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Enjoy Staffordshire for Great Days Out & Holidays

For a fantastic short break or family holiday, a visit to Staffordshire offers you some unforgettable experiences, excitement, fun days out and incredible adventures, plus great money-off discounts and special offers from Staffordshire's top attractions, accommodation, restaurants and shops.

A Staffordshire holiday is all this and loads more. Start planning your visit right now!


Staffordshire Short Break Packages, pictured CBeebies Land at Alton Towers Resort


New Family Short Break Package Deals

Picture yourself on a Staffordshire Short Break! Visit Alton Towers Theme Park or Drayton Manor Park, stay overnight in a welcoming hotel or inn and enjoy visits to two more great family attractions as well.

With discounts of up to 64%, book your great value family package today and kick-start your family adventure in Staffordshire!

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The Monkey Forest at the Trentham Estate


See & Do - Family Fun

For year-round family adventure at Britain’s best theme parks and top family attractions, choose days out in Staffordshire.

We've Alton Towers Resort, Drayton Manor Theme Park, SnowDome, WaterWorld and the Monkey Forest at the Trentham Estate to mention just a few!

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May Day Bank Holiday Weekend

Get out and explore Staffordshire this bank holiday weekend and celebrate May Day!

Soak up the atmosphere and music at Lymelight Festival or Leek Arts Festival, bet on a grand day out with Peppa Pig at Uttoxeter Races or pick up a horticultural bargain at Weston Park’s Plant Hunters’ Fair.

With world-class attractions, activities and events, there’s something for everyone.

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Weston Park


Great Outdoors - Countryside

Spend wonderful days out in Staffordshire’s great outdoors; walking, cycling, climbing, horse riding or just escaping modern life.

Choose from the beautiful Peak District National Park, the National Forest, tranquil Cannock Chase and unspoilt South Staffordshire.

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Walking in the Roaches, Staffordshire Peak District
 Packington Moor Farm Cafe


Eating Out - Food & Drink

Whether you're looking for a fine dining restaurant, welcoming pub, contemporary brasserie or homely tea room, you'll find great places to eat and drink in Staffordshire.

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Staffordsheer Vitality

Watch our video to get a flavour of what a visit to Staffordshire can offer you. 

Get up close to world-class history and heritage - from the Staffordshire Hoard’s Anglo-Saxon gold, to Stoke-on-Trent’s ceramics. Visit magnificent Lichfield Cathedral, fascinating museums, splendid stately homes and haunted castles.


What's On now in Staffordshire

Mike Harding


Tue 5 May 2015

Described by Billy Connolly as the “funniest man in England” and acknowledged as the Grandfather of Folk, Mike’s current focus has shifted to his poetry and, in particular, an opportunity to share his work with a live audience.

Evening Racing


Wed 6 May 2015

Seven great jump races in the fabulous surroundings of the gorgeous Staffordshire countryside

Woodland Plant Identification Course


Wed 6 May 2015

Woodlands are incredible places with a vast number of species that live in thrive in them. But how many species can you identify? Do you know which species are ancient woodland indicators?

Free Kids' Club Activities on Election day


Thu 7 May 2015

Whilst some schools are shut to pupils for Election Day on Thursday 7th May, why not entertain the kids with some free face painting, balloon modeling and craft fun at intu Potteries

Fruit and Vegetables

Lichfield Farmers' Market


Thu 7 May 2015

Farmers Markets are held every month selling wholesome locally-produced food and other goods, including an excellent choice of hand-made arts and crafts.

Friday Twilight - Dornier Bomber, The Inside Story


Fri 8 May 2015

A free talk by Darren Priday from RAF Cosford Museum.

Decorating Club


Sat 9 May 2015

From January we’re running a very special Decorating Club, designed for 6-11 year olds and held every Saturday in our Decorating Studio.

Fabric Piecing by Hand


Sat 9 May 2015

Piece together this patchwork design in cream and white cotton fabrics using the freezer paper method, then quilt, edge and decorate it using gold & decorative threads and beads.

Farmers Market


Sat 9 May 2015

With many well known faces providing a rich variety of local and regional produce, Cheadle monthly farmers' market is a great place for local residents and visitors alike to pick up tasty treats at a great price!

Leek Choral Society - Classic FM Favourites


Sat 9 May 2015

A wonderful variety of favourite choral pieces chosen by our musical director Michael Segaud. The second half will feature Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man, a favourite of the Choral Society and an opportunity to once again delight the audience.

Local History Films


Sat 9 May 2015

Join us for a showing of local film clips, including pottery production and mining.

Moorland’s Radio Busking Competition


Sat 9 May 2015

Broadcast live on Moorlands Radio and judged by Moorlands Radio presenters. Entry forms available from Moorlands Radio, 3 Stockwell Villa, Leek; Getliffe’s Restaurant , or download from the Moorlands radio website

Queen Uk

Queen UK

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 9 May 2015

One of the best tributes to arguably the Best Rock Band in the world.


Stafford Farmers Market


Sat 9 May 2015

Goods for sale are bread and cakes, oatcakes, plants and flowers, wines, jams and preserves, fresh meat, sausages, bacon, black pudding chicken, eggs and scotch eggs, fruit and vegetables, fish, pastries, jewellery, chocolate

Stoke City v Tottenham


Sat 9 May 2015

Stoke City host Tottenham Hotspur in the Barclays Premier League. Kick off 3.00pm.

Wright Marshall Charity Antiques Roadshow


Sat 9 May 2015

Join Antiques Expert Nick Hall, BBC Bargain Hunt & Flog It Regular together with his team of specialists and Valuers from Wright Marshall Ltd. Bring your antiques along for a valuation, all proceeds to The Joshua Tree Childrens Charity.

bluebell Walk


Sun 10 May 2015

Head Gardener Martin Gee will lead a three and half mile guided walk through carpets of bluebells, avenues and azaleas and Capability Brown’s pleasure grounds.

Steam Cream Land Cruise Train


Sun 10 May 2015

Your train will travel through the Staffordshire Moorlands to the famous “Hanbury Halt” station (BBC Cranford) during your journey a cream tea consisting of a large homemade scone, jam, cream and a pot of tea will be served.

Sugnall Walled Garden Farmer's Market

Sugnall Farmers' Market


Sun 10 May 2015

The market has a range of quality stallholders selling beautiful craft/gift items, delicious food products, including: artisan bread;cakes & biscuits;jams & chutneys;local ales;pies & tarts; sausages & speciality meats; fruit & vegetables.

Tea with Arnold Bennett


Sun 10 May 2015

Have tea with Arnold Bennett, presented by Mr Ray Johnson, on the 10th of May at 2.30pm.

The Dragons Back


Sun 10 May 2015

Meet John Mills for a 10 mile walk to Hollinsclough and over Hollins and Chrome Hill, possibly also taking in Packhouse Hill and High Wheeldon. Bring a packed lunch. Meet at Longnor Market Place.

Vintage Car

The Really Retro Show


Sun 10 May 2015

The Really Retro Show will be a gathering of hundreds of retro vehicles from the 60's right the way through to the late 90's with a focus on everyone showing their pride and joy to other like minded Retroheads

VE Day 70th Anniversary Celebrations

Burton Upon Trent

Sun 10 May 2015

Remember and commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE Day at the UK’s year-round centre of Remembrance.

Wildlife and Country Craft Fair


Sun 10 May 2015

Shire horses and ponies, sheep dogs, ducks and birds of prey. Meet the experts from the Wildlife Trust, the Bat group, RSPB, and other environmental organisations.

Find an event in Staffordshire

New for 2015 Short Break packages for families and couples. Click to find out more and book online, opens in new window.

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Quality assessed hotel, B&B or cottage.

Broomyshaw Country Cottages

VisitEngland  Self-catering £90-£9550 pupw sleeps 4-8, Leek, 01538 308298

Foxtwood Cottages

VisitEngland 5 Star Self-catering £390-£10000 pupw sleeps 2-9, Alton Towers area, 01538 266160

Windy Arbour

VisitEngland  Self-catering £425-£650 pupw sleeps 2-6, Alton Towers area, 01889 591013

Keepers Cottage

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £300-£540 pupw sleeps 4, Uttoxeter, 01889 590415

Manor House Farm

VisitEngland 4 Star Farmhouse £34-£36 pppnb, Uttoxeter, 01889 590415

Colton House

VisitEngland 5 Star Guest House £47-£102 pppnb, Rugeley, 01889 578580

Orgreave Lodge

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £440-£790 pupw sleeps 5, Burton Upon Trent, 01283 791555

The Moat House

AA 4 Star Hotel £150-£185 prpnb, Stafford

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