Staffordshire is a West Midlands county, famous for Marmite, pottery and Alton Towers in the Staffordshire Moorlands, as well as plenty of history. It is home to just over a million people. There are plenty of things to do in Staffordshire, whether you’re looking for food, fun, or beautiful nature, like the places being looked after by the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.
Stone, Staffordshire, is a historic market town and civil parish, within the territory of the Iron Age Celtic tribe 'the cornovii', and is the home of the Stone Food and Drink Festival, full of delicious food and local produce to purchase. The festival takes place in October, and visitors can learn with live cookery demonstrations, listen to talks, and enjoy tastings, music, and more.
The National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, South Staffordshire honours the British Armed Forces and civilian community. If your child is learning about war and battle in Britain, check out the nearby Staffordshire Regiment Museum, too with regimental history from 1705 to the present.
The National Trust's Staffordshire sites include the Shugborough Estate, Biddulph Grange Garden, Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses, Downs Banks, and Hawksmoor, so there's plenty for you to explore.