Discover Staffordshire's Destinations
Explore Staffordshire - from the stunning Peak District in the north to the splendour of Kinver Edge in the south. Walk, cycle or ride across tranquil Cannock Chase, conquer the towering gritstone of the Roaches or navigate peaceful canals. Discover the celebrated cities of Stoke-on-Trent and Lichfield, full of history and heritage. Enjoy stylish shopping in Stafford, bargain hunting in Newcastle, beer tasting in Burton on Trent, browsing antiques in Leek or ghost hunting in Tamworth.
Newcastle-under-Lyme boasts an historic market, dating back to 1173, with over 80 stalls open six days a week. A vibrant market town, Newcastle also offers a good selection of independent and high street shops, fine dining, the renowned New Vic Theatre and an interesting museum.
Surrounded by thriving market towns and delightful villages Stafford, offers stylish shopping, fine dining, an historic castle, the Gatehouse Theatre, Shugborough Estate, museums, galleries and family attractions. Enjoy numerous events including the acclaimed annual Shakespeare Festival, Stafford Art Festival, the County Show and the popular gastronomic Stone Food & Drink Festival.
The World Capital of Ceramics, Stoke-on-Trent, boasts visitor centres, world class ceramic museums, factory tours and over 25 pottery factory shops. The city known as The Potteries is home to famous names like Wedgwood, Portmeirion, Moorcroft and Emma Bridgewater. See the Staffordshire Hoard Anglo-Saxon treasure, go wild at The Trentham Estate or make a splash at Waterworld.
Staffordshire Peak District
Spectacular scenery, exhilarating activities and some of the best outdoor adventure in the UK, the Staffordshire Peak District is a fantastic destination for walkers, cyclists, rock climbers and more. Discover idyllic villages and historic market towns, cosy tearooms and traditional pubs. From adrenalin fuelled adventure at Alton Towers Resort to relaxing steam trains you'll never be bored!
Home of Mercian Kings, medieval motte and bailey Tamworth Castle has a 900 year history of welcoming royal visitors, key figures in history and nobility. Tamworth was central to the ancient Kingdom of Mercia and an important military centre. Today, the busy market town is a mecca for shoppers and fun seekers enjoying the year round adventure at the SnowDome and nearby Drayton Manor Park.