Far House, Enjoying the view from the table outside seating area

Luxury Farmhouse accommodation

Located on the edge of the Roaches, near the market town of Leek, Far House sleeps up to 12 guests and is ideal for families or larger groups. We offer luxury accommodation for a fantastic weekend break or a week-long stay, with stunning views of Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 3

Dinning rooms: 2

Parking: 10

Luxury living meets outdoor life

Far House was originally a working farm. The house underwent a full renovation, which was completed in 2012. Tastefully decorated and modernized, while still retaining original period features throughout, this 5 bedroomed self-catering farmhouse has everything you need for a relaxing holiday or short break in the Peak District.

Buxton, Leek and the Peak District

The historic market town of Leek is a short drive away. Leek still retains its Wednesday and Saturday markets, along with its Fine Food Market on the third Saturday of each month. Within the town there is a host of independent shops and artisan traders, traditional pubs and eateries for you to discover.

The spa town of Buxton is a 15 minute drive over the stunning A53, Axe Edge. Buxton is famous for its warm springs and offers a host of fine eateries, interesting shops and gardens and a fascinating museum and art gallery. Visit Buxton Opera House which is a great venue for varied and often big name productions.

Bordering on the Peak District National Park you can enjoy varied day trips to attractions such as Chatsworth HouseRudyard LakeAlton Towers and Peak District Wildlife Park. Local villages such as HartingtonCastletonAshbourne and Bakewell are less than 30 minutes drive away. Bakewell is the home of the famous pudding and has a large showground, which hosts many attractions over the year, including Farmers MarketsAgricultural Shows and Christmas Markets.

If you’re looking for a wedding venue there are some amazing venues within a short drive. The Ashes Exclusive Country House Barn Wedding Venue Staffordshire situated in Endon just 9 miles away. Consall Hall Gardens, a beautiful bespoke wedding venue situated in Consall near Stoke on Trent 11 miles away. Heaton House Farm, another great bespoke venue is also on our doorstep 6 miles away near Rushton Spencer.

Whatever you do, you’re guaranteed to enjoy the tranquil setting of Far House

 

Buxton Pavillion Gardens
the roaches rocks

On the doorstep of the famous Roaches

Our proximity to the Roaches – a beautiful escarpment, which offers some of the best gritstone climbing in the country and breathtaking walks – makes Far House a popular base for visitors keen on rambling, climbing and bouldering.

 

The Roaches
the roaches rocks
The Roaches
the roaches

On the doorstep of the famous Roaches

Our proximity to the Roaches – a beautiful escarpment, which offers some of the best gritstone climbing in the country and breathtaking walks – makes Far House a popular base for visitors keen on rambling, climbing and bouldering.

The Roaches
the roaches
The Roaches
the roaches rocks

Things to do around Far House

Mountain Biking, Road and Gravel Cycling

There are countless cycling routes on and off-road straight from our door, that will challenge all abilities.. Route options include rides out towards the flatlands of Cheshire, local routes around the Staffordshire Moorlands, or the more challenging terrain of the stunning Peak District National Park for more challenging terrain. The beautiful High Peak Trail is on our doorstep for a relaxed and picturesque ride.

www.truenorthadventures.co.uk

True North Adventures offer multi disciplined cycling adventures, tours and skills courses in and around the Peak District. Located in Upper Hulme Mill only a stones throw away from Far House. Jaime will bring all his professional cycling experience to you at Far House and take you on a cycling adventure to remember. 

  • E-mountain bike guided adventures and skills training, includes hire of bikes and guide (minimum age 14)
  • Mountain bike guiding and skills coaching.
  • Road bike tours and guided
  • Gravel bike guiding.
The Roaches

Walking

The walks shown in the link above are based in and around Far House and the Roaches and are up to about 2 hours in duration. There are countless walks to be had, so many in fact that you’d could be here years like ourselves and still be hard pressed to  see them all. 

Some walking & visiting highlights:

  • Chrome Hill
  • Manifold Valley & Ashbourne
  • Dove Dale & Matlock
  • Chatsworth & Bakewell
  • Gradbach & Luds Church
  • Goyt Valley
  • Hope Valley & Castleton

Climbing

All activities can be done directly from The Roaches – Family fun and group climbing, a safe, fun and adventure filled day out rock climbing or abseiling – Taster sessions, if your new to the sport see what climbing is all about – Bouldering, super fun and easy way to enjoy climbing – Outdoor climbing, introduction into bouldering and rope climbing – Hill walking, navigation and mountaineering  

https://www.peakclimbingschool.co.uk/
Located in Upper Hulme Mill, 5 mins from Far House.

Climbing is more than a sport, its a way of life. It keeps you fit, strong and will take you to inspiring & beautiful places. At The Peak Climbing School they will teach you more than just rock climbing skills, they’ll teach you the climbing lifestyle. Whether you want to try it for the first time with no expectations, or one day dream of summiting Everest. Get in contact with Stuart and he can start you on your journey and take you as near, or as far as you wish to go.

Water Sports

Tittesworth Water Sports and Activity Centre is a British Canoeing Accredited Centre – we hope you find some activities here that will suit you and your family as you explore the wonderful area around Leek, Staffordshire. Nestling beneath the wonderful Roaches and on the border of the Peak District National Park, Tittesworth Water Sports and Activity Centre offers you a range of water sports, fishing and tailored activities for individuals, families and larger groups.

Call in to see Paul and see how he can help.

Alton Towers Theme Park

Alton Towers Theme Park

Whether you’re after family fun or adrenalin-pumping experiences, there’s something for everyone at Alton Towers Resort!

 

We are only only 10 miles and a 30 min drive from Alton Towers so if you and your group or family wish to visit its not that far to travel.

Peak Wildlife Park

With large walkthroughs that allow you to come face to face with exotic and endangered animals from across three continents. Whether you love lemurs, have a passion for penguins or want to wander with the wallabies (and feed them with your hand!) our park has something for you. Our regular keeper talks and on site facilities provide everything you need for an entertaining, exciting and educational day out

Walking

  • Walk through wildlife park
  • Meet the species
  • Hands on animal experiences
  • Large outdoor play area, including jungle bounce.

Whisky & Gin Tastings Events

Distilled Events host authentic, quality whisky tastings and gin tasting events and masterclasses throughout the UK. As a local business to us at Far House, Dave Wood can arrange tasting events right here at Far House for you and your guests or for your corporate event. 

Trials Day the UK’s Premier Trials School, 

Trails Day is located within walking distance of Far House and is the perfect location for anyone wishing to have a go at motorbike trails or any of the courses they offer.

The Staffordshire Moorlands is a famous trails area and if you are a newbie or an experienced rider looking to take your skills to the next level then get in touch with Stu at Trials Day.

Mountain Biking, Road and Gravel Cycling

There are countless cycling routes on and off-road straight from our door, that will challenge all abilities.. Route options include rides out towards the flatlands of Cheshire, local routes around the Staffordshire Moorlands, or the more challenging terrain of the stunning Peak District National Park for more challenging terrain. The beautiful High Peak Trail is on our doorstep for a relaxed and picturesque ride.

www.truenorthadventures.co.uk
Offer multi disciplined cycling adventures, tours and skills courses. Located in Upper Hulme Mill,
All trips can be run from Far House.

  • E-mountain bike guided adventures and skills training, includes hire of bikes and guide (minimum age 14)
  • Mountain bike guiding and skills coaching.
  • Guided Road bike tours.
  • Gravel bike tours and guiding.
The Roaches

Walking

The walks shown in the link above are based in and around Far House and the Roaches and are up to about 2 hours in duration. There are countless walks to be had, so many in fact that you’d could be here years like ourselves and still be hard pressed to  see them all. 

Some walking & visiting highlights:

  • Chrome Hill
  • Manifold Valley & Ashbourne
  • Dove Dale & Matlock
  • Chatsworth & Bakewell
  • Gradbach & Luds Church
  • Goyt Valley
  • Hope Valley & Castleton

Climbing

All activities can be done directly from The Roaches – Family fun and group climbing, a safe, fun and adventure filled day out rock climbing or abseiling – Taster sessions, if your new to the sport see what climbing is all about – Bouldering, super fun and easy way to enjoy climbing – Outdoor climbing, introduction into bouldering and rope climbing – Hill walking, navigation and mountaineering  

https://www.peakclimbingschool.co.uk/
Located in Upper Hulme Mill, 5 mins from Far House.

Alton Towers Theme Park

Alton Towers Theme Park

Whether you’re after family fun or adrenalin-pumping experiences, there’s something for everyone at Alton Towers Resort!

 

We are only only 10 miles and a 30 min drive from Alton Towers so if you and your group or family wish to visit its not that far to travel.

Peak Wildlife Park

With large walkthroughs that allow you to come face to face with exotic and endangered animals from across three continents. Whether you love lemurs, have a passion for penguins or want to wander with the wallabies (and feed them with your hand!) our park has something for you. Our regular keeper talks and on site facilities provide everything you need for an entertaining, exciting and educational day out

Walking

  • Walk through wildlife park
  • Meet the species
  • Hands on animal experiences
  • Large outdoor play area, including jungle bounce.

Whisky Tastings and Gin Tastings

Are you looking for a gin tasting or whisky tasting in 2019?

We host authentic, quality whisky tastings and gin tasting events and masterclasses throughout the UK. We can also arrange tasting events in your own home for you and your guests or for your corporate event. We can arrange gin tastings or whisky tastings for you whilst you are on holiday in the Peak District or anywhere else in the UK.

Trials Day the UK’s Premier Trials School.

Trails Day is located within walking distance of Far House.

If your a newbie or an experienced rider looking to take your motorbike trials skills to the next level they have you covered. Its a fantastic experience even if you don’t want to take it up full time, but you never know… you might get the bug!

Whisky & Gin Tasting Events

Are you looking for a gin tasting or whisky tasting in 2019.

Distilled Events host authentic, quality whisky tastings and gin tasting events and masterclasses throughout the UK. They can arrange tasting events at Far House for you and your guests or for your corporate event. 

Water Sports

Tittesworth Water Sports and Activity Centre is a British Canoeing Accredited Centre within a stones throw of Far House.  Nestling beneath the wonderful Roaches and on the border of the Peak District National Park, Tittesworth Water Sports and Activity Centre offers you a range of water sports, fishing and tailored activities for individuals, families and larger groups.

It’s Easy to Find Us

We are situated in Upper Hulme, just off the main A53, Buxton to Leek Road. Follow the signs for Upper Hulme off the A53 and follow the signs for the Tea Rooms. Once past the tea rooms we are the next drive on the left.

  • ADDRESS

    Far House, Upper Hulme, Leek, Staffordshire ST13 8UA

  • PHONE

    01538 300778

  • EMAIL

    stay@farhouse.co.uk

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