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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!


Mums get free entry to Trentham Gardens (pictured) on Mother's Day


Make Your Mother's Day Special

We've got Mothering Sunday in Staffordshire all wrapped-up!

Treat your mum to a memorable day out for Mother's Day 2015, from delightful Spring gardens to nostalgic steam train rides, and there's even 'Mums go Free' at Trentham Gardens and Shugborough.

Or, if you're looking for something more traditional, our award-winning attractions, restaurants and hotels have delicious Mother's Day lunches and dainty afternoon teas on offer for Sunday 15th March.

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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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Easter Treats for Everyone

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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Easter events and activities


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

Fantastic Family Weekends


Sat 28 Feb - Sun 1 Mar 2015

Come along and enjoy our Fantastic Family Weekends with the whole family. Leading up to our season launch on Saturday 21 March, we will be open every weekend from Saturday 28 February (10.30am-3.30pm).

Ceilidh Dance Sessions


Mon 2 Mar 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.

Buck and the Hare

Buck and the Bad Hare Day


Wed 4 Mar 2015

Buck is a Hare trapped in a world of Rabbits, who longs for excitement, bright lights, fame and fortune. Hitting the road for London, he encounters a gallery of weird and wonderful characters on the path to his ultimate goal.

Dara O Briain - Crowd Tickler


Wed 4 Mar 2015

An evening of comedy with Mock the Week star, Dara O Briain!

John Bramwell (I Am Kloot)


Wed 4 Mar 2015

First visit to Biddulph for the acclaimed Mercury Prize nominated I Am Kloot frontman, after a couple of sell-out shows in Hebden Bridge and the recording of his live solo cd.

Stoke City v Everton - Barclays Premier League


Wed 4 Mar 2015

Stoke City host Everton in the Barclays Premier League. Kick off 3.00pm.

The Hospital Show


Wed 4 - Thu 5 Mar 2015

The Hospital Show 3D (Disco, Dancing, Divas)




Thu 5 Mar 2015

Britain's Got Talent 2014 Winners Collabro's UK tour with very special guest Lucy Kay.

Lambing Nights

Lambing Night


Thu 5 - Sat 7 Mar 2015

For the first time ever we are opening up the farm in the evening so that visitors can watch lambing happen live (hopefully!).

Fruit and Vegetables

Lichfield Farmers' Market


Thu 5 Mar 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.

Shopping Discount Event


Thu 5 - Sat 7 Mar 2015

Make the most of a 15% discount when you spend £5 or more in the Gladstone shop.

Carribean beach party themed short break

Caribbean Beach Party Weekend

Alton Towers area

Fri 6 - Sat 7 Mar 2015

Sit back and enjoy the Caribbean sounds and splish splash your way around our tropical Waterpark and dance the night away to our Caribbean disco!

Eyes Front

Staffordshire Moorlands

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Eyes Front presented by Story Shop Productions Musician Isla St Clair and film-maker Patrick King present a fascinating, friendly and nostalgic evening looking at the role of popular music in wartime, with live music and film clips.

Free Friday Walks

Manifold Valley

Fri 6 Mar 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.



Fri 6 Mar 2015

Pride is an inspirational comedy based on remarkable true events.

Decorating Club


Sat 7 Mar 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.

Go Creepy Crawly Crazy at Science Fair


Sat 7 Mar 2015

The Staffordshire Invertebrate Science Fair.

Farmers' Market

Rode Hall Farmers' Market


Sat 7 Mar 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 Mar 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 Mar 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.

Leek & District Historical Society


Mon 9 Mar 2015


Chris Wood


Wed 11 Mar 2015

Folk Singer of the Year & Best Original Song BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2011 Songwriter of the Year Spiral Earth Awards 2014

Tamworth Farmer's Market

Tamworth Farmers' Market


Thu 12 Mar 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.

The biggest race day in the Midlands!

Betfred Midlands Grand National


Sat 14 Mar 2015

Since 1969 the Betfred Midlands Grand National has been the jewel in the crown of horse racing within the region. The atmosphere is always one of excitement and anticipation as we await the biggest raceday in the Midlands.

Find an event in Staffordshire

Click for more information and to buy tickets for the Midlands Grand National at Uttoxeter Racecourse. Opens in new window

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Quality assessed hotel, B&B or cottage.

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

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 £1-£695 pupw sleeps 4-8, Leek, 01538 308298

Orgreave Lodge

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

Swan Hotel

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation £65-£145 prpnb, Stafford, 01785 258142

Colton House

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


VisitEngland 3 to 4 Star Serviced Apartments £60-£500 pupn sleeps 4-6, Burton Upon Trent, 0800 358 6991


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