The Old School


Grade ll listed building, built in 1841, tastefully converted to an attractive home in 1980 when the school closed. We opened for B & B in 1994 and have maintained our 3 star AA rating throughout, with attractive well-maintained rooms. 

Situated in the centre of the quiet pretty village of Haughton, winner of the 'Best Kept Village 2011', within easy walking distance of shops and two good pubs which serve excellent lunches and evening meals.

3 miles west of Stafford on the A518 and just 10 minutes from M6 motorway J13 or 14, an ideal stopover when heading north or south or visiting north and mid-Wales.

Prices from £25 per person per night which is inclusive of a full English breakfast (served 7.15am to 9.30am). Double, twin and single rooms available, all well presented and equipped with TV, tea and coffee making facilities. Parking at the rear of the house. WiFi available. Pet friendly.

Open all year round.

Do not use postcode for Sat Nav as this will take you out of the village, please use 'Oak Gardens' cul de sac, where parking is available.
Mrs Joy Jenks
The Old School
Newport Road
ST18 9JH

Tel: 01785 780 358

Map & Directions

Please use our direction finder to obtain directions to The Old School. Enter your starting location (e.g. "Bristol" or "BS1") and click on the Go button
Get directions from

Nearby Attractions

Littywood Manor Private Meeting Rooms
Two Private meeting rooms in a listed Manor House located in rural Staffordshire just 4 miles from Stafford town centre with easy access to M6 road and rail links.
2.8 km from The Old School
Stafford Castle & Visitor Centre
Uncover the secrets of the site through Norman times, the medieval period, the English Civil War, right up to the present day. Explore over 26 acres which includes the Keep (open during visitor centre opening hours), inner bailey, outer bailey, woodland, herb garden and visitor centre. 

There is an exciting programme of events throughout the year, ranging from historical occasions to family fun days. 
FREE entry with the exception of some events.
4.3 km from The Old School
Broad Eye Windmill

The 200 year old Broad Eye Windmill is one of Stafford's most distinctive buildings. Built in 1796 using stone reclaimed from the early Shire Hall this magnificent romantic building has seen many changes during it's long history.

6.0 km from The Old School
Ancient High House
"Four hundred years of history are waiting to be discovered within the walls of England's largest timber framed town house"  

Step inside and embark on a journey from Elizabethan days through the turbulent Civil War era to the more refined Edwardian period. With hands on activities, children's games and quizzes there's something for all the family, as well as an exciting range of events and workshops throughout the year. An interesting programme of displays by regional artists takes place in two gallery spaces and a changing history exhibition gives you the opportunity to view a range of artefacts not generally on public display. 

There is a school and group tour programme and occasional themed tours, talks and workshops to support the history exhibitions.

The ground floor shop offers a wide range of gifts, local crafts, souvenirs, traditional toys, local crafts and local history books. Visit Staffordshire Gifts to buy online.

Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm. FREE admission, with the exception of some events and workshops.

6.3 km from The Old School
Guildhall Shopping Centre
The Centre offers a safe, bright and modern shopping environment and is home to 40 shops including, Kismet Rose, O2, Body Shop, i-motion gym and other popular national names complemented by established local traders. Stafford Borough Council operate a vibrant indoor market that opens into the Guildhall. The market trades on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday each week.

For convenience, we have a modern multi-storey car park, and for shoppers who prefer the convenience of public transport, one of Stafford's main bus terminals is adjacent to the Centre. The railway station and taxi rank are only a short walk away.

The Centre is open Monday to Saturday 9am - 5.30pm and Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm.

6.3 km from The Old School
Stafford Cheese, Ale and More Festival
Cheese makers, breweries and local food producers fill the Market Square in Stafford, with a fantastic range of products and a fine array of artisan food, when the county town hosts the annual Stafford Cheese, Ale & More Festival. The event proved a huge success in 2015 attracting tens of thousands of people to the town and resulting in an extra day being added for 2016.

2017 festival details will be announced soon.
6.3 km from The Old School
Get Walking Stafford
Get Walking Keep Walking Stafford covers walking routes around local community centres and churches.

These walking routes will provide you with short walks that are suitable for individuals and families.

Visit the website and download the walking routes.
6.3 km from The Old School
Big Local App Stafford
The Big Local App is a really useful, smartphone app bringing together local businesses, local news, events and information, making it a must-have app for members of the local community. 

Visit Stafford's mini app can be found under the Tourist Information button on the home page.

Big Local App for iPhone® and iPod touch® is available to download now for free from the App Store. Visit the iTunes store from your computer, or mobile device to download now! Big Local App for AndroidT is available at
6.3 km from The Old School
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust - The Wolseley Centre
The Wolseley Centre is the headquarters of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust - the county's leading nature conservation charity. Set in 26 acres of landscaped gardens, the grounds were once the ancestral home of the Wolseley family, now managed with wildlife in mind, yet still catering for people of all ages and mobility. Why not try a self guided circular nature walk alongside the Stafford Brook and River Trent, explore our woodland and wetland habitats or spend a while relaxing in our wildlife and sensory gardens? Children's interactive trails, visitor displays, gift shop and refreshments, there is everything for a great day out!
6.3 km from The Old School
Stafford's History & Haunts Tours
Take a guided tour around Stafford town centre to discover some of the historic and haunting facts. 

Two tours available, Stafford's History or Haunts. Group bookings, £3.70 per person for one tour or £5.40 per person for a combined tour. 
6.3 km from The Old School
This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here