Get back to nature at Rudyard Lake

This waterside village is based around the dominating shore of the Rudyard Lake - a jewel in Staffordshire's crown, offering boat rides, water sports and rambling trails.Whether you want to stretch your legs, catch some fish or enjoy the annual bluebells, the lake is the perfect place to reconnect with the natural world.

Travel in style on Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

Step back into the Victorian age with a trip on Rudyard Lake Steam Railway. Running alongside the lake, a three-mile return journey is the perfect way to see this inspiring natural environment. A range of special events are held throughout the year. Whether you’re after a spine-tingling Halloween adventure, a festive meeting with Father Christmas or even a unique place to host a birthday party, be sure to check out the timetable in advance.

Treat the kids at Alton Towers

The world-famous Alton Towers theme park is around 15 miles from Rudyard, making the village a great base for rollercoaster fans. Get your adrenalin going on Oblivion and Galactica, or treat the kids with a visit to the park’s CBeebies Land. Planning a trip to Rudyard? With the M6 motorway just a stone’s throw away, you’ll have plenty of accommodation options to choose from. Stoke Talke Travelodge and Macclesfield Central Travelodge are both within 10 miles, as is Newcastle-under-Lyme Central Travelodge.