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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...

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.

 
 
 

Lichfield 01543 306260

Wed 26 Jul - Thu 31 Aug 2017

A special exhibition, kids activities and trails throughout the summer holidays in partnership with the Galapagos Conservation Trust.

 
 
 

Lichfield 01543 264972

Sat 17 Jun - Sun 24 Sep 2017

Exhibition following the lives, friendship and successes of Sam & Davey, as they rose to the height of celebrity in the 18th century

 
 
 

Stafford 01785 619080

Wed 16 - Sat 19 Aug 2017

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colours comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father’s favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams.

 
 
 
Welcome to the Just So Festival

Congleton 07958 700 818

Fri 18 - Sun 20 Aug 2017

An annual, intimate, weekend-long camping festival for children and their families; the Just So Festival provides an imaginative outdoor adventure like no other, showcasing the best art, music, literature, comedy and theatre for families.

 
 
 
Mini Museum

Stoke-on-Trent 01782 232323

Sat 29 Jul - Sun 3 Sep 2017

Reflecting all the collections held by the museum this family friendly exhibition will be asking visitors what are their favourite objects and how they would like to see them displayed.

 
 
 
Nature Tots

Stoke-on-Trent 01782 826985

Fri 18 Aug 2017

Nature Tots at Westport Lake Visitor Centre

 
 
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