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10 Reasons To Visit Staffordshire

Author: The Moat House

Staffordshire is a dark horse. Unsung, unassuming, underestimated. 

It's a rural oasis with a warm heart, tucked away in the depths of the English countryside.

Here are our top 10 reasons to visit Staffordshire and experience its diverse charms.

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5 Beautiful Wild Swimming Spots to Discover in the Peak District

Published: 30/08/2020 / Author: The Moat House

The Peak District is a haven for wild swimming. Now is your chance to get off the beaten track and feel passionately alive. Here are five spots to get you started. 

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6 of the Best Hikes in Staffordshire & the Peaks

Published: 25/09/2020 / Author: The Moat House

Staffordshire offers the very best of the English countryside. Patchwork fields ripple across the hills, dotted with picturesque villages and country houses with deer parks and centurion English oaks. Britain’s oldest national park, the Peak District, is a breath of fresh air...

 

 

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Staffordshire’s Best Autumn Gardens and Arboretums

Published: 19/10/2020 / Author: The Moat House

Soft mornings wreathed in mist, crisp skies of vivid blue. Autumn often dazzles us with the unique saturation, definition, and atmosphere it brings to landscapes. There isn’t a better time to visit an arboretum. The trees drip with colour, cloaked in oxblood and honey. The low sunlight casts a halo-ed effect around the individual leaves. It’s a magical time of year, but also a fleeting one.