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Newcastle under Lyme

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26,41,4

Burton upon Trent

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32,53,12

Lichfield

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39,80,7

Alton

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22,19,10

Stoke-upon-Trent

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35,34,19

Tamworth

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13,23,13

Stafford

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22,99,14

Cannock

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4,7,5

Alveley

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6,17,0

Newcastle under Lyme

Burton upon Trent

  • Brew pub

    Burton upon Trent Restaurants

    Lovely pub, brewery attached, great beers and how a real pub should be?A lunch time visit for us, food from 12 -14 only, large and tasty butties, very good beer - perfect, would love this to be my local

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  • Three Queens Hotel

    Burton upon Trent Hotels

    One Bridge Street, formerly Queens Hotel, Burton upon Trent, DE14 1SY, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Brewery Tap

    Burton upon Trent Restaurants

    Part of the huge Coors brewery complex and home to the national brewery museum. I'll not mention the politics of the British brewing museum being in the hands of Coors here but a report on a visit to the restaurant on site.Arrived too late for a visit to the museum but I know how beer is made and quite much of it's history too!Friendly tap room...

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Lichfield

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  • Bread making

    Lichfield Things to Do

    Bread making day in Lichfield was a fab way to spend the afternoon with friends!We made a white loaf a wholemeal loaf so bread rolls and some delicious fougasse thatwe ate for lunch with soup!Having only tried bread making once before and it was a complete disaster this class was great.I left with lots of lovely bread and the skills to make more at...

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  • Swinfen Hall Hotel

    Lichfield Hotels

    Lichfield, WS14 9RS, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

    Lichfield Things to Do

    Samuel Johnson was born in Lichfield in 1709 and was to become England's "greatest man of letters" of that time. Educated in Lichfield and for a short period in Oxford (he couldn't finance his studies any longer, so he had to quit), he unsuccessfully tried to work as a teacher and later even to set up his own school. Continuously struggling with...

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Alton

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  • England's world class theme park : SW 7

    Alton Things to Do

    Alton towers is going to 'launch' a new coaster in May 2013. It was initially known as 'sw 7' which stood for 'secret weapon', but has now recieved its proper name of 'The Smiler'. It stands on the site of 'The black hole' which was basically a fairly average coaster contained in a blacked-out tent. I thought it worked really well..but time move...

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  • Peakstones Inn, Piggery and Friends...

    Alton Hotels

    Cheadle Road, Alton, ST10 4DH, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Can I actually get in ?

    Alton Warnings and Dangers

    Alton towers has quite obviously tried to copy Walt Disney theme parks in terms how guests are processed in arriving at the park. Disney, however, did not have to deal with the vagaries of local planning committees. Not for Alton towers a swift expressway branching off the local autoroute or interstate...rather an exasperating trudge through local...

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Stoke-upon-Trent

  • The Gladstone Pottery

    Stoke-upon-Trent Things to Do

    Gladstone Pottery, situated in Longton - The ‘Neck End’ of The Potteries - started life in the second half of the 18th century producing ‘Creamware’.It was just one of many potteries that sprung up around here and nothing special where its manufacturing was concerned. It’s special today though because it’s the last remaining complete pottery...

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  • Premier Inn Stoke (Trentham Gardens)

    Stoke-upon-Trent Hotels

    Stone Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8JG, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

    Stoke-upon-Trent Things to Do

    The Potteries Museum is one of four city museums and brings together fine and decorative arts, costume, local history, archaeology and natural history collections. On my visit there was a Celebration of Football, I also enjoyed a Hot Chocolate drink and a cake in the Café which is located adjacent to the Forum Theatre on the lower level.There are...

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Tamworth

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  • St Editha's Church

    Tamworth Things to Do

    The parish church dedicated to St Editha is the largest medieval example of its kind in the county of Staffordshire. The church tower dates from the end of the 12th century, although the majority of the other features including the nave and the chancel were constructed in the 14th and 15th centuries.One of the unique features of St Edithas is its...

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  • Tamworth South Premeir Inn

    Tamworth Hotels

    Watling Street, Wilnecote, Tamworth, B77 5PN, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • The Tamworth Two

    Tamworth Things to Do

    The Tamworth Sandyback pig breed unsurprisingly originated in Tamworth. Although there is some speculation about the exact origins of the breed, the common view is that it originated at Sir Robert Peel's estate near Tamworth, Drayton Manor. Peel was an enthusiastic pig-breeder and the Tamworth breed is believed by many to be the offspring of the...

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Stafford

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  • Chapel of St Bertelin

    Stafford Things to Do

    Go round the back of St Mary's church and you will see the excavated site of the earliest stone structure on this site. The stones are not in their original postions: they were laid out to mark the outline of the chapel.Bertelin is supposed to have founded Stafford in the 700s. He was an Anglo-Saxon prince and hermit, and chose the site for his...

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  • Moat House Classic Hotel

    Stafford Hotels

    Lower Penkridge Road, Acton Trussell, Staffordshire, ST170RJ, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • St Mary's

    Stafford Things to Do

    The Colegiate Chruch of St Mary (sorry, I don't understand the complexities of the Church of England and cannot tell you why it is 'collegiate') is in the centre of the town, set within what I think was once a 'close': buildings which were, in the main, owned by the church and used for church personnel.The 'close' is now mostly gone, and the...

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Cannock

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  • Good night here

    Cannock Nightlife

    The drinks prices are reasonable here. There are comfy seats and TVs that show sports and music channels. There is a good-sized outdoor seating area, which is also the smoking area. There is also a pool table to use at your pleasure.I wasn't impressed with the toilets - grubby, lose/nonexistent toilet seats, taps that didn't work :-(The Academy...

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  • Premier Inn Cannock

    Cannock Hotels

    Watling Street, (formerly Roman Way Corus), Cannock, WS11 1SJ, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Cheap and cheerful

    Cannock Restaurants

    I came here with friends on the way to watch Manchester City play Wolves. It's a friendly bar with a nice atmosphere. The menu had 'pub grub' and also a variety of foods that I think would please everybody.I had a chicken, bacon, bbq sauce and cheese melt baguette. It wasn't full of flavour, but I enjoyed it and it filled me up for the match and...

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Alveley

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  • Gone fishin'

    Alveley Sports & Outdoors

    John's 5lb Carp caught on Luncheon meat and float at Pool Hall on Sunday 07 Aug 05.Fish that are stocked in these pools and available to catch are :- CarpBreamRoachTench(And we are told Catfish - but we've never seen one.) Coarse fishing gear:-1]. Rod licence.2]. Fishing rod(s) only 1 to be used at any one time.3]. Reel(s).4]. Tackle - weights,...

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  • Widlife and fishing.

    Alveley Off The Beaten Path

    Near to the Pool Hall fishery, there is another at Shatterford which also encompasses a wildlife sanctury.Goats, Deer, Llamas can be seen here at the same time as doing a spot of fishing. Some of the wildlife will come right up to you - they will try and steal your bait if you don't watch them carefully!

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  • DANGER - DEEP WATER !

    Alveley Warnings and Dangers

    The pools at Pool Hall are deep.There are signs stating No Swimming or Wading. They are there for everyones safety. Always be responsible when near deep water, especially with children.If anyone falls in, there are lifebelts possitioned around the various pools. Take note of where they are.It is the responsibility of all visitors to make sure that...

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Top Staffordshire Hotels

Stoke-upon-Trent Hotels
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Burton upon Trent Hotels
32 Reviews - 53 Photos
Lichfield Hotels
39 Reviews - 80 Photos
Alton Hotels
22 Reviews - 19 Photos
Tamworth Hotels
13 Reviews - 23 Photos
Stafford Hotels
22 Reviews - 99 Photos
Newcastle under Lyme Hotels
26 Reviews - 41 Photos
Cannock Hotels
4 Reviews - 7 Photos

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