Places of interest

..within the Village

Many interesting walks around the village can be found by following this link Walks

The St Lawrence Church - can be view by getting the key from the Village Post Office and you can go up the bell tower for wonderfull views of the Village

Swan Pit Garden Centre on the Newport Rd just on the outskirts of the village provides a good selection of plants which can rival larger GCs and is less expensive.


The Royal Oak - Good pub food. **

The Navigation - Next to the canal and with a conservatory restaurant.. Excellent food and you can even have frogs legs as a starter.***

The Boat - pretty pub right on the canal - features in the 'Lost Pub Guide' on the internet. and serves food ***

The Horns - in the centre of the village - typical pub with friendly atmosphere. ***

..within 10 miles

Places of interest

The Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford contact box office for latest productions.

The Shire Hall Gallery Stafford - See the old Crown Court house with Papier Mache figures. Art Exhibitions of local artists. (with Coffee House.)

Isaak Walton's Cottage - author of 'The Compleat Angler'

Fosters Garden Centre at Bradley Very large Garden Centre with excellent choice of horticultural commodities. Both outside an in.

Stafford Castle - Still can just walk around. Shakespeare plays every summer with the castle as a backdrop, with well known actors/actresses taking part it has become a majow attraction in the region. This year it will be Richard III.

Cannock Chase - classified as an area of outstanding natural beauty, many roaming deer and worth a visit

Victoria Park, Stafford - Splendid gardens and you can sit by the river and feed the ducks. Currently with a Millennium exhibition containing many sculptures.

Ancient High House. Stafford Largest timber framed Tudor building in Britain. Contains the Visitor Centre.

Lillishell Obelisk, Lilleshell - Towards Telford a good viewpoint.

Telford Town Park. Excellent Garden.

The Wrekin Telford An ancient Volcano An excellent viewpoint.

Penkridge Market - Held every Saturday and Wednesday (PM). Probably the largest outdoor markets in the region.

Shugborough Hall, Stafford - Ancestral home of Lord Lichfield



Norbury Junction - you can drive or even walk along the canal (3m) to it. Reasonable pub food. You can eat outside or in. and there is the CobWebs shop for unusual artefacts. Ice cream etc is available in a picturesque setting. You can hire boats (narrowboats etc) from the Norbury Narrowboat Co.

Hand & Cleaver at Ranton Green, a large coaching house style of pub with semi-separate restaurant

Yew Tree Restaurant Ranton - Excellent Award winning restaurant for those special occasions.

The Shropshire at Haughton - Excellent Brasserie - best around

Worston Mill - Little Bridgeford Excellent food in a beautiful setting.

The Swan - Stafford Situated in the centre of town - Old coaching house with hotel facilities

Tillington Hall Hotel, Stafford (M6 Jnct 14) - Good food with Hotel accommodation.

The Vine Hotel - Stafford, Good pub food. With accomodation

The Gatehouse Stafford - good food

 The Greyhound , Yarlot Bank Stafford - Excellent restuarants with a wide selection of food and wine. (Three conservatories)


Places of Interest

..within 50 miles

Wedgwood Museum , Barleston. Selection of local pottery and Visitor Centre, and Factory Shop.

Chester - Forget telling you about individual attractions, the whole of Chester is of interest and forget the Motorway get there via Whitchurch A49/A41

Haughmond Abbey on the B5062 towards Shewsbury ruined Abbey.

Wroxeter toward Telford. Ancient Roman ruins (Visitor Centre and audio commentary)

Shrewsbury town - Excellent shopping, and many tudor buildings with little cafes in picturesque settings.

Alton Towers Theme Park What can we say - kids love it, both young and old.

Jodrell Bank Observatory, on the A535 near Holmes Chapel. World renown Radio Telescope Excellent visitor centre and exhibition.

Bridgemere Garden Centre, Woore - One of the largest Garden Centres in the country.

Ironbridge, Telford - Where the industrial revolution began. First iron bridge built here. Various museums.

Cosford Aerospace Museum. Speaks for itself.

Trentham Gardens - Large ornamental gardens - hosts Computer Fairs frequently (monthly)