Located in the West Midlands region of England, Staffordshire is well known for its hilly landscape, collection of moorlands, and its large amount of coalfields. It is also well-known for its large concentration of water parks, theme parks, gaming, and entertainment centers.
Amusement in Staffordshire
As mentioned previously, Staffordshire’s largest sector of tourist attractions consists of parks and entertainment centers, making it a great place for those with children to have a family-friendly outing.
One of the most popular park destinations, SnowDome in the Tamworth section of the city is a great place to go for those who are interested in winter sports. Tubing, tobogganing, ice skating, and skiing are just some of the activities that are available at SnowDome and there is something available for every age and skill level. In addition to the sporting activities, there is also a gym, pool, and steam room for guests to enjoy. Potential visitors can book in advance to hold a party there and the Aspen Bar, which is located on the premises, offers patrons an opportunity to kick off their skis and enjoy some high-quality fare.
Drayton Manor Park is another popular, family-friendly, choice and is especially great for those with younger children. In addition to theme rides, roller coasters, and carousels; there are also thrill rides available for those in need of an adrenaline rush. There is also a 15-acre zoo located at Drayton Manor Park where visitors can choose to sign up for a wildlife photography instruction course. The 150-room Drayton Manor Hotel is located just a stones’ throw away from the park and features a bar, restaurant, game room, and all of the modern amenities any traveler could ask for.
Alton Towers Waterpark is one of the most popular aquatic attractions in the area and offers everything from thrill rides to gondola rides over the park. Alton Towers Waterpark works in conjunction with the Alton Towers hotel and package rates are available. There is something at Alton Towers for everyone and many of the attractions specifically cater to younger children, so everyone in the family can enjoy the visit.
It’s clear that Staffordshire is an area to consider visiting, especially if you’re traveling with family and are ready to have some fun!