The UKs largest theme park.
New ride opening 2013
|Alton Towers Waterpark
Enjoy a water based thrill day riding the MasterBlaster and the other flumes or just relaxing in the outdoor Bubbly Wubbly Pool. Open all year.
|Alton Towers Spa
Maybe time for some of your group to have a relaxing day in the Spa. Open all year.
UK's No.1 indoor tropical aqua park!
|The Peak District National Park
Just a few miles away. Explore the Peak District and all it has to offer.
Take a leisurely stroll along Dovedale and cross the stepping stones or build up a sweat with a climb up Thorpe Cloud.
Fantastic walking and eating. Only two miles from Lower Micklin Farm. Why not spend the day here while the 'youngsters' enjoy Alton Towers.
|Tissington and High Peak Bike Trails
24km cycle ride through the Peak District.
|Churnet Valley Cycle Path
A gentle cycle from Denstone to Oakamoor along the disused railway. Bike hire available locally.
An easy route being on a tarmacadam track and minor roads between Waterhouses and Hulme End and, as such, is suitable for children and old people. Stunning geological features including Thor's Cave.
Carsington Water is a local centre for outdoor activities - there is a sailing club active next door to the Visitor Centre, and there are many opportunities for walking and cycling around the reservoir and the surrounding villages. Cycle hire is available and there is plentiful car parking. For young children there is a children's playground near the visitor centre.
Fantastic walking and climbing area. You may even see a wild wallaby!
|Bouldering in the Churnet Valley
Climbing opportunities scattered all around the Churnet Valley. Some within walking distance of Lower Micklin.
A beautiful five mile round trip through the picturesque Staffordshire Moorlands.
|Churnet Valley Railway
A delightful 10 mile return journey through Staffordshires hidden valley.
|Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Late 17th-century house with sumptuous interiors and the Museum of Childhood.
Explore the historic house, discover fascinating stories and enjoy one of Europe's most significant art collections.
|Peak Wildlife Park
Enjoy the large walkthroughs that allow you to come face to face with exotic and endangered animals from across three continents. Whether you love lemurs, have a passion for penguins or want to wander with the wallabies (and feed them with your hand!) this park has something for you. Only eight miles from Lower Micklin Farm.
|Trentham Treetop Adventure
Swing around in the high trees - all completely safely.
|Caldon and Uttoxeter Canal Trust
The Caldon Canal is widely seen as one of them most interesting waterways in the country. It is very much a canal of contrasts, beginning in the centre of the Potteries but also passing through remote countryside on the summit level and the Churnet Valley.
|Stoke on Trent / The Potteries
Visit the ceramic capital of Stoke on Trent. Take a tour around the Royal Doulton or Wedgwood factories or visit one of the many factory shops for all your pottery.
Walk among the 140 monkeys living in freedom in the monkey forest.
|Uttoxeter Race Course
Enjoy a day at the races. Only seven miles from Lower Micklin Farm
|The National Brewery Centre
(Formerly the Bass Museum)
|Cheadle Angling Club
A limited number of Day Tickets are also available but must be pre-purchased priced £5 / £2.50 concessions
Plenty of retail experiences for all. Many individual shops and teashops. Gateway to the Peak District.
Cinema and Ten Pin Bowling and Ice Skating in Uttoxeter