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Enjoy Staffordshire for Days Out & Holidays – Tourist Information
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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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Staffordshire's Trentham Gardens has been nominated as 'Garden of the Year' in the prestigious BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2014/15. Let's help them win the title.

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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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See & Do - February Half Term

Looking for school holiday events and things to do with the kids?

Staffordshire is the perfect place for fun filled family days out, from adrenaline packed thrills at the UK’s top theme parks to hands-on children’s activities.

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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

Big Garden Bird Watch

Market Drayton

Sun 1 Feb 2015

Take part in the biggest bird survey in the world at the Dorothy Clive Garden! It’s fun, it’s easy and the whole family can join in.

Give Ice Skating a Whirl at Trentham Ice

Ice Skating


Sun 1 Feb 2015

This year the ice rink is located in the comfort of a marquee at Trentham Shopping Village.

Ceilidh Dance Sessions


Mon 2 Feb 2015

DANCING FOR FUN AND FITNESS Come and join a group of ceilidh dancers in the Rainbow Room (upstairs cinema room) at the Foxlowe Arts Centre. Beginners welcome; no partner needed. Caller: Victoria Berringer.

Dance 'Til Dawn

Dance 'Til Dawn


Mon 2 - Wed 4 Feb 2015

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with Dance ‘Til Dawn!

Fruit and Vegetables

Lichfield Farmers' Market


Thu 5 Feb 2015

Farmers Markets are held every month selling wholesome locally-produced food and other goods, including an excellent choice of hand-made arts and crafts.

Free Friday Walks

Manifold Valley

Fri 6 Feb 2015

Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Friday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and choose from a 1hr or 2hr walk. Dogs are very welcome too.

Pirate themed weekend short break

Pirate Weekend

Alton Towers area

Fri 6 - Sat 7 Feb 2015

With plenty of Pirate activities throughout the weekend, including entertainment from our very own Pirate Bill, entrance to our fantastic Waterpark, and a visit to Sharkbait Reef by Sealife there is unlimited fun for all the family!

Decorating Club


Sat 7 Feb 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.

Farmers' Market

Rode Hall Farmers' Market


Sat 7 Feb 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 7 Feb 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!

Sugnall Walled Garden Farmer's Market

Sugnall Farmers' Market


Sun 8 Feb 2015

The market has a range of quality stallholders selling beautiful craft/gift items, delicious food products, including: artisan bread;cakes & biscuits;jams & chutneys;local ales;pies & tarts; sausages & speciality meats; fruit & vegetables.

Time of My Life


Tue 10 - Sat 14 Feb 2015

It's the evening of Laura Stratton's birthday and her husband, Gerry, has organised a family dinner with their sons, Glyn and Adam, at their favourite restaurant to celebrate.

Stoke City v Man City - Barclays Premier League


Wed 11 Feb 2015

Stoke City host Manchester City in the Barclays Premier League. Kick off 7.45pm.

Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is

Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is


Thu 12 Feb 2015

Now in its 13th successive year, this stunning show combine’s first class music together with the slickest choreography, and an amazing band, to deliver truly outstanding performances for the best Motown experience you will ever have!

Tamworth Farmer's Market

Tamworth Farmers' Market


Thu 12 Feb 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.

3rd Bi-annual International Festival of Beer

Burton Upon Trent

Fri 13 Feb 2015

Join us at The International Festival of Beer and taste some of the 1000 beers and ciders entered for The International Brewing Awards from around the UK and over 500 countries worldwide.

Celebrate Valentine's at The Swan


Fri 13 Feb 2015

Celebrate Valentine's Day in style this year with a fabulous three-course meal at one of Staffordshire's most prestigious restaurants.

Friday Twilight - Soul Night


Fri 13 Feb 2015

An evening of soul music performed by professional local artist Charmaine Baines.

Romantic Meals for Valentine's


Fri 13 Feb 2015

Treat your special someone to a four-course dinner at the award-winning Dog & Doublet Inn.

Romantic Weekend Package


Fri 13 - Sat 14 Feb 2015

Hideaway with your sweetheart this Valentine’s for a romantic break that you will never forget.

Valentine's Packages


Fri 13 Feb 2015

Celebrate Valentine's Day at The Bear Grill on Friday 13th or Saturday 14th February.

Farmers Market


Sat 14 Feb 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!


Stafford Farmers Market


Sat 14 Feb 2015

Goods for sale are bread and cakes, oatcakes, plants and flowers, wines, jams and preserves, fresh meat, sausages, bacon, black pudding chicken, eggs and scotch eggs, fruit and vegetables, fish, pastries, jewellery, chocolate

Valentines Day


Sat 14 Feb 2015

What could be more romantic than a candlelit table for two on board our Valentines Evening Dining Train. Dine in style with a sumptuous 4 course evening meal whilst traveling in one of our period coaches.

Find an event in Staffordshire

Find out more about February Half Term at Alton Towers Resort

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Quality assessed hotel, B&B or cottage.

Foxtwood Cottages

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

Broomyshaw Country Cottages

VisitEngland 3 Star Self-catering £220-£595 pupw sleeps 4-8, Leek, 01538 308298

Keepers Cottage

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £90-£540 pupw sleeps 4, Uttoxeter, 01889 590415

Manor House Farm

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

Orgreave Lodge

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

Swan Hotel

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation £54-£145 prpnb, Stafford, 01785 258142

Windy Arbour

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

Colton House

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


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