Family Holidays in Staffordshire


Looking for a breakaway with the family and looking for somewhere with plenty of fun for the family but still in a traditional country setting? Look no further than Staffordshire, the ideal family location for holidays and easily accessible by train or car, making it the perfect getaway in the UK. With a range of activities and attractions, there’s something for all ages from educational to fun days out with the family.

With activities and attractions crammed into Staffordshire, you’ll never be left stuck for ideas. With two of the UK’s top theme parks in one county, there are thrills to be had all week at Drayton Manor and Alton Towers full of rides, shows, games and restaurants. If you’re looking for a day out with something for all the family then Trentham Estate ticks all the boxes. From beautiful gardens to Monkey Forest there are attractions children and parents will both enjoy. If you’re looking to keep active whilst on your family holidays in Staffordshire, Cannock Chase provides an excellent starting point. There you’ll find bike trails and woodland walks, or if you’re looking for an adrenaline rush head to Go Ape for a fun packed day out. An educational day out needed around all this action? Head to Churnet Valley Railway for a journey back to classic days of railway travel through the rural pass, cutting along beautiful countryside known as ‘Little Switzerland’.

You’ll never be bored on your family holidays in Staffordshire, with a range of options for days out. If you’re looking for something to do while the children are busy, a walk around the iconic National Memorial Arboretum. It is a special place honouring men who have served Britain, the perfect place to enjoy some peace and quiet in this tranquil country setting. If you’re looking for a more active day out there are a plethora of walking and cycling trails that take you through the countryside and coastline giving the opportunity to view the idyllic scenery on offer in Staffordshire.

Whatever your family’s interests you’ll be sure to have memorable family holidays in Staffordshire.

Find out more about the attractions and activities taking place in the region in our Things to Do section.

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