Travel

Tamworth, set in the rolling countryside of Staffordshire, is uniquely placed to act as a centre for your trip to one of the most visited and attractive parts of the UK.

GETTING HERE

By Road

Tamworth lies in the South East corner of Staffordshire, just 18 miles north of Birmingham.  The A5 links Tamworth to the A38 and M42 Junction 10.  The M6 Toll links the M6 to the M42.

By Rail

Tamworth Railway Station offers a frequent direct service to Birmingham New Street and London Euston.  Tamworth is well connected to major rail networks, serviced by Virgin and London Midland. For National Rail Enquiries call 08457 48 49 50, or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

By Coach

National Express operates a daily return service to london Victoria, Service 460. For information call 08717 81 81 81 or visit www.nationalexpress.com

By Canal

Tamworth sits on the Birmingham Fazeley Canal and the Coventry Canal, with an abundance of available moorings. For information call 01827 252 000 oe email enquiries.westmidlands@britishwaterways.co.uk

GETTING AROUND

By Bus

Tamworth is serviced by two bus companies. For Traveline enquiries call 0871 200 22 33

By Bicycle

Tamworth has over 34 kilometres of cycle paths in and around the town.  For more information or to obtain a cycle map contact Tamworth Information Centre Tel 01827 709 581 or email tic@tamworth.gov.uk

Cycle Hire is also available, contact Tel 07896 504 141 for more information.

On Foot

Tamworth is flat and easy to navigate, although there are varying paving surfaces.  The only exception is the pathway leading to Tamworth Castle, this is a steep incline and may present a difficulty to some people.

ACCESSIBLE TAMWORTH

Shopmobility

Situated on level 5 Ankerside Car Park,    The centre is open Mon – Sat 9am – 5pm. It is adviseable to check and book prior to your visit.  For more information and enquiries, call 01827 709 392 or visit www.mercian-ability.org.uk/shopmobility

PARKING

There are ample car parks in the town all within easy access of the shops,  Parking for Blue Badge olders is free.

Parking at Ventura Retail Park is Free.