Welcome to The Woodsman.
The intimate outside space promises relaxing evenings under the stars.
Such a homely feel to this peaceful haven.
The wood-burner will keep you warm and toasty throughout the seasons.
The lovely kitchen area is equipped with all the essentials.
Unwind in the heavenly wood-fired hot tub.
The cosy double bed promises a peaceful night's sleep.
Treat yourself to breakfast in bed.
Freshen up after a day of exploring in the en suite shower-room.
The sweetest little hideaway with so much charm.
Your romantic retreat awaits...
The most idyllic spot for wine and nibbles.
What a treat!
Cook al fresco on the quirky barbecue... what a unique experience!
Quirky features run throughout our unique retreat.
Rural bliss...
This charming hideaway is located on the owners' lovely farm.
Feel free to pick your own fruit and veg from the private allotment.
And why not borrow a bike and explore the local area.
There are two other hideaways on site, Shepherd's View and The Potting Shed, but all properties are positioned in a way that they have plenty of privacy.
Head to Eccleshall village for an array of independent shops and charming boutiques.
Such a pretty village.
With lots of lovely eateries waiting to be discovered.
Stroll along the picturesque Staffordshire Canal.
Discover the beauty of Trentham Gardens.
For woodland walks and peaceful cycling routes visit Cannock Chase.

The Woodsman


7.1 miles W of Stafford / Sleeps 2 (no children under 16)

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From £130 per night

The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

A traditional village pub with cosy interior, open fires and a separate dining room. Open for lunch and dinner, check opening times on their website. Dogs are very welcome here.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2022

Great food

Nice pub, only 10 minute walk from the property. Great food. Would definitely recommend.

Nearest walk

Owned by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, Loynton Moss is a pretty nature reserve with 13 hectares of woodland trails. Keep a look out for the wildlife, the place is teeming with it!

Nearest town

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

A thriving market town with a great selection of shops and eateries, Eccleshall is a great place to visit. Two annual shows take place here, The Tern Valley Vehicle Show and Eccleshall Show, plus a farmers market every fourth Saturday where you can stock up on local produce.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

September 2023

Small but pleasant


Also nearby

Alpacas are gorgeous and here's your chance to spend some time with these beautiful beasts. Walks are purpose made to suit your requirements and take place along a pretty bridal track through the countryside from Knightley to Norbury.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2023

Trekking with alpacas

This was a great experience. The alpacas were full of character. Clare, the owner, was very knowledgeable and obviously loves her alpacas. I would definitely recommend this

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

May 2023

Knightley Alpaca Trekking

We did the hour long trek and had a great time. The two alpacas were really friendly and the route was through some lovely areas of the Staffordshire countryside

A traditional 19th century pub which sits next to the Shropshire Union Canal. Sit in the pretty gardens to enjoy al fresco dining and watch the barges go by.Dogs are welcome.

The Star Inn is a traditional village pub serving home cooked food everyday except Monday's. Dogs are welcome and there's a large beer garden for summer months.

Welcome to The Navigation Inn, a community pub located in the centre of the village of Gnosall. Food is freshly cooked and there's a large beer garden for al fresco dining. The sundeck is also an option where you have a view of the canal.

This pretty nature reserve has a trail of around 3k, perfect for a peaceful walk. Look out for the abundant wildlife including osprey, barn owls, otters, polecats and a variety of bats.

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