Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Dimmingsdale is open from dawn until dusk.

How to find us

How to find us

All roads are clearly signed for Alton Towers situated just outside the Village of Alton. Dimmingsdale is situated between Alton and Alton towers, turn off the main road at the valley bottom and follow the river Churnet past the public houses and along the Red Road.

Alton, Stoke-on-Trent
Sat Nav Postcode: ST10 4BU
OS Grid Ref
SK 06254313

52.985602121992, -1.9086097516308

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Dimmingsdale.

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

There are no designated accessible parking spaces at this forest, have you seen our Easy Access trails page?

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Feed your soul within the tranquil surroundings of Dimmingsdale, North Staffordshire's hidden beauty spot

Once an aristocrat's dream, Dimmingsdale is now a delight for everyone.

Come and stroll down magnificent drives built by the Earl of Shrewsbury, where fine carriages once rode. The rolling countryside provides an abundance of woodland, streams, ponds and lakes which will transport you to a place of peace and calm.

Make sure to stop off for a drink and snack at the Rambler’s Retreat which offers a wide range of refreshments in a relaxed setting.

At a glance

Things to do

Dimmingsdale has several different paths you can take, each one as beautiful as the next. 

The terrain is steep in some places but low level strolls around the magnificent pools are also available. 

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