Little Summerhill Cottages

“Excellent standards of cleanliness and well located with many places of interest within easy reach” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Dilhorne, Staffordshire

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Off the beaten track yet only one mile from the A52 with easy access to Alton Towers, The Potteries, Churnet Valley and the Peak District, these comfortable, well-equipped cottages offer the perfect location for a peaceful retreat or as a base to explore this beautiful area. There are individual one- and two-bedroom cottages, plus one that is suitable for less mobile guests; all are situated on a smallholding, and a warm welcome is guaranteed.

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4 Star Self-Catering
Little Summerhill Cottages
Tickhill Lane, Dilhorne, STOKE-ON-TRENT, Staffordshire, ST10 2PL
Phone : 01782 550967

About The area

Discover Staffordshire

It was Staffordshire that bore the brunt of the largest non-nuclear explosion of World War II, when a munitions dump at RAF Fauld went up in 1944. It was also the county’s regiment that once boasted within its ranks the most decorated NCO of World War I, in the person of William Coltman (1891-1974). Going back a little further, George Handel penned his world-famous masterpiece The Messiah on Staffordshire soil. During another chapter of Staffordshire history, the county was home to the first canals and the first factory in Britain, and it had front-row seats for the drama surrounding one of the most notorious murder trials of the 19th century, that of Doctor William Palmer.

In outline, Staffordshire looks not unlike the profile of a man giving Leicestershire a big kiss. The man’s forehead is arguably the best region for hillwalking, as it comprises a significant chunk of the Peak District. This area is characterised by lofty moors, deep dales and tremendous views of both. Further south are the six sprawling towns that make up Stoke-on-Trent, which historically have had such an impact on Staffordshire’s fortunes, not to mention its culture and countryside. This is pottery country, formerly at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution and the driving force behind a network of canals that still criss-cross the county.

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