A little further afield

As Staffordshire’s premier heritage city, we’re really at the heart of things! Why not base yourself in Lichfield and discover the delights the heart of England has to offer?

From the high peaks of the Peak district and Staffordshire Moorlands, to the lush greenness of the National Forest and Cannock Chase, Staffordshire is an outdoor enthusiasts dream. If you love heritage you are in for a real treat. Enjoy the wonders of Wedgwood, to Shugborough Estate and Stafford Castle.

If you are green fingered, there’s many gardens to tempt you, including the splendour of Trentham’s renovated Italian gardens.

Or if you fancy a trip to the inspiring national football centre, visit the purpose built base for training our England football teams, officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on on 9 October 2012.

And, as Staffordshire is home to some of the UK's greatest theme parks - Alton Towers, Drayton Manor Theme Park - there's all the splashes, spills, screams and thrills you can pack in! Just bring your curiosity and a sense of adventure!

We're 10 minutes away from ...

National Memorial Arboretum - 11 min
www.thenma.org.uk 01283 792333 DE13 7AR

The Snowdome - 12 min
www.snowdome.co.uk 08705 000011 B79 7ND

Drayton Manor - 16 min
www.draytonmanor.co.uk, 01827 288916 B78 3TW

Tamworth Castle - 12 min
www.tamworthcastle.co.uk 01827 709626
See the Staffordshire Hoard here as part of the Mercian Trail

We're 20 minutes away from ...

Shugborough Estate - 21 min
www.shugborough.org.uk 01889 881388 ST17 0XB