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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cheddleton, Nr Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7HL, Tel: 01782 503229
Much of Cheddleton straddles the A520 immediately to the south of the river Churnet and the Caldon Canal, but the true heart of this quaint old village lies away from the main road, around the 12th century parish church of St Edward.
Brewood has two Conservation Areas and is often described as one of the jewels in the crown of South Staffordshire. It is a popular tourist attraction, particularly with people travelling on the Shropshire Union Canal.
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.
Fradley, Staffordshire, WS13 8PQ
The Coventry Canal is a narrow Canal which travels between Coventry and Fradley Junction in the south of the county.
Although Bagnall is located only a few short miles from the former industrial city of Stoke-on-Trent, it retains a sense of rural isolation and has been described as one of the most tranquil villages in Staffordshire.
Walton on Trent is situated about 4 miles south-west of Burton, on the east bank of the River Trent in South Derbyshire. Walton on Trent contains an 18th Century Hall, a 12th Century church, a hall and a village school.
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Burntwood started in 1298 includes Burntwood, Chasetown and Chase Terrace. The town has good shopping facilities a public library and a Leisure Centre with several parks and is now renown for being the home of the Staffordshire Hoard.
Stoke-on-Trent to Froghall Wharf, Staffordshire, ST10 2HQ, www.waterwaysleisure.com/waterway/caldon-canal/
Built in 1776, the Caldon Canal is widely seen as one of the most interesting waterways in the country. Very much a canal of contrasts, it begins in the centre of the Potteries passing through remote countryside and the Churnet Valley.
Onecote, Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ., Tel: 01538 399365
Onecote is a small village that lies within The Peak District National Park. It is close to the Manifold Valley, Hartington and Leek.