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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...

Derby 01332 842191

Thu 1 - Sat 31 Dec 2016

Pull on your boots and enjoy bracing walks around the park A variety of bookable walks are planned or you can enjoy the ’12 Days of Christmas’ trail.


Stoke-on-Trent 07902 054511

Sat 3 - Sun 11 Dec 2016

Mow Cop Players present Aladdin at The Forum Theatre - Potteries Museum & Art Gallery


Leek 01538 386112

Tue 6 Dec 2016

Founded in 1776, the Bolshoi Ballet is a world-famous national treasure. But in 2013 Artistic Director Sergei Filin was the victim of a shocking acid attack. UK 2015 (86 mins) (subtitled)

Christmas carol concert

Lichfield 01543 481494

Tue 6 Dec 2016

Lichfield Cathedral School Choir will be performing an eclectic mix of traditional and modern Christmas music in the oak-panelled Edwardian Ballroom. All proceeds to Saxons Hill Community School in Lichfield.


Lichfield 01543 306100

Tue 6 Dec 2016

Take a candlelit tour of the Cathedral's hidden library which will be beautifully decorated for the Christmas season.


Stafford 01785 257698

Sat 3 - Sat 24 Dec 2016

Take a walk through the castle woodland and solve our Christmas riddle (answers can be entered into a free prize draw).

Christmas at the Nicholson

Leek 01538 483741

Sat 26 Nov - Sat 24 Dec 2016

The annual Christmas Gift Bazaar at Leek’s Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery returns for the festive season. This is the ideal place to find quality gifts to suit all the family.

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