Destination guide

The friendly city of Staffordshire awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Staffordshire. This city is welcoming and romantic, recognised for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Staffordshire

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Staffordshire has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Go Ape Cannock Chase (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Uttoxeter Racecourse (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Alton Towers (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Cannock Park Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Ashbourne Golf Club (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • South Straffordshire Golf Club (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Staffordshire

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Staffordshire is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens (27.3 mi / 43.9 km)
  • Cannon Hill Park (28.5 mi / 45.8 km)
  • Parkhall Country Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Trentham Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • National Memorial Arboretum (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Staffordshire

Fly into East Midlands (EMA), the closest airport, located 29.6 mi (47.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Birmingham (BHX), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Stafford Station, Stone Station and Rugeley Trent Valley Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Staffordshire?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,604 holiday lettings around Staffordshire. From 967 cottages to 967 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Staffordshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Staffordshire. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Leek: 685 holiday homes
  • Stoke-on-Trent: 617 holiday homes
  • Horton: 283 holiday homes
  • Burton upon Trent: 212 holiday homes
  • Wolverhampton: 291 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Staffordshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Staffordshire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Staffordshire with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Leek: 685 holiday lettings
  • Stoke-on-Trent: 617 holiday lettings
  • Burton upon Trent: 212 holiday lettings
  • Wolverhampton: 291 holiday lettings
  • Tamworth: 443 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Staffordshire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Staffordshire are:

  • Nottingham East Midlands Airport (EMA): 457 self catering accommodations
  • Manchester Airport (MAN): 830 self catering accommodations
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX): 859 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Staffordshire? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Staffordshire. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Drayton Manor Theme Park: 733 holiday rentals
  • Alton Towers: 1,157 holiday rentals
  • Tutbury Castle: 640 holiday rentals
  • Burton On Trent Station: 434 holiday rentals
  • Stafford (XVB-Stafford Train Station): 321 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Staffordshire listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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