Staffordshire

A day out in Staffordshire takes you right back to the Battle of Worcester in the 1650s and on a trip around the world, this truly is a county worth exploring.

Italy parterre in summer

Biddulph Grange Garden

A masterpiece of Victorian garden design - a quirky, playful paradise

Red and white fly agaric toadstools growing among grass at Downs Banks

Downs Banks

A little wilderness of woodlands and heath in the heart of the Midlands

Hawksmoor

Hawksmoor

Discover Staffordshire's secret woodlands

Kinver Edge sandstone

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

High sandstone ridge and hill fort overlooking dramatic red sandstone rock houses

Mosely Old Hall Front May

Moseley Old Hall

An atmospheric Elizabethan farmhouse that saved a King

A view across the lake to Shugborough Hall

Shugborough Estate

Rare survival of a complete estate, with all major buildings including mansion house, servants' quarters, working farm and walled garden