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Charming Cottages in Secluded Grounds of Historic Private Estate - The Old Bakehouse (Sleeps 2/4. 1 Bedroom)

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights



The Old Bakehouse (Sleeps 2/4. 1 Bedroom)

Two level apartment with private terrace.

Double bedroom and bathroom on ground floor.

Large triple aspect sitting room upstairs with open fire and views over the gardens (includes sofa bed).

Modern fully equipped kitchen/diner leading out onto terrace.

Separate utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer.

About the property


Situated in the 45 acre beautiful grounds of historic Camp Hill House, The Cottage (sleeps 8) and The Old Bakehouse (sleeps 4) offer modern and comfortable accommodation combined with peace and tranquility. Visitors enjoy exploring the secluded woods and gardens surrounding the cottages. The Cottage in particular is ideal for families. Close to Keele University and within easy reach of Alton Towers and the North Wales coast. 1 mile from the local village of Baldwins Gate, 10 minutes drive from Newcastle-under-Lyme or Market Drayton each with various shops and supermarkets. Several local pubs offering excellent food are also nearby. Wifi broadband, bedlinen and towels are all included.

Katharine Pinfold
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2017

About Katharine Pinfold

Hello, our names are Martin and Katharine and we live in the main house at Camp Hill. We hesitate to say we own Camp Hill, rather we feel we have the privilege (and responsibility) of looking after it for as long as we can.

The house had become rather neglected and we have therefore embarked on a long term project to restore both house and gardens to their former glory. Therefore if you come and stay don't be surprised to see us in our overalls with a paint brush in hand!

Katharine Pinfold purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Katharine Pinfold chose Newcastle-under-Lyme

As soon as we saw Camp Hill we fell in love and most people who visit can see why. Although only 10 minutes drive from the M6 we could be in the middle of nowhere. There is very little to disturb the peace and tranquility of Camp Hill and mostly all you can hear are the birds, ideal for the budding or seasoned ornithologist. After a long and stressful day there is nothing better than taking a walk round the gardens to revive and restore the spirit.

What makes this cottage unique

We also love the history of Camp Hill, which was originally built for Sarah Wedgwood and to which Charles Darwin was a frequent visitor. The gardens are beautiful and constantly changing with the seasons, from a paddock full of daffodils in March, to a waterfall of rhododendrons at the end of May, and the snowy chill of winter.

We really believe there is no other place quite like Camp Hill. Please come and see for yourselves, we don't think you will be disappointed.



1 hour's drive from North Wales coast with beautiful beaches and scenery.


Manchester, Birmingham & East Midlands airports are all approximately 1 hour's drive away. Nearest station is Stoke-on-Trent (approximately 10 miles). Although buses are available from nearby Baldwins Gate we strongly recommend having a car.


Approximately 1 mile from Baldwins Gate, 7 miles from shops and supermarkets in Newcastle-under-Lyme or Market Drayton. Stoke-on-Trent is about 10 miles away with further shops, museums and places of interest.

Further Details:

Several local pubs serving good quality food are within easy reach by car.

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
Minimum stay 2 nights. Flexible change over days. 25% deposit on booking (non-refundable), balance 6 weeks before arrival. 25% security deposit (refundable following departure provided property is left in same condition as on arrival).


Accommodation and facilities for The Old Bakehouse (Sleeps 2/4. 1 Bedroom)in Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes on accommodation: The Cottage & Old Bakehouse are available either separately or together Both have free wifi broadband, TV/DVD player, and digital radio. Bedlinen and towels are included as standard. Outside: Garden furniture and barbeques are provided. The cottages are situated in the beautiful and extensive grounds of Camp Hill to which visitors have full access Try a walk up to the Eye Rock for stunning views of the house and beyond.


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