It is local to many attractions such as Alton Towers Theme Park, Shugborough Hall, The Trentham Estate, Sugnall Hall, many fisheries, golf courses, and much more. It is also local to many wedding venues such as Eccleshall Cricket Club, Baden Hall, The Mill at Worston, Sugnall Walled Gardens and Eccleshall Castle.
It is a picturesque town with some fantastic boutique style shops, pubs, bars and restaurants. The town has been a regular winner in the Britain in Bloom competition and in summer the main parts of Eccleshall are bedecked with colourful floral baskets, organised by the towns Ecclian Society. Eccleshall is twinned with Sancerre in France.