Destination guide

The friendly city of Staffordshire awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Staffordshire. This city is welcoming and romantic, recognised for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Staffordshire

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Staffordshire has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Go Ape Cannock Chase (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Uttoxeter Racecourse (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Alton Towers (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Cannock Park Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Ashbourne Golf Club (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • South Straffordshire Golf Club (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Staffordshire

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Staffordshire is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens (27.3 mi / 43.9 km)
  • Cannon Hill Park (28.5 mi / 45.8 km)
  • Parkhall Country Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Trentham Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • National Memorial Arboretum (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Staffordshire

Fly into East Midlands (EMA), the closest airport, located 29.6 mi (47.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Birmingham (BHX), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Stafford Station, Stone Station and Rugeley Trent Valley Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Staffordshire?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,673 holiday rentals near Staffordshire. From 748 Cottages to 748 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Staffordshire for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Staffordshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Staffordshire. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Stoke-on-Trent: 668 holiday rentals
  • Alstonefield: 867 holiday rentals
  • Warslow: 711 holiday rentals
  • Tamworth: 348 holiday rentals
  • Burton upon Trent: 219 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Staffordshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Staffordshire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Staffordshire with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Stoke-on-Trent: 668 holiday homes
  • Alstonefield: 867 holiday homes
  • Warslow: 711 holiday homes
  • Tamworth: 348 holiday homes
  • Burton upon Trent: 219 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Staffordshire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Staffordshire are:

  • Manchester Airport (MAN): 791 holiday houses
  • Coventry Airport (CVT): 536 holiday houses
  • Nottingham East Midlands Airport (EMA): 415 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Staffordshire?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Staffordshire. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Alton Towers: 1,289 holiday rentals
  • The Snow Dome: 576 holiday rentals
  • The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery: 579 holiday rentals
  • Kidsgrove Station: 604 holiday rentals
  • Stafford (XVB-Stafford Train Station): 311 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Staffordshire listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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