If you are a trader and wish to obtain information about booking a stall, please contact:
The Market Manager, Stafford Borough Council, St. John's Market, Earl Street, Stafford ST16 2DF. Telephone 01785 245935
If you are a member of the public and wish to obtain any other information about the Farmers' Market, the Stone Food and Drink Festival or about the town of Stone please feel free to phone Richard Stevens on 07834 665229
Stone is a beautiful market town situated midway between Stafford and Stoke on Trent, close to the A34 and alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal and the River Trent. The town is easily accessed from all parts of the country by road and rail.
Reliable and regular bus services operate between Stoke, Stafford and Stone. Bus stops are in Crown Street (northbound) and Granville Square, Christchurch Way and Stafford Street (southbound)
Firstbus operates a twenty minute service, the 10, between Hanley via Newcastle and Stafford calling at Stone.
Bakerbus operate an hourly service, the X1, between Hanley via Stoke station and Stafford calling at Stone.
D & G operate several local services including a service to and from Longton.
Stone Railway Station is a five minute walk from the town centre. Stone is on the direct Crewe to London Euston hourly service operated by London Midland and connections to other parts of the rail network can be accessed by changing at Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent.
From the north on M6, leave at Junction 15. Continue straight ahead at first roundabout onto the A500 towards Stoke on Trent. In 1 mile take the next slip road to join the A34. At roundabout at bottom of slip road take third exit to continue south on A34. After five miles, follow signs to Stone town centre.
From the south on M6, leave at Junction 14. Take third exit on roundabout towards Stafford and Stone. At second roundabout turn left onto A34 continue for four miles to Stone. Follow signs to the town centre. If you're not travelling by motorway, from the east, Stone is easily accessed from the A50 at Meir (near Stoke on Trent ) along the A520.
From Lichfield and Rugeley, take the A51 and then A34 as above..
All public car parks in the town are clearly signed.
The Trent and Mersey Canal runs through the town and there is ample towpath mooring. Make sure you plan your holiday to be moored in Stone on the first Saturday of the month!