Travelling around Burntwood
The charming town of Burntwood is home to the largest discovery of Anglo-Saxon gold, known as ‘The Staffordshire Hoard’. Located close to Lichfield, the town forms one of England’s largest urbanised parishes. Filled with plenty of places to see and things to do, there’s always something happening in Burntwood, with the town council organising fun events throughout the year.
With several modes of accessible transport, it’s easy to get around a number of local areas. Arriva bus services operate in and around the area, providing connections to and from Lichfield and Cannock via a number of other places.
The area prides itself on is its abundance of places to eat and drink. There’s a wide range of places offering something new and different at every turn. Whether it’s Sunday lunch or afternoon tea, you’ll be able to find it. Meanwhile, places like The Qube Bar & Restaurant offer the perfect place to visit during the day or night.
Take the time to visit the United Kingdom’s smallest park which was created to commemorate the marriage of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales and Alexandra of Denmark. Recognised by The Guinness Book of Records, it is now home to the World’s Shortest Fun Run. Held every September, it takes approximately 25 seconds to complete.
More attractions are held throughout the year, making the town an excellent place to visit at any time. The Wakes Festival is a family fun day, filled with a variety of entertainment from dancing to activities specifically for kids. Other free events include ‘Play in the Parks’. These take place in various parks throughout the summer months.