Our Top Recommendations
Allmore Cottage - 1 Bedroom
Located in Gratton Village only 1.8 miles from The Ashes. Allmore Cottage has oak floors throughout and exposed beams. It has an open plan living area with a vaulted ceiling, leather sofas and a woodburning stove. The bedroom has a kingsize bed and ensuite bathroom with whirlpool bath and separate shower cubicle. A recently added conservatory at the rear of the cottage is ideal for relaxing in and enjoying the views across the surrounding countryside.
Highfield House - 4 Bedroom
Resting rurally in Longsdon, a Staffordshire village a stones throw from The Ashes Barns, near the bustling town of Leek is Highfield House, a fabulous four-bedroom dwelling.
Highfield House offers eight guests flexible sleeping arrangements, a gated garden, and a charming interior, the property provides the ideal base for a group celebration.
Brown Edge House - 3 Bedroom
A perfect place for a family, in a peaceful village on the edge of the Peak District, with its rolling hills and stunning views nearby.
It is a 3 story detached house with a private garden, located in a quiet, safe cul-de-sac. Very close to local amenities and a children's playground. There is also ample private parking for 3 cars or a camper van.
Middle Cottage - 1 Bedroom
Situated within walking distance of The Ashes Wedding Venue, Middle Cottage has been awarded 4 stars by the British Tourist Board. Built in the 1700’s this delightful self-catering cottage has been furnished to very high standards. Complete with a well-appointed kitchen and cosy log burner it’s a popular choice with our couples.
To get to Middle Cottage from The Ashes – proceed down the drive turn right onto the main road, take the first right into Endon Village and Middle Cottage is at the end of the road next to the ford. Pedestrian access to the rear of The Ashes Venue via Gratton Lane is possible and we would advise suitable footwear if you intend to walk this route
The White Hart
The White Hart is a grand Grade II* listed building with tearooms on the ground floor and eight fabulous en-suite bedrooms on the first floor.
Make the most of its fabulous location in the heart of the beautiful historic market town of Leek which attract tourists all year round to its wonderful antique and interior design shops. Only 10 minutes drive from The Ashes.
The Peak Weavers
Offer stylish rooms, free on site car parking, complimentary wifi and, at weekends, an award winning restaurant that uses great produce from the best local butchers’ and suppliers.
Husband and wife team, Nick and Emma Bettany took over the Peak Weavers in 1999 and set about restoring the period property to its former glory. An ongoing policy of refurbishment and plenty of hard work has resulted in the guest accommodation receiving a 4 star grading from Quality in Tourism.
DoubleTree by Hilton - Etruria
Located just 20 minutes drive away from The Ashes Barns Wedding Venue, just off of the M6 motorway, 5 minutes' drive from Hanley city centre. Alton Towers Resort is 25 minutes' drive from the hotel and other nearby places of interest include World of Wedgwood, Trentham Gardens, Monkey Forest and Waterworld.
Set within the city's Festival Park, the hotel has a wide range of facilities including the Leisure Club which has a heated pool, sauna, hot tub and steam room, and an air-conditioned gym.
Premier Inn in Leek
This stunning brand new 60 bedroom Premier Inn is housed inside a completely renovated grand Victorian Pub in Leek, less than 10 minutes from The Ashes Wedding Venue. Benefit from being able to book these great value rooms up to 12 months in advance.
For the Premier Inn click on the following links and enter our postcode ST9 9AX
Hilton Garden Inn - Hanley
Located in Stoke on Trent, 7 miles from The Ashes Barns, this brand new £20 million hotel is the first Hilton-branded hotel in the city. It boasts 140-bedrooms, a bar and restaurant as well as a snack shop and an on-site gym.
Situated 450 yards from Regent Theatre, Hilton Garden Inn Stoke On Trent also provides air-conditioned rooms, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property.
Call ‘Leek Link Taxis’ on 01538 399999 for the best taxi rates back to the Leek Premier Inn at the end of the night, we also highly recommend leaving your car at the Leek Premier Inn and getting a taxi to us for the start of the wedding celebrations, this way you do not need to worry about collecting your car from The Ashes by 10am the following morning!
Nearby Pubs & Restuarants
Our top pick of the local pubs and restaurants; perfect for a pre-wedding drink or a relaxing meal. the night before the wedding.