Stafford is a small country town based in the Staffordshire county. With it being in close proximity to both Wolverhampton and Stoke-on-Trent, its population has grown due to its appeal to commuters. Stafford's current population stands at around 122,000, the fourth largest within the county.
Stafford is home to many historical buildings including the Elizabethan Ancient High House. The building is situated in the town centre and is the largest timber-framed town house left in England. The house has now been converted in to a museum with various exhibits during the year.
The town is also home to its own castle, originally constructed by the Normans. This was re-built four times to ensure it was a secure fort for the town. The ruins have now been incorporated in to a visitors centre with hands-on artefacts and audio visual displays.