Eccleshall Self Catering Cottages, Lodges, Apartments & More
Accommodation for families, business travel or romantic getaways
Between the county town of Stafford and the City of Stoke-on-Trent lies one of Staffordshire's best loved landscapes, the gently unfolding Sow Valley. And what better way to visit this beautiful countryside than by way of historic Eccleshall (pronounced Eccle-shawl), a place to rest awhile, to take refreshments or simply to browse through the shops.
The High Street, once a coaching route from London to Chester, has retained a charm that many a small town has since lost. Its buildings, dating mainly from the 18th and 19th centuries, are distinctive and lead to the mediaeval sandstone church standing on higher ground between a group of fine Georgian houses and rich farmland beyond.
The arcades in front of the two coaching inns (The Crown and The Royal Oak) once provided shelter for the Butter Market. There's no longer a regular market but local produce such as The Eccleshall Pie, farmhouse cheeses and confectionery can still be found along the street.
There are a number of attractions nearby, including a garden centre and nursery, and as a touring base it is ideally located. The village also has several very good places to eat.
One of the prettiest country market towns in this part of the world, Eccleshall lies in the valley of the River Sow and was mentioned in the 11th century Domesday survey. Its restored castle has been transformed into a house and the area still clings to its historic heritage, boasting many more fine old buildings. During the 16th century it was the seat for the Bishops of Lichfield. For hundreds of years it was noted for glass making. The tombs of five bishops can be found in the Holy Trinity church which dates to the early part of the 12th century.
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