Days Out Near Lower Micklin Farm
The Manifold Trail
An easy route being on a tarmacadam track and minor roads between Waterhouses and Hulme End and, as such, is suitable for children and old people. Stunning geological features including Thor’s Cave.
Carsington Water is a local centre for outdoor activities – there is a sailing club active next door to the Visitor Centre, and there are many opportunities for walking and cycling around the reservoir and the surrounding villages. Cycle hire is available and there is plentiful car parking.
Caldon and Uttoxeter Canal Trust
The Caldon Canal is widely seen as one of them most interesting waterways in the country. It is very much a canal of contrasts, beginning in the centre of the Potteries but also passing through remote countryside on the summit level and the Churnet Valley.
Stoke on Trent / The Potteries
Visit the ceramic capital of Stoke on Trent. Take a tour around the Royal Doulton or Wedgwood factories or visit one of the many factory shops for all your pottery.
Stroll around the gardens, run wild in the woodlands, brave the barefoot, walk, steam or set sail along the lakeside, hide and seek in the maze, enjoy adventure play.
Vintage Tea Emporium
38 Market Pl, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 8HP 01889 358572
A vintage tea shop in Uttoxeter. Selling High quality tea’s, coffee’s & a selection of home made cakes and light lunches.
Afternoon tea is available with a selection of sandwiches. All made with local produce.
Lower Micklin Farm, Alton Road, Denstone, ST14 5DJ