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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Stoke-on-Trent. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Stoke-on-Trent is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Stoke-on-Trent

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    1

    The Cloud

    Hiking Highlight

    The Cloud is a prominent hill on the Cheshire/Staffordshire border. One of the highest points for miles around, the summit affords wonderful views over Congleton, Macclesfield, Holmes Chapel, and Greater …

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    Downs Banks

    Hiking Highlight

    From Wikipedia:
    In the 18th century a farm on Downs Bank grew hops for Joule's Brewery, who rented it from Viscount Sidmouth. The area was well known to the author …

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    3

    Old Man of Mow

    Hiking Highlight

    The Old Man of Mow is a mysterious rock on the summit of Mow Cop. From this spot, you experience an awe-inspiring vista. On a clear day, views stretch into …

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    4

    Rudyard Lake

    Hiking Highlight

    Rudyard Lake is in fact a reservoir, constructed in the 18th century to feed the Caldon Canal. It became a centre for recreation thanks to the North Staffordshire Railway, which …

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    5

    Black Lion Pub

    Hiking Highlight

    A very happily situated pub near to the lime kilns.

    Inside it has an open log fire (always a plus!).

    We didn't try the food but when we finally got …

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    6

    The Kings Wood

    Hiking Highlight

    Interesting info as to why it is called The Kings Wood found with a quick Google search:
    "When William of Normandy ordered an inventory of his English domains in around …

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    7

    Pit Wheel Memorial

    Hiking Highlight

    The wheel itself originated at Annesley Colliery in Nottinghamshire.

    It took 3 lorries and assistance from the Territorial Army to transport its 30 foot by 19 foot 7 tonnes to …

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    8

    Mow Cop

    Hiking Highlight

    Mow Cop Castle is a famous landmark in Mow Cop, a village situated on a moorland ridge. The castle is actually a folly summerhouse, built to look like a ruin …

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    9

    Dane-in-Shaw Pasture

    Hiking Highlight

    Dane-in-Shaw Pasture is a beautiful nature reserve and one of few remaining unimproved grasslands in the country. The Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) is home to flower species including …

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    I forgot to say, it would appear dogs are allowed inside as there was a friendly dog at the bar when I ordered.

    Good to know for those of you with canine companions. 🐕

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    11

    In 1833 George Granville 2nd, the Duke of Sutherland, embarked on an extensive rebuilding project on the estate.
    The statue was completed in 1835 and sits proudly atop the hill …

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    12

    Consall Station

    Hiking Highlight

    This station originally opened in 1902 but then closed in the 60s.

    In the 90s the Churnet Valley Railway started work in opening up the platform and constructing replica buildings, …

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    13

    The Grotto

    Hiking Highlight

    Fun little walk through to the nature reserve but the grotto itself has mystical notes to it too if you check out the floor design.

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    14

    Biddulph Valley Way

    Bike Touring Highlight

    looks like an old railway line, plenty of dog walkers & horses, brought us out at Macclesfield canal

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    The Salt Line

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    One hundred and fifty years ago this area was a hive of bustling industry, based on salt. There were numerous brine shafts and salt works in the area, the largest …

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    16

    Knypersley Reservoir

    Hiking Highlight

    According to Wiki, Knypersley Reservoir is a canal feeder reservoir near Biddulph in Staffordshire. ... the upper one being the Serpentine Pool which feeds the lower Knypersley Pool or reservoir.

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    17

    Bosley Cloud Toposcope

    Hiking Highlight

    It's a fun activity to try and spot landmarks using the toposcope.

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    18

    Timbersbrook Picnic Area

    Hiking Highlight

    Free Parking.

    Lots of picturesque benches and a beautiful babbling brook to appreciate on the bridge.

    There are public toilets too.

    A very convenient place to park if you are venturing to Bosley Cloud.

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    The timber walkway beneath was replaced last year too. It has been done to a fantastic standard. It is heartening to see these glorious canals maintained so well for the current and future enjoyment of hikers and bikers.

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    Consall Lime Kilns

    Hiking Highlight

    These are 4 large lime kilns that date back to the very early 1800s.

    Apparently they were restored with assistance from The Heritage Lottery Fund.

    A wonderful piece of history just behind the Black Lion Pub car park.

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