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The spectacular Staffordshire Peak District

The simply spectacular Staffordshire Peak District has so much to offer. The dramatic gritstone ridge of The Roaches. The nature reserves, country parks and peaceful canal of the secluded Churnet Valley. Beautiful wooded walks between towering limestone crags through the picturesque Manifold Valley. With breathtaking views of glorious moorlands and distant rolling hills, the region is tailor made for sublime walking, great climbing, cycling, pony trekking and all outdoor pursuits. Dotted with pretty towns and villages like Uttoxeter, Biddulph, Ilam and Longnor.

On the southern edge of the Peak District National Park, the bustling market town of Leek has a unique character. The town offers a unique shopping experience and is renowned for its weekly markets, antique and independent shops.

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See & do

The Roaches

The Roaches

Follow the jagged line of the gritstone escarpment which forms the south-western edge of the Peak District National Park. From here you can enjoy unobstructed views, endless hours of walking and energetic outdoor pursuits.

Churnet Valley Railway at Consall Forge

The Churnet Valley Railway

Climb aboard a steam train with The Churnet Valley Railway. Steam along for 10 1/2 miles through the scenic valley between Cheddleton and Froghall, taking in heritage sites along the way.

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What's on?

Wallerby Walking Festival

Walking events

Take part in an annual walking festival, join a Countryside Ranger for a guided walk, or enjoy an informative town trail with a knowledgeable Tour Guide.

Mayfield Well Dressing

Well dressings

This ancient Peak District tradition of well dressing with living plants and flowers happes between the end May and early September.

Eat & drink

Three Horseshoes Inn

Three Horseshoes Inn

This 2AA Rosette inn & brasserie offers relaxed, informal dining with a menu featuring modern English and Thai specialities. Enjoy stunning views of The Roaches and the surrounding countryside.


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What's on this week...

Leek 01538 395578

Sat 27 May 2017

Get off the couch and start to get fit or fitter through running, jogging or even walking within the pleasant, traffic free parkland of Brough Park, Leek. At 10 am there is an additional separate Junior event of 2.2K, aimed at under 14yrs.


Burton Upon Trent 01283 245100

Sat 27 May 2017

A Spotlight On: Goldfish, Caterpillars and Guinea Pigs: Pilots, Parachutes and Pioneering Surgery


Stoke-on-Trent 01782 232323

Sat 18 Mar - Sun 27 Aug 2017

This touring exhibition brings the work of Ann Sutton back to her roots in Stoke-on-Trent. This show focuses on a new body of work created over the last two years and has been inspired by Ann’s travels.

Anna of the Five Towns

Newcastle 01782 717962

Fri 26 May - Sat 17 Jun 2017

Anna Tellwright’s 21st birthday brings with it newfound responsibilities, wealth and a suitor for her heart.

Arnold Bennett: in life and art

Stoke-on-Trent 01782 232323

Sat 18 Feb - Sun 2 Jul 2017

This exhibition creates new perspectives on Arnold Bennett, his life and times. Many items have never been on display before.

Bearded Theory Festival 2014

Swadlincote 07780 431337

Thu 25 - Sun 28 May 2017

Bearded Theory Spring Gathering is the Midlands largest performing and creative arts festival which is hosted within the iconic grounds of Catton Hall in Derbyshire. Please see website for Bands and more information.


Swadlincote 01283 216633

Sat 27 May 2017

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.

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