Enjoy Staffordshire

Visit Staffordshire for a fantastic short break or family holiday! Enjoy days out in Staffordshire where you’ll have 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.

Places to Eat & Drink

Whether you’re searching for a fine dining restaurant, welcoming pub or inn, easy going brasserie or homely tea room, Staffordshire has some great places to eat and drink.

Attractions & Activities

Staffordshire is packed with world class attractions and things to do.  Load up on thrills with two of the UK’s best theme parks, Alton Towers Resort and Drayton Manor. Get into fantastic outdoor adventure in our stunning countryside of crags, limestone dales and forest tracks. Admire famous ceramics and visit amazing pottery factory shops in World Capital of Ceramics, Stoke-on-Trent.

Explore captivating haunted castles and atmospheric museums, or visit some of Britain’s most magnificent stately homes and blooming great gardens. Relax with a picnic beside miles of peaceful canals, then find your way to the magnificent medieval Lichfield Cathedral and the incredible Anglo-Saxon gold, the Staffordshire Hoard.

Now add our fascinating towns and villages, bustling street markets, and the UK’s only Monkey Forest at The Trentham Estate to the list of places to visit in Staffordshire, and you’re guaranteed a fantastic time.

Events & Festivals

Need to know what’s on in Staffordshire? Look no further than our calendar of events and festivals!

Find the dates for key Staffordshire events such as V Festival, Stone Food and Drink Festival, Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire, Alton Towers’ Scarefest, Drayton Manor’s Fireworks or the quirky Abbots Bromley Horn Dance.

History & Heritage

Staffordshire is home to magnificent stately houses at Shugborough Estate and Weston Park, historic working farms, dramatic haunted castles at Stafford, and Tamworth. Ride on old steam trains. Visit Lichfield’s medieval cathedral. See the most spectacular hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery. Discover the fascinating tradition of brewing at The National Brewery Centre.

Sports & Outdoors

Where else can you find a National Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a forest in the making? Where else can you dangle by your fingers from a cliff face, pilot a narrowboat on a sleepy canal, or get up close to friendly, free-roaming forest monkeys?

Discover the great outdoors and the amazing countryside in Staffordshire – from the towering gritstone crags of the Peak District, to the unspoilt ancient heather heathland of Cannock Chase to the peaceful, leafy woodlands of the National Forest to the open country parkland and secluded byways of South Staffordshire.

For walkers and lovers of the great outdoors, Staffordshire is as good as it gets for outdoor days out and more!

Whether it’s simply an active day or a longer walking break you’ll be sure to find something to excite you, with Staffordshire’s motivational landscape at hand there’s no excuse for sitting around, so get your boots on and put your best foot forward!

There’s so much to choose from, you’re guaranteed an action packed activity holiday – want Staffordshire walks? There’s everything from easy family walks to challenging mountain hikes and beautiful National Forest walks.

Staffordshire has some great terrain for cycling – ‘Follow the Dog’ mountain biking across Cannock Chase, discover the hidden Manifold Valley cycle track or hire bikes for the whole family and cycle the easy routes of the National Forest.
Have a go at pony trekking and explore Staffordshire’s quiet lanes, bridleways and old pack horse trails. Enjoy some wonderful scenery while you soak up the peace and quiet.

Shopping

Staffordshire’s great for all kinds of shopping. For bargain hunters there’s Stoke-on-Trent’s pottery factory shops, while the Trentham Estate’s unique Shopping Village is packed with stylish labels. Leek has fascinating antique shops and markets. And just about everywhere you’ll find bustling street and farmers’ markets, fashion stores and modern shopping centres.

Special Offers

In Staffordshire we’ve got our very own loyalty card, called the Staffordshire Enjoy Card and it’s the key to accessing special offers in the county.

We’ve created a great range of exclusive special offers, designed especially for Enjoy Card holders. Get fantastic discounts, offers and promotions such as ‘2 for 1’, ‘Kids go free’ or money off at participating tourism businesses in and around Staffordshire. From theme parks, to gardens, stately homes to fascinating museums, thrilling activities to great events. Not to mention hotels, accommodation, restaurants, pubs and shopping.