Three Horseshoes Country Inn & Spa

“Quality inn on the edge of the Peak District, great rooms and food” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

LEEK, STAFFORDSHIRE

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This traditional, family-owned hostelry provides stylish, individually designed, modern bedrooms, including several 'Garden rooms' with hot tubs. The smart brasserie, with an open kitchen and countryside views, offers modern English dishes using the best of seasonal ingredients. There is also a busy carvery, and the award-winning gardens and grounds are ideal for alfresco dining. The team are attentive and friendly. Spa facilities are available by prior arrangement.

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Three Horseshoes Country Inn & Spa
Buxton Road, Blackshaw Moor, LEEK, ST13 8TW

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 26
  • Family bedrooms: 2
  • Bedrooms ground: 10
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • Children's play area
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Leisure
  • skittle alley
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Wifi
  • Lift Available
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
Weddings
  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
Food
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Dinner Served

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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