Cheap Hotels in Glossop
Located just 400 metres from the edge of the Peak District National Park, Queens Arms Country Inn is located in Old Glossop. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV and an electric kettle. Rooms are en suite with a shower, and also come with a hairdryer and free toiletries. At Queens arms country inn you will find a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include meeting facilities and luggage storage. The property offers free parking. Both Central Manchester and Manchester Airport are within a 30-minute drive of Queens Arms Country Inn.
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Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.
Hotels in Glossop
If Glossop looks familiar, it's because you've seen it on TV. The market town was used as the fictional town of Royston Vasey in The League of Gentlemen. As such, it's something of a tourist attraction in its own right.
With the increased popularity and growing creative industry in the area, Glossop has become one of Derbyshire's more upmarket towns. A direct train link to Manchester has added to the town's tourist appeal. Glossop has also produced some famous creative people, such as Vivienne Westwood and Hilary Mantel.
Family fun in Glossop
A popular family destination is Manor Park, which has a miniature railway and a sensory garden. If you want to tackle the crazy golf course, you'll need to bring your own equipment.
For very small kids, the soft play areas at Rooney and Moos Play Centre are ideal.
On sunny days, spend an afternoon wandering around Old Glossop's stone cottages. The centre of the old town has a medieval cross, which was restored in 2013. The original parts of the cross date back to the 13th century.
The Peak District
The official slogan of Glossop is ‘the gateway to the Peak District National Park'. It's close to the Dark Peak, with high moors and more challenging walks and hikes.
A large chunk of the Dark Peak is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). As the area is largely uninhabited, you may occasionally find the wreckage of planes which crashed here years ago.
Glossop is also a stop along the 215-mile Trans Pennine Trail cycle route from Southport to Hornsea. You can also walk or ride a horse along the trail. It meets local roads in several places, making parts of the route easier to navigate.
Given the town's convenience for the Peak District, Glossop hotels are relatively easy to come by.
Shopping and dining
Glossop's high street is filled with independent shops and boutiques. Browse a bookshop, admire some local artworks or leaf through rails of designer clothes.
Restaurants in the town have the same strong individuality. There's Ayubowan, serving ‘contemporary Sri Lankan cuisine', and Pico Lounge is a continental café bar. Vegan food is on the menu at The Globe, which also has home-brewed beer on offer.
Glossop pudding is a local favourite. It's made using ‘wimberries' – the Derbyshire word for bilberries – and apple.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Glossop
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Glossop?According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in Glossop are Wind In The Willows and Queens arms country inn.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Glossop?The lowest price for a double room in Glossop is £125.
What hotels are in the central Glossop neighborhood?Queens arms country inn and Wind In The Willows are located in the central neighborhood of Glossop.
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