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The Pod at Bank House Farm

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The Blythe near Hixon, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "Amazing place owners are very helpful and very friendly."

    Would highly recommend for a relaxing time away. Don't forget to visit the Shrewsbury Arms pub whilst your there incredible food and amazing service very friendly. All round stunning time away.

    Thank you for your comments and leaving everywhere nice and tidy. We welcome you back at any time . We are glad you had a nice time despite the weather. Thanks Mark and Tracey Property Owner

    Reviewed by DanielJul 2023


  • Single-storey
  • Studio-style layout with super-king-size bed, kitchenette and dining area
  • External shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Electric central heating
  • Microwave, fridge, kettle, air fryer and toaster, TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Front decking and gravelled area with furniture, barbecue and fire pit
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.6 miles
  • Note: The shower room is a short, well-lit walk from the pod
  • Note: There are several steps on the decking in front of the pod, please take care
  • This property has Supefast Wifi and 4G signal
  • Note: Guests are welcome to bring their horses to stay in the field opposite in summer months
  • Note: Lambing occurs between March and April and guests may be able to help with feeding
  • Note: The property is on a small holding so animals may be heard all around
  • Note: flexible check-out time is available upon request to the owner.

The property

Hixon 3.9 miles.

Settled in The Blythe near the village of Hixon, Staffordshire is The Pod at Bank House Farm.

This romantic dwelling welcomes two guests for a romantic retreat on a truly tranquil small holding with stunning views over the surrounding countryside, a private decking with barbecue and fire pit and a sumptuous super-king-size bed.

After a day of exploring, unwind on the furniture in the garden and fire up the barbecue for a delicious alfresco meal which you can enjoy while you bask in the gentle warmth of the fire pit with a glass of wine in hand.

When the sun dips behind the rolling fields, take a short walk to the private shower room to wash off the day’s adventures ahead of sloping off to sleep in the super-king-size bed.

If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic setting where you can admire pygmy goats and lambs, take a short drive to Kingston where you can enjoy a date night at The Shrewsbury Arms pub serving delectable meals and a variety of drinks.

There is a wealth of history woven throughout the countryside offering guests countless opportunities to delve into the past; explore the ruins of Chartley Castle or head to the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to amble around the National Trust site of Shugborough Estate home to an impressive Georgian Mansion that runs guided tours with costumed staff and expansive lavish grounds that guests can admire.

The Cannock Chase AONB is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and is famed for its plethora of walking, cycling, and hiking trails as well as unique segway rides and tree-top adventure trails.

More thrills can also be found at Alton Towers which is a scenic drive away, take advantage of the many rides ranging from gentle attractions to thrilling coasters, a guaranteed full day of fun!

Make cherished memories with your loved ones at The Pod at Bank House Farm.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Stafford 8 miles; Uttoxeter 9 miles.

The pretty little village of Hixon is situated in beautiful rural Staffordshire, on the edge of the Trent and Mersey Canal and close to the bustling towns of Stafford and Uttoxeter. Hixon has a couple of delightful pubs and numerous walks to discover and is ideally situated to explore the mill heritage which is prevalent throughout this area. The mills are full of history, with links to the famous pottery industry close by. A short drive away is Uttoxeter which has a huge array of shops and restaurants to enjoy, don’t forget to visit the racecourse too if you fancy a flutter. Nearby is the Churnet Valley Railway, originally opened in 1849 and now an attraction for steam enthusiasts and families alike! The Potteries Museum, located in Stoke-on-Trent city centre, offers an opportunity to find out about the history of the area and see a world famous collection of locally produced pottery. The historic Wedgwood Ceramic collection is located at the Wedgwood factory in Barlaston, only three miles away. Nearby Leek is surrounded by lovely moorland countryside, and Alton Towers is easily accessible. Add into the mix the many cycle routes, walking and cycling on Cannock Chase, rock climbing opportunities on the Roaches, and the wealth of historic houses, and visitors will be returning again and again.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas