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Stoke-upon-Trent Travel Guide: 35 reviews and 34 photos
You've probably never heard of Stoke on Trent if you are from outside the UK. It's a funny little place famous for pottery and Robbie Williams. People tend to dismiss it as a small town pretending to be a city (which isn't a million miles from the truth!) but as it is my home town I feel the need to share the good bits with whoever wants to know!
Stoke is a funny place for many reasons. One of the most obvious is that we are officially a city (though we have no cathedral). Stoke is made up of 6 towns. Just to confuse things more the city is called Stoke ON Trent yet one of the towns is called Stoke UPON Trent. But there is very little there apart from a couple of Pottery Factories - the main shopping and nightlife centre is Hanley. Each town has its own identity but all some under the name Stoke-on-Trent. Confused? You will be!
- Pros:A slice of English working class life
- Cons:In need of a facelift!
- In a nutshell:Good people, bad buildings!
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