About Blithfield Lakeside BarnsOur six beautiful Holiday Cottages are converted barns on the edge of Blithfield Reservoir - a 750 acre lake in the heart of the lovely Staffordshire countryside. We are 2 miles from the ancient village of ABBOTS BROMLEY, famous for it's annual Horn Dance which is performed here every September as it has been for the past hundreds of years. It also has 5 Pubs most of which serve excellent food. We are midway between Rugeley and Uttoxeter at the southern end of the Peak District close to Cannock Chase and also the Heart of England with numerous attractions on our doorstep.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2005
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All our cottages are strickly No Smoking and are only suitable for Easy Walking Access. Also, dogs are welcome in two of our cottages; Widgeon and Swallow. This year we are pleased to be able to offer Welcome Packs of Local Produce which will be waiting for you on arrival, for example there would be Home Cured Bacon, Free Range eggs, Local Honey or Home-made Marmalade, Freshly Baked Bread and local Dairy Produce. Please email for further details and prices. These packs would need to be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
Please click on the web link below to check prices for each cottage. The cottages vary in size and sleep between 2 and 10 people. Several could be booked together to accommodate large groups.Deposit secures booking
If you are interested in booking, please call the owner, and discuss their booking process. They may ask that you book via a booking form and that you pay by bank transfer.
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- Call the owner or agency on the phone number given on the ad to check that the bank details are correct before making payment.
- Ensure that the name details on the account match with the name details for the company you are booking with (i.e. that you have confirmation of payee before proceeding).
- Never make a payment to a foreign bank account.
On our Organic Dairy Farm itself there is a pool for Carp Fishing and Ornithologists can enjoy a variety of bird life as the Reservoir is a renowned area for rare sightings and is a reserve managed by the West Midland Bird Club. One of our fields is an S.S.S.I. as it is a winter feeding ground for Widgeon ducks. For the Walking enthusiasts there are links into the Staffordshire Way Footpath which runs along the southern side of the farm. There are numerous places within easy driving distance for days out; Alton Towers, Stoke on Trent for Potteries, Ironbridge with its museums, Cannock Chase forest areas, Ashbourne, Tissington, Bakewell and other towns in the Peak District.
Recommended Places to Visit: Alton Towers, Ashbourne and the Peak District, Chatsworth House, National Forest, Drayton Manor Park, The Snowdome - Tamworth, Ironbridge, Cosford RAF Museum, Hawkstone Park Follies, Shugborough Hall, Cannock Chase, Amerton Farm, Trentham Estate, Waterworld Stoke on Trent and many more.
Annual Events: Abbots Bromley Horn Dance at the Beginning of September each year
Recommended Places to Eat Out: The Goats Head and Coach and Horses in Abbots Bromley, Ye Olde Dun Cow in Colton, Holly Bush in Salt, and numerous others details in the cottages..
Local Sports: Fishing on lake, walking, cycling, horse riding, golf.
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