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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
Tamworth's town centre isn't very widespread, so you can eaily get around by foot.  Heading outside of the town centre, there are regular buses that go out across the area.
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Tamworth's town center isn't very widespread, so you can easily get around by foot.  Heading outside of the town center, there are regular buses that go out across the area.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
Tamworth castle is within walking distance of the town centre and is well worth a visit.
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Tamworth castle is within walking distance of the town center and is well worth a visit.
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
If you are into ten pin bowling, the Strikers Bowl is just on the edge of the town centre.  From the town centre, you can walk there through the castle grounds in around ten minutes.   
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* If you are into ten pin '''bowling''', the Strikers Bowl is just on the edge of the town center.  From the town center, you can walk there through the castle grounds in around ten minutes.   
  
For some indoor skiing, check out the Snow Dome next to Strikers Bowl.
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* For some '''indoor skiing''', check out the Snow Dome next to Strikers Bowl.
  
There is also an 18 hole golf course located in Amington - from the town centre, take the B5000 and follow the signposts.
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* There is also an 18 hole '''golf''' course located in Amington - from the town center, take the B5000 and follow the signposts.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
The best place in Tamworth for a bit of shopping is Ventura Retail Park not far from the town centre, it has a range of good retail outlets such as Woolworths, M&S, WHSmith, Toys R Us, Comet, Currys, Focus, Halfords, Hobbycraft, Blacks, Boots, JJB Sports, Boots, Asda Wal Mart.
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The best place in Tamworth for a bit of shopping is '''Ventura Retail Park''' not far from the town center. It has a range of good retail outlets such as Woolworths, M&S, WHSmith, Toys R Us, Comet, Currys, Focus, Halfords, Hobbycraft, Blacks, Boots, JJB Sports, Boots, Asda Wal Mart.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
Tamworth has a few good restaurants in the Town Centre such as Pastiche Bistro in Silver Street, they serve good international food, and most of the pubs in town also serve good food.
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Tamworth has a few good restaurants in the town center.
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* '''Pastiche Bistro''', Silver Street. They serve good international food.
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* Most of the '''pubs'''  in town also serve good food.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
Tamworth has many pubs in and around the town centre, some of the best ones are Chicago Rock in Coleshill Street, O'Keefs in George Street, and Weather Spoons in Lower Gungate is best for cheap drinks.
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Tamworth has many pubs in and around the town center.
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* '''Chicago Rock''', Coleshill Street.
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* '''O'Keefs''', George Street.
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* '''Weather Spoons''' in Lower Gungate is best for cheap drinks.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
 
==Stay safe==
 
As with the rest of the UK, in any '''emergency''' call '''999''' or '''112''' (from a land-line if you can) and ask for Ambulance, Fire or Police when connected.
 
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==

Revision as of 07:03, 30 October 2007

Tamworth is a large town in Staffordshire, England.

Contents

Get in

From Birmingham, head north bound on the M42, leave at J10 and take the A5 into town

Get around

Tamworth's town center isn't very widespread, so you can easily get around by foot. Heading outside of the town center, there are regular buses that go out across the area.

See

Tamworth castle is within walking distance of the town center and is well worth a visit.

Do

  • If you are into ten pin bowling, the Strikers Bowl is just on the edge of the town center. From the town center, you can walk there through the castle grounds in around ten minutes.
  • For some indoor skiing, check out the Snow Dome next to Strikers Bowl.
  • There is also an 18 hole golf course located in Amington - from the town center, take the B5000 and follow the signposts.

Buy

The best place in Tamworth for a bit of shopping is Ventura Retail Park not far from the town center. It has a range of good retail outlets such as Woolworths, M&S, WHSmith, Toys R Us, Comet, Currys, Focus, Halfords, Hobbycraft, Blacks, Boots, JJB Sports, Boots, Asda Wal Mart.

Eat

Tamworth has a few good restaurants in the town center.

  • Pastiche Bistro, Silver Street. They serve good international food.
  • Most of the pubs in town also serve good food.

Drink

Tamworth has many pubs in and around the town center.

  • Chicago Rock, Coleshill Street.
  • O'Keefs, George Street.
  • Weather Spoons in Lower Gungate is best for cheap drinks.

Sleep

Get out




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