With a section of the National Forest to its name and more days out than you could fit into one short break, Staffordshire is a breath of fresh air for those of you in need of an escape from the hustle and bustle. Right in the heart of the country, a stay in the county is a great way to enjoy everything we love most about breaks in Britain, and whether you opt for long walks in the Peak District National Park or a day of screaming and holding on tight at Alton Towers, you’ll make memories to treasure.
Days out don’t come much more British than World of Wedgwood. Tour behind the scenes at the Wedgwood factory, treat yourself to some new items and embrace everything we love about Wedgewood’s timeless creations. On a louder note, Alton Towers isn’t only one of the county’s premier attractions but one of the country’s too. Close to Alton, the theme park is a must for families enjoying a Staffordshire holiday.
Lichfield Cathedral is another of our favourites when it comes to days out in the county, and if you fancy impressing the rest of your party you should mention that it’s the only medieval cathedral to have three spires…
If you’re something of a foodie, look out for restaurants and eateries with the Taste of Staffordshire quality marque, as they take the quality of their produce so seriously throughout the county that they introduced a scheme to recognise the restaurants and eateries that have impressed the scheme’s expert assessors. The Stone Food and Drink Festival is one of the county’s proudest events, and it’s held every year in October. Expect to see famous faces from the culinary world, plenty of demonstrations and stalls packed with the flavours of Staffordshire.