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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

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!

Cirque Berserk


Fri 6 Mar 2015

Combining contemporary 'cirque' skills with thrilling stunt action Cirque Berserk is a danger-filled spectacle that will amaze audiences of all ages.

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.

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!).



Fri 6 Mar 2015

Pride is an inspirational comedy based on remarkable true events.

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.

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.

Fantastic Family Weekends


Sat 7 - Sun 8 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).

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


Omid Djalili

Omid Djalili


Mon 9 Mar 2015

Omid Djalili is back on tour with a new show, Iranalamadingdong, following a sell-out four week West-End residency and a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival.

Love is Strange (15)


Tue 10 Mar 2015

After nearly 40 years together Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan. But when George loses his job, the couple must sell their apartment and live apart.

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.

Farmers Market


Sat 14 Mar 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!

Irish Music Night

Irish Music Night

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Celebrate the week of St Patrick’s Day with Live Irish Music, Beer, food and fun!

Music from Around the World


Sat 14 Mar 2015

Music from Around the World 14 March 2015 7:30pm Lindsay Studio 2, Keele University.

Outdoor Pursuits Activity Day


Sat 14 Mar 2015

Bear Grylls or Ray Mears, you can inspire to be either of them with this action packed weekend. You can learn how to survive and live in the wilderness with our Bushcraft Survival Skills and Orienteering Activities.


Stafford Farmers Market


Sat 14 Mar 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

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.

Foxtwood Cottages

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

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

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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