Things to do in Stoke and Staffordshire
How could we talk about things to do and see without mentioning The Potteries?!
Pottery attractions include Middleport Pottery, Spode Works, and Emma Bridgewater Factory, but this is to name only a few! Take a look at the Visit Stoke website for lots more pottery attractions!
Oh, and did we mention the pottery shops to visit and factory tours available? No...? Well let's get started....
Shops include Churchill China Factory Shop, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton Outlet Store, and Royal Stafford, but there are so many more! Take a look at the Visit Stoke website to see a great list.
Factory tours can be booked at many sites, take a look here and find out more!
We have great places to shop in and around Stoke and Staffordshire, and we have listed a few great places to visit below:
Trentham Shopping Village
Newcastle-under-Lyme Town Centre
Stafford Town Centre
Stoke and Staffordshire have some great fun activities for everyone! Take a look at some of these places to go and have fun!
Trentham Monkey Forest
Stoke Ski Centre
Alton Towers Resort
Kiln Worx Climbing Centre
Escape Room Stoke
New Vic Theatre
The Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall
Homes and Gardens
In the midst of our cities and towns, Stoke and Staffordshire is also full of wonderful and beautiful homes and gardens to be explored!
The Trentham Estate
Biddulph Grange Gardens
Ford Green Hall
City Centre Parks
Museums and Culture
Our city and county is so full of history and culture! Take a look at these wonderful places to visit.
The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
Gladstone Pottery Museum
Etruria Industrial Museum
The Bramptom Museum
Apedale Heritage Centre
Staffordshire Regiment Museum
Stoke and Staffordshire has many big supermarkets as well a smaller local convenience stores.
The closest supermarkets to the Stoke campus are Aldi UK, Sainsbury's, and a small Asda, however the city has lots of other supermarkets that are available a bus ride away.
Many of the supermarkets offer more than just food, selling items such as clothes and homeware also.
To find out more about these supermarkets, where they are, and what they can offer, take a look a their websites:
Tesco, Aldi, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Asda, Lidl, The Co-op, Iceland
Stoke and Staffordshire also has lots of world food and delicacy stores. We have a listed a few below:
Emma Chuks Ltd - Supplier of African Caribbean Food and Hair Products
Euro Mini Market - European Mini Market / Convenience Store
Dwa Koty - Polish Delicatessen
Victoria European Food - Convenience Store
Cheerful Links - Sells Chinese, Taiwanese, Malaysian, Korean, Thai, Indian, Indonesian and Vietnamese groceries
Wing Lee - Sells Chinese, Thai, Philippian, Japanese and Korean groceries
Pak Food - Asian supermarket
Take Aways, Restaurants and Cafes
Afghan Palace - Afghan restaurant and take away
Carmen's Carribean Cuisine - Carribean take away
Hawasana Afghan Cuisine - Afghan restaurant and take away
Jamaican Dutchie - Jamaican restaurant and take away
La Favorita - Italian restaurant
Festive Thai - Thai restaurant
Miso - Japanese restaurant
Chiquito - Mexican restaurants
Coast to Coast - American restaurant
Planet Bollywood - Indian restaurant and take away
Sangam's 1 and Sangam's 2 - Indian restaurant and take away
Baby Russets - Traditional English restaurant
Zest Café Bitro - Café / restaurant
The Sandwish Box - Lunch time take away
Uni Chip - Traditional fish and chips - Lunch time and evening take away
Subway - Sandwiches and Salads - Lunch time and evening take away
Sweet and Spice - Kebabs / Pizza / Chips - Lunch time and evening take away
Wrights - Sandwiches, soups, salad, pastry goods - Lunch time take away
Nafees Bakers and Sweets - Asian confectionery
To look for more local take aways, restaurants or cafes, you can use Trip Advisor or Google to search.
Shelton Pharmacy - Winton House, Stoke Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2RW
Lloyds Pharmacy - 25-27 Stoke Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2QW
Milton's Chemist - 15-19 Campbell Place, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1NH
Lloyds Pharmacy in Sainsbury's - Minton House, London Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 7QD
Tesco Pharmacy - Clough Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4LS
Boots - 3-5 Upper Huntbach Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1PZ
Superdrug - Intu Potteries Shopping Centre, Market Square, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1PS
Saint Jude's Post Office - 123 College Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2EE
Stoke Post Office - 37 Church Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1AA
Hanley Post Office - Intu The Potteries Shopping Centre, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1PS
Newcastle under Lyme Post Office - 43 High Street, Newcastle ST5 1PN
To look for more information on post offices and the services offered, please visit the post office website.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Can help those with problems with social security benefits, personal debt, or housing; employment disputes and immigration issues. They also offer specialist help to the victims of crime.
Stoke-on-Trent Citizens Advice Bureau, Cheapside, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 1HL