Welcome to Ingestre Lodges

Welcome to Ingestre Lodges: beautiful and unique self-catering accommodation in the Heart of England. The 2 properties that make up Ingestre Lodges are Chetwynd and Talbot, and they can be hired individually or together for small to large groups from 2 to 16 people. We guarantee a relaxing and peaceful stay, away from the fast pace of modern life. Our Lodges are ideal for a romantic break, family party or a friends reunion. Our central location means we are only minutes from the M6 and the mainline rail station at Stafford.


Our Grade II listed Jacobean style lodges are located in the grounds of Staffordshire's first conservation area - Ingestre Village. Ingestre Lodges serviced accomdation occupies one range of the quadrangle which forms the New Stables, built by the 20th Earl of Shrewsbury in 1886. Most of the rest of this listed building is occupied by Ingestre Riding School, giving visitors easy access to equestrian activities on their doorstep. As this is a charming working stables you will often see horses and ponies walking around the courtyard and grazing in the surrounding fields.



Part of the Earl of Shrewsbury's former Ingestre estate, the Lodges comprises of three self-contained units for use as guest accommodation and is within the designated Ingestre Conservation Area.

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Ingestre Lodges is 3 stunning Individual self-catering properties. Mixing contemporary with antique and beautiful furniture from various films. The lodges are compelling combination of traditional character and 21st Century comforts.

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Wedding rooms

Chetwynd and Talbot  offer an exceptional and unique way to enjoy your wedding, with accommodation for Bride and Groom's families and the couple themselves.

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Riding breaks

As Ingestre Lodges shares the New Stables site with Ingestre Riding School, why not book the family in for a few riding lessons or a week long course?

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"We were delighted that Ingestre Lodges was honoured
with Silver at the prestigious Staffordshire Tourism Awards hosted at Drayton Manor."

Anna & Aaron Chetwynd
November 2015

Latest blog entries



Capability Brown in Ingestre


No individual has had a greater influence on the English people's perception of a natural landscape than Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. The year 2016 sees the three-hundredth anniversary of his birth and the village of Ingestre will be ... Read More







Visitors to English parish churches are often struck by the profusion of heraldry to be found in so many of them. This is particularly true of the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Ingestre, because its builder, Walter Chetwynd, was an enthusiastic ...  Read More






Film Props donated by Luciana Arrighi


When we worked in the film Industry for a few years, we collected some brilliant props, furniture and objects from many major films. With the help of Luciana Arrighi, an Oscar and Bafta Award winning Production Designer, who has also donated many beautiful items and pieces of furniture from some of our best known feature films, we have furnished Chetwynd Lodge and hoped to make it into magical and unique place. 
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Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction and sometimes fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Although its literary origins are sometimes associated with the cyberpunk genre, steampunk works are often set in an alternative history of the 19th century's British Victorian era or American "Wild West", in a post-apocalyptic future during which steam power has maintained mainstream usage, or in a fantasy world that similarly employs steam power. Read more







Over 250 years of history make Wedgwood a truly iconic English brand. From it's beginnings in Stoke-on-Trent, and with a heritage of providing Royal Families, Heads of State as well as celebrities and families all over the world, Wedgwood has the expertise, the design and the craftsmanship to create beautiful works of art whilst adorning dining tables with the most stunning of tableware anywhere in the world. Read More





Izaak Walton - The Compleat Angler


During his lifetime, Izaak Walton was best known as the biographer of leading Anglican clergymen and writers.  His main profession was as a linen draper and his favorite pastime was angling. But there was another, secretive and adventurous side to his character, about which he seems never to have written a word – at least none that has survived. Read More





The Stafford Knot


Any visitor to Stafford or Staffordshire will soon become familiar with the Stafford Knot.

The knot appears on public buildings, traffic bollards, stationery and almost everywhere.

Often erroneously called the Staffordshire Knot, this simplest of all knots has become the widely recognised badge of Staffordshire. Read More







Finding us


By car:

Use ST18 0RF or please refer to the online Brochure.


By train:

Stafford station is 10 from us.

London Euston is 1hr 15mins

Birmingham is 30mins, Manchester is 1hr,

Liverpool is 1hr.

Please check nationalrail.co.uk for further information.


By airplane:

London Heathrow is 135 miles

London Gatwick is 160 miles

Birmingham Airport is 40 miles

East Midlands Airport is 40 miles

Manchester Airport is 50 miles

Liverpool Airport is 60 miles.



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