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Dive into the Dog & Doublet for your next family break

Published: 13/07/2021

School’s (almost) out for summer 2021 and you’re looking forward to spending some family time together, away from home, that will be a treat for the kids and the grown-ups too. But all we’re hearing about is how difficult it is to book a family summer holiday, with the usual UK holiday resorts in high demand, and commanding high prices too.  

Let us help you! Here in landlocked Staffordshire is a charming country inn, a characterful family-friendly hotel, with comfortable rooms, a well-stocked bar and top-end gastro pub. You’ll be spoilt for choice with plenty of quirky and fun, local family attractions.

Emma Bridgewater

Staffordshire’s Golden Great Places to Visit

Published: 27/05/2021

It’s English Tourism Week 2021 and we are “Here for Tourism” and inspired to introduce you to Staffordshire’s best visitor attractions. Just a handful of attractions nationally are awarded Gold accolades for excellence by Visit England. Here are the ones that shine brightly, were awarded most recently, and are all within a 20-to-35-minute drive of The Dog and Doublet Inn. Come the extra mile to visit the places that go the extra mile to provide the best English breaks.