Leek

Leek is a town in North Staffordshire in the English Midlands.

10 things to do

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The Nicholson War Memorial

built by a wealthy local family to commemorate the death of their son in the I World War, this clock tower is one of the biggest war memorials in the country. Leekensians refer to it as "the monument".

SEE   —  Map

Drive a steam engine Rudyard Lake

Learn to drive a real steam engine courses make ideal gifts for birthdays or special events



The Silken Strand

Offers several rooms as well as an excellent bar and beer garden.

SLEEP   —  St Edwards Street

All Saints Church

considered by some to be one of the finest churches in England

SEE   —  Map


Brindley Mill

SEE   —  Map


Churnet Valley Railway

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About Leek

Known at the Queen of the Moorlands, Leek is the administrative centre of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council. The main industry was silk and textiles but it has now diversified into tourism and food processing, and is the headquarters of the Britannia Building Society.


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