7 Staffordshire's Finest

Friday 26 - Monday 29 March 2021
4 Days
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£359
(Single Supplement £102)

26 - 29 Mar 21

Discover the historic county of Staffordshire, home of the ‘Potteries’, Shugborough Hall and the National Memorial Arboretum.

The county is also famous for its Staffordshire Oatcakes and where Marmite originated! 

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Your Holiday Includes

  • 3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Shugborough Estate
  • Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
  • National Memorial Arboretum
  • All coach travel & excursions

Hotel Information

The 4 star BW Plus Stoke on Trent DoubleTree by Hilton is a modern hotel set in a quiet location near the city centre. It has a spacious lounge bar area, restaurant and garden. All rooms are en suite, comfortably furnished with television, telephone, hairdryer, iron/board and tea/coffee facilities. Other facilities include a gym, indoor pool and spa pool. The hotel does not have any ground floor bedrooms, rooms on the first floor are accessed by stairs only. Bedrooms on the second, third and fourth floors are accessed by lift and stairs. The hotel has Wi-FI

SHUGBOROUGH ESTATE described as a Staffordshire paradise, has been home to the Anson family since 1624. Explore sweeping parkland, ancient woodland, formal and walled gardens and a landscape peppered with monuments. The beautiful Georgian mansion is full of wonderful treasures, enter a world of glamour and royalty before experiencing life ‘below stairs’ in the servant’s quarters.

STOKE-ON-TRENT nicknamed The Potteries, is historically renowned for its pottery industry and many of the high-quality manufacturers of pottery still have headquarters in the area including Spode, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton with numerous factory shops in the city.

POTTERIES MUSEUM & ART GALLERY is home to diverse displays of art, local history and the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics. Also see the ‘Staffordshire Hoard’, the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork yet found. It consists of over 3,500 items; over 5kg of gold,, over 1kg of silver and 3,500 pieces of garnet cloisonné jewellery.

 NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM – WHERE OUR NATION REMEMBERS! The Arboretum is an evolving, maturing woodland landscape featuring 30,000 trees and a collection of over 350 memorials. The 150-acre site is a living, growing tribute to those who have served and continue to serve our country including the Armed Forces and civil services. The Millennium Chapel of Peace and Forgiveness is the only place in the country where the Act of Remembrance is observed daily at 11

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