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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...


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.

arount thee world in 80 days

Newcastle 01782 717962

Fri 23 Jun - Sat 8 Jul 2017

109 characters, eight actors, six trains, six boats, four fights, two dances, one storm, a circus act and an elephant will take centre stage once again as we bring back our much-loved escapade, Around The World In 80 Days!

Hare by Jo Hill

Rugeley 01543 877666

Sat 24 Jun - Sun 13 Aug 2017

This innovative exhibition , based on the wildlife of Cannock Chase, showcases a broad range of work by Jo. Jo has been creating in stitch all her life, making wall hangings, cushions, lampshades and embroidered chairs.


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


Leek 07766160492

Wed 4 Jan - Sat 30 Dec 2017

Outdoor Market: Wednesday. Indoor Market: Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. Antique & Collectors Market: Saturday. Fine Food Market: 3rd Saturday of the month. Totally Locally Market: 1st Sunday of the month.


Shifnal 01952 852100

Sun 4 Jun - Sun 3 Sep 2017

Meadow Arts will bring a vibrant programme of contemporary art to Weston Park for the first time.

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