Staffordshire lies in the Heart of England, and is home to some of the countries best known family attractions. Encompassing some of England’s most renowned countryside, including parks of the Peak District, Cannock Chase and the National Forest, it is fantastically easy to loose yourself in the open countryside from a self catering Staffordshire holiday cottage.
Family entertainment is wonderfully easy to come by from Staffordshire accommodation. Children, of any age, will be delighted by the prospects of a day out at Alton Towers, Drayton Manor or the Waterworld aqua theme park. There is even a year round winter wonderland to enjoy from a Staffordshire cottage; the SnowDome in Tamworth. The attractions of Staffordshire by no means stop there. Older families may enjoy Britain’s only Monkey Forest, Stafford and Tamworth Castles and tours of the world famous Wedgewood Pottery.
The stunning landscapes of Staffordshire are a huge attraction, attraction many thousands of visits to rural houses to rent in Staffordshire each year. There are limitless opportunities to walk, mountain bike and ride horses through the stunning Peak District National Park, the historic heath and woodland scenery of Cannock Chase, the ancient woodlands of the National Forest. Walking and riding holidays absolutely thrive from rural houses to rent in Staffordshire.
There are some magnificent golf courses to play in Staffordshire too. The Three Hammers Golf Club and Penn golf Club are both excellent courses to play from Staffordshire accommodation, but there are a great range to choose from.
Burton upon Trent is the largest town in the National Forest, standing on both the Mersey Canal and the River Trent. Fantastically scenic and perfectly located for outdoor activity holidays in Staffordshire, Burton upon Trent is also known as a British beer brewing capital.
There is no airport in Staffordshire, but Manchester Airport is only a few miles outside the county. The whole area is easily accessible by both road and rail, so you should have no trouble in reaching your rural house to rent in Staffordshire.