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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

Climax Blues Band


Fri 29 May 2015

Founded in the 60's, by Colin Cooper, Climax Blues Band has always focused on its roots, a unique combination of jazz and blues. Back on the road again after 18 albums and tours of the UK, Europe and US.

Design a Royal Mug Competition!


Fri 29 - Sun 31 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?

Half Term Activities


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 Fun!


Tue 26 - Fri 29 May 2015

Bring the kids along to the free Kids' Club event to fill their favourite bottle with different coloured sand to take home.

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.

Half Term Pottery Painting


Tue 26 - Sat 30 May 2015

Paint a piece of pottery to take home as a unique souvenir of your visit to Gladstone, from £1 plus admission.

Outdoor Survival 2


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.



Fri 29 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!

Creepy Crawly Weekend


Sat 30 - Sun 31 May 2015

Join Reaseheath College at the Monkey Forest where they'll have lots of creepy crawlers on display!

Decorating Club


Sat 30 May 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.

ELO Experience


Sat 30 May 2015

The ELO Experience is a superlative musical outfit featuring performers who clearly admore the music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra.

Half Term Activities


Sat 30 - Sun 31 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.

The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard


Sat 30 May 2015

The Bodyguard, the award-winning musical based on the smash-hit film, is heading to Stoke on Trent in 2015. Currently wowing audiences in London, the show is coming toThe Regent Theatre direct from the West End for two weeks only!

World's Ultimate Strongest Team

World's Ultimate Strongest Team


Sat 30 May 2015

8 Teams from every corner of the earth will be battling it out for world domination. As well as Strongman, there will be great entertainment for the kids, mums, dads and even the grandparents!

Make enriched food for the big cats!

Zoo Club


Sat 30 May 2015

Drayton Manor's new Zoo Club opens for business on 30th May! Prepare meals for the reptiles and monkeys, muck out the reindeer and kangaroo enclosures, and get hands on with the snakes and lizards!

Posh Pool Party

Posh Pool Party


Sun 31 May 2015

Our spa deli and outdoor courtyard with 25sqm heated spa pool, sauna and log fire, transforms with fairy lights, blankets and candles to create a unique environment for the spring edition of our Posh Pool Party.

'Upstairs, Downstairs' Behind the Scenes Tour


Sun 31 May 2015

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a stately home? All will be revealed as one of our knowledgeable guides gives you a glimpse of the working life of the 17th century stately home in the 21st century.

Half Term Family Fun


Mon 1 - Fri 5 Jun 2015

We have a lot of things on offer to entertain your children during half term: ‘Pick Your Own’ Strawberries; Canal side walks that start from our Farm; and delicious kids lunch boxes which can be enjoyed on our Cafe patio.



Tue 2 - Sat 6 Jun 2015

Musical based on the gospell according to St. Matthew.



Tue 2 Jun 2015

Slaid Cleaves


Wed 3 Jun 2015

We come full circle with a welcome return to the area, for this great American songwriter, who launced the inaugural Leek Blues and Americana Festival in Oct 2013.

Loves Labours Lost - Theatre in the Gardens

Theatre in the Gardens - Loves Labours Lost


Wed 3 Jun 2015

This is a musical adaptation with at least 6 songs: fun, tongue in cheek, non-Shakespearean language. The lyrics, backing track and composition are brand new, original and have been commissioned especially for this production.

Fruit and Vegetables

Lichfield Farmers' Market


Thu 4 Jun 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.

Bus Rally and Agricultural Day


Sat 6 - Sun 7 Jun 2015

For all aficionados of classic buses, farm machinery and steam train rides then this is the weekend for you. With a fine selection of vintage tractors and associated farm machinery on Saturday and Classic buses on Sunday.

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Quality assessed hotel, B&B or cottage.

Orgreave Lodge

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

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

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

Colton House

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

Windy Arbour

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

The Moat House

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

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