Tamworth is served by Tamworth Railway Station, which is situated near to the town centre. The town is served by two railway lines, the Cross Country Route and the West Coast Main Line, which pass over each other at Tamworth Station. You can get a Virgin train from London Euston to Tamworth in the mornings or evenings or an hourly weekday London Midland train from London Euston, which also stops at Stoke on Trent. Cross Country trains can also be taken from Birmingham New Street, stopping off at Tamworth on the way to Nottingham. Tamworth Station provides quick and easy access to the town centre and surrounding areas, served by local buses and taxis. There are also several small stations that serve local areas of Tamworth, including Wilnecote Station and Polesworth Station.
Tamworth is a thriving market town located just to the north east of Birmingham. The town has existed since Roman times and at its heart stands Tamworth Castle, an impressive Norman fortress. You can take a tour of the castle, stroll through the surrounding Castle Gardens or browse through the town's popular street market. Tamworth is also closely associated with the Victorian Prime Minster Sir Robert Peel, whose statue proudly stands in the main high street. Not only does Tamworth have a long and fascinating history, but it is also home to some exciting tourist attractions, including Drayton Manor Theme Park and the Snowdome, a large leisure centre, where you can ski on real snow, skate and enjoy a whole range of fun snow activities.