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Stafford town centre Market Square
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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
 
 
 

Cheshire, SK11 0BD

Wildboarclough claims to be where the last wild boar in England was killed. The village is now a quiet backwater, popular with visitors at weekends.

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  • Rail station: Macclesfield (4 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Well Dressing

Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST9 9EX, Tel: 01782 503918, Email

Endon is a pleasant village four miles South West of Leek which hosts an annual Well Dressing ceremony every May. Canalside pubs can be found along the Caldon Canal which runs through the 'old village'.

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  • Rail station: Stoke-On-Trent (5 miles)
  • Children welcome
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Basford Bridge Cheddleton

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.

 
 
 
Burntwood

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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.

 
 
 
Wheaton Aston

Wheaton Aston, Staffordshire, ST19 9PT, Tel: 01785 841639

Wheaton Aston is a small village sitting about 9 miles south west of Stafford and is a picturesque and traditional English village which prides itself on its sense of community.

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  • Rail station: Penkridge (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Flash Teapot Parade

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
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

Froghall, Nr Cheadle, Staffordshire, ., Tel: 01538 754780, www.staffsmoorlands.gov.uk

Froghall is best known for its beautiful wharf and the Kingsley & Froghall Station for the Churnet Valley Railway. Look out for the remains of the huge lime kilns near the Caldon canal.

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  • Rail station: Stoke-On-Trent (11 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Harlaston

Harlaston, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79, Tel: 01543 412112, Email

Harlaston lies on the River Mease, about 5 miles (8 km) north of Tamworth. It has a number of historic buildings including a listed Grade II* parish church of St Matthew;

 
 
Well Dressing at Biddulph Moor

Biddulph, Staffordshire, ST8 7HZ, Tel: 01782 297836

Biddulph Moor is a large village located on the hill which bears the same name. It is semi-rural and is the source of the River Trent.

 
 
 
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Wall

 
Wall

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Wall is a small village in Staffordshire just south of Lichfield. It lies on the site of the Roman settlement of Letocetum. Letocetum was a military fort for around 25 years (AD50-75)

 
 
 
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Ilam

 
Ilam

Village Centre, Ilam, Nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2AZ, Tel: 01335 350503, Email

The picturesque village of Ilam (eye-lamb) nestles beside the River Manifold in the Staffordshire Peak District among limestone hills.

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  • Rail station: Derby (18 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

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.

 
 
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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
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Etwall Alms Houses

Derby, Derbyshire, DE65 6LU, Tel: 01283 222848, Email, www.visitnationalforest.co.uk/

Etwall was originally named after the Saxon King 'Eatta' whose well or spring still survives near the parish church in the village centre. St Helen, to whom the church is dedicated, is associated with Holy Wells elsewhere in the Country.

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  • Rail station: Derby (6 miles)
  • Children welcome
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Longnor, Nr Buxton, Staffordshire Moorlands, ., Tel: 01538 399365

Hollinsclough is a small farming hamlet which lies on the upper reaches of the River Dove. The situation of the village is a spectacular one, overshadowed as it is by the cocks-comb ridge of Chrome Hill.

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  • Rail station: Stoke-On-Trent (18 miles)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Ridwares (The)

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Hamstall Ridware is 4 miles east of Rugeley and sits on the bank of the River Blythe. The village is a conservation area.

 
 
 
 
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