Exploring Staffordshire and the East Midlands in a motorhome is a wonderful way to experience the natural beauty, history, and culture of this region. Here’s a suggested itinerary with campsites to visit along the way:

Day 1: Stoke-on-Trent

  • Start your journey in Stoke-on-Trent, known as the “Potteries” due to its rich history of pottery production.
  • Visit the World of Wedgwood to learn about pottery and ceramics.
  • Campsite: Consider staying at the Quarry Walk Park campsite near Stoke-on-Trent.

Day 2: Alton Towers and the Peak District

  • Head to Alton Towers Resort for a day of thrill rides and entertainment.
  • Afterward, make your way to the Peak District National Park.
  • Campsite: You can stay at the Rivendale Holiday Park, which offers a beautiful setting in the Peak District.

Day 3-4: Peak District Exploration

  • Spend a couple of days exploring the Peak District’s stunning landscapes.
  • Enjoy hiking, cycling, or simply taking in the scenic views.
  • Visit charming villages like Bakewell and Castleton.
  • Campsite: Stay at the Pomeroy Caravan Park or another campsite in the Peak District.

Day 5: Nottingham

  • Drive to Nottingham, known for its Robin Hood history and vibrant city center.
  • Explore Nottingham Castle and the city’s shopping districts.
  • Campsite: Consider staying at the Greenacres Camping site near Nottingham.

Day 6: Sherwood Forest

  • Visit Sherwood Forest, legendary home of Robin Hood.
  • Take a walk through the ancient woods and see the Major Oak.
  • Campsite: Sherwood Forest Holiday Park is an excellent choice for proximity to the forest.

Day 7: Derby and Surroundings

  • Drive to Derby and explore its historic sites, such as Derby Cathedral and the Derby Silk Mill.
  • Explore nearby attractions like Calke Abbey.
  • Campsite: Try the Callow Top Holiday Park, located a short drive from Derby.

Day 8: Leicester and Rutland Water

  • Head to Leicester and visit the King Richard III Visitor Centre and the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery.
  • Drive to Rutland Water, a beautiful reservoir offering water sports and nature trails.
  • Campsite: You can stay at Rutland Caravan and Camping, close to Rutland Water.

Day 9: Lincoln

  • Travel to Lincoln and explore its historic cathedral, castle, and medieval streets.
  • Campsite: The Lincolnshire Lanes campsite is a good option for your stay in the area.

Day 10: Return

  • On your final day, you can choose to visit additional attractions in Lincoln or head back to your starting point, depending on your travel plans.

Please note that campsite availability can vary depending on the time of year, so it’s a good idea to make reservations in advance.

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