The historic village of Abbots Bromley, best known for its annual Horn Dance, is a thriving village offering a much sought after rural lifestyle for families and couples alike centred around the attractive main street lined with character properties. The village is home to amenities including a sports club, general store, a highly regarded primary school, traditional pubs, a bistro, coffee shop, doctors, church and village hall. The village has also formerly been named as one of the Top 12 Places to Live in the Midlands by the Sunday Times.
This stunningly popular village is renowned for being the location of the Pagan Horn Dance Festival which takes place in September each year. This medieval event is seen to date back to 1500s and sees participants and onlookers take part in a musical procession from the village itself, through the countryside and up to Blithfield Hall where the event finishes with participants dancing on the grove.
The village caters well to everyday life, enjoying an excellent array of shops, leisure facilities and amneities within the centre. There are three pubs, The Coach & Horses, The Crown and the Goats Head, and the Ruchi provides variety in the way of Indian fine dining. There are additional cafes and a bistro, and the village is ideal for an afternoon of leisurely wandering and shopping.
For outdoor pursuits, there are plenty of local walks, sailing clubs and fishing spots as well as a number of equestrian centres include Eland Lodge. The scenic Blithfield Reservoir lies just minutes drive away and is home to many rural walks, a sailing club and fishing spots. Slightly further afield is Cannock Chase, an designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty can be reached within a 10 minute drive.
For additional shopping facilities, Rugeley and Uttoxeter can both be reached easily and offer a range of supermarkets and amenities. The village is ideally located for commuters, having the A38, A50 and M6 Toll within easy reach. Regular rail links are available from Rugeley and Lichfield to Birmingham and London and a public bus route runs through the village.
- Richard Clarke First School feeding into Oldfields Middle School and Thomas Alleynes High School, both in Uttoxeter
- Traditional pubs, Restaurants and Cafes
- Selection of boutiques and village shops
- Close to Blithfield Reservoir
- Hosts the Annual Horn Dance Festival