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For the great outdoors, Staffordshire's unbeatable

Where else can you find a National Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a forest in the making? Where else can you dangle by your fingers from a cliff face, pilot a narrowboat on a sleepy canal, or get up close to friendly, free-roaming forest monkeys?

Discover the great outdoors and the amazing countryside in Staffordshire - from the towering gritstone crags of the Peak District, to the unspoilt ancient heather heathland of Cannock Chase to the peaceful, leafy woodlands of the National Forest to the open country parkland and secluded byways of South Staffordshire.

For walkers and lovers of the great outdoors, Staffordshire is as good as it gets for outdoor days out and more!

Whether it's simply an active day or a longer walking break you'll be sure to find something to excite you, with Staffordshire's motivational landscape at hand there's no excuse for sitting around, so get your boots on and put your best foot forward!

There's so much to choose from, you're guaranteed an action packed activity holiday - want Staffordshire walks? There's everything from easy family walks to challenging mountain hikes and beautiful National Forest walks.

Staffordshire has some great terrain for cycling - ‘Follow the Dog' mountain biking across Cannock Chase, discover the hidden Manifold Valley cycle track or hire bikes for the whole family and cycle the easy routes of the National Forest.
Have a go at pony trekking and explore Staffordshire's quiet lanes, bridleways and old pack horse trails. Enjoy some wonderful scenery while you soak up the peace and quiet.

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Beauty spots

The Roaches

Staffordshire Peak District

A unique blend of invigorating moorlands and gritstone crags, canalside strolls and meadering limestone dales, captivating market towns and scenery that will really rock you.

National Forest

National Forest

This exhilarating expanse of young and ancient woodlands, farmlands, rural villages and open green spaces, form some of England's most satisfying walking country. Walks in Staffordshire are truly memorable.

Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase

This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covers 26 miles of peacefull rolling hills, with hardy banks of purple sandstone heather, bracken and unspoiled miles of quiet forest tracks.


Find accommodation in Staffordshire

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Places to stay...

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

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