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Stafford town centre Market Square
Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Highly Commended Award

Staffordshire, ST16 1DJ, Tel: 01785 619619, www.visitstafford.org

For centuries, travellers by stagecoach and narrowboat have broken their journeys to enjoy all that Stafford has to offer. Today you'll find us even easier to reach by road, rail and air from every corner of the globe.

 
 
 
Staffordsheer Heaven - The Roaches

Leek, Staffordshire, ST13, Tel: 01889 880100

Impressive gritstone edges and craggy rocks loved by walkers and climbers. It groups together two main gritstone outcrops, 'Ramshaw Rocks' famous for the 'Winking Man' rock formation and 'Hen Cloud' offering stunning panoramic views.

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  • Rail station: Buxton (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
 
 
 
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Leek

Staffordshire, ST13 5HH, Tel: 01538 483741, Email, www.visitleek.co.uk

Nestling amongst the stunning scenery of the Peak District, Leek is an historic market town with a reputation for unusual shops, antiques & good food. General weekly markets - Weds, Fri & Sat. Monthly fine food market every 3rd Sat.

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  • Rail station: Stoke-On-Trent (12 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Rudyard Lake Dam Head

Rudyard, Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 8XB, Tel: 01538 306280, www.rudyardlake.com

The two and a half mile long lake provides a popular day out, offering walking, boating, sailing and fishing with Visitor Centre and steam railway. Many seasonal special events.

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  • Rail station: Macclesfield (11 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Footpath through the Forest

Bath Yard, Moira, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6BA, Tel: 01283 551211, Email, www.nationalforest.co.uk

Across parts of Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire, 200 square miles are being transformed, blending ancient woodland with new planting, to create a new National Forest. Come and visit this amazing place.

 
 
 
Forest of Mercia Innovation Centre

Chasewater Country Park, Pool Lane, Brownhills, Staffordshire, WS8 7NL, Tel: 01543 370737, Email, www.enjoychasewater.co.uk/

Chasewater Country Park is home to various rich biodiverse wildlife, hosting watersports including Wakeboarding, Sailing, and Powerboating, walk or cycle around the reservoir or enjoy a trip in history on the heritage railway.

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  • Rail station: Cannock - 5 miles (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Ilam Park

White Peak Estate Office, Home Farm, Ilam, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2AZ, Tel: 01335 350503, Email, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ilam-park-dovedale-and-the-white-peak/

Managed by the National Trust, a beautiful area of open park and woodland, running on both banks of the River Manifold and with spectacular views towards Dovedale. Open all year. Youth Hostel, NT shop, tearoom and small caravan site.

 
 
 
Shropshire Union Canal

Cheshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, CW8 3QP, Tel: 01925 847700

The canal lies in the counties of Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire It links the canal system at Wolverhampton, with the River Mersey and Manchester Ship Canal at Ellesmere Port, 66 miles (106 km) distant.

 
 

Elkstones, Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, SK17 OLS, Tel: 01298 84730

Elkstone comprises two farming hamlets, Upper and Lower Elkstone, in the hillside above Warslow Brook. It is sheltered to the west by the moorland ridge from which magnificent views across to the Roaches and Ramshaw Rocks can be seen.

 
 
 
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Consall Forge, Nr Wetley Rocks, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST9 0AF, Tel: 01782 550939, Email, www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/eland/countryside/openspaces/openspacesconsallnaturepark.aspx

Consall Nature Park is situated in a picturesque valley of the River Churnet. The site is within a steep sided valley and has lovely woodland walks with babbling b rooks and some wonderful views.

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  • Rail station: Stoke-On-Trent (12 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Kings Bromley

Staffordshire, DE13, Tel: -

 
 
 
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Visitor Centre, Foxt Lane, Froghall, Nr Cheadle, Staffordshire , ST10 2HJ, Tel: 01538 266909, Email, www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/eland/countryside/openspaces/openspacesfroghallwharf.aspx

Froghall Wharf is within the beautiful Churnet Valley at the end of the Caldon Canal. It has picnic tables, parking and toilet facilities. There are a number of self guided trails starting from the car park. A new visitor Centre has been

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  • Rail station: Stoke-On-Trent (12 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Barton under Needwood

Burton upon Trent, Staffodshire, DE13 8AF, Tel: 01283 508000, Email, www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

The village lies on the old Roman road - Rykneld Street between Lichfield and Burton upon Trent and is a busy community in the Vale of Trent, close to the National Memorial Arboretum.

 
 
 
Hoar Cross

Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8RB, Tel: 01283 508000, www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

Hoar Cross is a small village situated approximately seven miles west of Burton upon Trent. The ancient forests are part of The National Forest and have stunning scenery and walking.

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  • Rail station: Burton upon Trent (6 miles)
  • Free entry
 
 
 

Staffordshire, SK11 0SH

Well known for its lonely church, the 'Chapel in the Wilderness', this is a pleasant, moorland village nestling under the Cloud. Nearby lies the ancient neolithic monument The Bridestones.

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  • Rail station: Macclesfield (8 miles)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Visit Penkridge

Penkridge, Staffordshire, WV8 1PX, Tel: 01785 714157

Situated along the A449, Penkridge is South Staffordshire’s most vibrant market village. There are lots of things to see and do within the village and the surrounding area.

 
 
 
Barlaston

Barlaston, Staffordshire, ST219AA, Tel: 01785 619619

 
 
Flash Teapot

Quarnford, Nr Buxton, Staffordshire Moorlands, SK17 0TN, Tel: 01298 25732

Flash, Staffordshire is reputedly the highest village in England at 1514 feet above sea level. It was once a hideout for footpads, highwaymen and counterfeiters. Prize fights took place at Three Shire Heads.

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  • Rail station: Stoke-On-Trent (19 miles)
  • Parking: free
 
 
 
 
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