Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire Travel GuideEdit This The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and see
If you find Birmingham or Manchester overcrowded or "busy" then the "quiet" city of Stoke is the place to go; with services to attractions like Alton Towers (Thrill Rides and similar entertainment with accommodation available on site; Trentham Gardens (Italian Gardens, Monkey Forrest etc.) to mention just two. The city is home to a number of specialist museums including the renowned Potteries Museum.
Stoke is situated in the foothills and to the East of the Penine Mountain range (The Backbone of England) and is an ideal starting point to visit the Peak Nation Park for walking, climbing or sightseeing. Bus services from Stoke call at Leek, Buxton, Bakewell and Sheffield as well as manyother towns and villages in the area.
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