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Browsing local shops within 8 miles of Staffordshire Regiment Museum


Meet Thomas & Friends in Thomas Land
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Nr. Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 3TW, Tel: 01827 252400, Email,

Come along and explore Thomas Land with the whole family and be transported to another world.

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  • Rail station: Tamworth (3 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
Barton Marina

Barton under Needwood, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8DZ, Tel: 01283 711500, Email,

Barton Marina is a retail village with 14 independent shops and a superb Pub/Restaurant called the Waterfront all of which is built along the promenade of a marina for narrowboats.

Tamworth SnowDome

Leisure Island, River Drive, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7ND, Tel: 08705 000011, Email,

The SnowDome complex houses a 170 metre indoor slope covered in real snow all year round and two further real snow nursery slopes -perfect facilities for learning new skills such as skiing & snowboarding.

Ready, aim, fire!

Trickley Coppice, London Road, Bassetts Pole, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5SA, Tel: 0121 323 1000, Email,

NPF Bassetts Pole is the UK's number 1 paintball/laser combat and multi activity attraction based in Sutton Coldfield. Play many different movie themed action packed adventure games.

Namco Funscape

Castle Grounds, River Drive, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7ND, Tel: 01827 68448, Email,

Situated in the heart of Tamworth’s Castle Grounds, our stylish 26 lane Bowling alley is a great way to spend time with family and friends plus its great exercise too.

Hawkesyard Hall

Armitage Park, Hawkesyard, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 1PU, Tel: 01543 491911, Email,

Two Hundred acre Hawkesyard Estate offers a historical, exciting and mysterious venue for all seasons for the whole family, golf, weddings, meetings and events.


Planters Garden Centre, Trinity Road, Freasley, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 2EY, Tel: 01827 251511, Email,

Experience the high level thrills of Planters Sky Trail Adventure. This great attraction for the whole family is one of the only nine found in the country. If your after an adrenalin rush. Rise to the challenge.

Curborough Sprint Course
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Fradley, Nr Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 8EJ, Tel: 01543 264280,

See driver's race against the clock at Britain's premier speed venue. All types of cars, from saloons to single seaters, compete here at regular events for you to watch.

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  • Rail station: Lichfield T.V. (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access

Wood End Lane, Fradley Park, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 8NF, Tel: 01543 418419, Email,

Midland Karting offers the opportunity to experience outdoor karting at its best on National and International circuits in professional karts that can reach 45mph. Themed events throughout the year.

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  • Rail station: Lichfield TV (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
Coventry Canal

Fradley, Staffordshire, WS13 8PQ

The Coventry Canal travels for 38 miles/65 km between Coventry and Fradley Junction, north of Lichfield and runs through the towns of Bedworth, Nuneaton, Atherstone, Polesworth and Tamworth to the Trent & Mersey Canal.


Alrewas, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 7DN, Tel: 01827 252247

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  • Rail station: Lichfield (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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