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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Rudyard Leek
Travel Blogs from Leek
... used to produce power for a long time. Consequently, mills were built here. I haven't read up on all the history of them, but have a few photos of the information. I also went into their visitor centre. They have gone to a lot of trouble to make the valley accessible with walking trails and bits fenced off for safety. I also noticed one part was a designated rock climbing area, with a request for 'no fouling'. I presume they mean dogs?
... so despite both me and Carrie being exhausted we limped our way into Armitage.
Once moored up it seemed like Carrie got a burst of energy so went blackberry picking, we then had a dinner of beans on toast with mushrooms followed by french toast with a kind of jam style coulis using the last of the fresh fruit.
... meals which was good as the plan was to just keep going as late as we could and stop when we ran out of energy or light. But first we stopped at Shugborough Hall.
We basically snuck in the back entrance, we passed by a closed booth that said we had to go to another reception to buy a ticket costing £15 each. We headed off towards where we had to pay but stopped off at the butterfly garden where Carrie spent ages trying to get a ...
... had a great meal and a few drinks, we chatted to the next door neighbour, a red headed manc, who was not best impressed with the warden, he said"I've got red hair for a reason, I've got a foul temper, I'll have my own back on that t#%* before I leave. We retreated into the van before world war 3 started. A hearty breakfast Sunday morning saw us return home around 1100, our batteries recharged for another round of palliative care with Wendy's mum, god bless ...
... on all sorts of topics and it added to the pleasure to listen to his knowledgeable snippets about the area.
It was breezy up there, but it was welcome or we would have spifflicated (my own word) in the heat. There were crazy fantastic views on all sides. There were no toilets. After all those cups of tea nature called. Needed to be judicious choosing a rock because there were a quite a few people around enjoying the outdoors and you ...