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Enjoy thrills, fun & adventure? Book a short break in Staffordshire

Searching for a fun-filled family break? It’s time to visit Staffordshire. Situated in the heart of Britain and surrounded by acres of unspoilt countryside, our exhilarating mix of outdoor activities, the UK’s best theme parks and a vibrant living history will captivate pleasure-seekers of any age.





For year round family adventure you can’t beat Staffordshire. With world-class theme parks and attractions, including Alton Towers Resort and Drayton Manor Park, the thrills are non-stop.

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Gladstone Pottery Museum



Learn the story of how The Potteries became famous, then jump on the potter’s wheel and have a go yourself, or decorate something already made.

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We’ve castles, cathedrals and stately homes aplenty in Staffordshire. So come back in time and have a great day out soon.

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Tamworth Castle, St George's Day



Get up close and personal at one of our animal attractions, you’ll find everything from monkeys and big cats to falcons and cute farm animals.

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Trentham Monkey Forest
Trentham Gardens Fairy Trail



Whether you fancy a cycling trip, following a Fairy Trail through gardens or a day behind the wheel in a racing car Staffordshire has it all and more.

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Churnet Valley Railway & Caldon canal



The age of steam never went away in Staffordshire. So grab a ticket and take the slow train through some of the country’s most beautiful countryside.

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Josiah Wedgwood

World of Wedgwood

The World of Wedgwood, a unique visitor experience celebrating the very best of British industrial and design heritage. Experience Wedgwood for the day through shopping, food and visitor tours.

Feeding talk

Trentham Monkey Forest

Monkey Forest is an unforgettable journey where you can walk amongst 140 Barbary macaques living in total freedom in 60 acres of beautiful English forest. You'll be mesmerised as you watch the monkeys playing on the ground and in the trees.

Shugborough Estate

Shugborough Estate

Visit the stunning Estate of Shugborough for a fantastic family day out. Lots to see and do for the whole family.Visit the stunning Mansion House, the Victorian Servants' Quarters, Farm, Walled Garden, Gardens, Monuments.

Escape to the Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort is Britain’s Greatest Escape and home to the UK’s favourite theme park with endless family fun and ground-breaking rollercoasters.

Ben 10 ride Drayton Manor Park

Drayton Manor Park

Everyone’s favourite family theme park, Drayton Manor Park is packed with a host of great rides and attractions for all ages.

The Trentham Estate

The Trentham Estate

Peace and quiet, fun and action - there's something for everyone at The Trentham Estate. Spend quality time in the internationally renowned Trentham Gardens, Shopping Village, Monkey Forest and Aerial Extreme.

Uttoxeter Racing

Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse has something for everyone. Whether you are new to racing, like to enjoy a special day out or you are a loyal follower of the Sport of Kings, come along to Uttoxeter and you are guaranteed a day of fun and excitement.

Weston Park

Weston Park

The beauty and tranquility of the House is the result of centuries of creativity, collecting and patronage of artists and craftsmen, by generations of one family, the Bridgemans, Earls of Bradford.



A great family day out whatever the weather! All for an inclusive price. Come and take pleasure in the wide array of rides and slides or relax in our spa and bubble pools. Have lunch at our licenced cafe bar or water's edge restaurant.

i can fly by zip!

Go Ape Cannock Chase

Two to three hours of tree top fun. We'll brief you for safety before you fly down a huge zip wire or leap off Tarzan Swings and enjoy our high ropes obstacles in some of Britain's most breathtaking scenery.

Wallaby with Joey in pouch

Peak Wildlife Park

Get up-close and personal with four brand new animal walk-throughs. Inspire your kids and let them come face to face with lemurs, penguins, wallabies and more!

Family fun


Whether it’s a fun packed day on the real snow, sliding and gliding about on the ice or relaxing in the seriously luxurious spa, the SnowDome in Tamworth is the ultimate snow, ice and leisure experience.

Brown End Farm Cycle Hire

Brown End Farm Cycle Hire

A friendly, family run cycle hire centre. We have direct access to the scenic Manifold Track that avoids the busy main road. We offer bikes to suit all ages and sizes, with child buggies and trailer bikes for the very young. Groups welcome.

Lake Reflection

Biddulph Grange Garden

Owned by the National Trust, one of Britain's most exciting and unusual gardens, with a series of connected compartments. Features a Chinese garden, Italian garden & Scottish Glen.

Cars are one of the leading suppliers of driving experiences in the UK. We give adults and children the chance to drive cars they dream of owning including supercars, rally cars, and 4x4 vehicles.

Barefoot Walk


CONKERS, the award winning attraction at The Heart of the National Forest, a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep you and your family engaged for hours.

Tamworth Castle Bandstand

Tamworth Castle

With 15 rooms to explore step back in time at Tamworth Castle and see how the Saxons, Normans, Tudors and Victorians shaped the unique history of this stunningly complete building.

Experience feeding the animals

Lower Drayton Farm

For a fun day in the great outdoors, you can’t beat a visit to Lower Drayton Farm. We love helping families experience the great outdoors while learning about animals, farming and the role it plays in conservation.

One of the many vehicles on display at the museum

Staffordshire Regimental Museum

An apt description of the bravery, tenacity and heroism of the men who have served with the Staffordshire Regiment over the last 300 years. The museum tells the story of this famous county Regiment and all of its antecedents.

Chasewater Railway

Chasewater Railway

Enjoy a 4 mile return railway journey in Chasewater Country park travelling in heritage steam and diesel trains. Great day out for the family with gift shops, cates and fascinating railway museum.

Ready, aim, fire!

NPF Bassetts Pole

NPF Bassetts Pole is the UK's number 1 paintball/laser combat and multi activity attraction based in Sutton Coldfield. Play many different movie themed action packed adventure games.

Christmas at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge

Blithbury Reindeer Lodge

Blithbury Reindeer Lodge, nestled in the heart of Staffordshire, is home to England’s largest working Reindeer herd.

Ten Pin Bowling

Namco Funscape Tamworth

Situated in the heart of Tamworth’s Castle Grounds, our stylish 26 lane Bowling alley is a great way to spend time with family and friends plus its great exercise too.

Joshua Narrowboat

Hazelhurst Boat Hire

Explore the Caldon Canal and the Churnet Valley on "Joshua, a 35 ft Day hire narrowboat taking up to 10 people for self drive trips. Fully equipped including Toilet, Kettle, Hob.

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Book quality assessed hotels, B&B or cottages

Three Horseshoes Inn & Country Hotel

VisitEngland 4 Star Inn £95-£260 prpnb, Leek, 01538 300296

Foxtwood Cottages

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation £400-£10000 pupw sleeps 2-9, Alton Towers area, 01538 266160

Keepers Cottage

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

Manor House Farm

VisitEngland 4 Star Farmhouse £35-£37 pppnb, Uttoxeter, 01889 590415

The Moat House

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

Sunday Night Special
Dog and Doublet

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation £82-£102 prpnb, Stone

Broomyshaw Country Cottages

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation £250-£5950 pupw sleeps 4-8, Leek, 01538 308298

Rosewood Cottage

VisitEngland 3 Star Self-catering £295-£460 pupw sleeps 6, Leek, 01538 308213

Orgreave Lodge

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £620-£830 pupw sleeps 5, Burton Upon Trent, 01283 791555

Troutsdale Farm

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £420-£1450 pupw sleeps 6-10, Leek, 01538 300101

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