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The Best Things To Do In Stoke-On-Trent

The Best Things To Do In Stoke-On-Trent

Discover some of the best attractions in Stoke-on-Trent. The city offers great fun and something for everyone, from exploring the local history at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery to a family day out at Trentham Monkey Forest. 


Explore the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Discover the history of the Potteries at this popular Stoke-on-Trent museum located in Hanley. View an extensive collection of fine and decorative arts and an insight into locally produced ceramics. Learn about the art, heritage and culture of Stoke-on-Trent. Don’t miss the famous Staffordshire Hoard and the museum shop for locally crafted pottery.

Take a Canal Cruise

See Stoke-on-Trent from a different perspective by taking a relaxing canal cruise. Local companies offer narrowboat trips along the Trent & Mersey Canal where you can admire historical bottle kilns and nature lovers can spot the local wildlife. Some tours also stop at traditional canalside pubs!

Shop at Intu Potteries

This large indoor shopping centre located in Hanley has over 100 stores from top high street brands and designer labels to unique independent boutiques. Refuel at the food court before catching the latest film at the multi-screen cinema.

Watch Stoke City FC

Support the local team at bet365 Stadium! Stoke City FC is an EFL Championship football club with a strong and passionate fan base. Enjoy the electric atmosphere at a home match and tour the stadium to immerse yourself in the club’s heritage.

Visit Trentham Gardens

Spanning over 725 acres, these award-winning, glorious gardens located near Stoke-on-Trent offer something for everyone. Stroll around stunning Italian-style gardens at Trentham Estate or discover contemporary garden designs. The on-site shopping village also boasts plenty of places to eat and independent boutiques.

Explore Trentham Monkey Forest

Take a walk through the Monkey Forest and experience a unique day out in Stoke-on-Trent with fun for all of the family. The forest is home to 140 free-roaming, endangered macaques who live as they would in the wild. 

A truly special experience, visitors can walk along the ¾ mile pathway and watch the monkeys live freely without bars or cages. There are also regular feeding sessions to witness the fascinating behaviour of the monkeys. Other facilities include a Banana Cafe, Jungle Shop, Adventure Play Area and Picnic Areas. 

Sample Oatcakes

A local speciality, oatcakes are a versatile Staffordshire delicacy that can be enjoyed either sweet or savoury. Try an oatcake filled with cheese and bacon from one of the many oatcake shops found across Stoke-on-Trent.

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With a vibrant culture, sport and shopping, Stoke-on-Trent has something to offer all visitors. Take a look at our tips on exploring the Potteries and these fantastic attractions, and find a day out in Stoke to suit you! 

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