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Staffordshire, ST16 1DJ, Tel: 01785 619619, 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.
Rudyard, Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 8XB, Tel: 01538 306280, www.rudyardlake.com
Rudyard Lake provides some of the most dramatic scenery to be found in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Over two miles long and surrounded by woodland.
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.
The National Forest is England's most ambitious environmental project. In the Heart of England, across parts of Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire more than 200 sq miles are being transformed to create a new forest.
An environmentally friendly attraction that includes a visitor centre, lakeside cafe, water activities such as Wakeboarding, Sailing and water ski-ing. Nature walks and nearby heritage steam railway.
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.
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.
Tittesworth Visitor Centre, Meerbrook, Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 8SW, Tel: 01538 300400, www.stwater.co.uk
An ideal part of a great day out in the Peak District National Park. There's something for everyone to enjoy; visitor centre, restaurant, gift shop, children's play area and easy access walks.
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST9 9NH, Tel: 01538 382588
Stockton Brook lies in a valley about 9 miles northeast of Newcastle. The central point of the village is the meeting of roads from Endon, Stanley, Baddeley Green and Brown Edge. The Caldon canal passes a few yards to the west.
Penkridge, Staffordshire, WV8 1PX, Tel: 01785 714157
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. Only a 15 minute drive from Stafford or a 20 minute drive from Wolverhampton.
Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 8JR, Tel: 01785 619619
An old market town situated north of Stafford. The Trent and Mersey Canal passes through the town. Stone's reputation for excellent food & drink is cemented by the monthly Farmers' Market and annual Autumn Food & Drink Festival.
Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ., Tel: 01538 304295
Warslow is a delightful estate village rebuilt in Georgian times by the Harpur Crewe family. The village has a typical Peak District character. Ideal starting point for walks to Revidge and Swallow Moss moors or the Manifold Valley.
Froghall, Nr Cheadle, Staffordshire, ., Tel: 01538 754780
Froghall's landscape was dominated by the Thomas Bolton Brass and Copper works, but is best known for its beautiful wharf, boat trips and Froghall Station to the Churnet Valley Railway.
Hanchurch Hills, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8SN, Tel: 01785 619619, Email
Hanchurch Hill Picnic Site provides the setting for three circular walks varying in lengtht from two to seven miles linking the picturesque villages of Hanchurch and Swynnerton. Each walk is well signposted and colour coded.
Greenway Bank Road, Knypersley, Knypersley, Nr Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7QX, Tel: 01782 518200, Email, www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/eLand/Countryside/OpenSpaces/OpenSpacesGreenwayBank.aspx
Old estate parkland retaining many of the original and interesting historical features with 114 acres of beautiful woodland walks around the Serpentine Lake and Knypersley reservoir. Children's adventure play area adjacent to the visitor ce
Small rural village situated between Uttoxeter and Ashbourne. It is located next to the river Churnet and has a church, pub, shop, farm shop & cafe. Access the Churnet Valley Way cycle route & the Staffordshire Way from the village centre.