The ancient county town
Stafford, recognised as having the Best Floral displays in the British Isles, 2002, and regionally renowned as a bed of floral splendour, has visitors coming from all over the British Isles to visit Staffordshire’s County Town. The stunning annual displays from May to Oct draw visitors back time and again, with Stone and Eccleshall now gaining a firm reputation for displays of stunning floral beauty as well. Glorious parks, tranquil canal side walks and busy shopping thoroughfares are waiting for you to discover a fantastic floral feast!
The surrounding Countryside has stunning natural beauty, tranquil canal-side walks and leafy parks and historic gardens just waiting to be explored. Visit the nearby Towns and villages where you can browse among specialist shops, dine out in a chic bistro or find food for thought in an art gallery.
However you decide to spend your time, you'll find accommodation to suit all tastes and pockets, from luxurious hotels to cosy B & Bs.
A stay in Stafford is like no other as you have the freedom to explore as little or as much as you desire, there is such a great deal to discover with a variety of culinary creativity around the area, good food is never far away. Whether you want a romantic meal for two, or something more lively, Stafford can offer it all.
Stafford is ideally located to take advantage of the further a-field activities, with some of the finest attractions of England's heartland right on your doorstep. To the north are the world-famous Potteries and the majestic heights of the Staffordshire Moorlands. In the east there's Burton-on-Trent, the home of brewing and Lichfield, with its triple-spired cathedral, while to the west, the scenic treasures of Shropshire await.
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