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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...

25th Anniversary Gala

Leek 01538 750755

Sat 21 - Sun 22 Oct 2017

Join us to celebrate 25 Years since the CVR was first formed, as the home fleet is joined by a guest locomotive to operate services along the Churnet Valley and onto the Cauldon Lowe branch.

A Brief History of Women

Newcastle 01782 717962

Thu 12 - Sat 28 Oct 2017

When tongue-tied solicitor Tristram is sent along to oversee the sale of a large and crumbling house, reputedly a haunted former brothel, he may have bitten off more than he can chew.

ABBA Mania

Stoke-on-Trent 0844 871 7649

Sat 21 Oct 2017

It is 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision and now it’s your chance to thank ABBA for the music! ABBA Mania is now accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA tribute production.

Fancy a taster?

Lichfield 01543 262223

Sat 21 Oct 2017

This popular festival returns to the fantastic Lichfield Guildhall rated by many as the best venue on the beer festival scene.

Dirty Laundry


Wed 11 - Sat 21 Oct 2017

His Daughter Nora, does her best to keep him clean and comfortable, but Stoke-on-Trent in the 1950's is not a clean and comfortable place - and Reuben Moth is not at peace.


Stoke-on-Trent 01782 411421

Wed 11 - Sat 21 Oct 2017

Dirty Laundry is a new play by Deborah McAndrew


Stoke-on-Trent 01782 234500

Sat 21 Oct 2017

Explore the former Garden Festival site, Trent & Mersey Canal and surrounding areas. Includes some steps and inclines

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