Places To Visit

Independent special places to visit – stunning places to go, see – sometimes off the beaten track but always independent and stand out members of Simply Great Britain. You will find iconic, small, large, secret or simply breathtaking places to visit including stunning retail places, galleries, eating venues and more. We started out in Staffordshire but are now adding to our list from across Great Britain, not as a Tourism Office but as nosey detectives finding the quirky, independent places on your doorstep or further afield.

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Hoe Grange Holidays

Hoe Grange Holidays

With over 20 national and regional awards, Hoe Grange Holidays has a nationwide reputation for being...Read more »

Village Green Cafe

Village Green Cafe, Eyam

Village Green, the little cafe in the beautiful Peak District village of Eyam in the Hope Valley. It...Read more »

Learn Organic Gardening

We are very excited to be showcasing a great local company helping you learn organic gardening. Set ...Read more »

Discovery Trails

Writing Treasure Hunt, Murder Mystery and Spy Trails that take you to the best places in Staffordshi...Read more »


Kilnwork Climbing Centre is the largest and newest indoor climbing venue in Stoke on Trent. Housed i...Read more »

Stone Food & Drink Festival

Stone Food & Drink Festival

Stone Food & Drink Festival is Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering takes place on th...Read more »

The Dorothy Clive Garden

Dorothy Clive Gardens is delightfully woven into the magnificent tapestry of the Staffordshire, Ches...Read more »



RideStaffs – the host of the fabulous Staffordshire Cycling Festival. The event combines oppor...Read more »

Just So Festival

The Just So Festival is a boutique, weekend long festival of creativity aimed at children, young peo...Read more »

Hall Farm Shop and Cafe

Hall Farm Shop and Cafe is a family run farm shop on the outskirts of Alsager in the very north of S...Read more »

Middleport Pottery

Middleport Pottery

Middleport Pottery, the home of world-famous Burleigh, is now an exciting and award-winning visitor ...Read more »

Alton Castle

Alton Castle is a grade II listed building, designed by A W Pugin and built in 1847.  The Castle is...Read more »

Amerton Farm

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Amerton Farm is a great day out for all the family, no matter what age.  There’s so much to s...Read more »

Denstone Hall Farm Shop & Cafe

Denstone Hall Farm Shop

We are a family run farm shop and café on the Staffordshire and Derbyshire border set in the pictur...Read more »

Woodlands Retreat

Woodland Retreat

This is no ordinary B&B; it’s an absolute gem. A luxury bed & breakfast, tucked away o...Read more »

The Fox and Crow Gallery

The Fox and Crow Gallery

The Fox & Crow Gallery primarily comprises of Chris Mayhew, Sarah Taylor (Simply Great Britain m...Read more »

Foxlowe Arts Centre

Foxlowe Arts Centre, a local charity organisation, opened its doors in Leek as Leeks Art Centre for ...Read more »

Woodhouse Farm & Garden

Woodhouse Farm & Garden

Woodhouse Farm & Garden is based on the Fisherwick Estate near Whittington just outside the hist...Read more »

North Staffordshire Railway Company 1978 Ltd

More than just a railway….  The Churnet Valley Railway takes you on a journey back to the cla...Read more »

Gallery at 12

Gallery at 12

Gallery at 12 – a Staffordshire Artists Co-operative set up in February 2009 with the shared a...Read more »