AT A GLANCE:
Sleeps 2 to 6 + cot
Cosy Open Fire
2 Double Bedrooms
Open All Year
£180 to £450
THINGS TO DO - Within 5 minutes drive of the site:
Thrillseekers can enjoy a visit to Alton Towers, the UKs number one theme park.
Manifold Valley, hire bikes in the village of Waterhouses or if you have brought your own cycle down to the village and experience the beautiful Manifold Valley. Click here for more details.
There are a great selection of walks from Limestone View Farm, you don't even need to take the car! We are lucky enough to be tucked under Ipstones Edge manged by the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. Their conservation projects include grazing Shetland ponies- definitely worth a walk to see, see their website for further details.
How about a Llama Trek through the beautiful Staffordshire countryside? Try www.llamaadventures.co.uk based just a few miles away in Alton.
Visit Dimmingsdale, and down the road an extraordinary pub the Yew Tree Inn A Quirky Village Inn.
Just 5 minutes down the road from Limestone View Farm Cottage is the popular Peak Wildlife Park. The large walk-throughs allow visitors to come face to face with exotic and endangered animals from across three continents including lemurs, penguins and wallabies. A popular day out for couples and families alike
The site has regular talks hosted by the keepers and indoor and outdoor play areas. Open daily 10 to 5pm www.peakwildlifepark.co.uk
THINGS TO DO - A little further afield:
Why not relax and enjoy a massage treatment by candlelight in 'Shepherds Rest' treatment room just 3 minutes walk from the cottage. Email Wendy to book a treatment
Watersports at Carsington Water.
The award winning Trentham Estate has something for everyone from shopping, beautiful gardens, boat rides and a Monkey Forest.
Guardian Recommended Walk in the Manifold Valley.
Why not visit the beautiful Yeaveley Estate to try your hand at clay pigeon shooting, archery and fly fishing?
Take a ride on the Churnet Valley Railway through the beautiful Staffordshire Moorlands. After reopening a line up to Cauldon Lowe in 2010, on some occasions you can see and hear the wonderful steam engines coming up the valley. Take a look at their website for further details and online bookings, as it can get very busy: www.churnet-valley-
Hire a bike and cycle along the newly opened Monsal Trail. Click here to discover this stunning, cycle trail www.
Visit our local markets during your stay and support our local producers
Visit the Totally Locally Leek Market which takes place on the first Sunday of every month with an artisan market with lovely local food, jewellery, ceramics, photography, arts, homeware and more with lots of Leek’s lovely independent shops and cafes open – all making for a relaxed Sunday shopping. Take a look at their website totally-
Visit local open air markets and Livestock Markets at Leek and Bakewell.