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Population: 75000
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Stafford Events

Pancake Race

British Indoor 4x4 Show

Carole Nash International Classic Motorcycle Show

Music Festival

Cancer Research Race for Life
Folk in a Field
Ingestre Hall Summer Fayre
Stafford Carnival
Stafford Festival of Shakespeare
Staffordshire County Show

Battle of Britain Exhibition
Live @ the Castle
Mayor’s Festival Parade
Party in the Park
Stafford Festival of Shakespeare
Stafford Festival Raw Talent
Street Theatre Extravaganza

Classic Car Show
Country Fair
Historic Food Fair and Craft Market
Proms concert
Scope Festival
Stafford by the Sea
Summer Fun at Stafford Castle
Summer Picnic Movie Nights
Triumph Sports Six Club International Weekend

Autumn Chocoholics Fair
Stafford Arts Festival
Stafford Borough Horticultural Show

Craft and Food Show
Festival of Fortune
Ghoulish Ghost Tours
Halloween ‘Hands on Horror’
Local History Fair
Stafford Film Festival

Christmas Craft Fair
English Winter Fair
Victorian Market

Christmas at Shugborough
Christmas at the Ancient High House
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Oulton House Farm
"'We have just returned from a New Year break at the cottages, where we had a fantastic time. There were 16 of us, split across Cornflower, Bluebell and Cowslip ..." More

No 5 Gaolmews Restaurant
"We were looking for an intimate restaurant with good food and customer service to celebrate our 50th birthdays and we were not disappointed. All the staff were great especially Simon. Thank you ..." More

Shire Hall Gallery
"aranged with some friends to take the kids. 4 x 10 year olds n 2 x 6 year olds and drove the 24 miles to get there. The website says ..." More

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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.


Ade's Bookkeeping Services
Hamilton Financial Advisers
Stafford Business & Accountancy Services


Amerton Farm & Craft Centre
Ancient High House (The)
British Wildlife Rescue Centre
Doxey Marshes Nature Reserve
Fletchers Garden and Leisure Centre
Sandon Hall
Shire Hall Gallery
Shugborough Estate
Stafford Castle & Visitor Centre
Ten Pin
White Ladies Priory
William Salt Library
Wolseley Centre - Staffs Wildlife Trust


Express by Holiday Inn Stafford *book online*
Premier Inn Stafford North (Hurricane) *book online*
Premier Inn Stafford North (Spitfire) *book online*
Travelodge Stafford Central *book online*

Travelodge Stafford M6 *book online*


Anchor Inn (The)
Dunston Heath Farm

Caravan Park

Homestead Caravan Park
Stableford Caravan Park
Sunnybank Caravan Park


Apollo Cinema
Stafford Film Theatre


Dance - Elizabeth Austin School of Dance
Yoga - Kate Lawrence


Chicago Rock Cafe


Stafford Borough Council
Staffordshire County Council


Dental Surgery
Great Haywood Family Dental Practice
Mr A A Duggal


Dr D R Haig-Ferguson & Partners
Dr K Pringle & Partners
Stafford Clinic

The Surgery
The Surgery Main Road

Estate Agent

Bennion Owen & Son
Clothier & Day
DB Roberts & Partners
Evans & Evans
P P S Property Services
T S B Property Services (Midlands) Ltd
Your Move

Farmers Market

Stafford Farmers Market

Golf Club

Ingestre Park Golf Club
Stafford Castle Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Esporta Health Club


Stafford Craft & Vintage Market
Stafford Farmers Market
Stafford Indoor Market

Performing Arts

Dragonfly Dance Centre
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

Pub and Bar


Bear Inn
Crown Inn
Doxey Arms
Kings Arms
Luck Penny
New Victoria
Telegraph Inn
Vaughan Arms
Vine Hotel
Ye Olde Rose & Crown


Bella Italia
Crown Inn
Essence Of The Orient

Maxim Chinese
No 5 Gaolmews Restaurant
Pastiche Bistro
Rose Of Kashmir
Royal Bangkok Thai
Stephanie's Confiserie
Vine Hotel


Brooklands School
Dragonfly Dance Centre
Saint Bede's School
Saint Dominic's School
Stafford Grammar School
Stafford Preparatory School
Yarlet School


Oulton House Farm


Mark Redler & Co


24hr Westside Taxis
Aerobright Taxis
Anthonys-A J's

Kaminski Hire


Stafford Film Theatre
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre


Donnachie & Townley

Sports Clubs

Brewood CC (Cricket)
Church Eaton CC (Cricket)
Kaeshi Ryu Jujitsu Academy Stafford (Martial Arts)
South Staffs Sailing Club (Sailing)
Stafford CC (Cricket)
Stafford Harriers (Athletics)
Stafford Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Stafford Rangers (Amateur Football)
Stafford RFC (Rugby Union)
Ten Pin (Bowling)
Weston TTC (Table Tennis)


Ottakars PLC
The Works
John Wood's Flower Centre

Wyevale Garden Centre
Roseacre Nursery & Plant Centre
Dobbies Garden Centre
Bradely Garden Centre
Swan Pit Nurseries
Penparc Pet Supplies
Buttercups and Daisies
Northwood Dispensing Chemists
The Shoe Tree
Halpin Style For Men Ltd
J D Sports
The Organic Box Company
Carphone Warehouse
PC World
Peach Gallery
Forest Picture Framing
Springslade Organics
H Samuel
Oriental Express Chinese Shop
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Barratt Shoes
T K Maxx
Peter Jay Karaoke Disco
J J B Sports
Pets At Home


Windmill Antiques
Linx Antiques
Browse Antiques


Ministry of Paintball(Adventure)
Ballooning with Wickers World(Airsports)
Stafford Archers(Archery)
Stafford Road Club / Team Henry Burton Cycles(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Stafford

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Swan Hotel (0.07 miles)

Swan Hotel

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The Swan Hotel is a Quality Independent hotel located in the heart of Stafford Town Centre and has been lovingly restored.

We have 31 quality bedrooms, including two four poster suites, which ... More

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Vine Hotel (0.12 miles)

Vine Hotel

The Vine Hotel carries the accolade of being the oldest pub in Stafford. Located in the centre of the town, tucked down one of the many narrow side streets, The Vine offers a wealth of ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Stafford Central (0.52 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Tillington Hall (1.35 miles)

Tillington Hall

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Set in the heart of Staffordshire, this 3-star hotel has a leisure centre and is just half a mile (800 m) from the M6. Alton Towers ticket packages are available.

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Premier Inn Stafford North (Spitfire) (1.96 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M6. Local attractions include Alton Towers Theme Park, Shugbough Hall, Trentham Gardens and Monkey Forest. For shops and local amenities Stafford town centre is only 2 miles away. Our ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Stafford North (Hurricane) (2.02 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M6 and A34. Local attractions include Trentham Gardens, Monkey Forest and local amenities Stafford Town Centre is only 2 miles away. Our Stafford North (Hurricane) Premier Inn has everything ... More | visit website
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Moat House (The) (3.33 miles)

Moat House (The)

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The Moat House is the ideal quality venue for accommodation, conferences, eating out, functions and weddings. A warm and friendly welcome is assured in this four star, award winning, privately owned ... More

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Express by Holiday Inn Stafford (4.64 miles)

Express by Holiday Inn Stafford

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The superb central location, close to junction 13 of the M6 (M6 Toll) and near Staffordshire's top attractions, makes this ideal for a stopover while driving through the Midlands. The hotel is ... More

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Days Inn Stafford (5.00 miles)

Days Inn Stafford
Days Inn have 14 great locations across the UK, our Stafford hotel is ideally situated to be perfect for business, personal, families or just a quick overnighter if you’re stuck. The Days Inn hotel in ... More | visit website
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The Littleton Arms (5.61 miles)

The Littleton Arms

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After undergoing a refurbishment in 2005 and regaining its independent business status - the first stage of re-opening the hotel accommodation is complete. The renovation and restoration of 7 luxury ... More

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