Out and About

Out and About

What a fantastic location you have chosen to take your break

Staffordshire and Derbyshire have so much to offer the visitor and you are situated in the idea location to explore both counties.

Just on our door step is the famous Alton Towers with spectacular gardens and of course the hair raising rides. Only 15 miles away is the beautiful historic Shugborough Estate, which has many exciting events going on all year round

If it’s peace and quiet you are craving then just a 30 minute drive away you are into The Peak District, or if you are more of the adventurous type, look no further than Aspire Adventures. Everything from caving to abseiling, rock scrambling or guided walks in the Peak District, Aspire Adventures will give you a day to remember.

Along the A50 towards Stoke on Trent you have the famous Wedgwood Factory and Museum. Then why not go to Trentham Gardens. It has a vast choice of shops, restaurants and coffee shops and then take a stroll into the truly magnificent gardens dating back over 100 years.

Located just past Weston Hall (10 minutes drive), is the popular Staffordshire County Showground, with different events going on most weekends throughout the year.

The Arbortorium in Rugeley is well worth a visit just 30 minutes away and the beautiful Lichfield Cathedral.

If you fancy a flutter on the horses we are just 10 minutes drive away from Uttoxeter Race course.

Uttoxeter town centre is a traditional market town, you will find an array of shops, from gift and clothes shops to a French furniture interior shop and a fabulous cook shop. Chill out and have a leisurely cup of speciality coffee or call at a Traditional pub for a pint of ale.

If you fancy trying your hand at Clay Pigeon Shooting book a lesson Doveridge Sporting Club just a 15 minute drive away.

Believe me, there is lots to keep you going during your visit to Uttoxeter and the surrounding area. From leisurely walks, shopping, eating and drinking and the thrills of Alton Towers you are sure to have a memorable visit.