Staffordshire is a county in the west midlands of England. The county has parts of the National Forest and the Peak District within its bounds plus moorlands, undulating hills, and pretty villages. Cannock Chase is an Area of Oustanding National Beauty, and the county has the highest village in England. There's a complex canal system, stately homes, fun parks, castles, and potteries to keep you busy. 

Places to visit


National Memorial Arboretum, Trentham Estate, Water World, Alton Towers, Drayton Manr, Lichfield Cathedral and Museum, Weston Park, Sudbury Hall, Cannock Chase.


Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Carol Ann Duffy

Map  by Nilfanion [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons. Not affiliated with The Travelling Reader.

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