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Why Staffordshire

In Staffordshire you’ll find breath-taking scenery, thrilling adventures, captivating history and heritage, and a superb lifestyle. From urban life and city apartments to rural idylls and country houses, there’s a lifestyle to suit everyone here. With a reputation for safe-living and friendliness, Staffordshire is home to traditional market towns, bustling city centres and excellent transport links – making our county a fabulous place to live and work. And, with house prices a fraction of the cost of elsewhere in the country, you’ll get a lot more home for your money here too.

Our location

Our stunning county is in the heart of the UK. We’re close to four major international airports, as well as the M1 and M6 motorways and excellent train links. In fact, no other location offers such easy access to the UK’s cities. Manchester, Liverpool, Chester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Derby, Wolverhampton, Nottingham and Leicester are all less than an hour away. And London is only 80 minutes by train.

Our attractions

Staffordshire offers you a world of possibilities. From the sensational scenery of the Staffordshire Peak District, Cannock Chase (a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and the National Forest. To the ancient cathedral, medieval castles and magnificent stately homes. And truly world-class leisure facilities, including two of Europe’s biggest and best theme parks, Alton Towers Resort and Drayton Manor. The UK’s number one indoor water park, WaterWorld and the SnowDome in Tamworth are on our doorstep too.

Find out more about the things to see and do in Staffordshire here: Home – We Are Staffordshire and Enjoy Staffordshire Official Tourist Information For Staffordshire

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