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Canal boats at Consall, Staffordshire

About Staffordshire

In the Northern parts of central England lies the county of Staffordshire. The picturesque county town of Stafford offers something for everyone from Historic stately homes and ancient castles to beautiful gardens and exciting theme parks. In the
town of Stoke-on-Trent you will find the famous visitor centres of fine porcelain such as Wedgewood, Spode and Royal Doulton known as 'The Potteries'. The nearby 'Alton Towers' theme park boasts over 150 rides and attractions and offers a great family day out. The city of Lichfield has many attractions including 'Lichfield Cathedral, the only medieval English Cathedral with three spires.
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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Staffordshire, or see a selection of our Staffordshire photographs on our picture tour of Staffordshire..

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Weaver Hills, Staffordshire. Weaver Summit - Aug 2004

Alton

The village has many elegant stone buildings, and there is a circular lock-up and the romantic ruins of a 12th-century castle...

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Burton upon Trent

Burton upon Trent

Burton-on-Trent is an attractive town, it has a pleasing market place surrounded by pleasant properties, some being timber-frame black and white...

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Cannock Town Centre

Cannock

Think of Cannock and nearly always there springs to life a vision of the wonderful landscape of Cannock Chase, originally a giant "Royal Forest" gradually reduced in size and grazed by numerous flocks of sheep until the turn of the 20th century...

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Cheadle, Staffordshire

Cheadle

Cheadle has several fine black and white half timbered buildings in the town that date from the 16th-century..

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Dr Johnson's Birthplace

Lichfield

The Lichfield Markets have been held on the historic Market Square since King Stephen granted the first charter for a market in 1153. In the past martyrs were burnt at the.....

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Mow Cop Castle, Staffordshire

Mow Cop

The sheer scale of the height of this village with the quaint sounding name has made it famous, for it is believed that on a clear day the hill is visible to no less than five counties...

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Lake Rudyard, Nr Leek, Staffordshire

Rudyard

A pretty village with a delightful cluster of cottages and houses with lovely gardens, bordered by woods at the south end of the picturesque Rudyard Reservoir...

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Potteries, Stoke on Trent

Stoke-on-Trent

Town known best as "the potteries" but in reality Stoke-on-Trent is a 1906 amalgamation of six towns, each of which still maintain their own individuality and character...

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Dusk at Swindon

Swindon

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Sunrise over Tamworth

Tamworth

In the 8th century the Saxon Kingdom of Mercia was ruled from Tamworth. Later in AD 913, a fortress was built here by the daughter of King Alfred...

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Recommended attractions in Staffordshire

Alton Towers

Alton Towers Theme Park

Alton Towers is the number one theme park in England. Dating back to the Victorian times, Alton Towers closed during the outbreak.....

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Reeds

Baggeridge Country Park

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Bidulph Grange gardens

Biddulph Grange Garden

This remarkable garden surrounds a grand house with a history of fluctuating fortunes. The gardens were originally the creation.....

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Sunrise through the Pines, Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase Country Park

Once upon a time this vast area was the 'Happy Hunting' ground of Kings and Queens of England who came here to enjoy a good day's.....

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Stafford - Shire Hall

Shire Hall Gallery

Stafford's handsome Shire Hall Gallery with its impressive porticoed frontage, served for a time as the local Crown Court. .....

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Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

This is the foremost museum for fine porcelain produced over several centuries in the famous potteries of Staffordshire. Here,.....

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The Roaches

The Roaches

The spectacular Roaches are situated at the end of the Pennine Way, these together with oddly named Hen Cloud contrive between.....

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A picture of Trentham Gardens

Trentham Gardens

These pictures are of the garden and lake of Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This was the former home of the.....

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