Lazy Cow Wagon

Ipstones, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

1950's restored Showman's Wagon offers a rural stay near Leek and Alton Towers.

Key Points

  • Uniquely restored 1950's Showman's Wagon set on a rural family run farm sleeps 4 in a double bed and sofa bed.
  • There are simple cooking facilities inside and a BBQ grill and fire-pit outside.
  • The wagon is set in a tranquil and secluded area of a family run farm and offers views over the long haired cows.
  • Locally you can explore the Coombs Valley Nature Reserve or have a fun day out at Alton Towers.
  • Alton Towers is just a short drive away for those looking for a day of adventure.


BOOK PEAK DATES WELL IN ADVANCE - This accommodation has the same rates year round.

Experience this unique restored 1950s Showman's Wagon in a rural setting where you can feel the amazing energies of nature and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors at your finger tips near Leek and the Peak District National Park.

Lazy Cow sleeps up to 4 guests in a double bed and comfy futon. Inside there is a log burner for cosiness, kitchen with hob, and there is a fridge on site. The wagon is nestled in a secluded area of a family run farm, overlooking a field with  long haired cows in. Outside you can relax and dine al fresco using the BBQ grill and fire pit where you can cosy up to your loved ones or toast marshmallows. A dining table offers you the chance to dine al fresco. Also outside is a private and unique eco toilet and gas shower. 

Locally you can enjoy a stroll around the many footpaths in the village and locality, some of which lead to the nearby Coombs Valley Nature Reserve. After a walk, head to one of the 3 local pubs in the village for lunch before returning to the bus for a much needed siesta. If you love adventure then Alton Towers is just a short drive away and offers a fun filled family day out for all ages. 

Children welcome. One dog welcome for £20 per stay.

There is a minimum 2 night stay with anyday arrival. 

Breakfast is included.

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Room Types




 Compost toilet



 Dining area

 Fairy lights

 Hot water bottles

 Sofa bed


Paid Extras

 Extra logs / firewood



 Dining area

 Fire pit

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance



 Theme park


 Family friendly site

 No loud parties

 Quiet after midnight


 Whole site bookings for group events



 Book a massage

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Personal check-in

 Welcome pack

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Smoke alarm


 Condiments & Oil

 Drinking water



 Tea & Coffee

Young Children


 Welcome all ages


 Free parking

 Guaranteed parking space

 Parking alongside accom



 Quiet location


 Small site (2-4 accoms)

 Solar-powered electricity

Nearest Airport/s

Manchester / East Midlands

Content updated on 9th January 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Maria Hurley from Lazy Cow Wagon