Site of Battle of Blore Heath which was the beginning of the War of the Roses. They fought on the 23rd September 1459 with the Yorkists winning the day.
The Audley Cross which marks where the Lancastrian leader fell is on private land and is not accessible.
There is an annual event on Battle anniversary which includes a talk and guided walk.
Map & Directions
2 miles east of Market Drayton, North Shropshire on A53.The nearest railway station is Stoke-on-Trent, which is 15 miles away.