Tamworth, which takes its name from the River Tame that flows through the town, is a vibrant place with plenty of shops in the town centre, including more than 60 in Ankerside Shopping Centre.
Accompanying the high street stores are numerous unique and independent shops, bars and restaurants.
On Tuesday and Saturday, a busy street market featuring more than 100 stalls sets up in the heart of the town, offering shoppers a great choice of fresh produce, clothes and household goods.
The buzzing city of Birmingham is just 14 miles away and regular trains connect you to both the second city and London. Birmingham International Airport is just a few junctions down the M42.