Stafford, located in Staffordshire, can be easily reached from many other areas of the country. The town is situated on the West Coast Mainline and can be reached via trains arriving from London as well as several other large cities. The town is also near the M6. One of the most important sights that should be seen while visiting Stafford is Stafford Castle. There are also multiple dining and shopping options in Stafford as well as in the surrounding area. Visitors will also find numerous accommodation options in Stafford.
Stafford is an English county town in Staffordshire. The town of Stafford is located within the northern part of the west Midlands between the towns of Stoke on Trent and Wolverhampton. The town of Stafford has a population of about sixty three thousand six hundred and eighty one. The wider borough of Staffordshire has a population of about one hundred and twenty four thousand five hundred and thirty one.
One of the oldest buildings within the town of Stafford is St Chad's church this church dates back to the twelfth century. The main part of St Chad's church is decorated in rich patterns and figures, carved into every pillar and archway. The carvings are thought to have been made by a group of stonemasons from the Middle East whilst they were visiting England during the Crusades. A lot of the stonework was covered during he seventeenth and eighteenth century and the church was of a neo classical style.
During the early part of the nineteenth century restoration work was carried out on the church and the decoration that dates back to the Norman times was rediscovered. The church within the town features a computer generated display board and this relates to the history of the church and the mystery that is within the church. St Chad's church is located in the centre of the town opposite the Swan Hotel.
The area of Victoria Park opened in the town in 1908 and it covers an area of about thirteen acres. This park is Edwardian and located at the side of the river. The park offers a wide range of facilities including bowling green, an open-air paddling pool, birdcages, two play areas and also a greenhouse.