb 2019 "The cottage is lovely & everything has been well thought out - from soft fluffy towels for the bath to ones for the hot tub, through to thinking of plastic cups, bowls, plates & cutlery for the young members of the party, we had everything we needed to make our break amazing!" ! Thank you for a weekend we will all remember Reviewed by NicolaJan 2019 "The accommodation was comfortable, well maintained and equipped to a very high standard." The facilities and description of the property was spot on. The weather on our stay was snow and cold but the property was lovely and warm and cosy. The owners were friendly and attentive the extra added details and touches that they included on our arrival was fantastic and very much appreciated. There was more than enough equipment for the number of people great cooking pots and pans all of a high quality and spotlessly clean. Reviewed by DianaJan 2019 "Everything was perfectly organised & straightforward." The cottage is cosy, clean comfortable & fully equipped! We had a fabulous Christmas there & everyone (from baby to grandma) was extremely pleased with how perfect everything was. Thank you so much Rosie & Jon for a wonderful experience that cannot compare! Reviewed by TatendaDec 2018 "Absolutely fantastic property for celebrating a special family birthday." Rosie & John are extremely attentive and we could not have enjoyed this wonderful property & the surrounding area anymore. Only 1 small request would be some big mugs for our huge need for copious consumption of tea & coffee would be nice but that really is a personal thing and in no way a reflection of any level of dissatisfaction...we hope to come back soon Reviewed by EstherOct 2018 "Fantastic cottage making perfect 50th bday celebration for 17 friends." ...a floor plan would have helped sort rooms a little easier, but all rooms very very nice. Beds amazing comfy. Kitchen so well kitted out.. Hot tub lovely. Would defo recommend. Nearly didn't find the family room thro little door!!! Had we not needed all 8 rooms would have missed the best room! Many thanks. Reviewed by NovaSep 2018 "The host is really friendly, they live nearby so anything we need, they can respond immediately, from "changing gas bottle for bbq grill" "bringing wine opener"." They are really helpful and patient. the kids in our group really enjoy the hot water tub. there is a good walking route near the farm house. its worthy to walk around. Reviewed by YufanAug 2018 "Most reviewers have said it all: this is the most wonderful property." The rooms were very comfortable, the whole place was incredibly clean, the kitchen contained everything a large group (four families totalling nineteen) needed. The children loved the pretty gardens (plenty of space for lots of little ones to run and play) as well as going to see the donkeys. The gorgeous little wooded area was named the Fairy Wood and plenty of adventures were had there. The (very well maintained) hot tub was a favourite- especially at night, under the clearly visible stars. Rosie and Jon were kind and helpful hosts. All in all, our favourite holiday home yet. Reviewed by AsmaAug 2018 "Superb quality accommodation and location." Exceeded expectations. Highly recommend. Would book again. Reviewed by TonyJul 2018 "A really lovely cottage, extremely well presented and in a beautiful location remote from any other buildings." A large garden overlooking open countryside, with plenty of space and varied areas for the children to play in, and also lots of seating either close to the large gas bbq, or alternatively close to the very popular hot tub. The owners, Jon and Rosie, did everything they could to make us welcome and comfortable and kindly supplied an interesting collection of local produce on our arrival. Fifteen of us enjoyed a truly memorable holiday (and birthday party) in this spacious, comfortable and well-equipped cottage. Reviewed by John StephenJul 2018 "This is a very well equipped cottage and although it’s a very old building it’s modern inside with great bathrooms comfy beds and very well equipped." The garden is lovely and very private. The 7 children that were part of our party of 14 had a great time. Reviewed by IanJul 2018 "Beautiful cottage in an amazing setting." Nothing more you could need for a weekend away. The welcome hamper was a lovely addition when arriving after a long journey. The separated cottage was ideal for the sleeping babies (which the travel cots have great mattresses in). Only thing I would say for us was the hot tub was situated in the wrong place as when people using it at night the noise can be heard in the annex cottage so babies woke up. The road to the cottage isn’t too friendly to the car so be prepared for a bumpy ride. However this will not stop us booking to cottage again (as babies will be older). Thanks Rosie for all your help making it a fabulous weekend! Reviewed by FelicityJun 2018 "Lovely cottage with plenty of room for the 14 of us." The beds were very comfortable and the showers and bath were good. As you would expect with 6 children the washing machine and dishwasher were used every day and performed well We got used to the Aga and managed to fathom out the oven! The garden was great but we didn't get to sit out much as it was so cold The hot tub was a huge hit with everyone! Reviewed by HazelApr 2018 "The listing of the property was not accurate to the room configuration." I asked for a floor plan on a number of occasions and was told one was not available, I now think this was because had we seen a floor plan we would have cancelled the booking. The master in the main house is listed as having a ensuite with a water fall shower, the bathroom with a waterfall shower is accessed from the main kitchen and is also the only toilet on the ground floor so with multiple occupants is in constant use. So to access the bathroom the downstairs bedroom and the unexpected mezzanine bedroom have to walk through main rooms and past the front door, not at all the level of comfort you would expect for a luxury cottage. Their are two mezzanine bedrooms, one in the cottage and one in the main house so these rooms offer no privacy. We travelled to celebrate a big birthday and paid what we thought would get us a level of luxury, instead the bathrooms and mezzanines left us feeling like we were back in university halls, waiting with your wash bag in a kitchen for a bathroom to become free and unable to have a private time with your partner. I was sadden by this as we had previously been pleased with cottages we have booked through Sykes Reviewed by SarahMar 2018 "Lee House Cottage was immaculately presented and the views were spectacular." The hot tub is a great asset to sit and enjoy the views and the stars at night with no light pollution. On arrival a welcome drink and walnut bread, chutney and local cheeses was a big hit with our extended family group gathering for a late Christmas celebration. The large group and age range had the choice of the comfortable lounge with modern log burner or the large sociable table in the inviting kitchen with its aga. I would definitely recommend Lee House and hope to return at some point. Reviewed by StewartMar 2018 "We had an excellent stay at Lee House Cottage, it’s fully equipped with everything you could possibly need and everything was of a very high standard." We would definitely come again. Reviewed by VickiFeb 2018 "This property was perfect for the country break we wanted." Facilities were amazing the house was beautiful and views outstanding will definitely look to book again! Reviewed by HannahJan 2018 "This barn conversion is absolutely fabulous." No expense has been spared in presenting this stunning building. The thought that has gone into making it what it is is truly appreciated. All of my family were very impressed with everything they saw. All 13 of us loved it and we will be back!!. It really is a credit to the hands on and friendly owners who come and greet you and make sure you have a pleasant stay. We left 2 massive snowmen, testament to how much the kids loved the place, in and out of the hot tub to make another arm or two, it was just perfect. Reviewed by BarryDec 2017 "The cottage was amazing and I would happly move in tomorrow, everything we needed for the weekend and the owners were very attentive to only the couple of MINOR issues we had, which were only due to not knowing the heating etc nothing actually wrong." Location was gorgeous and watching the sun set as you are sat in the hot tub was just gorgeous. Thanks for a great weekend as always. Reviewed by JoanneNov 2017 Show more Summary Eight bedrooms in total comprising: Lee House Cottage: Ground floor open plan kitchen/ diner with french windows to garden and breakfast bar, large sitting room with wood burner and french windows to garden, wet-room with rainfall shower, basin and wc Utility Ground floor super-king double Stairs from dining area to four bedrooms, two super-king doubles, one triple room (adult size bunk beds and one single), one family room with super-king size double, day bed and single with en suite bath, handheld shower, basin and wc Bathroom with bath, electric shower over, basin and wc Stairs from sitting room to twin bedroom 2' 6" beds (may be double on request). Ostler's Cottage (separate outside entrance) Ground floor living/dining/kitchen area with wood burner, one super-king size double room, wet-room with rainfall shower , basin and wc., stairs from living area to mezzanine super-king double with en-suite bath, handheld shower, basin and wc All super-king beds are zip/link and may be twin on request but please note only two beds may be split for twins at any one time. Oil central heating with wood burner Aga cooker, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher in main kitchen. TV with Freeview, Bluray DVD, surround sound, WIFI, selection of books and DVDs American fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility Electric oven and hob,microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine in Ostler's Cottage Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent Additional logs can be purchased from the owner Bed linen and towels inc. in rent 2 x travel cot and 2 x highchair available on request Lockable bike storage Ample off road parking Lawned garden with furniture, table tennis table, hot tub with Bluetooth speakers Sorry, no pets and no smoking Shop and pub 2 miles Note: The approach to the property passes through pastureland used by a local dairy farm and you may occasionally be required to wait while the cows are moved Note: The property has level access inside and out with one small step into Ostler's Cottage for which a ramp is available Please contact the owners if you have any specific requirements for accessibility Note: This property does not accept Stag, Hen or similar parties Please Note - Due to Government legislation the price of this property has been reduced up until the 26th March 2021 to accommodate smaller groups in line with the Rule of 6 regulations, as such, only the beds required will be available to guests. The property Cheddleton 1.5 miles. This barn conversion is situated in the rural delights of Cheddleton with everything you need to enjoy a memorable stay. Boasting eight bedrooms, this retreat is perfect for all the family to come along and make the most of a charming adventure filled holiday. Children will especially love the owner's donkeys and chickens. On the ground floor you will find a utility room, close to an open plan kitchen, with an AGA cooker, a breakfast bar and dining table. Here you can prepare your favourite meals. On this floor, you will also find a super king-size double bedroom (can be a twin on request), elegantly designed with bedside tables and lamps, and a wet room with a rainfall shower. The living area is where you will want to be, relaxing on the corner sofa in front of the wood burner for a peaceful night in. Light and airy, this space is perfect for feeling right at home. The stairs from the living room lead to a twin bedroom which can be a king-size on request. A separate staircase leads to a further four bedrooms, two super king-size doubles (can be twin bedrooms on request), a triple room with bunk bed and a single bed, and a family room providing even more space for extra guests, accompanied by a classic en-suite, and benefiting from the nearby family bathroom. For those looking to plan an even bigger adventure, the adjoining Ostler's Cottage, boasts a characterful mezzanine and an open plan living area for those wishing to enjoy some peace and quiet away from the main cottage. Here you will find an additional ground floor super king-size double (can be twin on request) and an adjacent wet room with rainfall shower. The wood burner will ensure a cosy stay all year round. Outside you can rest in the wonderful hot tub or enjoy a refreshing drink in the far-reaching garden. The village of Cheddleton will make your afternoon all that more special, near to the market town of Leek, with a handful of shops, pubs serving food, a tea room and a restaurant with a coffee and waffle house. Alton Towers is less than a 30 minute drive away and throw in the mix of walks, cycle routes and rock climbing, you will be returning year after year. View on map About the location CHEDDLETON Leek 3.5 miles. The lovely, traditional Staffordshire village of Cheddleton is situated in the Staffordshire Moorlands, near to the market town of Leek, with a handful of shops, pubs serving food and a lovely restaurant. Visit the nearby Churnet Valley Railway, originally opened in 1849, and now a lovely attraction for steam enthusiasts and families alike. The Cheddleton Flint Mill is a prime example of Staffordshire's industrial past, a flint-grinding watermill previously used for supplying the pottery industry further along the canal in Stoke-on-Trent. Nearby is Leek, surrounded by lovely moorland countryside. The town has a charming cobbled market place and many examples of fine Victorian architecture - a reminder of the town’s prosperity when it was renowned as a silk manufacturing centre. Today Leek offers a wide selection of shops including vast antique emporiums, bookshops and galleries and a good selection of restaurants and real ale pubs. Alton Towers is less than a 20-minute drive away; throw in the mix of walks, cycle routes, rock climbing on the Roaches and the area’s wealth of historic houses and visitors will be returning again and again! Region Information Peak District Cottage Holidays Note: The approach to the property passes through pastureland used by a local dairy farm and you may occasionally be required to wait while the cows are moved. Note: The property has level access inside and out with one small step into Ostler's Cottage for which a ramp is available. Please contact the owners if you have any specific requirements for accessibility.