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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.

 

 
 

 

THRILLS AND MORE

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

 

GO POTTY

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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TIMELESS PLEASURES

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
 
 
 
 

 

ANIMAL ATTRACTION

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

 

GREAT DAYS OUT

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

 

ALL ABOARD

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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Ideas for great family days out >>>
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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 Italian Gardens

The Trentham Estate

Enjoy quality family time at the internationally renowned Trentham Gardens, Lake and Adventure Play. A stunning scenic setting to stimulate your senses all-year-round. Something for everyone!

Waterworld

Waterworld

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.

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.

CBeebies land welcomes 2 new attractions for 2017

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.

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.

All ages are welcome to Flip Out

Flip Out Stoke (Stone)

Flip Out are the UK’s leading Trampoline Park operators, with a national network of cutting-edge stores, open all over the UK.

Barefoot Walk

Conkers

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.

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.

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.

Meet Derek who is so adorable

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

SnowDome

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.

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.

Amerton Farm

Amerton Farm and Craft Centre

Visit our farm animals including Dexter cows, pigs, goats and ponies. Chickens and ducks run freely in the traditional farmyard environment which children love.

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.

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.

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.

Wolseley Visitor Centre

The Wolseley Centre

SWT award winning visitor centre is set in 26 acres of lakes, park and woodland. Shop, cafe, all-ability trail, wildlife and sensory gardens, there is so much to see.

Tamworth Castle

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.

Kilnworx Climbing Centre

Kilnworx Climbing Centre

Kilnworx is Staffordshire's newest and largest indoor climbing centre with over 105 routes equipped for top rope, lead & sport climbing, complete with traversing wall & abseil stations. Ideal for beginners and advanced climbers.

Rodbaston Animal Zone

Rodbaston Animal Zone

The animal zone at South Staffordshire College Rodbaston’s campus is home to around 700 animals from Meerkats to Monkeys. It is open at weekends and school holidays, opening times vary depending on the time of year.

Cannock Chase Trekking Centre

Cannock Chase Trekking Centre

Join us for the ultimate horse riding experience trekking through the tranquil forest of Cannock Chase. We have an excellent selection of horses and ponies. All abilities catered for. Experienced guides accompany for all treks.

Cars

Driveme.net

Driveme.net 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.

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.

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Stay in Staffordshire

Book quality assessed hotels, B&B or cottages

Three Horseshoes Inn & Country Hotel

VisitEngland 4 Star Inn £99-£260 prpnb, Leek, 01538 300296

 
 
Drayton Manor Hotel

VisitEngland 4 Star Hotel £70-£150 prpnb, Tamworth, 0844 472 1950

 
 
The Moat House

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

 
 
Dog and Doublet

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

 
 
Swan Hotel

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation £65-£145 prpnb, Stafford

 
 
Quality Hotel, Stoke-on-Trent

£38-£130 prpn, Stoke-on-Trent, 01782 202361

 
 
Keepers Cottage

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £420-£540 pupw sleeps 4, Uttoxeter, 01889 590415

 
 
Manor House Farm

VisitEngland 4 Star Farmhouse £35-£38 pppnb, Uttoxeter, 01889 590415

 
 
Troutsdale Farm

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £0-£1560 pupw sleeps 6-10, Leek, 01538 300101

 
 
Hoe Grange Holidays Brassington Matlock Derbyshire

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £550-£1145 pupw sleeps 4-8, Matlock, 01629 540262

 
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