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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!


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Easter School Holidays

Get out and explore Staffordshire this Easter! You’ll find lots of Easter events and activities to entertain the whole family from Easter egg hunts and trails to hands-on arts and crafts activities.

Banish the school holiday blues with animal antics and farmyard fun, theme park thrills or simply running wild in the great outdoors.

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Nemesis roller coaster at Alton Towers Resort


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 and the Monkey Forest at the Trentham Estate to mention just a few!

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Special Offers

Get a free Staffordshire Enjoy Card and start enjoying more of Staffordshire for less!

If you've already got an Enjoy Card, check out the current special offers available. Use it at attractions, accommodation, shops, pubs and restaurants across the county to get discounts and deals.

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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

Heaven for motorbike fans!

35th Carole Nash Intern Classic MotorCycle Show


Sun 26 Apr 2015

The flagship event of the classic motorcycling calendar, the Carole Nash International Classic MotorCycle Show is well into its fourth decade and is still going strong.

Antiques in the Park


Sun 26 Apr 2015

Shugborough are proud to play host to Antiques in the Park™. This major new event organised by Jaguar Fairs will have on offer an enormous variety of antiques & collectables, from exhibitors across the whole UK.

Bike4Life Fest


Sun 26 Apr 2015

Bike 4 Life Fest is set to return with over 3000 bikers and enthusiasts expected at the biggest free biking event in the Midlands.

The Charter Suite

Family Fun Sunday Lunch

Sutton Coldfield

Sun 26 Apr 2015

Join us for a delicious Sunday lunch with all the family in the comfortable surroundings of our Charter Suite.

Paddington™ Bear


Sat 25 - Sun 26 Apr 2015

Paddington will be making personal appearances at regular intervals throughout Saturday and Sunday. There will be lots of fun activities taking place over this special weekend including marmalade sandwich making, crafts, funfair and BBQ.

St George's Day


Sun 26 Apr 2015

Meet St George England's patron saint. Learn how to 'arm a Knight' and try on arms and armour and period costumes. Children's fun activities including 'drop in' dragon making.

Vintage Vehicles

Vintage Vehicle Rally


Sun 26 Apr 2015

Come along to see over 30 vintage vehicles and military vehicles that will be on display at the Museum.

Boyhood (15)


Tue 28 Apr 2015

Richard Linklater’s groundbreaking film telling the story of Mason from the age of 5 to 18, shot over a period of 12 years with the same cast. Patricia Arquette won an Oscar for her supporting role as Mason’s mother.

Fordante present from Strauss to The Movies


Fri 1 May 2015

A spectacular concert of popular light classics and music from the movies at Alstonefield Memorial Hall.

Lymelight 2015

Lymelight Festival


Fri 1 - Mon 4 May 2015

Lymelight Festival returns bigger and better. There will be a 2 stages, funfair, artisan stalls, real ale beer tent,, a procession, buskers and a Douglas Macmillan Hospice takeover in Queen's Gardens

Cultural Quarter Open Day


Sat 2 May 2015

Join The Regent Theatre & Victoria Hall on 2 May as for the first time ever, the doors to both beautiful venues will be open to the general public.

Cultural Quarter Open Day


Sat 2 May 2015

One hour 'behind the scenes' tours at 10.30am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm. Hoard talks at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm.

Decorating Club


Sat 2 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.

Family Funday with Peppa Pig


Sat 2 May 2015

Join us for seven thrilling races and an appearance from Peppa Pig!

It's Sci-Fi!


Sat 2 - Sun 3 May 2015

After the success of last year's May Day weekend Darth Vadar will be back and joined by friends, entertainers, markets and much more!

Night at the Museum


Sat 2 May 2015

Visit Lichfield Museum after hours. Mingle through the exhibition, be entertained by the interpreters, enjoy signature cocktails and leave more aware of our city's exciting history!.



Sat 2 May 2015

Piva present "Measure for Measure" - music from Shakespeare's time.

Pretty Muddy 10k & 5k Run


Sat 2 May 2015

Pretty Muddy Staffordshire route is set in the beautiful ground of Weston Park and is the perfect venue for the our muddy obstacles. The course is a circular route around the grounds and is made up of a mixture of path, tracks and grass.

Farmers' Market

Rode Hall Farmers' Market


Sat 2 May 2015

Our selection of the best regional and local produce of 60 stallholders from Cheshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire. While you shop children are entertained by a montly craft activity and live music.

Enjoy the tastes of Stone Farmers Market

Stone Farmers' Market


Sat 2 May 2015

We are proud of the fact that our wonderful town of Stone hosts the most successful Farmers' Market in Staffordshire. We look forward to seeing you in town on the first Saturday of the month - but get there early to avoid disappointment!

Life in the 17th Century


Sun 3 May 2015

Learn about life and times in the Stuart and Commonwealth periods through the eyes of our period lady in residence.

'Pumping Station in Steam' Open Day

Burton Upon Trent

Sun 3 - Mon 4 May 2015

Join everyone at Claymills Victorian Pumping Station for one of their numerous steaming events. Particular highlights include: Engines in steam on site, two 80 tonne beam engines 5 store’s high, steam powered engineering workshop.

Newborough Well Dressing

Newborough Well Dressing

Burton Upon Trent

Mon 4 May 2015

This ancient custom is an annual event in Newborough and is a great free family day out with traditional stalls and entertainment. Celebrations start at 10.30am.

Storytelling at the Castle


Mon 4 May 2015

Great fun for the kids as we capture their imagination in our storytelling session. Come and listen as the storyteller enchants your children with tales of Knights, dragons and princessess in the surroundings of a real Medieval Castle.

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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 £90-£9550 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

Three Horseshoes Inn & Country Hotel

VisitEngland 3 Star Hotel £72-£180 prpnb, Leek, 01538 300296


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