Clifton Campville (grid reference SK252108) lies at the
south-east corner of Staffordshire, close to the borders of Derbyshire,
Leicestershire and Warwickshire. As such it sits on the boundary between the
The River Mease runs through the village and is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. The river rises in Leicestershire and flows for 16 miles before it joins the River Trent near Alrewas.
The civil parish of Clifton Campville is part of Lichfield District Council. The ecclesiastical parish, comprising St Andrew’s, Clifton Campville and St Matthew’s in neighbouring Chilcote, forms part of the Lichfield Diocese. St Andrew's Church is a splendid example of 13th and 14th century architecture and features in any list of England’s finest churches.
Clifton Campville village itself has a population of about 500. The surrounding area is almost wholly used for agriculture, but the increasing sophistication of farming technology and agricultural machinery mean that few villagers are employed on the land; most travel to local towns and cities.
Coneyberry Millennium Green, managed by a Charitable Trust, is the village’s major outdoor amenity and hosts the annual Country Fair and annual Horse Show.
The Village Hall is one of the oldest buildings in the village and is managed by a committee that runs a comprehensive programme of entertainment.
St Andrew's (C of E) Primary School is a lively establishment that regularly receives high praise from OFSTED inspectors. As well as the national curriculum, children enjoy a wide range of extra activities in school, in the community and on trips outside the village.
Inhabitants of Clifton Campville would, not unexpectedly, insist that it is a wonderful place to live, but visitors will also find it a fascinating place in which to spend a few hours.