Alstonefield is a picturesque Staffordshire village in the White Peak area of the Peak District National Park. Originally a Saxon settlement and subsequently mentioned in the Domesday Book, Alstonefield became a notable centre of trade as packhorse trails passed close-by. Today, Alstonefield is popular tourist destination and gateway to the dramatic limestone dales of the White Peak.
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Alstonefield is a mecca for walkers accessing the adjacent Wolfescote Dale, Milldale and onward to Dovedale. To the west lies the Manifold Valley, Thors Cave and Whetton. Ever popular, The George pub offers refreshments and good food and the Village itself is worthy of a stroll, having won ‘best kept village’ on a number of occasions.
Alstonefield occupies a remote location on the border of Staffordshire and Derbyshire, 5 miles from Hartington, about 7 miles north of Ashbourne and 16 miles south of Buxton.