- 9 guest reviews
"Lovely room and friendly staff. Really enjoyed our stay. Room was clean and comfortable...."
"Made to feel welcome as soon as we arrived. Shown where to have breakfast and then shown to our rooms. Breakfast you had a choice of cereal..."
"Me and my partner wanted a relaxing night away and that is exactly what we got, the welcome was so nice, the room was clean and very comfort..."
"I came to shawgate after a long tiring alton towers day out. It was the best place to relax after alton towers. Enjoyed my time and would re..."
"Very nice place, with very nice host [Nina] in an excellent central location- would certainly book again...."
About the hotel
Located in the countryside with great walks in every direction. Many fantastic local pubs make it the ideal location for those walkers that enjoy a country pub around every corner. Nina and James are passionate about walking in the local area and can advise on walks tailored to any request.
Perfect for short breaks, weekend trips, family gatherings, Christmas parties and get-togethers. Group trips are very welcome and the b and b can be hired-out exclusively if required. Shawgate Farm also has a large bar and lounge and separate pool room on the ground floor which can all be opened for large groups and functions. Near to tourist attractions including Alton Towers, the Peak District, the Churnet Valley and Steam Railway, the Cauldon Canal, the Potteries and the Manifold Valley. Close to Leek, Ashbourne, Uttoxeter, Cheadle, Stoke, Alton, Rochester, Denstone, Staffordshire, Derbyshire. Being on the edge of the Peak District National Park we are in the ideal spot for walkers with Dovedale and the Manifold Valley on our doorstep. Bakewell and the stately homes of Chatsworth House & Shugborough Hall are within easy reach. Stoke-on-Trent has many pottery factory shops to pick up local china & souvenirs. Furthermore see how the pottery is made at the Visitor Centres of Wedgwood, Doulton or Spode. Check-in time is from 4pm until 9pm. Late arrivals would need to contact the guest house directly to check whether a later check-in would be available. Bookings made for the same day arrival can only be accepted if booked by 6pm on the day of arrival.
- Parking (charges may apply)
- Car parking available onsite
- Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
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- Until 10:00 hours
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- Pets are not allowed
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100% would recommend it to a friend
Shawgate Farm Guest House
Lovely room and friendly staff.
Really enjoyed our stay. Room was clean and comfortable.
Made to feel welcome as soon as we arrived.
Shown where to have breakfast and then shown to our rooms. Breakfast you had a choice of cereal or sausages, eggs etc. They always came to see if everything was okay with your breakfast or if you wanted more toast, tea and coffee. Found it ideal if you are going to Alton Towers and there where other places you can explore if you want too as it seems to be close to lots of other places to visit. Felt refreshed at the end of my stay.