From Birmingham, head north bound on the M42, leave at J10 and take the A5 into town
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.
Tamworth castle is within walking distance of the town center and is well worth a visit.
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.
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.
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.
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.