Relax in a Staffordshire Cottage with Hot Tub
Do you sometimes wish you could get away from it all, switch off your phone and relax in the peace and tranquility of the rural English countryside? Well, you may be surprised to know you are not alone. More and more people are choosing to spend their time off in England and with our recommended cottages with hot tubs it's easy to see why.
Staffordshire is a great holiday destination for both families and couples and with our pet-friendly holiday homes you can even bring your dog along. Home to the highest village in Britain, Flash, at 1519 feet above sea level. Staffordshire is a land-locked county located in the West Midlands that has theme parks, castles, activities and sights a plenty to ensure a fantastic holiday.
The county’s most popular holiday accommodation is the hot tub cottage. Our recommendations have everything you would expect from a fancy hotel at a fraction of the cost.
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Whether you are looking for a family getaway or a short break for two, there is something to suit all tastes and with the added luxury of your own private hot tub to soak away the stresses of everyday life what could be better?
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Places to Visit and Things to Do in Staffordshire
We aim to ensure your stay in Staffordshire is as fun and interesting as possible, with that in mind, we have come up with a list of attractions that we think every holiday maker to Staffordshire would enjoy. Let's take a look.
1. Alton Towers
The 2nd most popular theme park in the UK, with thrilling rides and loads to do for young and old Alton Towers bills itself as the ultimate destination for those looking for a fun-filled day out. First-off the place is enormous covering an area of 3.7m². with a total of 39 rides including 9 white knuckle roller coasters. There are many attractions onsite including a water park, 2 mini golf courses, Cbeebies Land for the little ones, Treetop Quest and lots of restaurants, bars and cafes to keep your energy up, there is even a Spa. Alton Towers is well worth a visit and the top attraction in Staffordshire.
2. Trentham Estate
Whatever the time of year, you will not be disappointed with day out to Trentham Estate, located in Stoke-on-Trent. Explore the stunning gardens with picturesque lake, let the kids run wild in the adventure playground, experience the unique fairy trail or try the Aerial Extreme they can even get up close and personal with 140 free roaming Barbary Macaques in the Monkey Forest. After the youngsters have let off some steam why not take a stroll through the shopping village with over 60 shops, restaurants and cafes and after all that walking and retail therapy what better way to relax than returning for soak back at your cottage or lodge with hot tub.
3. Drayton Manor Theme Park
Another of the UK's most popular theme parks can also be found in Staffordshire, and this one also incorporates an impressive zoo. Drayton Manor attracts over 1.5 million visitors a year and is set in 280 acres of parkland. It is also the home of Thomas Land where young fans of the famous train can enjoy 12 Thomas-themed rides, live shows an indoor play area and purchase special merchandise in the well-stocked shop. Follow the Dino Trail or check out the collection of penny slot machines in Bryan's Works Museum whatever your age you are assured of a fun-filled day out at this attraction.
4. Peak District
You can't visit Staffordshire without exploring the Peak District it has so much to offer, stunning views of moorlands, woodland and hills, country parks and nature reserves. Punctuated with picturesque villages and market towns the area is perfect for many outdoor pursuits including cycling, horse-riding, climbing to name a few and don't forget the camera as this area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offers plenty of photographic opportunities.
5. Water World, Stoke-on-Trent
Experience a fun family day out at Britain's number 1 indoor tropical water park, whatever the weather. More than 30 rides make for a "splashtastic" time, brave the white-knuckle Twister, relax on the lazy river, or experience the rolling surf of the wave pool. This popular attraction is a great way to spend an afternoon if the unpredictable British weather strikes.
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6. Shugborough Hall
This magnificent stately home can be found at Great Haywood Staffordshire built in 1695 on the site of the Bishop of Lichfield's palace, it has been added too over the centuries resulting in the elegant hall seen today. Featured attractions include superb interiors with a vast collection of heirlooms, the former home of photographer Patrick Lichfield, a kitchen garden, lake, 900 acres of grade 1 listed parkland with buildings, follies and monuments and a working farm. Enjoy a light lunch at the Park Farm Cafe or stock up and gifts and local delicacies at the shop.
Take a tour around the world at the spectacular landscaped gardens at Biddulph Grange, near Stoke-on-Trent. The garden is divided into several sections including; the Egyptian court, Chinese Garden, Western terrace, Italian terraces, Lime Avenue, Rhododendron Ground, The Glen and many more. It is ideal for summer picnics and the perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon in colourful, peaceful surroundings.
8. Tamworth Castle
Castles are not to everyone's taste but you can be assured of a fun family day ot at Tamworth Castle. This grade 1 listed Norman Castle overlooks the junction of the Rivers Anker and Tame. There is plenty to see and do here with hands-on exhibitions, step back to Medieval times in the great hall and discover the grand Victorian reception rooms. Outside in the expansive grounds you will find crazy golf, a play park and skate park along with tennis courts and a bowling green.
9. The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
Staffordshire has long been famous for its pottery and here you will find the best collection of Staffordshire ceramics in the world including Wedgewood and Doulton, while learning about the history of the industry. Discover the Staffordshire Hoard, worth over £3 million it was and still is the largest ever find of Anglo-Saxon treasure. There is also a WW2 spitfire on display, Reginald Mitchell, the designer was born in the area. There are regular art exhibitions and outside you will find the serene Secret Garden a small sensory oasis.
10. The Roaches
This is a spectacular ridge of rock that rises to 1657 feet above the Leek and Tittlesworth Reservoir. Popular with hikers and hill-climbers it gets extremely busy at the weekends partly due to the spectacular views of the surrounding Peak District. A great place to walk the dog if you have chosen one of our pet-friendly cottages with hot tubs or simply an opportunity to take some photos of this beautiful county of Staffordshire.
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