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Have a Spectacular Summer in Staffordshire

It's summer and that means it's time to escape the office and the classroom with a day trip or short break in Staffordshire!

Here's our run-down of the best events in Staffordshire this summer. 

There's plenty to enjoy, from food and drink festivals, to live music and open air theatre, as well as indoor activities for rainy days.

Read on to find out more.


Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Staffordshire this Summer with one of these fantastic family events, including the Just So Festival, pictured


Family Fun and Frolics

Staffordshire is full of enchantment and wonder for all the family this summer.

Delve into a world of children's theatre, story-telling and fairy-spotting at the Just So Festival, or set sail on a pirate adventure at the National Forest Adventure Farm.

Get your teeth into Appetite’s Big Feast, full of spectacular performances on Stoke-on-Trent’s streets, or take a journey with Little Red Riding Hood at The Trentham Estate

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Outstanding Outdoors

Discover the Peak District National Park, the National Forest, and Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, home to easy walking and cycling trails and lovely picnic spots.

Staffordshire’s gardens continue to flourish with seasonal colour. Enjoy peace and quiet or fun and action at Trentham Gardens, take a world garden tour at Biddulph Grange Garden or admire Weston Park’s sweeping Capability Brown parkland.

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Take the family out for a walk or a bike ride through glorious countryside, like in the Manifold Valley, Staffordshire Peak District (pictured)
Trentham Monkey Forest


Bonanza Bank Holiday Breaks

Visit Staffordshire for a bumper August Bank Holiday Weekend, with loads of events and discounts to help you celebrate with family and friends!

Come to Staffordshire for a great value Bank Holiday short break and end the summer with a bang! Grab a bargain last minute getaway, including admission to top attractions and an overnight stay, and save up to 62%!

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There's no reason to be bored with fascinating events & activities like the World War One children's backpacks at the National Memorial Arboretum (pictured)


School Holiday Shenanigans

Make school holiday boredom a thing of the past in Staffordshire this summer.

Get crafty with the clay at World of Wedgwood, become a secret agent at RAF Museum Cosford, and discover what life in the World War One trenches was like at the National Memorial Arboretum.

And our animal attractions are full of feathered and furry friends to come and meet.

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Staffordsheer Adrenaline

Get your adrenaline fix on the rollercoasters of our thrilling theme parks, or fly through the air at one of five high ropes courses.

For some rainy day fun, there are wet 'n' wild rides to enjoy at Waterworld, and you could just chill out at SnowDome.

Buy our Thrill Hopper multi-attraction pass, great value at £170 for a family of 4, and get entry to four theme parks!

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Featured Summer festivals & events

Find an attraction in Staffordshire
Great Family Days Out
Gladstone Pottery Museum

Stoke-on-Trent 01782 237777

2 for 1 offer on admission
Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter 01889 562561

Royal Air Force Museum

Shifnal 01902 376200

Namco Funscape

Tamworth 01827 68448


Stafford 01889 270294

Air Space

Wolverhampton 0845 0941 888


Stoke-on-Trent 01782 205747

Discounted entry fee of £9.49
Alton Towers Resort logo

Alton Towers area 0871 222 1100

Tamworth SnowDome

Tamworth 03448 000011

Tobogganing for £6.75 per person, Ice Skating for just £6.75 per person, Snowplay - Just £5.75 per person, 30% discount on Swimming Sessions
Family Holding Hands

Stoke-on-Trent 01782 646646

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