Popular Lettings in Staffordshire
Highlights in Staffordshire
- Pretty market towns
- World-class theme parks
- Fine pottery production
Most popular in Staffordshire
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Staffordshire
Famous worldwide for its fine pottery, Staffordshire is the home of such renowned names as Wedgewood, Moorcroft and Royal Doulton. You’ll find holiday rentals nearby these famous names towards the north of Staffordshire, primarily in the city of Stoke on Trent. Experience the important city of Stafford, or escape to the countryside and choose a holiday rental in some of the UK’s finest landscapes, such as the area around Cannock, in the south of the county. With something for everyone, you’ll have a wonderful time on holiday in Staffordshire.From barn conversions to modern holiday flats
Staffordshire’s lovely rural areas offer the prettiest holiday lettings. Often built from traditional local red brick, or locally quarried stone, holiday rentals are surrounded by attractive gardens and rolling hills. Enjoy the comforts of a converted farmhouse or barn, with stunning views and the sweet sounds of the local farm animals nearby. Or, if your heart is in the city, book a stylish urban flat, right in the heart of all the action, and get ready to go on your Staffordshire adventure!
Holidays in Staffordshire
The area and getting around
Staffordshire is right in the middle of England, and is easy to get to from any part of the UK. Airports in Birmingham and Nottingham ensure that the county is within easy international reach. Once there, the most green and rural spaces are to the north, above Stoke on Trent, and to the south, near the city of Lichfield. Lichfield itself is a cathedral city, a stunning triple-towered structure, and offers much for the discerning visitor to see and do, from its architecture to its fine food restaurants.Staffordshire’s market towns
Burton on Trent, on the border with Derbyshire, is well known as a brewing town, and is currently the home of Bass and Marstons, among others. Newcastle-under-Lyme features some pretty timber framed wooden buildings, especially around the Ironmarket. It also has a new, modernised shopping area in Castle Walk, giving a great range of options to visiting shoppers. The town of Leek, on the western edge of the Peak District, is an agricultural area with an attractive weekly market held on its cobbled square.
Travellers and activities
The tiny village of Alton is the surprising location for one of the UK’s most exciting theme parks! Alton Towers has some of England’s most extreme rides, including their new wooden rollercoaster The Wicker Man, which combines fire, water and wood to amazing effect. The Smiler has the most inversions of any rollercoaster in the world, and includes a vertical lift track, and Air leaves you dangling as you fly like a bird. For smaller people, Cbeebies land includes all the little kids’ favourites, and there’s plenty to enjoy for everyone in between.Staffordshire for shoppers
As well as the large shopping malls (don’t miss, for instance, Intu in Trentham), you’ll enjoy an astonishing range of superb and unique shopping opportunities in Staffordshire. Not to be missed, of course, is the offerings of Staffordshire Pottery. Made in Burslem, as has been the case for donkeys years, visitors can take a tour of the factory to see how the extraordinarily beautiful pottery is made, before choosing a souvenir to take back home to remind yourself of your lovely holiday in Staffordshire!
The Staffordshire city of Lichfield is famous for being the birthplace of the author of the first English dictionary, Samuel Johnson.
Top 5 travel tips in Staffordshire
This rocky ledge, rising over 500 metres above Leek, is a well-known port of call for energetic hikers and climbers. Visit The Roaches for some of the best views of this part of Staffordshire.2. Enjoy a coffee and some art!
The delightful Foxlowe Arts Centre in Leek has a superb café, offering freshly made cakes and pastries together with excellent coffee. Head upstairs to explore the wonderful art gallery featuring the best of Leek’s artistic community.3. Stroll through Trentham Gardens
These award-winning gardens have recently been renovated and offer a day out blessed with elegance and charm. Enjoy the peace, tranquillity and sheer joy of this beautiful floral sanctuary.4. Visit the historic Shugborough Hall
Now a National Trust property, Shugborough Hall is the former home of the Bishops of Lichfield, an important family in the history of Staffordshire. Packed with history, visitors can enjoy strolling around the house, its gardens and a small farm.5. Chug along the Churnet Valley Railway
This beautifully preserved, standard gauge railway takes passengers on a steam train trip along the remaining almost 11 miles of the famous North Staffordshire Railway route. Choo Choo!
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Staffordshire
Staffordshire is one of the cheapest destinations in the United Kingdom. For a stay here you will pay around £145.00 per night.Is Staffordshire a good location for a last-minute getaway?
It is recommended that you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Staffordshire, as only 26% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.How many holiday rentals are there in Staffordshire?
We have 680 properties for you in Staffordshire, provided by our 9 local and international partners.