We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
I’ve Walk Passed This Many Times

I must confess I’ve never noticed what this statue was, and I’ve walk passed it loads of... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
SixtyOne
,
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
via mobile
Historic

There are benches to sit on near the statue that allow you to sit and look at it. The statue itself... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
Kempski
,
West Midlands, United Kingdom
Read all 41 reviews
7
All photos (7)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average31%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“police force”(4 reviews)
“founded”(4 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
Jan
Feb
Contact
27 Market Street, Tamworth B79 7LR, England
Improve This Listing
Reviews (41)
Filter reviews
41 results
Traveller rating
13
15
13
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
13
15
13
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews police force prime minister founded historic information
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This certainly is a landmark not be missed right in the heart of Tamworth within the pedestrianised town centre and within a few hundred yards of the castle grounds and the castle itself, which both come highly recommended to visit. The statue is located adjacent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wolfgangp163
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in the market place in front of a lovely building. Stands so proud showing how proud this area is of their man.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela H
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

This iconic statue serves as a valuable reminder of what this influential individual brought to our country during his lifetime

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank janwT2714TR
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I must confess I’ve never noticed what this statue was, and I’ve walk passed it loads of times. Well it’s well worth taking notice of the statue and the connection Sir Robert Peel had with Tamworth.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SixtyOne
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We were walking around Tamworth and found the statue of Sir Robert Peel in the Market Place. Sir Robert was born in 1788 and was the MP for Tamworth from 1830-1850 and Prime Minister 1841-1846. There is some information at the base as well. Lovely...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed April 25, 2018

There are benches to sit on near the statue that allow you to sit and look at it. The statue itself is of Sir Robert Peel who is the man that founded modern policing. He is part of Tamworth's history as he represented Tamworth in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kempski
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Been to Tamworth many times over the years and was amazed to find this statue of the man who founded the modern police force it is a fitting tribute to the man and so glad to find this.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank K9431TProberts
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Sir Robert Peel, the most famous son of Tamworth and the creator of the organization we recognize today as the police has a statue here. Stop by as you amble through the town, its not really worth making a trip out of the way to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank KentonYimel
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Great to see in this modern age some real history in our streets for all to see. Well kept and presented paying homage to one of Tamworth's finest.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Geoffrey P
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Well it's a statue of Sir Robert Peel. It's there and it's very nice as statues go. Chances are you'll miss it if you're looking at the floor of distracted by shop windows. Apparently Sir Robert delivered the Conservative Manifesto from the right hand window...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank IE_and_H
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 nearby hotels
Castle Hotel
456 reviews
.10 km away
Travelodge Tamworth Central
381 reviews
.49 km away
Holiday Inn Express Tamworth
785 reviews
.55 km away
Premier Inn Tamworth Central Hotel
884 reviews
.59 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 177 nearby restaurants
Blue Water Indian Restaurant & Takeaway
642 reviews
.15 km away
Portobello
368 reviews
.15 km away
Monsoon
251 reviews
.07 km away
Katie's
67 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 53 nearby attractions
Tamworth Castle
662 reviews
.08 km away
SnowDome
1,342 reviews
.55 km away
Tamworth Castle Grounds
41 reviews
.10 km away
St Editha's Church
53 reviews
.13 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sir Robert Peel Statue staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines