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Staffordshire

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Staffordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, renowned for holiday cottages, idyllic holiday homes and the craftsmanship of its world-famous potteries. Within the county you will find some beautiful countryside, This includes the Peak District National Park, the breath-taking Cannock Chase and several picturesque wooded valleys, such as Manifold, Milldale and Dovedale, where you will find some of the best luxury lodges in the country.

Weather Averages

Be prepared for rain or shine

MARCH - MAY High 12.81°c Low 5.06°c Precipitation 0.03mm/hr
JUNE - AUGUST High 19.73°c Low 11.95°c Precipitation 0.03mm/hr
SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER High 13.57°c Low 7.6°c Precipitation 0.05mm/hr
DECEMBER - FEBRUARY High 6.81°c Low 1.58°c Precipitation 0.05mm/hr

THINGS TO DO IN Staffordshire

Looking for things to do in Staffordshire? This West Midlands county is home to Alton Towers theme park, so the thrill seeker in you can enjoy an action packed day here. For those who like things a little bit calmer, Staffordshire has generous portions of The Peak District and Pennine national parks, ideal for walkers and National Forest trails for bikers and happy hackers. you can also become a little adventurous and learn all about pottery in the capital of ceramics, Stoke-on-Trent.

Stafford

Staffordshire
Whether a day visitor, staying a weekend, or en-route to other destinations, there's so much to see and do and some fabulous places to stay. In the heart of Stafford Town Centre you can visit some of the town’s most beautiful sites, such as The Ancient High House - the largest timber framed town house in England, built in 1595, The Shire Hall Gallery - an exciting and innovative contemporary art gallery, The Stafford Gatehouse Theatre - with a full and thriving programme of entertainment, Victoria Park and St Mary’s Church to name but a few.

Tamworth

Staffordshire
Tamworth is the home of the historic Tamworth Castle, Church of St Editha and Moat House, and was the capital of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia. Tamworth takes its name from the River Tame, which flows through it. For a family fun challenge, visit Tamworth Castle. When the sun is shining, Tamworth is a great place to get back to nature with an abundance of nature reserves and country parks to explore; perfect for a sunny walk.

Lichfield

Staffordshire
Lichfield has a rich and varied history, with Georgian museums including the Samuel Johnson Birthplace and Erasmus Darwin House and the stunning medieval Lichfield Cathedral. Experience the inspiring National Memorial Arboretum featuring over 330 thought-provoking memorials, nestled amongst lush and maturing woodland. Or for some evening entertainment why not book in at the award winning Lichfield Garrick theatre.

LOCAL CUISINE

Staffordshire boasts two national forests and four national nature reserves. Its bounty includes berries, soft fruits, beans, peas, root vegetables, sweetcorn, spinach, pumpkin, squash and rhubarb. Home to the Tamworth pig which produces a lean and tasty pork and Staffordshire Oatcakes, a cross between a flatbread and a pancake. A true Staffordshire breakfast consists of oatcakes with bacon and eggs.

GETTING HERE

If you’re coming by road, you can reach staffordshire via the M6, which has junctions for Stoke-on-Trent (15 & 16) and Stafford (13 & 14), and the M6 Toll, past destinations including Cannock and Lichfield. The M42 passes through Tamworth and the M54 through South Staffordshire, while the M1 is also nearby, connected to Staffordshire by the A50 from Junction 24. By rail, Staffordshire has excellent connections to the rest of the country, particularly the West Coast Main Line which links Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford, and Lichfield to the major cities in the United Kingdom.