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 Staffs?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,660 holiday rentals near Staffs. From 742 Cottages to 742 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Staffs for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Staffs?

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

  • Stoke-on-Trent: 665 holiday rentals
  • Alstonefield: 867 holiday rentals
  • Warslow: 710 holiday rentals
  • Tamworth: 392 holiday rentals
  • Burton upon Trent: 221 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Staffs! 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 Staffs?

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

  • Stoke-on-Trent: 665 holiday homes
  • Alstonefield: 867 holiday homes
  • Warslow: 710 holiday homes
  • Tamworth: 392 holiday homes
  • Burton upon Trent: 221 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 Staffs?

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

  • Manchester Airport (MAN): 755 holiday houses
  • Coventry Airport (CVT): 500 holiday houses
  • Nottingham East Midlands Airport (EMA): 413 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 Staffs?

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

  • Alton Towers: 1,297 holiday rentals
  • The Snow Dome: 613 holiday rentals
  • The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery: 565 holiday rentals
  • Kidsgrove Station: 596 holiday rentals
  • Stafford (XVB-Stafford Train Station): 311 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Staffs listed on Stayz 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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