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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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Get set to celebrate Summer

Summer is a great time to get out and explore Staffordshire!

Discover gorgeous gardens bursting with scent and colour, fabulous festivals and exciting outdoor events, fun-packed family days out and the ancient custom of well dressing.

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

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Stafford's Victoria Park in Summer, click for ideas for Summer Days Out
 
 
 
 

 

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.

 

Featured events taking place in Staffordshire

Antiques Roadshow at Trentham Gardens

Antiques Roadshow

Stoke-on-Trent

Thu 3 Sep 2015

BBC One's ever popular Sunday evening programme Antiques Roadshow will be filming at Trentham Gardens on Thursday 3rd September.

Aerial view of the JCB Maize Maze

JCB Themed Maize Maze

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 11 Jul - Sun 6 Sep 2015

Can you Dig It? JCB Themed Maize Maze at the National Forest Adventure Farm

Second of our series of Enjoy Art Exhibitions

Staffordshire Enjoy Art Exhibition

Newcastle

Tue 1 Sep - Sat 3 Oct 2015

An exhibition of Staffordshire's finest talent as artists from across the county bring their works together for this unique exhibition in the round

Jo Lucksted Ceramics

Summer Showcase Exhibition

Stafford

Sat 11 Jul - Sun 6 Sep 2015

We have put together a beautiful selection of craft, chosen with a summery theme in mind. Beautiful textiles by Staffordshire maker Jo Hill, ceramics by Jo Lucksted and a gorgeous range of jewellery by April Doubleday.

Croome Hill, Staffordshire Peak District

The world away, that's not far away

Leek

Sat 27 Jun - Sat 5 Sep 2015

See and experience the Peak District as never before through the lens of a Destination Photography Partner. This special photography exhibition celebrates examples of their work and experience.

Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

Lichfield

Sat 5 Sep 2015

Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is a free annual outdoor concert for the whole family. The event is an opportunity to enjoy a late summer evening of al fresco dining, live classical music and fireworks.

Potato for Spudfest

Spudfest - Harvest your own potatoes

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 5 - Sun 6 Sep 2015

Each weekend this September when you visit the Farm you can pick your own potatoes to take home! Each child will be given a bag to fill and then you can dig in our potato plot and enjoy eating the ultra fresh spuds!

Tributes to Red Hot Chilli Peppers & Foo Fighters

Tributes to RHCP & Foo Fighters - SOLD OUT

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 5 Sep 2015

This event has now SOLD OUT.

Bierkeller Schunkler Band

4th Annual 20-20 Beer and Cider Festival

Stone

Fri 11 - Sat 12 Sep 2015

Sample a range of 20 beers and 20 ciders, celebrate the Little Bit of Stone 5th Birthday Bash. Hot pies, peas, beans and gravy are available all night. Entertainment: Friday night - Formula, Saturday night - Bierkeller Schunkler

Best food and drink from the region

Food Gusto Tamworth Food & Drink Festival

Tamworth

Sat 12 - Sun 13 Sep 2015

Food gusto brings the very best food and drink from the region to Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds. The festival. will consist of a range of food, drink and artisan stalls with live entertainment and demonstrations.

Potato for Spudfest

Spudfest - Harvest your own potatoes

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 12 - Sun 13 Sep 2015

Each weekend this September when you visit the Farm you can pick your own potatoes to take home! Each child will be given a bag to fill and then you can dig in our potato plot and enjoy eating the ultra fresh spuds!

Shetland Grand National

Midland Game Fair

Shifnal

Sat 19 - Sun 20 Sep 2015

The show has something for everyone from world class clay pigeon shooting to game and coarse fishing demonstrations; gun dog competitions, falconry displays, ferret racing, fine arts and rural crafts plus much more.

Potato for Spudfest

Spudfest - Harvest your own potatoes

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 19 - Sun 20 Sep 2015

Each weekend this September when you visit the Farm you can pick your own potatoes to take home! Each child will be given a bag to fill and then you can dig in our potato plot and enjoy eating the ultra fresh spuds!

Robbie Williams Tribute

Robbie Williams Tribute

Stone

Fri 25 Sep 2015

Join us for an unforgettable evening of entertainment. Our acclaimed Robbie Williams impersonator has played for many top clients including Coldplay.

Potato for Spudfest

Spudfest - Harvest your own potatoes

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 26 - Sun 27 Sep 2015

Each weekend this September when you visit the Farm you can pick your own potatoes to take home! Each child will be given a bag to fill and then you can dig in our potato plot and enjoy eating the ultra fresh spuds!

Stone Food and Drink Festival

Stone Food & Drink Festival

Stone

Fri 2 - Sun 4 Oct 2015

Welcome to Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering! Over the past decade, the Stone Food & Drink Festival has grown from humble beginnings in the town’s Georgian High Street into one of the Midlands’ biggest and busiest food festivals

Ride the Wall

Ride to the Wall 2015

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 3 Oct 2015

Now in its 8th year, this memorial ride to the National Memorial Arboretum, and service of Remembrance, is a moving tribute to remember the 16,000 people named on the Armed Forces Memorial.

Autumn Horse Trails

International Autumn Horse Trials

Shifnal

Thu 8 - Sun 11 Oct 2015

The International Autumn Horse Trials is run over three days for the National Junior Championships, National under 21 Championships CC1* and CCII* classes which consist of dressage, cross country and show jumping.

Scarefest

Scarefest

Alton Towers area

Sat 17 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2015

With thrilling rollercoasters and terrifying scare mazes available to experience in the dark, and also spooktacular family entertainment; 2015 Scarefest promises to bring great entertainment for the whole family!

Fireworks at Drayton Manor Park

Drayton Manor 65th Anniversary Fireworks

Tamworth

Sat 31 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2015

A weekend of spectacular firework will bring Drayton Manor Theme Park's 2015 season to a close. The display will be accompanied by music and will set the night sky alight with all the colours of the rainbow.

Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular

Stafford

Sat 31 Oct 2015

Dust off your broomsticks and dress up your kids as Shugborough prepares for the return of its spookiest Halloween ever. After a break last year, this renowned and popular event is back with a bang.

Fireworks at Alton Towers Resort

Ultimate Fireworks

Alton Towers area

Fri 6 - Sun 8 Nov 2015

Celebrate the end of the Theme Park season and enjoy a day of rides and entertainment, see a world class Fireworks show and then ride the rides afterwards in the dark!

Mansion House dressed for Christmas

Christmas Fayre and Candlelit Mansion

Stafford

Fri 27 - Sun 29 Nov 2015

A family fair with a wide range of arts, craft, food and gift stalls for Christmas. The magnificent Mansion House will re-open especially, will be lit by hundreds of candles.

Visit Santa at the Servants' Quarters

Santa at the Servants' Quarters

Stafford

Sat 5 - Sun 6 Dec 2015

Come to the Shugborough Estate this Christmas to visit Santa in the festively decorated Victorian Servants’ Quarters.

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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.

Foxtwood Cottages

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

 
 
Orgreave Lodge

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

 
 
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

 
 
Broomyshaw Country Cottages

Self-assessed Accessibility Information £195-£750 pupw sleeps 4-8, Leek, 01538 308298

 
 
Windy Arbour

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

 
 
Three Horseshoes Inn & Country Hotel

VisitEngland 4 Star Inn £50-£190 prpnb, Leek, 01538 300296

 
 
Colton House

VisitEngland 5 Star Guest House £47-£107 pppnb, Rugeley, 01889 578580

 
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