self-catering holiday cottage, holiday rental near Alton Towers and Peak District

Self-catering near Alton Towers and Peak District - Call Barks Holiday Cottage 01538 703436 email barks@btconnect.com or book online.

Things to do near Alton Towers


Activities and places to visit near to our holiday cottage:

  • Alton Towers Theme park – 2.6 miles
  • Alton Towers Waterpark – 2.6 miles
  • Golf course (Whiston Hall pay and play) – 1 mile
  • Cycle Routes – 1 mile to dismantled railway from Alton to Denstone (approx 9km, flat, very easy)
  • Horse riding – 8 miles
  • Leisure Centre / swimming pool – Cheadle South Moorlands 3 miles
  • Alton Towers Spa – 2.6 miles
  • Zoo – 3 miles (pictured) to Peak Wildlife Park
  • Steam Railway – 2 miles
  • Canal boat day trips and hire
  • Pubs/tea rooms/ restaurants - there are loads
  • Theatres, museums
  • National Trust properties and gardens (nearest Sudbury Hall, Ilam Hall, Biddulph Grange - pictured)

  • Trentham Gardens - gardens, shopping, restaurants
  • Consall Hall Gardens (and neighbouring nature reserve)
  • Reservoirs with boating and sailing facilities (Carsington Water, Rudyard Lake)
  • Market Towns – Cheadle, Leek, Ashbourne, Buxton, Stoke-on-Trent, Uttoxeter
  • Antique Centres – Ashbourne, Leek
  • Walking - footpaths and trails all around
  • Dove Dale and the Stepping Stones- 4 miles (pictured)
  • Local company that offers adventure activities (rock climbing, bushcraft, archery, abseiling, canoe tours) -  Derwent Pursuits


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