If you’re planning a fun day out for you and your family, what could be better than looking for things to do in Stoke on Trent? You might not have considered Stoke as a place to whisk the family off to but there’s an awful lot to see and do here, so you certainly won’t be disappointed. In fact, you’ll want to come back again and again! Here are a few ideas for fun days out in Stoke.
Come here to see some of the very best examples of incredible British craftmanship. The Wedgwood collection is one of the most important industrial collections in the whole world, spanning more than 250 years of ceramic production. Not to be missed!
Big and little kids alike will have an absolute blast here. This is actually the only place in the UK where you can walk around with 140 Barbary macaques here, there and everywhere. The woodland is beautiful and the monkeys roam free so you’re sure to see some hilarious sights.
For some of the finest scenery in the Staffordshire Moorlands, you’ve got to visit Rudyard Lake. It covers an impressive 168 acres, is more than 2.5 miles long and actually started off life as a reservoir back in 1797. It’s also where Rudyard Kipling’s parents first met – hence the name!
In need of an idea for a family afternoon out? Hop on board a historic steam engine and go on a five-mile round trip through some of the best countryside in Staffordrshire.