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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...

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.

Batty Hats

Stoke-on-Trent 01782 232323

Tue 24 - Thu 26 Oct 2017

Get creative and make a bat inspired hat.


Stoke-on-Trent 01782 659845

Mon 23 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

Join us in the Deadly Dungeon for Face painting, fancy dress, colouring competitions and gruesome games.

Clay Play at World of Wedgwood

Stoke-on-Trent 01782 282986

Tue 24 Oct 2017

Join ceramic artist Alice Thatcher to play with clay in this relaxed and open-ended workshop. Families can explore clay in new ways, in this unique opportunity to play with the muddy stuff.


Stoke-on-Trent 01782 234500

Tue 24 Oct 2017

Join in this countryside walk through Fenton’s parks and woodland to enjoy beautiful scenery and great views. Refreshments available.


Stoke-on-Trent 01782 848835

Fri 6 Oct - Fri 3 Nov 2017

Running through the trees is a girl in a red coat. We know her story surely.


Stoke-on-Trent 01782 289822

Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

• Children can take part in six free activities including creepy colouring, the treatment tomb, Ali Cadabra’s magic workshop and pumpkin carving classes at intu Potteries this half term.

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