Top attractions in Staffordshire and Cheshire

Explore the local area

There are some amazing things to see and do in and around Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe, from stately homes and stunning landscaped gardens, to exhilarating theme parks. Discover more about the history of Emma Bridgewater, Wedgwood, and Burleigh pottery, get up close to endangered species at Monkey Forest, or simply indulge in some retail therapy at Trentham Shopping Village - the choice is yours.

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Uncover the secrets of outer space, enjoy a stroll around the beautiful gardens and grounds, and learn more about the giant Lovell Telescope at the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre.

Rode Hall

Discover one of Cheshire's most beautiful country houses. Explore the fascinating collections of art and furniture before enjoying a walk around the gorgeous grounds and gardens.

Biddulph Grange Garden

This spectacular Victorian garden, featuring a range of exotic plant life and ancient Egyptian inspired sculptures, is the perfect place to while away an afternoon.

RHS Tatton Park

Nestled in 1,000 acres of deer park, Tatton Park is a stunning stately home surrounded by beautiful gardens. There's even a rare breeds farm for children to visit!

Little Moreton Hall

This unique Tudor manor house is steeped in history. Follow the scent trail to experience smells that would have been there in the Tudor period before relaxing in the tea rooms.

Middleport Pottery

At this award-winning attraction, you can embark on a tour of the grade II listed Middleport factory and discover how the world-famous Burleigh pottery is produced.

Emma Bridgewater Factory

Discover more about the craftsmanship behind the hand made and hand painted Emma Bridgewater pottery and pick up a bargain in the Factory Shop.

Trentham Estate

Explore the award-winning Trentham Gardens or visit the nearby Shopping Village featuring 77 timber lodges housing a range of shops, restaurants and cafés.

Monkey Forest

Perfect for families, at this top visitor attraction you can walk amongst 140 free-roaming Barbary macaques in a peaceful Staffordshire woodland.

Alton Towers

Visit one of the UK's largest theme parks. White knuckle rollercoaster rides, a fun-filled waterpark, and the colourful CBeebies Land awaits!

WaterWorld

Perfect for families, at this amazing tropical water park you can enjoy thrilling flume rides as well as assault courses, lazy rivers, wave pools, and much more.

Regent Theatre

Head down to the Regent Theatre to enjoy one of the many musicals, pantomimes, drama, dance, and stand up shows taking place throughout the year.

World of Wedgwood

Discover over 250 years of design at the Wedgwood Museum, embark on a factory tour, or create your very own masterpiece in the Master Craft Studio.

Peak District

Less than an hour away from the Manor House Hotel, the magnificent Peak District is home to some of the best walking trails and scenery in the UK.