Home to the adrenaline rushing Alton Towers and Drayton Manor (Tamworth) Theme Parks, Staffordshire is full of excitement for caravanners seeking thrills. There are a large variety of rides at both theme parks - rides at Drayton Manor Park include The Shockwave, Europe's only stand up coaster, and Apocalypse, a five-sided drop tower. Alternatively Alton major attractions include Nemesis, Oblivion, Air, Rita and Th13teen.
Although the county only has one Cathedral, Lichfield Cathedral in the city of Lichfield, the area offers plenty more subdue activities for those campers and caravanners for whom theme parks aren’t there thing.
The Royal Air Force Museum in Cosford is a great place for the whole family and houses one of the largest aviation in the UK. It is home to 70 different types of historic aircraft, in three wartime hangers as well as within the Cold War Exhibition. Caravanners visiting this museum can expect to see the TSR2, the world’s oldest spitfire and a number of smaller exhibitions such as the Lucky Mascots and the RAF Boy Entrants. More major features to the museum are Britain's three post-war V-Bombers the Vulcan, Victor and Valiant (a number of these aircraft are suspended in flying positions).
Discover the four hundred years of history within the walls of England’s largest timber framed town house at the Ancient High House on Green Street in Stafford. Here you can walk thorough time to the Elizabethan days through to the turbulent Civil War era to the more refined Edwardian period. With hands on activities, children's games and quizzes there's something for all the family, as well as an exciting range of events and workshops throughout the year.
Meander round Eccleshall Castle, Mosely Old Hall, Sandon Hall, the Shugborough Estate and Stafford Castle, or ride the Foxfield Steam Railway, or make some pottery at Gladstone Pottery Museum.