Fradswell is an ideal location for a cottage holiday, especially for families planning to include a day out at the Alton Towers theme park. This very small village sits in the midst of pretty Staffordshire countryside, so that it is surrounding by attractive places to walk, especially with dogs. Pet-friendly holiday cottages are available in the Fradswell area. It is a thriving community, with its own village initiatives and a village hall that supports various events, some of which may of interest to holidaymakers.
About Cottage Breaks in Fradswell
A good place for a browse on holiday is the Fradswell Community Bakehouse & Craft Shop which is open every Friday, selling locally baked goods and craft items and snacks and beverages in the café. It’s always good to buy something home-made with a local flavour when visiting a new holiday destination. On the first Saturday of each month, in the Village Hall, Fradswell Coffee Shop opens its doors for refreshments, and there is also a sale of second-hand books. This enterprising village even has Pop-Up Bar nights! St. James the Less is the village church. Situated in a lovely setting, a self-catering break in Fradswell has historic interest and features from different periods to enjoy whilst exploring.
Sightseeing around Fradswell
If you want to venture to the nearest towns for some sightseeing and days out, you'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to shopping and eating out. Stone is seven miles away, and Stafford is eight-and-a-half miles away. Stone is a good place to hire a boat for a trip on the canal, or you can find out why this market town has such a reputation for good food. Stafford has several attractions, including Broad Eye Windmill, built in 1796, and Alleyne Sports Centre, which has a swimming pool, a sports hall and squash courts. Uttoxeter is seven-and-a-half miles away, where you will find a popular racecourse for horse racing fans. Fradswell is also a great starting point for a trip to Alton Towers theme park for a fun, family day out.
Holiday accommodation for Alton Towers trips
Do browse our good quality self-catering accommodation in and around Fradswell. There may be a cottage or log cabin with instant appeal that you know would be just perfect for a holiday or short break.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Fradswell, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Staffordshire.