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Staffordshire is a real gem hidden in plain sight in the heart of England with something for everyone, whether it’s long family days outdoors, a walk in fabulous countryside or maybe a history and heritage weekend, shopping spree or culture break. With a fascinating mix of industrial heritage, scream-inducing theme parks and beautiful countryside, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. You could spend a happy day walking on Cannock Chase, browsing the antique shops in Leek or visiting one of the county’s well-kept public spaces, such as Victoria Park in Stafford or Queen’s Park in Longton.
Whether you’re interested in a traditional pub lunch, afternoon tea or a special evening out, Staffordshire can cater for all tastes. Wherever you find yourself, you’ll have a range of coffee shops, country pubs and more upmarket urban eateries within easy reach. But first, no visit to Staffordshire would be complete without trying the beloved local delicacy, the oatcake.
Savvy shoppers will be spoilt for choice in Staffordshire, with a wealth of market towns, retail villages and factory shops to tempt every shopaholic. While it’s true that many high streets around the country have grown almost indistinguishable, in Staffordshire you’ll easily find places oozing with local charm where you can wander for hours and pick up some goodies to take home.
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