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7 Top Dog Friendly Staffordshire Attractions & Days Out

The Best Places To Take Dogs in Staffordshire

The quaint towns and villages are home to a variety of shops. Spend your money on everything from antiques to fresh local products. Enjoy some of the local cuisines in the many pubs and restaurants or spend a day at one of the vast dog friendly days out in Staffordshire.

Couples and families will have a ball no matter what they choose to pass the time in Staffordshire. Here are a few suggestions to get your places to visit list started.

Staffordshire is a fantastic holiday destination for families, couples or friends wanting to catch up on years gone by.

There is accommodation for long holidays, romantic weekends or short breaks. You won’t need a big budget to enjoy your stay at Staffordshire. You can choose between long luxurious stays or a short cheap 1 or 2-night stay. Rent something with a hot tub and enjoy one of the many dog friendly attractions in Staffordshire:

Activities & Things to Do

Find below 7 of the best days out in Staffordshire for dogs

1. Dimmingsdale

Dimmingsdale is ideal for walkers and hikers looking to enjoy the Churnet Valley, Staffordshire Moorlands and Staffordshire Peak District. This charming and delightful valley is perfect for walkers, nature lovers and those seeking serenity. There are lakes, streams, and rivers that merge with broadleaf trees and amazing Scots Pines and massive sandstone rocky outcrops to create sensational scenery and a sanctuary for wildlife.

2. Dorothy Clive Garden

Dorothy Clive Garden is a 12-acre Plantsman’s Paradise. An astoundingly relaxing place packed with plants of interest all year round. A winter garden, laburnum tunnel, alpine scree with pool, rose to walk, edible woodland, seasonal borders, large Mediterranean glasshouse and rhododendron filled woodland with waterfall are just some of the highlights you will find here. The garden has a stunning network of winding paths to explore. There are a variety of events to enjoy all year round including activities for kids.

3. SnowDome

SnowDome is a snow, ice and leisure experience you won’t forget. This is the UK’s number one real snow centre. That means you can enjoy snow all year round. For serious skiers, there’s the 170-meter main slope. Then there are the two Snow Academy areas. These are separate 30 metre and 25-metre teaching slopes. You will have various skiing and snowboarding. Enjoy a day out with your family or friends, there’s something to suit everyone at the SnowDome. The SnowDome also boasts the UK’s only dedicated children’s snow play area the UK’s only Ice Track. The real snow slopes offer a wide range of fun activities for all ages and abilities.

4. Drayton Manor Theme Park

Drayton Manor Theme Park is another UK popular theme park that also be incorporates a zoo. Drayton Manor is set in 280 acres of parkland and attracts over 1.5 million visitors a year. This is the home of Thomas Land. Young admirers of the famous train can enjoy 12 Thomas-themed rides. There are live shows and indoor play areas. Follow the Dino Trail before visiting the collection of penny slot machines in Bryan’s Works Museum. Drayton Manor Theme Park has something for all ages.

5. Water World, Stoke-on-Trent

Water World, Stoke-on-Trent is Britain’s premier indoor tropical water park and is open all year round. There are more than 30 heart-pounding rides. The Twister will test those with nerves of steel. For something more laid back relax on the lazy river. Ever wanted to ride a wave? Then why not take a ride in the wave pool. There is also an outdoor pool which is open in summer. What is great about water world is that it is a great place to visit when the British weather is inclement.

6. Peak District

The Peak District is one of the most beautiful attractions in Staffordshire. The breath taking views of moorlands, woodland and hills, country parks and nature reserves are simply outstanding. There are quaint rural villages, busy market towns, and charming country inns. Enjoy a day of cycling, horse-riding, and climbing. Take your pooch along. There will love the day outdoors. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has something for all nature lovers.

7. Alton Towers

Alton Towers is the UK’s second most popular theme park. There are mind-blowing rides and plenty to do for all ages. You have come to the right place if you are wanting adrenaline-pumping rides. You have the choice of 10 hair raising roller coaster rides. The park includes a water park, 2 mini-golf courses, Cbeebies Land and Treetop Quest. You will never go hungry with several restaurants, bars, and cafes.

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