Tamworth is a town and Non-metropolitan district in Staffordshire, England, located  north-east of Birmingham city centre and  north-west of London.  The town takes its name from the River Tame, West Midlands, which flows through the town, as does the River Anker.  At the 2001 census the town had a population of 74,531.
Tamworth is the home of the historic Tamworth Castle and Moat House, and has a non-league Football (soccer) team, Tamworth FC. The Snowdome, the UK's first full-sized real-snow indoor ski slope is located in Tamworth. There is also tenpin bowling at Strykers bowl, and only a short distance away is Drayton Manor Theme Park.
The town's main industries include logistics, engineering, clothing, brick, tile and paper manufacture. It was also home to the Reliant car company, which produced the famous three-wheeled Robin model and the Scimitar sports car for several decades.

Why visit?

  • Tamworth is a vibrant town with a thriving cultural scene. There are plenty of events and festivals throughout the year, including the Tamworth Music Festival, Tamworth Arts Festival, and the Tamworth Food Festival.
  • Tamworth is home to a variety of attractions, including Drayton Manor Theme Park, Snowdome, Tamworth Shopping Centre, and the National Brewery Centre.
  • Tamworth has a rich history that dates back to the Anglo-Saxon period. It was once the capital of the Kingdom of Mercia and is home to many historic sites, including Tamworth Castle, St Editha's Church, and the Tamworth Heritage Centre.