Ilam in England’s county of Staffordshire, is a picturesque village in the most southerly part of the Peak District National Park. It’s most famous for the incredibly stunning Neo-Gothic Ilam Hall with its large grounds and parkland, as well as Ilam’s interesting cottages from the 1800s, which are Swiss-inspired.
The village of Ilam is set in the Dove Valley with breath-taking hill views surrounding the entire sleepy village. The area is a natural beauty spot attracting walkers and admirers of nature all year round.
The grand Hansel and Gretel-esque village of Ilam is undoubtedly one of the prettiest and unique villages in Staffordshire
A day trip to Ilam is certainly enough time to explore the village itself, but if you’re a keen walker, then you’ll no doubt want to come back to check out some of the many surrounding footpaths to the scenic landscapes of Dovedale.