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Enjoy Staffordshire for Great Days Out & Holidays

For a fantastic short break or family holiday, a visit to Staffordshire offers you some unforgettable experiences, excitement, fun days out and incredible adventures, plus great money-off discounts and special offers from Staffordshire's top attractions, accommodation, restaurants and shops.


A Staffordshire holiday is all this and loads more. Start planning your visit right now!

 

 
 
Staffordshire Short Break Packages, pictured CBeebies Land at Alton Towers Resort

 

New Family Short Break Package Deals

Picture yourself on a Staffordshire Short Break! Visit Alton Towers Theme Park or Drayton Manor Park, stay overnight in a welcoming hotel or inn and enjoy visits to two more great family attractions as well.

With discounts of up to 64%, book your great value family package today and kick-start your family adventure in Staffordshire!

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The Monkey Forest at the Trentham Estate

 

See & Do - Family Fun

For year-round family adventure at Britain’s best theme parks and top family attractions, choose days out in Staffordshire.

We've Alton Towers Resort, Drayton Manor Theme Park, SnowDome, WaterWorld and the Monkey Forest at the Trentham Estate to mention just a few!

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May Half Term Holidays

Get out and explore Staffordshire this Spring bank holiday weekend and through out May Half Term!

Soak up the atmosphere and music at Newcastle Jazz & Blues Festival, enjoy a grand day out at Staffordshire County Show or pick up a horticultural bargain at National Memorial Arboretum’s Plant Hunters’ Fair.

With world-class attractions, activities and events, there’s something for everyone.

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Great Outdoors - Countryside

Spend wonderful days out in Staffordshire’s great outdoors; walking, cycling, climbing, horse riding or just escaping modern life.

Choose from the beautiful Peak District National Park, the National Forest, tranquil Cannock Chase and unspoilt South Staffordshire.

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Walking in the Roaches, Staffordshire Peak District
 Packington Moor Farm Cafe

 

Eating Out - Food & Drink

Whether you're looking for a fine dining restaurant, welcoming pub, contemporary brasserie or homely tea room, you'll find great places to eat and drink in Staffordshire.

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Staffordsheer Vitality

Watch our video to get a flavour of what a visit to Staffordshire can offer you. 

Get up close to world-class history and heritage - from the Staffordshire Hoard’s Anglo-Saxon gold, to Stoke-on-Trent’s ceramics. Visit magnificent Lichfield Cathedral, fascinating museums, splendid stately homes and haunted castles.

 

What's On now in Staffordshire

Family Wildlife Watch

Stafford

Wed 27 May 2015

Sessions are nature-themed and activities will be seasonally focused. We could be pond dipping, minibeast hunting, playing sensory games, making crafts or endless other fun activities!

Half Term Activities

Newcastle

Mon 25 - Wed 27 May 2015

Audley Climbing Centre is a great indoor climbing centre packed with routes and challenges for climbers of all abilities. Located in the North Staffordshire village of Audley.

Half Term Activities

Congleton

Mon 25 - Fri 29 May 2015

If you are looking for excitement, adventure, and a bit of a challenge Peak Pursuits has this by the bucket load and we can't wait for you to join the fun!

Half Term Fun Day

Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 27 May 2015

Join us for facepainting, balloon modelling and magic shows – all FREE with admission. 11am – 4pm.

Half Term Holiday Fun!

Stoke-on-Trent

Tue 26 - Fri 29 May 2015

Bring the kids along to the free Kids' Club event to fill their favourite bottle with different coloured sand to take home.

Half Term Holiday Tapestry Workshops

Burton Upon Trent

Mon 25 - Fri 29 May 2015

Young and older visitors alike are encouraged to add their contributions to the Whittington Tapestry which will celebrate 100 years of Whittington Barracks, once completed it will be on permanent display at DMS Whittington.

Midweek Steam Cream Land Cruise Train

Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 27 May 2015

Come and enjoy a majestic Sunday afternoon steam hauled train journey while enjoying a cream tea on board. Your steam hauled train will depart Caverswall Road Station.

Outdoor Survival 2

Cannock

Mon 25 - Fri 29 May 2015

Come along for a morning in the great outdoors. Build your very own shelter, and learn how to make a fire and prepare some food.

Paper Bag Bug Puppets

Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 27 May 2015

Staffordshire County Show

Stafford

Wed 27 - Thu 28 May 2015

The show will be a truly great day out for all the Family. Come and sample some superb local produce, find some exquisite crafts and enjoy a whole host of family activities, displays and performances.

The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 27 May 2015

The Bodyguard, the award-winning musical based on the smash-hit film, is heading to Stoke on Trent in 2015. Currently wowing audiences in London, the show is coming toThe Regent Theatre direct from the West End for two weeks only!

The Travelling Band

Leek

Wed 27 May 2015

Alternative folk, winners of the Glastonbury New Talent Award 2008.

Family Bushcraft at St Edwards Park

Leek

Thu 28 May 2015

Drop by anytime to enjoy tracking and animal signs, taste and cook wild food, shelter building and practice fire lighting. Meet at Rugby Club Car park GRef: SJ 97125 53495 / Postcode ST13 7BJ

Half Term Fun!

Lichfield

Thu 28 May 2015

Get creative at this hands-on arts and craft activities for the half term holiday.

Nature Day

Stoke-on-Trent

Thu 28 May 2015

Nature Day

Design a Royal Mug Competition!

Stoke-on-Trent

Fri 29 - Sun 31 May 2015

For over 100 years Spode have been making pottery to commemorate special Royal occasions. If you were to design a mug to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte what would it look like?

Creepy Crawly Weekend

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 30 - Sun 31 May 2015

Join Reaseheath College at the Monkey Forest where they'll have lots of creepy crawlers on display!

Decorating Club

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 30 May 2015

From January we’re running a very special Decorating Club, designed for 6-11 year olds and held every Saturday in our Decorating Studio.

ELO Experience

Swadlincote

Sat 30 May 2015

The ELO Experience is a superlative musical outfit featuring performers who clearly admore the music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra.

Historic House and Gardens Open Day

Bridgnorth

Sat 30 May 2015

Four Ashes Hall is open to the public for a chance to visit the newly restored Georgian Cold Bath House. The house is open for pre booked tours through out the day. No booking necessary for the gardens.

World's Ultimate Strongest Team

World's Ultimate Strongest Team

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 30 May 2015

8 Teams from every corner of the earth will be battling it out for world domination. As well as Strongman, there will be great entertainment for the kids, mums, dads and even the grandparents!

Make enriched food for the big cats!

Zoo Club

Tamworth

Sat 30 May 2015

Drayton Manor's new Zoo Club opens for business on 30th May! Prepare meals for the reptiles and monkeys, muck out the reindeer and kangaroo enclosures, and get hands on with the snakes and lizards!

Posh Pool Party

Posh Pool Party

Stone

Sun 31 May 2015

Our spa deli and outdoor courtyard with 25sqm heated spa pool, sauna and log fire, transforms with fairy lights, blankets and candles to create a unique environment for the spring edition of our Posh Pool Party.

'Upstairs, Downstairs' Behind the Scenes Tour

Shifnal

Sun 31 May 2015

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a stately home? All will be revealed as one of our knowledgeable guides gives you a glimpse of the working life of the 17th century stately home in the 21st century.

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New for 2015 Short Break packages for families and couples. Click to find out more and book online, opens in new window.
 

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Quality assessed hotel, B&B or cottage.

Foxtwood Cottages

VisitEngland 5 Star Self-catering £390-£10000 pupw sleeps 2-9, Alton Towers area, 01538 266160

 
 
Keepers Cottage

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £300-£540 pupw sleeps 4, Uttoxeter, 01889 590415

 
 
Manor House Farm

VisitEngland 4 Star Farmhouse £34-£36 pppnb, Uttoxeter, 01889 590415

 
 
Broomyshaw Country Cottages

VisitEngland  Self-catering £195-£750 pupw sleeps 4-8, Leek, 01538 308298

 
 
Colton House

VisitEngland 5 Star Guest House £47-£102 pppnb, Rugeley, 01889 578580

 
 
Windy Arbour

VisitEngland  Self-catering £425-£650 pupw sleeps 2-6, Alton Towers area, 01889 591013

 
 
Orgreave Lodge

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £440-£790 pupw sleeps 5, Burton Upon Trent, 01283 791555

 
 
The Moat House

AA 4 Star Hotel £150-£185 prpnb, Stafford

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