Leek attractions

Leek attractions

Brindley Mill LeekLeek is in the county of Staffordshire, where beautiful countryside, historic houses and industrial heritage make it a county worth exploring. The six north Staffordshire towns of Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Fenton , Longton and Stoke - now all incorporated into the city of Stoke-on-Trent - have produced some of the finest pottery in the world during the last 300 years. Photo left: Brindley Mill

things to do in Central England

Staffordshire Attractions

Visitor attractions and information for Leek

visitor attractions

Attractions Rudyard Station, Rudyard, near Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8PG. Tel: 01995 672280. Rudyard Lake Steam Railway is a narrow gauge steam railway located 2 miles North of the town of Leek in North Staffordshire. The present railway is 15 years old and is 10 1/4 inch gauge and is equivalent to about half of a full scale narrow gauge railway. About 2 miles north of Leek.

Rudyard Station

Staffordshire map small

Attractions Blackbrook - The Zoological Park of the Moorlands, Winkhill, near Leek, Staffs, ST13 7QR. Tel: 01538 308293. The zoological park of the moorlands, with rare birds, unusual animals, reptiles, insects, aquarium, children's pets and farm. Under - 5's indoor jungle playroom. Talks, displays and shop. www.blackbrookzoologicalpark.co.uk. About 5 miles west of Leek.

 Blackbrook - The Zoological Park of the Moorlands

Staffordshire logo

Attractions Rudyard Lake - near Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8PF. Tel: 01538 306280. The lake is named after the writer Rudyard Kipling, whose parents courted at this lake. Along one side of the lake is a pathway, perfect for family walks and bike rides. There is also a miniature railway, which runs along this walkway for 3 miles, spanning the length of the lake. Rudyard Lake is very popular for family days out, kayaking, boating .www.rudyardlake.com. About 2 miles north of Leek.

Rudyard Lake

Brindley Water Mill

Attractions Brindley Water Mill, Brindley Mill, Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8HA. The Brindley Mill Preservation Trust maintains and operates a restored water-powered corn-mill built by James Brindley. The mill houses a small museum dedicated to Brindley's life and achievements. We don't have toilets, wheelchair access, refreshments, parking at the mill. www.brindleymill.net. Location: In the centre of Leek.

Brindley Water Mill

Attractions Foxfield Steam Railway, Caverswall Road Station, Blythe Bridge, Stoke on Trent, ST11 9BG. Tel: 01782 396210. The Foxfield Railway is a preserved Steam Railway in North Staffordshire. Formerly built to carry coal, it now carries visitors on a five mile round journey through the picturesque Staffordshire Moorland scenery. The railway is home to some 28 Steam, Diesel and Electric locomotives along with a wide variety of Coaches. Visitors are currently advised to join the train at Caverswall Road Station. www.foxfieldrailway.co.uk. About 8 miles south of Leek.

Foxfield Steam Railway

Attractions Hartington Cheese, The Old Cheese Shop, Hartington, Derbyshire. The Old Cheese Shop at Hartington is a much loved source of some of the finest cheeses you can buy in Britain. It has been a focal point of Hartington since it was opened in the 1980s and now showcases the best cheeses from the award winning Hartington Creamery. The shop stocks over thirty different British cheeses. www.hartingtoncheese.co.uk. About 8 miles east of Leek.

Hartington Cheese

Attractions Biddulph Grange Garden, Grange Road, Biddulph, Staffordshire ST8 7SD. Tel: 01782 517999. A rare and exciting survival of a high Victorian garden. Tunnels and pathways lead the visitor on a miniature tour of the world. Unique oriental pagoda garden with its own Great Wall of China. Victorian eccentricities. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo © NTPL / Nick Meers). www.nationaltrust.org.uk. About 6 miles west of Leek.

Biddulph Grange Garden

Attractions Churnet Valley Railway, Cheddleton Station, Station Road, Cheddleton, ST13 7EE. Tel: 01538 360522. Heritage railway based at Cheddleton station to the east of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire. Stations at Leek Brook, Cheddleton, Consall, Kingsley and Froghall. churnet-valley-railway.co.uk. About 2 miles south of Leek.

Churnet Valley Railway

More Staffordshire Attractions

Leek accommodation

Leek accommodation

Leek hotels

Guest House Bed & Breakfast in Leek

Self Catering accommodation in Leek

Other Attractions - Derbyshire Attractions Leicestershire Attractions Warwickshire Attractions Worcestershire Attractions Shropshire Attractions Cheshire Attractions. Also see Leek Leek travel Leek photos. Also Newcastle under Lyme hotels & Stoke on Trent hotels.

Staffordshire Map within central England

Staffordshire map small

Staffordshire Map

Staffordshire logo

Places of Interest Places of Interest in Central England Kids Places to take the kids in Central England Places to Eat and Drink Places to Eat and Drink in Central England
Homepage Homepage Accommodation Accommodation in Central England Advertise Advertise

Leek attractions | Visitor information and tourist attractions | Staffordshire UK

C Innkeeper online UK accommodation may2000