Home to 140 monkeys, Trentham Estate's 60-acre Monkey Forest is 2 miles from Holiday Inn Express Stoke-on-Trent. See the estate's ornate Italian gardens from the miniature railway, and get the adrenalin pumping on the high-wire adventure course.
We're just 15 miles from Alton Towers theme park. Test your limits on the Th13teen rollercoaster as it winds its way through a dark forest at spine-tingling speeds. The water park has a Caribbean lagoon and flumes for all ages.
Stoke-on-Trent is the historical centre of English fine china. The new Wedgwood Museum is 5 miles from the hotel, and houses pottery from the Industrial Revolution onward, as well as a reconstruction of founder Josiah Wedgwood's Etruria factory.
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Experiencing the great outdoors in the Peak District National Park, full of rugged crags and rocky ridges. Just 15 miles from the hotel you can join a climbing team to explore the magnificent Titan Cave, England's largest known underground chamber.
Visit some of Stoke-on-Trent's pottery factory shops to pick up items by Portmeirion, Wedgwood, Poole and Royal Stafford, amongst others. You can find seconds at bargain prices, and some shops serve tea and cake on their own china.