Places of Interest in Staffordshire
Staffordshire Visiting Places
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There are a number of places of interest in Staffordshire which needs to be visited. Staffordshire visiting places include Uttoxeter, Alton Towers, Brindley Mills, Consall Forge Pottery, Croxden Abbey and many more places. All of these places are known for their interesting things which they have to offer to the visitors.
Staffordshire is said to be the landlocked country of England. It is known for its versatility and a host of places of interests which surely you will love to see and visit. The population of the country might be around 12,000 and it is considered to be one of the worth visiting places of tourist attraction in England.
It is a market in the city of Staffordshire. The place is famous for the flourish festival which is held here annually. The festival is held here in order to let the world know about the art of the city and thus it has a number of arts and crafts which are built locally here. The aim is to focus on the local artists work.
It is basically a theme park in Staffordshire and has now been turned into a resort as well. There are two hotels which too are included in the same namely the Alton Towers Hotel and the Splash Landings Hotel.
At the Alton towers there is so much to visit like the ‘Nemeis’ which is said to be the Europe’s inverted roller coaster. ‘Oblivion’ which is said to be the world’s first vertical drop roller coaster and is found here. There are many other firsts to be here like the ‘Air’, ‘Rita’, ‘Thteen’ and many more.
It is situated at the Mill Street and is said to be built in the year 1752. It is basically a corn mill and is also known to be water powered. There is also a museum which too is present here.
Consall Forge Pottery
Here you will find attractive ceramics which have been built by the hands. You will explore the local ceramics here.
Stafford Castle and Visitor Centre
It has a history of its own and is said to be the bailey castle since the past years. This building was built in the 19th century but is known to have been demolished. In the visitor centre you can find a large number of artefacts of tourist attractions. There is also an audio visual presentation where you are told about the history of the place.
Here the monks used to live and used to earn money by breeding the sheep. It now lies in ruins but is most often visited by the travellers. There is a road which leads to the abbey. Over here you will also find the farm buildings.