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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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May Half Term Holidays

Get out and explore Staffordshire this Spring bank holiday weekend and through out May Half Term!

Soak up the atmosphere and music at Newcastle Jazz & Blues Festival, enjoy a grand day out at Staffordshire County Show or pick up a horticultural bargain at National Memorial Arboretum’s Plant Hunters’ Fair.

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

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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

Jazz and Blues Festival

10th Annual Newcastle Jazz and Blues Festival

Newcastle

Fri 22 - Mon 25 May 2015

Over 70 live bands come to town to perform at Newcastle’s 10th Jazz and Blues festival at over 29 venues in town.

A Night of the Musicals, Joni Talk & William Bryan

Leek

Sun 24 May 2015

Joni is returning to The Foxlowe for her third consecutive year as part of The Leek Arts Festival to perform her show “A Night At The Musicals”. It’s a celebration of some of the greatest musicals of the last century.

Barney Buffers

Leek

Sat 23 - Mon 25 May 2015

Barney Buffers is back! The Churnet Valleys lovable engine is back again giving boys and girls regular steam train rides along the magical valley accompanied by his good friend Darcy Diesel.

Bearded Theory Festival 2014

Bearded Theory Festival

Swadlincote

Thu 21 - Sun 24 May 2015

Bearded Theory is the Midlands largest performing and creative arts festival. Bands include James, the Mission, Afro Celt sound system, Alabama 3, Buzzcocks, The beat, British sea power, Gun, misty in roots, Neville staple, cara Dillon.

Castle Quest

Tamworth

Sat 23 - Tue 26 May 2015

Pit your problem-solving skills against Tamworth Castle's Quest characters. Explore this unique building and quiz the characters you meet along the way.

Design a Royal Mug Competition!

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 23 - Mon 25 May 2015

For over 100 years Spode have been making pottery to commemorate special Royal occasions. If you were to design a mug to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte what would it look like?

Family Funday

Uttoxeter

Sun 24 May 2015

Seven thrilling jump races and a guest appearance from Peppa Pig!

Fawlty Towers Dining Evening

Fawlty Towers Dining Evening

Burton Upon Trent

Sun 24 May 2015

After the sell out success of this event in 2014 – we are pleased to welcome back Comedy Dining’s Fawlty Towers Evening. Join us for a superb three course meal and be entertained by Basil, Sybil and Manuel!

Knotty Train Day

Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 24 May 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.

Middleport Makers Market

Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 24 May 2015

Craft stalls, Fun games, Activities. FREE ENTRY.

'Pumping Station in Steam' Open Day

Burton Upon Trent

Sun 24 - Mon 25 May 2015

Join everyone at Claymills Victorian Pumping Station for one of their numerous steaming events. Particular highlights include: Engines in steam on site, two 80 tonne beam engines 5 store’s high, steam powered engineering workshop.

Stoke City v Liverpool - Barclays Premier League

Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 24 May 2015

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

Goat Racing

Bank Holiday Animal Racing

Stafford

Mon 25 May 2015

We will be racing sheep, ducks and guinea pigs throughout the day which promises to be a spectacle as some of our animals are more interested in going backwards or saying hello to visitors, rather than crossing the finish line.

Discovery Day - Meet the soldiers of Waterloo!

Lichfield

Mon 25 May 2015

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo the museum will be welcoming soldiers from both the Duke of Wellington and the Emperor Napoleon’s army.

Half Term Activities

Newcastle

Mon 25 - Wed 27 May 2015

Audley Climbing Centre is a great indoor climbing centre packed with routes and challenges for climbers of all abilities. Located in the North Staffordshire village of Audley.

Half Term Activities

Congleton

Mon 25 - Fri 29 May 2015

If you are looking for excitement, adventure, and a bit of a challenge Peak Pursuits has this by the bucket load and we can't wait for you to join the fun!

Half Term Holiday Tapestry Workshops

Burton Upon Trent

Mon 25 - Fri 29 May 2015

Young and older visitors alike are encouraged to add their contributions to the Whittington Tapestry which will celebrate 100 years of Whittington Barracks, once completed it will be on permanent display at DMS Whittington.

Join Peppa Pig for Half-term holiday Fun!

Stoke-on-Trent

Mon 25 May 2015

Everyone’s favourite little piggy, Peppa Pig, is coming to intu Potteries this half term for lots of giggles and snorts as part of an exclusive 9 day nationwide tour of 14 intu shopping centres!

Lichfield Greenhill Bower

Lichfield

Mon 25 May 2015

The Lichfield Mercury Bower Queen will be crowned outside Lichfield’s Guildhall by the Mayor of Lichfield at 12:00 followed by a traditional street carnival. Visit Beacon Park for a day of family entertainment.

Outdoor Survival 2

Cannock

Mon 25 - Fri 29 May 2015

Come along for a morning in the great outdoors. Build your very own shelter, and learn how to make a fire and prepare some food.

Local Producer at the Food and Craft Fayre

Spring Food & Drink Fayre

Shifnal

Mon 25 May 2015

Our Spring Food & Craft Fayre is a great opportunity to shop for delicious food and unique crafts and gifts. The fayre will feature over 60 stalls ranging from local produce to handmade craft, art and gifts.

Half Term Craft Activity

Stoke-on-Trent

Tue 26 May 2015

Make a 3D collage inspired by our amazing bottle ovens. 11am – 3pm, free with admission.

Paper Bag Bug Puppets

Stoke-on-Trent

Tue 26 May 2015

Wildplay

Stafford

Tue 26 May 2015

Get outside and be wild this half-term! Wrap them up warmly and leave your child in the care of our experienced Wildplay staff for the day!

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Book your stay now ...

Quality assessed hotel, B&B or cottage.

Foxtwood Cottages

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

 
 
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

 
 
Manor House Farm

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

 
 
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

 
 
Orgreave Lodge

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

 
 
The Moat House

AA 4 Star Hotel £150-£185 prpnb, Stafford

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