Staffordshire is a West Midlands county most famous for its namesake breed of dog but offers a wide range of historic attractions, modern cities and unique activities. This county is home to the Peak District National Park with its rolling fields and back-to-nature excursions. Stoke-on-Trent is a town in the county famed for its many museums dedicated to the art and craft of pottery. At Lichfield, visitors can see live concerts, walk historic cathedrals and view scenic canals. The city of Wolverhampton offers a cosmopolitan experience with shopping, dining and family entertainment.

    The Drayton Manor Resort offers a train-themed amusement park for kids and grown-ups alike with rides, games and activities. The Alton Towers amusement park offers thrill rides for every adrenaline junkie, including the Smiler, which set a world record for its 14 inversions and is the first Gerstlauer Infinity Coaster in the world. Hikers enjoy heading for The Roaches where a jutting rocky ridge offers gorgeous panoramic views and photo opportunities.

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    • Stoke-on-Trent, colloquially called Stoke, is a central England city famed for its pottery industry with many museums and art galleries dedicated to the craft of ceramics. The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery has a wide variety of decorative arts and local ceramics, plus a complete World War II Spitfire on display. At the Gladstone Pottery Museum, visitors enter a...

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