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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.

 
 
 
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Leek

 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 

Mill Lane, Oakamoor, Nr Cheadle, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST10 3AG, Tel: 01538 266909, Email, www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/eLand/Countryside/OpenSpaces/OpenSpacesOakamoor.aspx

Oakamoor Picnic place is situated alongside the river Churnet in the heart of possibly the most attractive part of the Churnet Valley. Two large picnic meadows allow pleaty of space for families or groups to picnic and play.

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  • Rail station: Blythe Bridge (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 

Wetley Rocks, Staffordshire, ST9, Tel: 01538 483741, Email

Wetley Rocks is a small village about two and a half miles to the south of Cheddleton and is set on the main road from Leek to Stone. The village nestles under the west side of a dramatic out cropping ridge of rocks.

 
 

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

A village worth taking the time to explore. Look out for the the old silk mill (now YHA), the packhorse route and Lud's Church; an immense natural cleft in the rock on the hillside above Gradbach in a forest area known as the Back Forest.

 
 
 
Dovedale

Derbyshire, DE6 2AY, Tel: 01335 343666, Email

Dovedale is a renowned beauty spot -although it is actually around 2-3 miles long! The River Dove flows through Milldale, Wolscote Dale and Beresford Dale. Famous for its stepping stones, Lionshead rock, and caves, & literary connections.

 
 
Kings Bromley

Staffordshire, DE13, Tel: -

The village of King's Bromley is situated on the junction of the A513 and the A51, six miles north of Lichfield. The annual Kings Bromley Show tales place in the village on the 4th Saturday of July.

 
 
 
Mayfield

Staffordshire, DE6 2HQ, www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

Mayfield is a village in Staffordshire on the outskirts of Ashbourne, Derbyshire, and about 9 miles from Uttoxeter. It lies on the banks of the River Dove and borders the Peak District National Park. It has a well-dressing in mid-June.

 
 
 

Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8XX, Tel: 01283 508111, Email, www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

Yoxall is a large village on the banks of the River Swarbourn and is on the edge the Ancient Needwood Forest.

 
 
 
Rugeley

Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG, Tel: 01543 464523, Email

 
 
Denstone Village dominated by the Weaver Hills

Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 5DR, Tel: 01283 508000, Email, www.denstonevillage.org.uk

This village, winner of numerous Best Kept Village competitions, is one of the gateways to the beautiful Churnet Valley. The Staffordshire Way footpath follows the old railway line through the valley from Alton to the centre of Denstone.

 
 
Norbury Junction

Norbury, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST20 0PN, Tel: 01785 284292, Email, www.norburywharfltd.co.uk/

Norbury Junction is a canal junction which lies about 1 mile to the SE of Norbury, It opened in 1835,and the main line of the Shropshire Union Canal still runs through it. There is a pub, a boatyard, Tearoom, and a maintenance depot.

 
 
Tutbury High Street

Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9NA, Tel: 01283 508000, Email, www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

Tutbury - The Historic village on the banks of the River Dove, is dominated by the remains of the imposing Tutbury Castle, where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned three times.
Today the Castle offers new and exciting attractions.

 
 
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Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 8JR, Tel: 01785 619619

The Trent & Mersey canal runs through the heart of this attractive market town which has established a reputation for excellent food and drink. Enjoy good restaurants, pubs and winebars, monthly Farmers' Market and annual Food Festival.

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  • Rail station: Stone (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
 
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