Alrewas

Set within a picturesque conservation area alongside the River Trent is the desirable village of Alrewas. This pretty Staffordshire village boasts a superb range of amenities, a well connected road network and idyllic countryside surroundings, all within a traditional village setting.

The centre of the village plays host to a wide array of amenities including a Co-Op, shops, various takeaways, beauticians, a historic Church and a post office, as well as Coates’ award winning butchers and a number of traditional pubs. In addition, there is a doctors surgery, pharmacy and a private dentists. Dotted about the village are a number of pubs, some of which also serve food including The Crown, William IV and the George & Dragon, and the Royal British Legion also offers a members only lounge. And as a prime location for families, the All Saints Church of England Primary school lies close to the village centre and feeds into the Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rated John Taylor Specialist School in Barton under Needwood.

The village is renowned for its ideal proximity to many rural walks and canalside strolls. The canal takes you north to Barton under Needwood or south towards Fradley junction, a bustling spot home to the The Swan pub and the Fradley nature reserve where the Coventry and Trent & Mersey canals connect.

A major draw for the area is the National Memorial Arboretum, a peaceful site of remembrance dedicated to the British armed forces. Originally opened by the Queen in 2001, this 150 acre landscaped arboretum is formed by over 300 memorials and an abundance of wildlife and also houses an education centre and hosts social events such as an outdoor film screening.

The village lies at the intersection of the A513 and A38 and allows for swift access to local towns and cities including Burton, Derby, Lichfield and Birmingham. There is a public bus route that runs through the village and rail travel from Lichfield provides direct links to Birmingham and London in a commuter friendly 80 minutes. The International airports of Birmingham and East Midlands airports are also within a convenient drive.

Area Features

  • Amenities including Post Office, an outstanding butchers, newsagents, cooperative general store and a number of takeaway outlets
  • Excellent range of traditional village pubs also serving food
  • GP Surgery, private dentists and a pharmacy
  • Village hall holding a number of events and regular film screenings
  • Annual Alrewas Village Show held in July
  • All Saints Primary School feeding into John Taylor High School catchment
  • Superb location for countryside and canalside walking routes
  • Excellent access to A38 and A513

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