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Things to do in Stafford

Historic and culturally diverse county town

Are you looking for things to do in Stafford? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   V Festival and Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal


Did you know...

  • It's thought Stafford was founded in about 700 AD by Mercian prince called Bertelin who, according to legend, established a hermitage on the peninsular.
  • The Elizabethan Ancient High House in the town centre is the largest timber-framed town house in England.
  • In the early 1900s, the village of Great Haywood near Stafford was home to the wife of famous The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien. He stayed with his wife, Edith, in her cottage in the village during the winter of 1916, and the surrounding areas were said to be an inspiration for some of his early works.



 

  Attractions

Victoria Park

Scenic riverside park, paddling pool, cafes, glasshouse, bird aviary and much more.
Tenterbanks
Stafford
ST16 2QP

 

Amerton Farm

Farm animals, indoor and outdoor play and lots of places to have a drink and relax.
Amerton
Stafford
ST18 0LA

01889270294

 

Shugborough Estate

National Trust - Stunning Georgian mansion set in over 900 acres of landscaped gardens.
Milford
Stafford
ST17 0XB

 

Stafford Castle And Museum

Learn more about this fascinating 900 year old castle.
Newport Road
Stafford
ST16 1DJ

 

Amerton Railway

The Amerton Railway is a 2ft gauge line, set in the rolling Staffordshire countryside.
Weston
Staffordshire
ST18 0LA

 
 

  Children's Activities

Kids Ferrari Driving Experience

A Ferrari driving thrill for 12 to 16 year olds. Envious parents can cheer from the sidelines and all kids take home a certificate.
Stafford Activity Centre
Seighford
Staffordshire
ST18 9QL

 
 

  Parks

Rowley Park FREE

Rowley Park plays host to numerous exciting sporting events throughout the year. There are excellent facilities for young and old.
Averill Road
Stafford
ST17 9XX

 

Wildwood Park FREE

Wildwood Park has plenty to offer. Its far-reaching views make this an idyllic spot to escape from busy life.
Wildwood Drive
Stafford
ST17 4PY

 
 

  Bowling

Tenpin Megabowl

Ten Pin Bowling complex.
Grey Friars Place
Stafford
ST16 2SD

 
 

  Cinema

Apollo Cinema

Town centre cinema.
3 Newport Road
Town Centre
Stafford
ST17 4BJ

08712206000

 

Odeon Stafford

Multi-screen cinema (Odeon Luxe).
Waterfront Way & Unit 1
Bridge Street
Stafford
ST16 2HQ

03330144501

 
 

  Theatre

Gatehouse Theatre

Popular city centre theatre.
Eastgate Street
Town Centre
ST16 2LJ

01785254653

 
 

  Golf

Stone Golf Club

Stone Golf Course is a very well maintained 9 hole course.
Filleybrooks
Stone
Staffordshire
ST15 0NB

01785-813103

 

Ingestre Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Ingestre
Stafford
Staffordshire
ST18 0RE

 
 

  Leisure centres

Virgin Active Stafford

Friendly healh and fitness centre.
43 Eccleshall Road
Stafford
ST16 2SL

01785231600‎

 

Stafford Leisure Centre

Swimming pool, fitness centre, indoor and outdoor pool and much more.
Lammascote Road
Stafford
ST16 3TA

01785619500

 

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