Category Archives: Staffordshire Moorlands

Biddulph Grange Country Park — Photo-art gallery

Biddulph Grange Country Park

Biddulph is a town situated between Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire and Congleton in Cheshire, England. It is famous for Biddulph Grange Gardens that have recently been restored to its former glory by the National Trust, and that visitors can pay to walk around. Just half a mile away from the Gardens is Biddulph Grange Country Park, […]

To read more visit Biddulph Grange Country Park — Photo-art gallery

Spotlight on Biddulph Grange

Last week’s post on the Geological Gallery at Biddulph was, I hope, something of an insight in to the mindset of James Bateman its creator in the mid-19thc. Today’s is designed to look at the gardens he created there, partly because both he and his wife were passionate about plants but partly as a reinforcement of […]

via A Walk Around the World — The Gardens Trust

Free Publicity For Local History Societies’ Activities

Did you know that our website has a Diary Date section which local history societies can use to publicise their activities?

All you have to do to gain widespread publicity for your event throughout North Staffordshire and The Potteries is email us at daymar727@talktalk.net and tell us about the event three weeks before it takes place.

Please contact us if you would like to know more about Diary Date and how it can help you to let more people about your activities and events.

Getting to know North Staffordshire

I’ve been really enjoying exploring recently. We moved to Newcastle-under-Lyme (in the Midlands, not the Newcastle in North East England that most people know!) in December 2015 and although it’s not far from where I grew up in the Staffordshire Moorlands it’s not an area I knew well. We live walking distance from the town […]

via Exploring your surroundings — Joeyanne’s Journal

Staffordshire Moorlands – Exploring Leek

I was out and about on the weekend to do some much needed shopping. It was a sunny Saturday so I thought I’d take a trip to Leek, which is about 12 miles from where I live. It’s a little old market town nestled in the Staffordshire moorlands. The surrounding scenery and walking opportunities are […]

(First posted June 4th, 2017)

To read the full post visit Explore Leek, Staffordshire UK — Decor Lasting