Tamworth is a town in Staffordshire and is approximately 14 miles (23 km) north-east of Birmingham. Tamworth is named after the River Tame which passes through the town.
Tamworth Castle and Moat House is the main attraction for visitors along with the Snowdome indoor ski slope. Tamworth's close proximity to Drayton Manor Theme Park also means it benefits from tourist traffic heading in that direction.
Tamworth is an old town and a settlement has been here since the Saxon times. It was once larger than Birmingham and the centre of trade for the region. Traditionally it's main industries have included brick and tile manufacture as well as car production in the form of Reliant and Scimitar.
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