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Welcome to Lower Micklin Farm Holiday Cottages near Alton Towers & the Peak District

Located in the stunning Staffordshire countryside, and on the doorstep of the Peak District National Park, our cottages can sleep up to 16 people in three cottages all set in 10 acres of grassland including a play area and safe open spaces for all the family

Ideal for family breaks, celebrations and gatherings of friends all year round, our cottages are just half a mile from Alton village with its pubs and shop and a five minute drive from Alton Towers. Lower Micklin is the perfect base for walking holidays on the Staffordshire Way or in the Peak District National Park and is within easy reach of Uttoxeter Racecourse, National Trust properties, pubs, an award winning Denstone Hall Farm Shop and cafe and the world famous Potteries and World of Wedgwood.

Perfect for Family Breaks

Our cottages are welcoming and homely and provide the ideal base for a short break to visit local attractions, days out and events. Each cottage (sleeping between 5 & 6) has a fully equipped kitchen, shower room, central heating and ample family space to relax and recharge as well as all your linen and towels. There is a small seating area outside each cottage with much larger spaces to play just beyond including goal posts, a play area and a ball games field. There are also BBQ facilities available.

Ideal for Groups

Our three cottages at Lower Micklin can be booked as a package to provide ideal accommodation for all your family or friends in the centre of the UK with easy access to motorways and airports. Our package sleeps up to 16 people in our three adjoining cottages offering privacy for those who need it and the convenience of being together.   Included in our Group Package is a fabulous communal Pavilion next door that provides space to dine together, host a small celebration, snuggle down to a film on our big screen or simply hang out together with a huge field for games in front. We have hosted everything from family New Year weekends to walking groups exploring our local routes.

Lower Micklin Holiday Cottages have something for everybody and is perfectly located to entertain all the family from family theme parks to relaxed walking and cycling. Please check our availability to book or feel free to email us should you have any queries or questions about planning your special break in Staffordshire.


Alton Towers Bus Service   Ashbourne Community Transport are again running The Alton Towers Flyer, a fast minibus service to Alton Towers. Departs Lower Micklin at 10.00am and leaves Alton Towers at 5.00pm. Fast access, fast exit - maximise your time on the rides and avoid the long queues to the car park and bypass standing queues at monorail. Return price £4.00 per person, family of four £10.00. PRIOR BOOKING ESSENTIAL WITH ASHBOURNE COMMUNITY TRANSPORT ON 01335 300670 

Race Days and Music Events at Uttoxeter Racecourse   Check out the numerous events at Uttoxeter racecourse during 2018 More Details

Acoustic Festival of Great Britain 1-3 June 2018   Fantastic weekend festival in Uttoxeter. Spend the day at the festival and then return to your own warm, clean cottage - no need to camp! More details  


We look forward to making your stay a happy one!

Things to do in the local area

We are situated 5 minutes from Alton Towers Resort Click here to book tickets

It's easy to find somewhere to eat and drink in Alton, with it's great selection of pubs.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside, there are many places to walk & cycle.