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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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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.

Emma Bridgewater

Go for gold when you visit The Moat House Acton Trussell

Published: 27/05/2021

It’s English Tourism Week 2021 and we are “Here for Tourism” and inspired to introduce you to Staffordshire’s best visitor attractions. Just a handful of attractions nationally are awarded Gold accolades for excellence by Visit England. Here are the ones that shine brightly, were awarded most recently, and are all around half-an-hours’ drive of the Moat House Acton Trussell hotel.