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Gradbach Mill, Leek, Staffordshire

Sleeps 20 - 26 12 Bedrooms 48 Dining

Catered house sleeping up to 26 with a function room, ideal for large family and friends gatherings in the Peak District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Gradbach Mill, Leek, Staffordshire, sleeps 20 - 26 in 12 bedrooms.

Beautifully appointed accommodation available to book exclusively for family or friends get togethers, significant birthday & anniversary celebrations, Hen weekends, wedding receptions or any other special celebration or reason you can think of!

Let us take away the stress and leave us to organise the cooking whilst you enjoy the local surroundings of the Peak District.

The lovingly refurbished silk spinning Mill sleeps upto 26 across 12 En-suite bedrooms with a mixture of twin, double & family rooms. The Mill has a large social & dining space, free superfast WiFi and a fully stocked bar for when you want to relax with a glass of something fizzy or a locally brewed Ale.

All rooms are en suite and finished to a modern and comfortable standard with views across the rolling hills of the Peak District.

Breathe in the fresh air and sit out by the river with your friends whilst totally unwinding. There is free parking on-site and a separate riverside Cafe (Open weekends April - October) serving a selection of Hot & cold drinks, freshly made sandwiches, cakes & ice creams. If you're feeling a little adventurous you can explore the local pubs and go on one of the wonderful country walks starting straight from your doorstep at Gradbach Mill.

There are also 16 acres of woodland to explore, with the setting described by many as the most delightful and romantic of the valley.

The Roaches, which is one of the UK's prime walking & climbing destinations and the wonderful hidden gem of Lud's Church are just a stone's throw away and accessible by footpath straight from the front door. The beautiful Georgian spa town of Buxton is just 15 minutes drive away and hosts the Opera House, bustling markets, shops and a swimming pool. Chatsworth House & Bakewell are also no more than 30 mins drive from the Mill.



Each room has a direct dial telephone. Free superfast WiFi throughout the building.


Limited disabled facilities, please contact us for details - All bedrooms on the 1st floor

Dog Friendly

Sorry - no pets allowed.


No guest kitchen facilities.

Dining Room

Dining for up to 48 guests in the Flax room. Tables can be configured to guests requirements.

Sitting Room

Comfy seating located in the communal area with a Bar available.

TV and Music Facilities

There are TVs in every bedroom and in the Flax room offering FreeSat channels.

Games Room

Free pool table available in communal area.

Heating and Open Fires

The heating is controlled by the radiators in the rooms.


12 en suite bedrooms available - 2 x double rooms, 5 x twins, 4 x rooms which can be either a super-king or twin beds and 1 x 4 bedded family room.


All bed linen and towels are provided with complimentary toiletries.


All bathrooms have a shower.

Children's Facilities

High chairs and cots available.


1 acre meadow available for self led or instructor led group activities, contact for more details and cost. Marquee space also available.

Swimming Pool

There is no swimming pool.


Free on-site parking is available with unlimited spaces.


Gradbach Mill is a no-smoking property but smoking is allowed outside.

Booking Information

Family & Friends Weekend packages on a half board basis

Groups weekend package with activities – great for a hen weekend or similar

Mid-week group packages on a half board basis

Min group size of 15 for bookings

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Gradbach Mill, Leek, Staffordshire

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A former Mill, this luxury development is in its own secluded grounds on the banks of the River Dane in the Peak District and Staffordshire Moorlands.

  • There are no local buses.
  • Buxton - 15 minutes drive, Macclesfield - 20 minutes drive.
  • Buxton and Leek are both 15 minutes drive away.
  • Supermarkets in both Buxton and Leek.
  • The Ship Inn, Wincle - 1 hours walk along the river or 15 minutes drive. The Rose and Crown, Algreave - 10 minute drive. The Knights Table, Flash - 10 minute drive
  • Manchester Airport - 1 hour drive.
  • The Ship Inn, Wincle - 1 hours walk along the river or 15 minutes drive. The Rose and Crown, Algreave - 10 minute drive. The Knights Table, Flash - 10 minute drive

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This venue is available for Business Groups

Breakout space in the Flax room
Meeting room setup conference style

Business Groups

With it's modern meeting room, outdoor space, activity provision and top quality modern en suite rooms plus bespoke catering options, the Mill is perfect for your away day, meeting or business event.

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