Self catering holiday cottages in Leek, Staffordshire, England

Looking for good quality and scrupulously clean self-catering accommodation near Leek in Staffordshire? Perhaps Country Cottages Online can help you. We have hundreds of high quality holiday cottages and log cabins up and down the UK and a few in ireland. All are reliable places to stay for a satisfying self-catering break of a few days to several weeks.

Facts about Self-Catering Holidays in Leek

The market town of Leek in Staffordshire is sometimes referred to as The Gateway to the Peak District, being at the foot of the Peak District National Park. As well as venturing out into the countryside, holidaymakers taking a self-catering break in Leek enjoy all the amenities and attractions that this town has to offer.

Shopping is a real pleasure here, especially for those wanting to browse for antiques or for local delicacies in the many independent food shops. It’s also a true market town. Wednesday is the day for the outdoor market and also an indoor market, which is also open on Fridays and Saturdays in the Victorian Butter Market. In addition, an outdoor Saturday market sells antiques and collectibles and a fine food market occurs every third Saturday in the Market Place. Stock up on some good quality fare for your cottage holiday when staying here and enjoy the benefit of shopping locally.

If you like chugging along on a steam train, the Churnet Valley Railway is a popular heritage railway. Passengers travel through gorgeous countryside, often referred to as ‘Little Switzerland’. Families can also get involved in the special events that the railway organises.

Lovers of horticulture will appreciate Biddulph Grange Garden, owned by the National Trust and will want to visit whilst taking a cottage holiday. Entrance is of course free to National Trust members. This restored Victorian garden has unusual features and themes, which include a Scottish glen, Egyptian court, a glen in the Himalayas and a Chinese temple. Other highlights include the rhododendron collection, the Dahlia Walk and the Geological Gallery.

If you aren’t a member of the National Trust, you can get a joint ticket for this attraction along with access to Little Moreton Hall, a Tudor timber framed manor house with unusual features. In fact, today’s architects scratch their heads as to how the house was built in the first place, given its lack of foundations. A guided tour will answer some questions as well as provide an insight into life in the 17th century. Explore the knot garden and find out what vegetables and herbs the Tudors grew and how they used them in their meals and for medicine. You can also sample the produce in the tea room.

Any local resident will advise you to spend time at Rudyard Lake, an artificial lake in the hilly setting of the Staffordshire Moorlands. It’s popular for water sports, fishing and walking.

Staying in Leek means it’s very easy to travel to Alton Towers theme park. A day out amongst some of the most thrilling rides in the land is a great contrast and it keeps the kids entertained.

A cottage break in Leek has so much to offer, both for the town itself and the surrounding area. You’ll need more than one trip! When it comes to finding a good quality place to stay, Country Cottages Online aims to help and features an excellent range of family cottages, dog-friendly cottages and romantic retreats.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Leek, Staffordshire, England:

Blithfield Lakeside Barns, Rugeley, Staffordshire, England

15 bedroom Cottages - Barn Conversions, Heart of England.

sleeps 2 - 30 guests
2 - 30
15 bedrooms
10 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
4 star

A collection of six beautiful barn conversions, located by a stunning lake set in the tranquil Staffordshire countryside.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £200

Donative Holiday Cottages, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England

2 bedroom Farmstay, Heart of England.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
4 star

Two fabulous 4 star rated barn conversions set on a working farm in rural Staffordshire, near Drayton Manor, perfect for families with children.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £515

Daisy Canalside Cottage, Cheddleton, Staffordshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Midlands.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms
no dogs allowed

Lovely 2 bedroom cottage with a fantastic location next to the canal where you can sit out in the canal-side garden, just a short drive from Alton Towers Theme Park and some of the best places in the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £350

Rock House Farm Holiday Cottages, Foxt, Staffordshire, England

5 bedroom Barn Conversions, West Midlands.

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
no dogs allowed
4 star

Two family-friendly holiday cottages, set by unspoilt countryside in a tranquil rural Staffordshire village just outside of the Peak District National Park, with children's play park facilities (trampoline and swings) on site.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £430

We have no cottages within Leek itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Leek. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England