What you can see around your Tamworth hotel
Tamworth is a market town in Staffordshire, England. 22.5km from Birmingham, it is the second-largest town in Staffordshire after Stoke-on-Trent. The town takes its name from the River Tame, which passes through it. The River Anker also flows near the town. There are several hotels in Tamworth, as well as a range of shops and restaurants in the town centre.
What after-work entertainment is available in Tamworth?
Tamworth is home to the Drayton Manor Theme Park, an amusement and water park on the outskirts of town with many rides and attractions. If you're in the mood for skiing, the SnowDome, a real-snow indoor ski slope, also makes for a great break from work. Ankerside Shopping Centre has a range of popular chain stores, cafés, and fast food outlets, while Odeon Tamworth screens all the latest films in 2D and 3D formats. There are several restaurants in the city centre serving international cuisine, with Portobello Italian restaurant recommended for a relaxing business lunch or after-hours meal. Should there be no gym available at your hotel, head to Lifestyle Fitness at Tamworth Castle Grounds to enjoy the facilities.
How can I get to Tamworth and what does the town offer for a business trip?
Tamworth is best accessed via the Birmingham Airport (BHX), located 26km from the centre of town. Alternatively, East Midlands Airport (EMA ) is 42km from Tamworth. The Castle Hotel offers a range of conference and meeting facilities, with three venues available. Alternatively, Holiday Inn Express Tamworth has four meeting rooms. To comfortably access the Internet outside of your hotel, head to Surfers Internet Café in the town centre and get some work done while enjoying a relaxing coffee.
What should I see while staying in a hotel in Tamworth?
The town’s history dates back to a time when it was the capital of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia. Venture out of your Tamworth hotel to visit the well-preserved and historic Tamworth Castle, a Norman castle located on the River Tame, along with the Moat House on the property. Middleton Hall offers a museum and gardens on the outskirts of town, where you can see displays relating to the history of the town and a take a relaxing walk. Daytona Tamworth is a go-karting circuit that hosts both private and public events.