Burton-on-Trent is a town in the east of Staffordshire, in England's West Midlands. A medieval market town, Burton became important for brewing during the nineteenth century, the home of Bass brewery. Modern-day Burton is a busy town. Shoppers can enjoy the Burton Market and the range of independent shops throughout the town, as well as high-street brands on offer in the Coopers Square Shopping Centre. Sporty types, on the other hand, will enjoy the town's gyms, leisure centres and water complex, and historians can visit the Claymills Victorian Pumping Station. Outdoorsy types can visit the nearby Cannock Chase, an area of natural beauty only forty minutes away. Families can choose from the range of schools serving the town, whilst professionals need only commute ten minutes to nearby Derby, half an hour to Birmingham or forty minutes to Nottingham. Properties to rent in Burton range from town-centre flats to terraces perfect for growing families to more expansive homes.