Anglo Saxon Gold and Wedgwood ceramics reveal Staffordshire's heritage
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Staffordshire's Finest

Often ignored as a base for touring, Staffordshire has so much more to offer than you might expect and this tour will not disappoint. The highlight will no doubt be the included visit to the World of Wedgwood. Tours are based on Thursday hotel arrivals.

Shugborough • World of Wedgwood • Staffordshire Hoard • National Memorial Arboretum

Day 1 Travel to the hotel in Staffordshire.

Day 2 Depart hotel for Shugborough Historic Estate, now returned to the care of the National Trust. On then to the highlight of the tour, the World of Wedgwood where visitors will enjoy a self-guided factory and museum tour. Visitors will not fail to be impressed by this wonderful modern interpretation of Wedgwood's 250 years' heritage in the ceramics industry.

Day 3 Following a leisurely morning, take the short journey into Stoke on Trent or 'The Potteries' as it is also affectionately known. Visit the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery in the Cultural Quarter and see the famous Staffordshire Hoard, the world's largest find of Anglo Saxon gold. This afternoon is at leisure. Enjoy the outdoor market, see Victoria Hall and Regent Theatre, and those who enjoy shopping should visit Intu Potteries.

Day 4 First stop this morning is a visit to the National Memorial Arboretum, one of the most popular of the Millennium projects. Covering 150 acres, this special place honours those who served and continue to serve our nation in many different ways. Venture on to Burton upon Trent to the National Brewery Centre for a Full Flagon tour, where an experienced and amusing guide will take you through each step of the brewing process.

Day 5 Homeward journey.

All tours are tailored to your requirements

Best Western Plus
Stoke-on-Trent Moat House

A modern hotel built on the Stoke Garden Festival site and attached to Etruria Hall, former residence of Josiah Wedgwood, the 'Father of English Potters'. The hotel has a large reception area, spacious open plan lounge/bar and restaurant.

• 4 star • 147 bedrooms • Lift

• Leisure facilities • Indoor swimming pool

• Coach parking

Your tour includes:

• 4 nights half board in Staffordshire with:
Tea/coffee on arrival
Porter service
Full English breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee

• Admission to Shugborough Estate

• Wedgwood Discovery Ticket

• Visit to Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

• Visit to National Memorial Arboretum

• Full Flagon tour of the National
Brewery Centre

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