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Alton Towers Theme Park

Alton Towers Theme Park

www.altontowers.co.uk
The UK’s largest theme park.
Wicker Man opened 2018

Alton Towers Water Park

Alton Towers Water Park

www.altontowers.com/waterpark/
Enjoy a water based thrill day riding the MasterBlaster and the other flumes or just relaxing in the outdoor Bubbly Wubbly Pool. Open all year.

Alton Towers Spa

Alton Towers Spa

www.altontowers.com/spa/
Maybe time for some of your group to have a relaxing day in the Spa. Open all year.

waterworld Festival Park

Waterworld

www.waterworld.co.uk
UK’s No.1 indoor tropical aqua park! Open all year.

Festival Park  ST1 5PU 01782 205747

Peak District National Park

Peak District National Park

www.peakdistrict.org
Just a few miles away. Explore the Peak District and all it has to offer.

Dovedale

Dovedale

www.derbyshireuk.net/dovedale.html
Take a leisurely stroll along Dovedale and cross the stepping stones or build up a sweat with a climb up Thorpe Cloud.

dimmingsdale

Dimmingsdale

www.ramblersretreat.co.uk
Fantastic walking and eating. Only two miles from Lower Micklin Farm. Why not spend the day here while the ‘youngsters’ enjoy Alton Towers.

Tissington and High Peak Bike Trails

Tissington and High Peak Bike Trails

http://www.derbyshire-peakdistrict.co.uk
Beautiful 24km cycle ride through the Peak District.

Churnet Valley Cycle Path

Churnet Valley Cycle Path

www.farmonthehill.co.uk/cycle-hire.html
A gentle cycle from Denstone to Oakamoor along the disused railway. Bike hire available locally.

waterworld Festival Park

The Manifold Trail

www.derbyshireuk.net/manifold_trail.html
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.

Peak District National Park

Carsington Water

www.cressbrook.co.uk/features/carsington
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. 

The Roaches

The Roaches

http://www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk/
Fantastic walking and climbing area. You may even see a wild wallaby!

dimmingsdale

Bouldering in the Churnet Valley

https://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/
Climbing opportunities scattered all around the Churnet Valley. Some within walking distance of Lower Micklin.

Foxfield Railway

www.foxfieldrailway.co.uk
A beautiful five mile round trip through the picturesque Staffordshire Moorlands.

Churnet Valley Railway

www.churnet-valley-railway.co.uk
A delightful 10 mile return journey through Staffordshire’s hidden valley.

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sudburyhall
Late 17th-century house with sumptuous interiors and the Museum of Childhood.

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House

www.chatsworth.org
Explore the historic house, discover fascinating stories and enjoy one of Europe’s most significant art collections.

Peak Wildlife Park

Peak Wildlife Park

http://www.peakwildlifepark.co.uk/
Walk with the animals. Also indoor play area.
Only eight miles from Lower Micklin Farm.

Caldon and Uttoxeter Canal Trust

Caldon and Uttoxeter Canal Trust

www.cuct.org.uk/welcome
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

Stoke on Trent / The Potteries

www.visitstoke.co.uk
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.

Monkey Forest

Monkey Forest

www.trentham-monkey-forest.com
Walk among the 140 monkeys living in freedom in the monkey forest.

Uttoxeter Race Course

Uttoxeter Race Course

www.uttoxeter-racecourse.co.uk
Enjoy a day at the races. Only seven miles from Lower Micklin Farm

The National Brewery Centre

The National Brewery Centre

www.nationalbrewerycentre.co.uk/index.htm
(Formerly the Bass Museum)

Ashbourne

Ashbourne

www.visitashbourne.co.uk
Plenty of retail experiences for all. Many individual shops and teashops. Gateway to the Peak District.

Cinebowl and I-Skate

Cinebowl and I-Skate

www.cinebowl.co.uk
Cinema, Ten Pin Bowling and Ice Skating in Uttoxeter.

Trentham Gardens

Trentham Gardens

 http://www.trentham.co.uk/
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

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
01889 590119