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Group Travel Information in Staffordshire

Staffordshire has so much to See and Do, we have made it easy for you to find out all that you need to know when planning your visit to Staffordshire, from Coach Parking and Pick up/drop off points to Blue Badge Guide information - whatever you need, we've got it covered!

 

 
 
 
 

 

Stoke-on-Trent & The Potteries

Also known as The Potteries, Stoke-on-Trent is officially recognised as the World Capital of Ceramics.

Visit the award winning museums and visitor centres like World of Wedgwood for its renowned collections, and enjoy one of the factory tours. Watch skilled workers and have a go at creating your own pot.

Get back to nature with a trip to Trentham Gardens, where you can explore a lake, woodland, and gardens designed by the renowned landscape gardener Capability Brown.

Try to find all the fairies on the Enchanted Fairy Trail, meet the mischievous Barbary macaques at Trentham Monkey Forest, or browse the shops, tea rooms and restaurants at the shopping village.

Link to Visit Stoke website
Link to Visit Lichfield website

 

Lichfield

Explore the Cathedral City of Lichfield by visiting the only medieval three-spired Cathedral in the UK.

Discover the life and times of Samuel Johnson best known for his Dictionary of the English Language, learn about Erasmus Darwin, leading doctor, inventor and grandfather of Charles Darwin, or celebrate the work of the original A-list actor David Garrick.

Get the adrenaline pumping on the rides at Drayton Manor Park, home of Europe’s only Thomas Land, dedicated to Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends.

Take time to reflect at the National Memorial Arboretum, the UK’s Centre of Remembrance, featuring more than 300 memorials to those who have fallen while serving our country.

 
 
 
 

 

Tamworth

Explore the 900-year-old Tamworth Castle and uncover the secrets hidden in the ancient building, like the tales of lords, ladies and ghosts, and discover how medieval weapons and costumes would have felt.

If you have a sense of adventure, try tobogganing, snowboarding or adrenaline tubing on real snow at the Snowdome.

 

Link to Visit Tamworth website
Link to Visit Stafford website

 

In and around Stafford

Step back in time in Stafford - the historic County Town boasts Stafford Castle, which dates back to 1100AD and has herb garden, woodland, and interactive displays to explore.

Or why not head for the 16th Century Ancient High House, the largest timber framed town house in England, with its extensive collection of period furniture and architectural features?

 
 
 
 
Link to Enjoy East Stafforshire website

 

East Staffordshire

Get a real taste of the region at the National Brewery Centre in Burton upon Trent, the home of brewing and famous names such as Bass.

Enjoy a guided tour of the museum followed by a tutored tasting session.

 

Cannock Chase

 The UK’s smallest mainland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cannock Chase is home to beautiful landscapes and wildlife and is a popular destination for walking and cycling.

Visit the Museum of Cannock Chase and learn about the area’s mining heritage and contribution to military history – two large training camps were built here before World War One.

Link to Visit Cannock Chase website
 
 
 
 
Link to Staffordshire Peak District

 

Staffordshire Peak District

Animal lovers will enjoy Peak Wildlife Park which offers close up views of wallabies, meerkats and more.

Hark back to the classic days of rail travel as it passes through beautiful countryside known as ‘Little Switzerland’ at Churnet Valley Railway.

The thrilling Alton Towers Resort has something for everyone including rollercoasters, famous faces from children’s TV at CBeebiesLand, tranquil gardens, and indoor fun at the Splash Landings water park.

 

South Staffordshire

South Staffordshire is a destination steeped in history, diversity and rural splendour.

Explore the majestic stately home at Weston Park, with magnificent gardens and parkland designed by Capability Brown.

Or visit the Halfpenny Green Vineyards for a guided tour of the vines and winery, followed by a taste of Staffordshire wine.

Link to Visit South Staffordshire website
 

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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

 
 
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