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Durham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in cottage 1 recently. The surroundings were perfect. Lovely views of the countryside, a small play area and sheep and chickens on the doorstep. Felt very welcome on arrival. Cottage was nice. Quite a few spiders and flies inside but that's to be expected in the countryside! Very close to Alton Towers so suited us well.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Booked here as it was so close to Alton Towers where we were visiting on one day of our stay. We were camping with electric hook up. It's a quiet site with very generous sized pitches - if using electric hook up you will need a long cable but an extension can be borrowed from the site owners - in... More 

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Kieran M, Owner at Lower Micklin Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your very detailed review. We look forward to seeing you again. Kieran. More 

south west england
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

What a lucky find this was. We stayed in one of the cottages and it was lovely. The owners had thought of everything, even a pint of milk in the fridge. It is in a lovely position with beautiful views and only a 5 minute drive from Alton Towers. It is well equipped. The beds are very comfy. The campsite... More 

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Kieran M, Owner at Lower Micklin Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments. We are always pleased to hear our guests had an enjoyable stay with us. Maybe when you return with the motorhome you may like to visit some of the other delightful places nearby - you can always send the children to Alton Towers on the bus and have a peaceful day visiting the... More 

Colne
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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed for two nights camping with my family had a fab time the owners where top drawer even though we put our tents up on the wrong pitch the site is clean and tidy and as a lovely shower block with lots of hot water . The grass was kepted lovely and short on the playing field and it also... More 

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Kieran M, Owner at Lower Micklin Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We try to be as accommodating as possible and try not to get too angry with people who pitch up on the wrong pitch!!! Hopefully see you soon. Kieran. More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Myself and a friend stayed here as we where visiting Alton Towers. for any thrill seeker, its only 5 minuets drive from the site to the theme park . When we arrived we were welcomed with our information park, the gentleman gave a quick tour and explained about where to get information. The site has around 5 green pitches and... More 

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2015

Beautiful site, clean facilities, and the owners are delightful. Great value for money, have already recommended Lower Micklin to friends and family. Perfect location for Alton Towers and close to the Peak District. Hope to stay again very soon.

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LowerMicklinFarm, Owner at Lower Micklin Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for such kind comments. We are always very pleased to hear people enjoy themselves at Lower Micklin - even in the middle of winter! We look forward to seeing you again. This review is for Lower Micklin Touring Park which is located adjacent to Lower Micklin Farm Holiday Cottages. More 

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93 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2014

This has to be one of the best sites we have stayed on in over 10 years of camping and caravanning. The site is very well kept, the showers and toilets immaculately clean,tidy and warm. It is very quiet, the only noise we heard was from the cows in the neighbouring field! The site itself is located only 2 miles... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 29 October 2014

Just back from a stay at Lower Micklin Farm for Alton Towers - Scarefest. Came across the cottages when hunting for some accommodation near Alton Towers and most definitely was not disappointed. For the size of the accommodation the price was incredibly reasonable and to be honest at that price we were not expecting what greeted us. The owners are... More 

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Kieran M, Owner at Lower Micklin Farm, responded to this review

Thank you. Oscar the dog seems to get the most compliments! He just loves to fetch balls and is so happy when there are plenty of guests to keep him busy. We loo forward to seeing you again. Kieran. More 

Livingston, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

We could only find good reviews of this site so we booked without delay and agreed it was excellent. Facilities and location superb (only 2.3m to Alton Towers) with the added bonus of friendly owners and a magnificent view too. You don't need to shell out on fancy sites or hotels when you're there for the theme park - you... More 

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2014

We have stayed here for 6 years running now and have never had a bad experience. Rooms always clean. Fantastic location. Would reccomend this to anyone looking for a fantastic place to stay especially if visiting alton towers

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lower Micklin Self Catering Accommodation is set in 10 acres of grassland allowing plenty of room for children to play in safety. Half of a mile outside Alton village and five minutes drive from Alton Towers, Lower Micklin Holiday Cottages are also situated at the edge of the Peak District and a few miles from Uttoxeter racecourse. All our lodges are self contained, spacious and well appointed. Each cottage has its own fully equipped kitchen area, large shower room, and lounge/dining area with colour TV and dvd player. Centrally heated and double glazed, they are warm and comfortable whatever the weather. All towels and linen are provided. Unlike most self catering facilities, we happily accept guests for short periods allowing you to visit Alton Towers, rest overnight and move on to the next part of your holiday, or alternatively, stay a few days more and visit some of the other local places of interest. Guests are welcome to make use of the spacious outside facilities including climbing frame, swings, ball game field with goalposts and walking paths. Barbeque facilities, including fuel, are available on request. This outdoor space makes our cottages a great alternative to hotels near Alton Towers or the Alton Towers Enchanted Village Lodges. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lower Micklin Farm

Address: Lower Micklin Alton Road | Denstone, Alton ST14 5DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Alton
Price Range: $119 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“If you want a cheaper alternative to the hotel at Alton Towers, this place is it.”
 of 5 bubbles sloppyfood, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All pitches are Perfect”
 of 5 bubbles buzza549, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Pitch 15 great”
 of 5 bubbles paulsA2752IE, 5 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Bring your own?! It's a camp site!”
 of 5 bubbles MadHatCat, 30 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Cottage 2 is between cottage 1 and 3 and has a party wall with both - so you might get less neighbour noise in 1 or 3!”
 of 5 bubbles daveyh9, 4 Nov 2013 | Read review
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