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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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Disappearing

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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 

Shifnal 01902 376200

Sun 30 Apr 2017

Bike 4 Life Fest is set to return with over 3000 bikers and enthusiasts expected at the biggest free biking event in the Midlands.

 
 
 

Congleton 01270 873237

Sat 29 Apr - Sun 7 May 2017

One of the finest Bluebell Walks in the North West visitors can enjoy Rode’s carpets of ancient bluebells more extensively due to the recent restoration of an old path through the Old Wood, previously used by villagers in the 1800's.

 
 
 

Uttoxeter 07534163861

Sat 29 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017

Head to Lodge Hill and see the beautiful carpets of bluebells, in ancient Staffordshire countryside, followed by tea & cake in the pop-up cafe!

 
 
 

Stafford 01785 270808

Sun 30 Apr 2017

Join hundreds of local people and pedal for pounds for Katherine House Hospice. Chose the Maxi 65 mile route, the Midi 45 mile route, the Mini 20 mile route or the famile 8 mile route. Every finisher received a memento.

 
 
 

Leek 01538 483741

Sat 29 Apr - Thu 8 Jun 2017

For more than 40 years, the historic market town of Leek has celebrated its art and culture heritage with the month long Leek Arts Festival at various venues across the town during the month of May.

 
 
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