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Tel code: 01827 | code search
Postcode: B79 | code search
Population: 75000
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Tamworth Events

Drayton Manor Family Fun Weekend

Saxon Festival
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Riftswood Inn
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"what a lovely market Tamworth is, very busy, loads of different stalls..the make-up stall outside woolworths on a Saturday was fantastic loads of christmas presents at bargain prices..The sweet stall ..." More

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Tamworth is home to two important features from very different ends of the history spectrum. Tamworth Castle was originally a Norman motte and bailey castle which was originally added to in subsequent centuries. Today it still stands proud overlooking the town centre and the confluence of the Rivers Tame and Anker. The castle has enjoyed entertaining royalty throughout its history and today visitors are treated to a snapshot of history with interactive activities, in particular “The Tamworth Story”. Tamworth is also famous for its Snowdome – first opened in 1984 this was the first indoor full sized slope for skiing and snowboarding on real snow in the UK. Today the Snowdome still attracts thousands of visitors every year to enjoy the facilities. There is however more to Tamworth, tracing its history back to medieval times, then during Norman times the town was divided between Warwickshire and Staffordshire – the boundary ran through the centre of the town and remained so until 1888 when a local government act was passed and Staffordshire became its county borough. Central to the growth of Tamworth was its communication links, the canal system and coach roads to the North from London were further enhanced with the coming of the railways. Motor transport also played an important part in the history of Tamworth as it was here that the Reliant Motor Company was first established in 1935 by Mr TL Williams and this was where the Reliant Three Wheeler car was produced for some 63 years. Today Tamworth has much to offer, the rich history of St Editha’s Church – the only church in the England with a double spiral staircase, the church was first established here in 963AD. The town hall was originally built in 1701 and standing outside is a statue to Sir Robert Peel, founder of the Metropolitan Police and famed member of Parliament. Whatever your reason for visiting Tamworth you can be assured that it will be an interesting experience with so much of the old and the modern combining to provide this town with the diversity that makes Tamworth the town it is today.


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Association of Building Hardware Manufacturers
British Blind and Shutter Association


Ash End House Children's Farm
Drayton Manor Park and Zoo
Middleton Hall
Tamworth Castle


Premier Inn Tamworth Central *book online*
Premier Inn Tamworth South *book online*
Travelodge Tamworth M42 *book online*


Amington Park Ltd

Caravan Park

Station Fields Caravan Park
Tameview Caravan Site

Care Home

Park Farm Lodge Care Home


UCI Tamworth


Dance - Rhythms Dance School


Kube Night Club
Trinity Nightclub


Tamworth Borough Council


Dalehouse Dental Practice
Dental Surgery
Dosthill Valley Dental Practice
N P Harrison Practice


Anchor Medical Practice
Crown Medical Practice
Heath View Medical Practice
Kerria Surgery
The Surgery

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Halifax Property Services
Mark Evans & Co
Peter J Hicks & Co
Smiths Estate Agents

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Drayton Park
Tamworth Municipal Golf Course


Globe Inn
Plough & Harrow

Tamworth Arms
The Peel Aldergate


Tamworth Country Market
Tamworth Market

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Stagecoach Theatre Arts
Tamworth Assembly Rooms
The Dance Factory

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Amington Inn
Globe Inn
Jail House
Jolly Sailor Inn
Market Vaults
Moat House
Prince Of Wales
Queens Head
Riftswood Inn
White Lion
Winning Post


Champagne Indian Fusion
Dragon Inn

Globe Inn
Greek Restaurant
Market Vaults
Pastiche Bistro
Prince Of Wales
Thai Chef Restaurant


Stagecoach Theatre Arts
The Dance Factory
Woodlands Primary School


Michael Taylor Solicitors


3 B's Taxis
A 2 B Taxis
Bells Taxis & Minibuses
Bennetts Taxis
Tamworth Taxis


Tamworth Assembly Rooms


Riversmeet Veterinary Centre

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Bolehall Swifts (Amateur Football)
Tamworth (Amateur Football)
Tamworth AC (Athletics)

Tamworth Boxing Club (Boxing)
Tamworth CC (Cricket)


The Works
Forget Me Not
Newland Nurseries
Florascape Ltd
Kingsbury Garden Centre
Edward Francis Andrews
Exley Pharmacy
Philip Howard Opticians
Edna Mae
Carphone Warehouse
Flights Orchard Organics (Tamworth)
Oasis Hair Design
H Samuel

T K Maxx
KANDE Hair Design
J J B Sports
Pets At Home


Janic Antiques
Aldergate Antique Centre


Tamworth RCC(Cycling)
Middleton Equestrian Centre(Riding)
The Snowdome(Snow Sports)

Places to Stay near Tamworth

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Globe Inn (0.10 miles)

Globe Inn

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The exterior of the building has been carefully restored to its original appearance and the public rooms decorated to the design of the period with elegant, carved bar and ... More
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The Peel Aldergate (0.20 miles)

The Peel Aldergate

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The Peel Aldergate has 19 rooms with restaurant and bar. Situated close to all local attractions we are just a 10 minute drive from Drayton Manor theme park and 20 ... More

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Gungate Hotel (0.32 miles)

Gungate Hotel

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This beautifully restored, Victorian hotel and coach house annex is situated within 5 minutes' walk of the town centre, on the best side of town. The hotel has a fully licensed bar, ... More

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Castle Hotel (0.32 miles)

Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel is a delightfully refurbished town centre 3 star hotel located in the historic town of Tamworth based in the shadow of the castle.Located in the Midlands only 2 miles from the M42(J10)/M6 ... More | visit website

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Holiday Inn Express Tamworth (0.41 miles)

Holiday Inn Express Tamworth

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The Holiday Inn Express Tamworth hotel is ideally located for both the business and leisure guest. All guestrooms offer High Speed Internet Access, complimentary continental breakfast, power showers and tea ... More

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Tamworth Arms (0.50 miles)

Tamworth Arms

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Tamworth Arms is a grade 11 listed building, it is old on the outside, but modern in the inside, we are situated at the bottom of Lichfield Street, which leads ... More

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Premier Inn Tamworth Central (0.56 miles)

Within easy reach of the M42. Local attractions include Drayton Manor Theme Park, The Snow Dome, Belfry Golf course and the National Memorial Arboretum. For shops and local amenities Tamworth town centre is only 1 ... More | visit website
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Plough & Harrow (1.48 miles)

Plough & Harrow

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Plough & Harrow Fazeley. Our friendly family run hotel is a real home from home, offering clean tidy rooms including singles, twins, doubles and family and all with private bathrooms ... More

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Drayton Court Hotel (1.56 miles)

Drayton Court Hotel

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Drayton Court is a delightful Georgian country house hotel, personally managed by proprietors Raouf and Katie Bogue. If you're looking for a hotel that is informal with a 'home from ... More

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Herons Way (1.80 miles)

Herons Way

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Located just 1 mile from Tamworth Town Centre and only 5 minutes walk from Drayton Manor Park. Just 20 minutes drive to National Exhibition ... More

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