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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Staffordshire. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Staffordshire 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 in Staffordshire

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    1

    The Roaches

    Hiking Highlight

    It's a relatively easy climb to the top. Not too far from Luds Church either. Check out the icrecream van on roach road near the squeeze stile wall if you fancy a hot beverage.

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    2

    Doxey Pool

    Hiking Highlight

    It is a very unusual find on the walk. Sadly there was a blazing fire here that stretched across the upper tier of The Roaches last summer. All heather and …

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    3

    Thor's Cave

    Hiking Highlight

    A brilliant example of a small cave system, it can be very busy here during weekends and holidsys etc, but if you go early you should miss the crowds.

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    4

    Kinver Edge

    Hiking Highlight

    Kinver Edge is a high sandstone ridge adorned by colourful heath, pockets of woodland, two ancient hill forts and the famous Holy Austin Rock Houses. A ramble along the escarpment …

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    5

    Ramblers Retreat

    Hiking Highlight

    Superb location for many walks. The food is all locally sourced where possible too.

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    6

    The Stepping Stones make for a quirky crossing of the River Dove. In the middle of the stones, be sure to look around and admire the stunning scenery. The stones …

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    7

    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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    8

    Manifold Valley Trail

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Flat and traffic free cycle and walking route following the bed of the Leek and Manifold Light Railway through some magnificent scenery.
    Bike hire available at the southern end of …

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    smokey57
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    9

    Bawd Stone

    Hiking Highlight

    Whether a dolmen or a fortuitous natural arrangement of rock (the jury is still out), this Bawd Stone has been visited since days of old for healing.

    The less informed …

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    10

    Dovedale

    Hiking Highlight

    The River Dove meanders gently through the Dovedale valley. Boasting an internationally important ancient ash woodland, wildflower-rich grassland, abundant wildlife, awesome caves and stepping stones, this is the perfect place for fun and explorations in the southern Peak District.

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    11

    Glacial Boulder

    Hiking Highlight

    The Glacial Boulder is a chunk of granite which travelled from Scotland to Staffordshire in an ice sheet during the last Ice Age. After being found in a pit in …

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    12

    Apparently lodgings can be had here if booked with BMC.

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    13

    Lichfield Cathedral

    Hiking Highlight

    Lichfield Cathedral is the only medieval cathedral in the UK with three spires. The striking 12th-century structure is located on a site that has been a place of worship for more than 1,300 years. The cathedral is Grade I-listed.

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    Minster Pool

    Hiking Highlight

    Minster Pool is a pretty reservoir situated to the south of Lichfield Catherdral. From the banks, you get a lovely view over the water and cathedral. The pool is fed by Leomansley and Trunkfield brooks.

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    15

    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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    16

    In the autumn of 1914, only months after the start of the First World War, construction of two large camps began on Cannock Chase. The camps (known as Brocton Camp …

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    17

    The Mill Pond

    Hiking Highlight

    The smelting mill is now much altered and is a private residence, but the former mill pond is a very popular place with walkers in National Trust's Dimmingsdale.

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    18

    "On an autumn night, the Earl of Shrewsbury was returning to his home at Alton Towers when an old woman suddenly appeared in the road ahead of his horse and …

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    19

    Shugborough Estate

    Hiking Highlight

    Shugborough Hall and its beautiful gardens are a wonderful place for a pleasant stroll. Their location on the northern fringes of Cannock Chase AONB, means that you can spend a …

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    20

    Rifle ranges were constructed to the north of Rugeley Camp. There are known to be at least five full bore ranges in 1916 with ranges up to 600 yards but …

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