Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands (region) of England. It lies approximately north of Wolverhampton and  south of Stoke-on-Trent, adjacent to the M6 motorway Junction 13 to Junction 14. The population of Stafford was given in the United Kingdom Census 2001 as 63,681, with that of the wider Stafford (borough) as 122,000, making Stafford the fourth largest settlement in the Ceremonial county, after Stoke on Trent, Tamworth and Newcastle under Lyme.

Why visit?

  • Staffordshire is a great place for outdoor activities, such as walking, cycling, fishing and golf.
  • Stafford hosts a range of events throughout the year, including the Stafford Festival of Food and Drink, the Staffordshire County Show and the Staffordshire County Show.
  • Stafford is home to a variety of historic buildings, including the 11th century Stafford Castle, the Grade I listed St Chad's Church and the Shire Hall, which dates back to the 16th century.