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Village, free entry


Lichfield Tourist Information Centre



Drayton Bassett was the home of the Peel family. Sir Robert built a fine home for his family - Drayton Manor. The son of Sir Robert Peelwas an M.P for Tamworth from 1830 to 1850 and twice Prime Minister. Near the entrance to the Theme Park is the Fazeley Canal running alongside the A4091 and a new marina. Canal enthusiasts will be interested in the old footbridge with its two sets of circular steps contained within two white castellated towers.

Open all the time


Free entry



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Map reference: SK 210040  Lat: 52.63362 Long: -1.69098

Drayton Bassett is located 8 miles south east of Lichfield just off the A4091.

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