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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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Get set to celebrate Summer

Summer is a great time to get out and explore Staffordshire!

Discover gorgeous gardens bursting with scent and colour, fabulous festivals and exciting outdoor events, fun-packed family days out and the ancient custom of well dressing.

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

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Stafford's Victoria Park in Summer, click for ideas for Summer Days Out


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

Bee Keeping for Newcomers

Market Drayton

Sun 5 Jul 2015

This guide through the Bee Keeping year will help you to get started in Bee Keeping and introduce you to the tools of the trade. Learn about symbiotic plants of particular importance to Bee Keepers.

Camper Jam

Camper Jam


Fri 3 - Sun 5 Jul 2015

Camper Jam is the VW Bus Festival to be seen at! The show is chilled out, laid back and has a friendly, relaxed and fun packed vibe.

Archery at Stafford Castle

Have a Go Archery


Sun 5 Jul 2015

Learn the ancient skills of the bowman. No booking necessary.

Heritage Community Festival


Fri 3 - Sun 5 Jul 2015

Knotty Train Day


Sun 5 Jul 2015

Join us to travel in the ‘NEW’ Knotty Heritage Train, reputed to be the oldest train in the country. Enjoy this rare chance to ride in historic wooden bodied carriages hauled by our Victorian Steam Engine.

Party in the Park


Sun 5 Jul 2015

Victoria Park is hosting a Party in the park. Families can enjoy family fun with face painting, art workshops, entertaining shows, train rides and lots more!

Tudor Day


Sun 5 Jul 2015

Tudor Day.

70's Night Racing


Tue 7 Jul 2015

A great evening packed with seven jump races and loads of 70s fun and excitement.

Mothers and Toddlers Club


Tue 7 Jul 2015

Our staff will be on hand to guide you through the process of painting your child's feet and placing them onto your plaque for a cherished personalised item to keep or give as a gift.

Room on the Broom


Tue 7 Jul 2015

Tall Stories’ magical musical stage adaptation of Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler flies into town direct from a smashing West End season!

Ensemble 360


Wed 8 Jul 2015

Ensemble 360 returns to the New Vic Theatre for another in their regular series of concerts.

Tamworth Farmer's Market

Tamworth Farmers' Market


Thu 9 Jul 2015

A wide variety of home-baked cakes, puddings and savouries can be found at Tamworth Country Market; including Parkin, gingerbread, bread and butter pudding and fruit pies. Vegetarian dishes can also be supplied.

Real Ale Trail Beer Festival


Fri 10 - Mon 13 Jul 2015

Steam & diesel service, bars open at all three stations and on both trains. Live music is based at Froghall from noon till late on both days. All three stations have adjacent pubs which are linked by the Rail Ale Trail train service.

Summer Party Night

Sutton Coldfield

Fri 10 Jul 2015

Why wait until Christmas for a good night out with friends or colleagues? Our Summer Party Night includes a sumptuous 3 course dinner with a choice of menu and disco.

Cheddleton in Bloom


Sat 11 - Sun 12 Jul 2015

Cheddleton in Bloom returns for its 20th year, providing a mixed variety of 10 open gardens, including St Edward's First School Garden nurtured by the children. St. Edward's Church will also be open with additional access to the tower

Decorating Club


Sat 11 Jul 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.

Evening Bat Walk


Sat 11 Jul 2015

Join Staffordshire Bat Group on an evening stroll to find the bats that live at the Wolseley Centre.

Farmers Market


Sat 11 Jul 2015

With many well known faces providing a rich variety of local and regional produce, Cheadle monthly farmers' market is a great place for local residents and visitors alike to pick up tasty treats at a great price!

Historic House and Gardens Open Day


Sat 11 Jul 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.

Great British Food Festival

The Great British Food Festival


Sat 11 - Sun 12 Jul 2015

A wonderful food and drink festival with a traditional British summer party feel. There'll be games and activities for kids, a balloon race, bake-offs, excellent live music. Of course a fantastic array of food and drink from our exhibitors.

Tributes to Guns n’ Roses & Bon Jovi

Tributes to Guns 'n' Roses & Bon Jovi


Sat 11 Jul 2015

Make a Hot Summer Saturday Date with live music from tributes to Guns n Roses and Bon Jovi at Trentham this year. We'll take you down to the 'Paradise City' where the grass is green - then lay you down, in a 'Bed of Roses'.

Wheaton Aston, Lapley and Stretton Parish Carnival

Wheaton Aston, Lapley & Stretton Parish Carnival


Sat 11 Jul 2015

The annual carnival is back for 2015, & it's going to be bigger & better than ever! Taking place at St Mary's First School, Marston Road, Wheaton Aston, ST19 9PQ, there will be arena displays & lots of things for all ages to see and enjoy.

World War 2 Day


Sat 11 Jul 2015

Come along to this fantastic WW2 themed event with an impressive selection of stalls, music, fashion, food and other delights that probably won’t be covered by your ration book (but we’ll make an exception)!

Forest Live 2015


Sun 12 - Wed 15 Jul 2015

Birches Valley Forest Centre is an excellent starting point for an exhilarating day out on Cannock Chase. From the Midlands best bike trails and woodland walks to adventure play and Go Ape we’ve got a great day out just waiting for you…

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Staffordshire welcomes IRONMAN - June 14th

IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire logo
Click to buy Thrill Hopper tickets through our online E-shop.

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Quality assessed hotel, B&B or cottage.

Foxtwood Cottages

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

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

Keepers Cottage

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

Orgreave Lodge

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

Windy Arbour

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

Colton House

VisitEngland 5 Star Guest House £47-£107 pppnb, Rugeley, 01889 578580

Three Horseshoes Inn & Country Hotel

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

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