Section 3 – Stoke-on-Trent to Stafford

The route follows the Trent Valley along sections of the Trent and Mersey Canal and remnants of the Staffordshire New Forest at Trentham (famous for its Italianate gardens and monkey forest) and Tittensor Chase. It passes on through the market town of Stone and past Burston with its millpond to Salt where it turns south west over Hopton Heath and Beacon Hill to St Chad’s which is the oldest church in the county town of Stafford.

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