Autumn Rambles in Staffordshire

After the last few days of storms, wind and rain, it certainly feels like Autumn has arrived. The leaves are falling, and the gardens are starting to lose their summer colour. Don’t let the clouds and drizzle get you down. There is still so much you can enjoy...

Monkeys and Anniversaries

Have you ever had monkeys in your life since you have been with your loved one? Just thinking about it, we have! Now the school holidays are over we had some time to visit various attractions in the local area. Having a special discounted ticket from the Monkey Forest...

Keeping the family entertained in the holidays

The Long summer holidays are almost upon us!  If you are wondering about what to do with your family, on a budget and  especially if the weather is poor, then here are a few ideas of places to visit, only within half an hour’s drive of Heywood Hall. -Picnic :...

Top tips for great restaurants near Alton Towers

When you stay at Heywood hall why not try some local food from some fabulous eateries near Heywood Hall & Alton Towers? Here is our selection: Breakfast: Denstone Hall Farm Shop, Alton Bridge Hotel, Alton Coffee: The Bear Coffee Company, High Street, Uttoxeter,...

Well Dressings in the Peak District & Staffordshire

Well Dressings are unique to the area and more than 80 towns and villages proudly display their floral masterpieces next to wells and water features. Well Dressings are a tradition which is believed to have been brought to the Peak District and parts of Staffordshire...