This historic market town provides a wide range of amenities for both residents and visitors alike. The main shopping area has a fantastic mix of local independent retailers and businesses as well as some selected larger chain stores. With an array of pubs and other eating and drinking establishments, to cater for every taste, mixed with an historic setting Atherstone truly offers a lovely day out for all.
As well as open Market Days on Tuesdays and Fridays, the Market Square is a vibrant community space and many of Atherstone Towns events are centred here.Main platform for events
The Atherstone part of the Coventry Canal consists of a flight of 11 locks. The scenery and relaxing walk along the towpath is most certainly worth a visit.
The town is on the Roman road known as Watling Street and has witnessed many important historic events.