With its reputation for friendliness, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire offers accessible and affordable attractions that make it a great place to live and work.
From urban chic and city apartments to rural idylls and country houses, there is a lifestyle here to suit all tastes. And with the average price for a detached house in Staffordshire is less than £285,000 (Land Registry, June 2015: £282,251), you get much more home for your money here.
For shoppers the area has everything from traditional market towns to bustling city centres with shops and nightlife to suit all tastes and budgets. Truly world-class leisure facilities here include 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 with year-round skiing on real snow.
We have some of the world’s most beautiful scenery in the Staffordshire Peak District, Cannock Chase (designated an Area of Outstanding Beauty) and the National Forest, as well as historic stately homes and gardens like the Trentham and Shugborough estates. More urban attractions celebrate our manufacturing and creative heritage like the National Brewing Centre in Burton upon Trent and the museums and factory shops of The Potteries, officially recognised as the World Capital of Ceramics.
For a complete overview of the thousands of things to see and do in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire: