The city of Stoke-on-Trent is a fascinating place, full of historical treasures, thrilling adventures, and foodie experiences. Here is our round-up of five great things to do in Stoke-on-Trent.

World of Wedgwood

Image shows two pairs of hands, shaping clay on a potter's wheel at World of Wedgwood, Stoke-on-TrentWhere better to start your Stoke-on-Trent adventure than on a journey through this history of one of its most iconic brands at World of Wedgwood?

Celebrate the rich heritage of Wedgwood, renowned for exquisite ceramics for over 250 years, at the V&A Wedgwood Collection - the home of the UNESCO-recognised archives, and a glimpse into the brand's future.

Take a factory tour and witness skilled craftspeople creating beautiful products, using techniques devised by Josiah Wedgwood, the company's founder, in the 18th and 19th Centuries.

Make a masterpiece of your own in the decorating studio, or at the potter's wheel, before exploring the flagship Wedgwood store, with collections from Vera Wang, Jasper Conran an dother design icons.

Savour a quintessentially English afternoon tea in the lavish surroundings of the Wedgwood Tea Room, before a relaxing stroll through the peaceful Hem Heath Woods next door.

World of Wedgwood is a captivating destination that encapsulates the enduring legacy of Wedgwood's craftsmanship and innovation.

Read more about World of Wedgwood and other pottery attractions in Staffordshire in our blog, 5 Awesome Pottery Experiences in Stoke-on-Trent


Image shows a man zooming down a flume on a big rubber ring at Waterworld, Stoke-on-TrentWith its aquatic wonderland, two mini golf courses, and a brand new children's role play village, Waterworld provides a splash of fun and excitement for visitors of all ages.

One of the top aqua parks in the UK, Waterworld features a variety of thrilling water slides, flumes and wave pools.

Adrenaline junkies can get their fix on Thunderbolt, Cyclone and the Black Hole, while younger visitors can play on the Super Flume, The Lily Pads and the Jungle House.

After your wet and wild adventure, tee off at Adventure Mini Golf, home to two 18-hole, tiki-themed courses - the Temple Ruins Trail and the Jungle Falls Challenge.

Or head to the unique and immersive Adventure Mini Village, where you can create a teapot in the 'kiln', try an oatcake from the Hole in the Wall shop, or perform at The Old Vic Theatre.

Waterworld is a cherished destination for locals and tourists alike, offering an escape from the ordinary and a refreshing way to beat the British weather!

Find more things to do with the kids in Stoke-on-Trent on our Family Days Out in Staffordshire page.

The Chef's Table at FEASTED

Image shows the table ready for guests at Feasted, with chefs working and pretty lights in the backgroundThe Chef's Table at FEASTED is a dining experience like no other.

In an old pot bank in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent, The Chef's Table offers a nine-course, hyper-local tasting menu, in an intimate setting with a maximum 10 guests.

Inspired by Stoke-on-Trent's heritage and heroes, the dishes are crafted using the very best ingredients, and prepared by the chefs right before your very eyes.

You will hear from the chefs first-hand about the inspiration and creation of each dish - all served on Stoke-on-Trent ceramics, of course, and accompanied by a paired wine as an optional extra.

It's no surprise that every TripAdvisor review is five stars - the Chef's Table at Feasted is a special experience and one you will never forget.

It can be booked as a couple or with friends, and is available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings - or outside these evenings for private events.

Our Food & Drink section is packed with great places to eat and drink in Staffordshire.

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

For thrills of a more cultural kind, The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery showcases Stoke-on-Trent's incredible history and contribution to British life.

It's home to an important collection of Stoke-on-Trent ceramics, featuring internationally-known manufacturers like Wedgwood, Spode and Minton, as well as world-famous designers including the ground-breaking Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper.

Beyond ceramics, there is so much more to tell! Visit the Spitfire Gallery, a story of great design and engineering from Staffordshire's own Reginald Mitchell. Find out how this symbolic fighter plane helped change the course of the Second World War.

You can also discover the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest-ever find of Anglo-Saxon treasure, which was unearthed by a detectorist in the county in 2009. Almost 4,000 items, including gold, silver, and precious jewels, make up the Hoard and many of them are on display here.

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is a cultural gem - a hub of educational programmes and exhibitions, and events all-year round. It's a must-visit for your next trip to Stoke-on-Trent!

Visit the Museums & Galleries section for more cultural destinations like this in Staffordshire.

Titanic Brewery tours

Image shows a man checking on a huge vat at Titanic Brewery HQTitanic Brewery tours offer an engaging and informative brewery behind-the-scenes look at their craft beer production - a perfect experience for beer enthusiasts.

Guests are guided through the various stages of the brewing process, observing the selection of top-quality ingredients, the intricate brewing techniques, and the meticulous attention to detail that goes into creating Titanic's signature ales.

Meet the knowledgeable and passionate staff, and hear the unique stories behind each beer, as well as the history of the brewery and the traditions of brewing, before a tasting session gives you the chance to sample.

Titanic Brewery tours are not just an educational experience; they are a journey through the soul of a brewery that values tradition, quality, and community.

Here's a round-up of great food & drink experiences in Staffordshire:


World of Wedgwood
Pottery Visitor Centre
World of Wedgwood, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent

The World of Wedgwood, a unique visitor experience celebrating the very best of British industrial and design heritage. Experience Wedgwood for the day through shopping, food and visitor tours.

Aqua Park
Safely down the ride at Waterworld

Water World is a tropical indoor Aqua Park built around a wave pool with slides, rides, flumes and features available. There is plenty to do for all ages, weak and strong swimmers and open all year round.

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Discover the world famous Staffordshire Hoard along with the history of the Potteries, including the world's greatest collection of Staffordshire Ceramics. See a Spitfire and all sorts of art and craft.

The Chef's Table at FEASTED
The Chef's Table at FEASTED

This is a dining experience like no other. Celebrating our city’s heritage, creating dishes that mean something to the city.