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County - Staffordshire | Map
Tel code: 01785 | code search
Postcode: ST21 | code search
Population: 6300
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Hauntings and Ghosts:
The Broughton Red Socks
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Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
The Barlaston Wassail

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Lying in one of the most picturesque valleys of Staffordshire is the village of Eccleshall, mentioned in the Domesday Book as having around 100 inhabitants resident in the area. The catle which is not really a castle was built in the 13th century and today is a Scheduled Ancient Monument with a Grade II* Listing meaning that denotes it as a particularly important building of more than special interest. However when you visit the only remains to be seen is the nine sided tower – the remainder being destroyed during the Civil War. During the 18th century Eccleshall was described as “one of the most fertile and largest” of the parochial districts in Staffordshire and because of its unique location it was, at this time, a favoured stop over point for those travelling between London and Chester. By the 19th century though its central location on the turnpike roads was to suffer with the arrival of steam trains and canals – neither network finding Eccleshall a suitable location and as a consequence life in the area returned to a more peaceful pace. Today its location has once again found favour with those residents who appreciate the surrounding countryside and yet have to commute to work with the major conurbations of Manchester and Birmingham being equally convenient.

Care Home

Standon Hall Nursing Home

Doctor

Crown Surgery

Farmers Market

Eccleshall Farmers Market

Pub and Bar

Badger Inn
Bell Inn
Eagle Inn
George
Royal Oak

Restaurant

Jasmine House
London House Restaurant

School

Lonsdale C of E Primary School

Sports Clubs

Eccleshall (Amateur Football)
Eccleshall AFC (Amateur Football)

Shops

Moriad Crafts

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Slindon House Farm (1.19 miles)

Slindon House Farm is a working dairy, arable and sheep farm set in the Staffordshire countryside but only seven miles away from junction 14 and 15 of the M6 on the A519. The large Victorian ... More
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Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre (3.30 miles)

Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre

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The modern and stylish Yarnfield Park Hotel is part of the Yarnfield Park Training & Conference Centre located at the heart of Staffordshire within easy access to many of the local attractions ... More

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Days Inn Stafford (3.89 miles)

Days Inn Stafford
Days Inn have 14 great locations across the UK, our Stafford hotel is ideally situated to be perfect for business, personal, families or just a quick overnighter if you’re stuck. The Days Inn hotel in ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Stafford M6 (3.89 miles)

Travelodge Stafford M6

Located between junctions 14 & 15 of M6. Access to Travelodge from northbound carriageway, the Travelodge provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the Staffordshire countryside. Spacious en-suite rooms, TV in every ... More | visit website

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Wharf Cottage (4.50 miles)

Wharf Cottage

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Delighfully located on a quiet lane overlooking a marina on the Shropshire Union Canal, this comfortably furnished detached cottage boasts a first floor sitting room and balcony ... More

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Premier Inn Stafford North (Spitfire) (4.96 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M6. Local attractions include Alton Towers Theme Park, Shugbough Hall, Trentham Gardens and Monkey Forest. For shops and local amenities Stafford town centre is only 2 miles away. Our ... More | visit website
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Stone House Hotel (4.98 miles)

Stone House Hotel

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Originally a country house, the Stone House Hotel has been tastefully restored in traditional style to provide a charming and serene environment. With beautiful gardens with an attractive patio area, guest ... More

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Oulton House Farm (5.18 miles)

Oulton House Farm

Oulton House Farm has a marvellous setting perched on the top of a sandstone ridge with fantastic views over the valley. Our long farm drive keeps us well away from any traffic and the silence ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Stafford North (Hurricane) (5.23 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M6 and A34. Local attractions include Trentham Gardens, Monkey Forest and local amenities Stafford Town Centre is only 2 miles away. Our Stafford North (Hurricane) Premier Inn has everything ... More | visit website
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Crown Hotel (5.27 miles)

Crown Hotel

Originally an 18th century coaching inn, The Crown is situated in the centre of the canal town of Stone, with easy access from M6 junctions 14 and 15. The hotel has 28 individually furnished rooms, all ... More | visit website

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