Staffordshire is a county of England situated in the West Midlands region with its administrative centre in Stafford.
In Stafford city centre you will find significant sites namely the Ancient High House, the largest timber framed town house in the country, offering exhibitions and events. Other sights in Stafford are the beautiful market square, the Shire Hall Gallery with contemporary art and the wonderful Victoria Park, a Green Flag award-winning park.
The largest city in Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Tent, is administratively independent of the county. In Stoke-on-Tent, you will find the magnificent Gladstone Pottery Museum, and Trentham Estate, with the Trentham Monkey Forest and the award-winning Italian Gardens!
Staffordshire offers wonderful sceneries such as the stunning Peak District National Park, an ideal recreation area with villages, hiking trails and camping sites.
In the beautiful lakeside village of Rudyard you will find the headquarters of the Rudyard Lake Steam Railway, which provides a scenic trip along the Rudyard Lake.
In the village of Alrewas you will find the National Memorial Arboretum with a collection of more than 300 memorials to the people who served and serve England. The site features beautiful woodland landscapes as well as a great variety of flora and fauna.
Population: over 1 million inhabitants
Other major cities: Stoke-on-Trent, Burton upon Trent, Cannock, Lichfield, Tamworth
Main attractions: Lichfield Cathedral, Tamworth Castle, Trentham Estate, Shugborough Estate, SnowDome (indoor skiing venue), Alton Towers Resort, Drayton Manor Theme Park, National Memorial Arboretum, Gladstone Pottery Museum
Nearest Airports: Birmingham Airport (BHX), Manchester Airport (MAN), East Midlands Airport (EMA)