The Area

Oakamoor is a small attractive village on the edge of the Peak District. The River Churnet runs through the village a prefect place for a summer picnic.

There is a marked trail around the village telling the the visitor how the village contributed to

Oakamoor weir

Oakamoor boathouse

the industrial revolution.In years gone by the village was humming to the sound of the great industrial revolution. The village park, was once the site of a copper factory; the remains of which can still be seen.

For walkers of all fitness levels, the Staffordshire Way passes through Oakamoor; and there are plenty of other walks in and around the village. Nature lovers will enjoy a trip up Cotton Dell; a wonderful woodland area where you will enjoy many species of trees, birds and animals. Oakamoor is a few miles from the Peak District National Park. A short drive will take you to the world famous Dovedale, with delightful river walks, and spectacular limestone scenery. We’re also not far from the gritstone outcrops of the Staffordshire moorlands – great walking and climbing on the Roaches.

For cyclists there is a track, linking Oakamoor and Denstone about 3 miles away. Tearooms along the way will lure you through their doorways with wonderful cakes and the smell of tea.

Alton Towers is less than 5 minutes away by car so you can enjoy the peace and quiet of Oakamoor after a thrilling day ion the rides