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For other places with the same name, see Stafford (disambiguation).

Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire. It is a market town.

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1 Stafford station. Stafford railway station (Q2393603) on Wikidata Stafford railway station on Wikipedia is on the West Coast Mainline and is served with trains from London Euston, Birmingham, Manchester and the North West and Bristol and the South West.

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Stafford is close to both the M6 (junctions 13 and 14) and M6 Toll road and is very accessible by car. The A34, A449, and A518 pass through the town.

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You can fly into either Birmingham or Manchester Airports and then connect via road or rail to Stafford.

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Stafford Castle
  • 1 Stafford Castle, +44 1785 257698. The remains of a 19th-century mock castle atop the extensive earthworks of a Norman castle. Free. Stafford Castle (Q11814) on Wikidata Stafford Castle on Wikipedia
  • 2 Shire Hall Gallery, Market Square, ST16 2LD, +44 1785 278345. Formerly a courthouse, it now houses an art gallery. The court rooms and cells are preserved. Free. Shire Hall, Stafford (Q7498359) on Wikidata Shire Hall, Stafford on Wikipedia
  • 3 Doxey Marshes. Nature reserve. Free. Doxey Marshes (Q5303690) on Wikidata Doxey Marshes on Wikipedia
  • 4 Shugborough Estate, Great Heywood ST17 0UP, +44 1889 880160. Daily Apr-Oct 09:00-18:00, Nov-Mar 10:00-16:00. Grand pile built from the early 18th century and now run by the National Trust. Around the Georgian mansion are extensive gardens, a model farm, and ornate railway tunnel entrance to avoid spoiling milord's view. Adult £8, child £4, NT free. Shugborough Hall on Wikipedia

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Routes through Stafford
ManchesterStoke-on-Trent  N UK-Motorway-M6.svg S  CannockBirmingham
Stoke-on-Trent  N UK road A34.svg S  Cannock
ChesterNantwich  NW UK road A51.svg SE  LichfieldTamworth
END  N UK road A449.svg S  WolverhamptonWorcester
TelfordNewport  W UK road A518.svg E  UttoxeterDerby


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