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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 Half Term Holidays

Get out and explore Staffordshire this Spring bank holiday weekend and through out May Half Term!

Soak up the atmosphere and music at Newcastle Jazz & Blues Festival, enjoy a grand day out at Staffordshire County Show or pick up a horticultural bargain at National Memorial Arboretum’s Plant Hunters’ Fair.

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

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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

Jazz and Blues Festival

10th Annual Newcastle Jazz and Blues Festival

Newcastle

Fri 22 - Mon 25 May 2015

Over 70 live bands come to town to perform at Newcastle’s 10th Jazz and Blues festival at over 29 venues in town.

Bearded Theory Festival 2014

Bearded Theory Festival

Swadlincote

Thu 21 - Sun 24 May 2015

Bearded Theory is the Midlands largest performing and creative arts festival. Bands include James, the Mission, Afro Celt sound system, Alabama 3, Buzzcocks, The beat, British sea power, Gun, misty in roots, Neville staple, cara Dillon.

Endon Dramatic Society

Leek

Wed 20 - Sat 23 May 2015

Endon Dramatic Society present, "Where There's a Will" by Ian Hornby. Described as a black comedy, the play centres around unfaithful relationships and bungled murder attempts.

Silken Burlesque Varietease (18)

Leek

Fri 22 May 2015

Mina Von Vixen presents Silken Burlesque Varietease. Amazing performers and comedy.

The Magnificent Seven

Stoke-on-Trent

Tue 19 - Sat 23 May 2015

A dramatic discovery, A dangerous escape, A daring adventure, You're never too old to be a superhero.

Amerton Railway 25th Anniversary Day

Stafford

Sat 23 May 2015

To celebrate Amerton Railway's 25th Anniversary. Enjoy behind the scenes tours and view the restoration work on our historic loco fleet.

Barney Buffers

Leek

Sat 23 - Mon 25 May 2015

Barney Buffers is back! The Churnet Valleys lovable engine is back again giving boys and girls regular steam train rides along the magical valley accompanied by his good friend Darcy Diesel.

Bon Jovi UK

Swadlincote

Sat 23 May 2015

BON JOVI UK was formed around 4 years ago & have since become one of the top tribute bands in the UK, playing clubs, theatres & festivals all over the country.

Castle Quest

Tamworth

Sat 23 - Tue 26 May 2015

Pit your problem-solving skills against Tamworth Castle's Quest characters. Explore this unique building and quiz the characters you meet along the way.

Decorating Club

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 23 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.

Design a Royal Mug Competition!

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 23 - Mon 25 May 2015

For over 100 years Spode have been making pottery to commemorate special Royal occasions. If you were to design a mug to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte what would it look like?

Local Produce Sold

Eccleshall Farmers Market

Stafford

Sat 23 May 2015

Once a month, under the coaching arch of the Royal Oak, the traders of Eccleshall Farmers’ Market come to town. On the 4th Saturday a range of handcrafted, locally sourced products which have not been mass produced can be purchased.

Plant Hunters Fair

Plant Hunter's Fair

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 23 May 2015

This popular plant fair featuring many highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees, rare species and old heritage varieties. Simply something for every plant lover.

Spring Bank Holiday Weeked

Dovedale

Sat 23 May 2015

Browse and buy from six of the Peak District's best artists, contemporary designers and makers.

The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 23 May 2015

The Bodyguard, the award-winning musical based on the smash-hit film, is heading to Stoke on Trent in 2015. Currently wowing audiences in London, the show is coming toThe Regent Theatre direct from the West End for two weeks only!

Family Funday

Uttoxeter

Sun 24 May 2015

Seven thrilling jump races and a guest appearance from Peppa Pig!

Fawlty Towers Dining Evening

Fawlty Towers Dining Evening

Burton Upon Trent

Sun 24 May 2015

After the sell out success of this event in 2014 – we are pleased to welcome back Comedy Dining’s Fawlty Towers Evening. Join us for a superb three course meal and be entertained by Basil, Sybil and Manuel!

Knotty Train Day

Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 24 May 2015

Join us to travel in the ‘NEW’ Knotty Heritage Train, reputed to be the oldest train in the country. Enjoy this rare chance to ride in historic wooden bodied carriages hauled by our Victorian Steam Engine.

Middleport Makers Market

Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 24 May 2015

Craft stalls, Fun games, Activities. FREE ENTRY.

'Pumping Station in Steam' Open Day

Burton Upon Trent

Sun 24 - Mon 25 May 2015

Join everyone at Claymills Victorian Pumping Station for one of their numerous steaming events. Particular highlights include: Engines in steam on site, two 80 tonne beam engines 5 store’s high, steam powered engineering workshop.

Stoke City v Liverpool - Barclays Premier League

Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 24 May 2015

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

Goat Racing

Bank Holiday Animal Racing

Stafford

Mon 25 May 2015

We will be racing sheep, ducks and guinea pigs throughout the day which promises to be a spectacle as some of our animals are more interested in going backwards or saying hello to visitors, rather than crossing the finish line.

Discovery Day - Meet the soldiers of Waterloo!

Lichfield

Mon 25 May 2015

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo the museum will be welcoming soldiers from both the Duke of Wellington and the Emperor Napoleon’s army.

Half Term Activities

Newcastle

Mon 25 - Wed 27 May 2015

Audley Climbing Centre is a great indoor climbing centre packed with routes and challenges for climbers of all abilities. Located in the North Staffordshire village of Audley.

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Foxtwood Cottages

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

 
 
Broomyshaw Country Cottages

VisitEngland  Self-catering £195-£750 pupw sleeps 4-8, Leek, 01538 308298

 
 
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

 
 
Windy Arbour

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

 
 
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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