Set in the heart of the UK, Staffordshire is easily accessible from anywhere in the country. When you arrive, you’ll be captivated by the beautiful natural scenery, intrigued by its history and eager to head out to the fantastic attractions across the county.
Staffordshire is renowned for its pottery, in particular Wedgwood, and you can admire or shop for souvenirs at Pool Pottery or the Royal Stafford factory outlet.
When it comes to days out, Staffordshire is possibly one of the best places in the country for theme parks and attractions. Test your nerve on the rollercoasters and exhilarating rides at Alton Towers or Drayton Manor, pack your swimming kit for hurtling down the flumes at Waterworld in Stoke-on-Trent and visit no end of historic houses and castles, including Ancient High House and the Trentham Estate. A unique landmark is the National Memorial Arboretum which is a centre of remembrance to honour the fallen and recognise service and sacrifice.
There are several heritage steam railways in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent where you can enjoy a scenic ride through the countryside on board one of the heritage trains. Chasewater, Amerton, The Foxfield and Churnet Valley are all open to the public and host various events throughout the year.
With so much to explore, you’ll need to keep your energy levels up, and in Staffordshire, that won’t be a problem. The county has its own ‘Taste of Staffordshire’ quality mark which indicates that a business gets more than 40% of its ingredients from local suppliers. There are numerous places to eat out, from fine dining restaurants to boutique cafés and tearooms.
Staffordshire proclaims itself ‘the home of brewing’ and there is no end of opportunities to sample the wares or visit breweries for a tour.
With so much fun to be had with friends and family, you’ll need a comfortable and spacious base for your holiday. Browse our collection of large houses to rent in Staffordshire and start looking forward to your getaway.