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Enjoy Staffordshire for Days Out & Holidays – Tourist Information
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Enjoy Staffordshire for Great Days Out & Holidays

Visit Staffordshire for a fantastic short break or family holiday! Enjoy days out in Staffordshire where you'll have 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.

Our website is packed with Staffordshire tourist information, so start planning your visit right now!

 

 
 
Laura Reading and Eleanor Smith with Drayton Manor Park's two Gold Awards

 

Staffordshire Tourism Awards

Tourism businesses throughout Staffordshire are celebrating as the winners of the 2016 NFU Mutual Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards were announced at a special celebration event held at Alton Towers Conference Centre on Tuesday 15th November. 

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Staffordsheer Escape

Watch our latest video to get a flavour of what a Staffordshire Short Break can offer you.

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Christmas launch at Trentham Shopping Village

 

Christmas Attractions & Events

As we count down to Christmas, join in the festivities all across Staffordshire and enjoy some festive family fun at our magical Christmas attractions, be inspired by the seasonal traditions at our historic houses, see a professional Pantomime and pick-up Christmas gifts at our special Christmas markets and fayres.

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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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Afternoon Tea at World of Wedgwood - click for more on eating out
Walking in the Churnet Valley - click for more on Staffordshire's Great Outdoors

 

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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Featured events taking place in Staffordshire
Jack, Bessie the Cow and Dame Dolly Dumplings

Aladdin the 'Wok and Roll' Panto

Stafford

Thu 8 Dec 2016 - Sun 8 Jan 2017

After breaking box office records with Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast and Dick Whittington, we are thrilled to bring you another spectacular rock ‘n’ roll panto this festive season!

Christmas Winter Wonderland

Christmas at the Farm

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec 2016

Enjoy our Christmas experience at the Farm, there’s plenty going on!

Christmas at the Nicholson

Christmas at the Nicholson

Leek

Sat 26 Nov - Sat 24 Dec 2016

The annual Christmas Gift Bazaar at Leek’s Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery returns for the festive season. This is the ideal place to find quality gifts to suit all the family.

Meet the real reindeer at Blithbury this Christmas

Christmas Experience

Rugeley

Fri 9 - Sun 11 Dec 2016

From the moment you arrive you are transported into a magical wonderland where elves sing and dance, tell stories and help decorate gingerbread. Santa knows all about you and reindeer big and small are eager for fuss and kisses.

Christmas Tree Festival at Lichfield Cathedral

Christmas Tree Festival

Lichfield

Sat 3 Dec 2016 - Wed 4 Jan 2017

Take a walk through the decorated Christmas tree forest in the North and South Transepts where you'll find Christmas trees beautifully embellished by local schools, groups and businesses.

Cinderella

Cinderella

Stoke-on-Trent

Thu 8 Dec 2016 - Sun 8 Jan 2017

After last year’s storming success Peter Pan, Jonathan Wilkes and Christian Patterson return to The Regent Theatre once more, in the most famous panto of them all: Cinderella.

Family Ice Skating

Ice Skating at Trentham

Stoke-on-Trent

Fri 9 Dec 2016 - Sun 8 Jan 2017

Want to try something different? Looking for something to keep the kids entertained? Come to the Trentham Estate & try ice skating on our outdoor real ice rink. For spectators there's a cosy cafe with your favourite winter snacks and drinks

Thomas the Tank Engine and Santa

Magical Christmas

Tamworth

Fri 9 - Mon 12 Dec 2016

Thomas Land is full of activity as the engines prepare for Christmas. With over 21 rides and attractions to enjoy, spectacular decorations, festive music and we guarantee it will snow at least 3 times a day!

Wedgwood Wonderland

Mr Chisholm's Wonderful Wedgwood Christmas

Stoke-on-Trent

Thu 1 - Fri 23 Dec 2016

Experience an enchanting Christmas story that incorporates the history of Wedgwood into a tale that nods to the English wit, originality and creativity of Josiah Wedgwood.

Time for snow play at the SnowDome in Tamworth

Santa's Winter Wonderland

Tamworth

Fri 18 Nov - Sat 31 Dec 2016

Santa's returning to the SnowDome this year with his magical Winter Wonderland in the snow. As well as his reindeer he'll be bringing all of his friends for some serious festive fun the weather cannot spoil!

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Newcastle

Sat 19 Nov 2016 - Sat 28 Jan 2017

When Kai meets the Snow Queen, she persuades him to leave his home, his grandmother and his best friend, Gerda, to live with her in far away Lapland.

Meet Santa in his Grotto

Waterside Winter Wonderland

Swadlincote

Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec 2016

Waterside Christmas Winter Wonderland is back again. Arrive at Waterside where Santa’s chief elf and his team of elves will lead you through the enchanted forest and the valley of Christmas lights to Santa’s woodland grotto.

World of Wedgwood Christmas Market

Festive Christmas Market

Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 11 Dec 2016

You're invited to our festive Christmas Market with live music and over 50 artisans presenting beautifully hand crafted gifts and locally sourced fine foods - simply a perfect occasion for finding that special gift for Christmas.

Christmas breaks at Alton Towers Resort

Santa's Sleepover Christmas Break

Alton Towers area

Sun 11 Dec 2016

Alton Towers Resort's popular Santa's Sleepover Christmas breaks are the ultimate treat for the whole family combining fun Christmas activities with an unforgettable night's stay.

Find the perfect gift

Late Night Shopping

Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 14 Dec 2016

Open until 8pm every Wednesday after the Christmas launch (23rd Nov), with FREE parking and a traditional village atmosphere, the Christmas shopping experience is made easy.

Wedgwood's 18th Century Marvels

Wedgwood's 18th Century Marvels: Silver Package

Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 14 Dec 2016

The Wedgwood Museum’s inspiring Discover Wedgwood packages offer a unique opportunity to spend time with a member of its curatorial team, discovering fascinating stories hidden within its extensive collections and the Wedgwood archives.

Thomas the Tank Engine and Santa

Magical Christmas

Tamworth

Thu 15 - Fri 23 Dec 2016

Thomas Land is full of activity as the engines prepare for Christmas. With over 21 rides and attractions to enjoy, spectacular decorations, festive music and we guarantee it will snow at least 3 times a day!

Meet the real reindeer at Blithbury this Christmas

Christmas Experience

Rugeley

Fri 16 - Sun 18 Dec 2016

From the moment you arrive you are transported into a magical wonderland where elves sing and dance, tell stories and help decorate gingerbread. Santa knows all about you and reindeer big and small are eager for fuss and kisses.

Christmas Winter Wonderland

Christmas at the Farm

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 17 - Sat 24 Dec 2016

Enjoy our Christmas experience at the Farm, there’s plenty going on!

Christmas breaks at Alton Towers Resort

Santa's Sleepover Christmas Break

Alton Towers area

Sat 17 - Fri 23 Dec 2016

Alton Towers Resort's popular Santa's Sleepover Christmas breaks are the ultimate treat for the whole family combining fun Christmas activities with an unforgettable night's stay.

'The Canterville Ghost'

'The Canterville Ghost'

Leek

Sat 17 Dec 2016

This famous story celebrates Christmas in Victorian style, with an afternoon performance. Be prepared for chills and chuckles with this original stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic tale of spooky goings-on.

Victorian Christmas Market

Victorian Christmas Market

Leek

Sat 17 Dec 2016

A Christmas Extravaganza in traditional Victorian style, with dressed market stalls in the indoor Victorian Market and festive outdoor Antiques and Farmers' Market. Featuring live music, face painting, Paper Wizard and dancing demos.

Meet Santa in his Grotto

Waterside Winter Wonderland

Swadlincote

Sat 17 - Sat 24 Dec 2016

Waterside Christmas Winter Wonderland is back again. Arrive at Waterside where Santa’s chief elf and his team of elves will lead you through the enchanted forest and the valley of Christmas lights to Santa’s woodland grotto.

The cathedral illuminated

A Cathedral Illuminated - The Angels are Here!

Lichfield

Mon 19 - Fri 23 Dec 2016

Come and see the front of the Cathedral lit with stunning projections by acclaimed local artist Peter Walker and Luxmaralis.

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Book your stay now ...

Choose from hotel, B&B or cottage.

Foxtwood Cottages

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation £400-£10000 pupw sleeps 2-9, Alton Towers area, 01538 266160

 
 
Three Horseshoes Inn & Country Hotel

VisitEngland 4 Star Inn £95-£260 prpnb, Leek, 01538 300296

 
 
Rosewood Cottage

VisitEngland 3 Star Self-catering £295-£460 pupw sleeps 6, Leek, 01538 308213

 
 
Keepers Cottage

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

 
 
Manor House Farm

VisitEngland 4 Star Farmhouse £35-£37 pppnb, Uttoxeter, 01889 590415

 
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