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Great Ideas for Bank Holiday Fun in Staffordshire


Our short break packages include trips to pottery visitor attractions, like World of Wedgwood pictured here. Click for more information.

With the May Bank Holiday Weekend on the horizon, there are lots of fun days out for couples and great places to go with the kids in Staffordshire!

We've put together some ideas on indoor days out and outdoor activities, from thrilling theme parks to adrenaline adventures, and crafty carry-ons to animal antics!

There are plenty of other options in Staffordshire too! Check out our May half-term section if you need some inspiration.

The National Forest Walking Festival features 70 different walks through stunning countryside, click for more information

Sample some Staffordshire delicacies at the Spring Food and Drink Fayre at Weston Park, where more than 60 local producers will show off their mouth-watering wares.

Hear from more than 70 great acts across 20 venues at the Newcastle Jazz and Blues Festival, or take a break from the live performances by learning how to jitterbug and browsing the record fair.

Or relax with a stroll and some breathtaking scenery at the National Forest Walking Festival, which has something for everyone from absolute beginners to seasoned walkers.

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest ever discovery of Anglo-Saxon treasure. Click here to plan your visit.

Sample our rich history and traditions with a trip to see some Anglo-Saxon treasure at the Staffordshire Hoard, or find out how the Roman legions lived when they arrived in the county in the 1st Century AD.

Day trips to Lichfield are always fun and this weekend the annual Lichfield Greenhill Bower celebrations, featuring street carnival, fairground attractions, and live music, returns.

There is also a rare opportunity to see the exciting restoration of the 18th Century bath house and pools at the Four Ashes estate, which will be open to the public for the first time on May 30th.

Throwing a pot at the Gladstone Pottery Museum. Click for details of how to book your trip.

If you're looking for something to do with the children, have a go on a potters wheel at Gladstone Pottery Museum - recently named as one of the best small visitor attractions in the UK by VisitEngland.

Or why not make some paper bag bug puppets at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery?

If you've ever fancied being a zoo-keeper, head for Drayton Manor's new Zoo Club, where you can feed fruit kebabs to the parrots, run some guinea pig MOTs and help to muck out the reindeer and kangaroo sheds!

With a huge range of indoor and outdoor activities, Staffordshire has plenty of things to do with the kids and fun days out for adults! Browse some more ideas in our May half-term section

Explore more of what the county can offer through our new short break packages, which combine overnight stays with entry to three attractions, and start from as little as £160 for a family of four or £140 for couples.

Book now and save up to 64%!

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