Attractions in England
Museums & Galleries
HOPEWELL COLLIERY MINING MUSEUM
Cannop Hill, Speech House Road, Coleford, Glos.
A True 'Free Mine' in the heart of the Forest. Regular guided underground tours, allowing visitors to walk through the mine workings to see the conditions in which the miners work. Have the methods used to extract the coal.
SILK MUSEUMS IN MACCLESFIELD
Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ
The Silk Museums in Macclesfield tell the definitive story of silk. Compelling exhibits on three sites show a working Victorian Silk Mill, costume and silk manufacturing displays. Demonstrations of jacquard handloom weaving, exhibitions of tex...
Walks & Viewpoints
SCONCE & DEVON PARK
Boundary Road, Newark, Notts. NG24 4AU
A recent £1.6million makeover has transformed Sconce & Devon Park into a vibrant and attractive open space with lots to see and do. Facilities include a new visitor centre with cafe, toilets and information, an exciting new children's play are...
BIRMINGHAM BOTANICAL GARDENS & GLASSHOUSES
Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 3TR
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, an educational charity, are an oasis of peace and tranquillity one mile from the city centre. Opened in 1832, these historic Gardens include four stunning glasshouses taking the visitor from tropical rainforest to ...
Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1JH
Get close to the wonders of the natural world and play a big part in helping to save them at Marwell Zoo. From ring-tailed coatis to majestic giraffes, endangered tigers to Egyptian tortoises, curious meerkats to pygmy hippos, our 140-acre zool...
CLEVELAND IRONSTONE MINING EXPERIENCE
Deepdale, Skinningrove, Cleveland, TS13 4AP
This nationally important museum offers visitors an exciting and authentic underground experience with a guided tour that lasts approximately 80 minutes. Descend into the unknown underground world of an original mine tunnel. Hear how ironstone ...
YORK MINSTER SHOP
The Minster, York, YO1 7HG
The York Minster shop offers a large selection of unique and interesting gifts to suit both local customers and the many visitors that come to York each year. A selection of our most popular products, including books, CDs and jewellery are availab...
Museums & Galleries
Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH
One of Britain's finest museums, housing the University's internationally renowned collections of European and Oriental paintings, glass, silver, ceramics and artefacts from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. The shop stocks a comprehensive range...
Castles & Historic Monuments
NEWARK CASTLE TOURS
Castlegate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1BG
Standing proudly on the banks of the River Trent in the pretty market town of Newark, the Castle was built in the 12th century and is said to have the finest gatehouse in England. Guided tours of the Castle and the newly restored grounds are a...
OLIVER CROMWELL'S HOUSE
29 St Mary's Street, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4HF
Visit the former Lord Protector's family home. Experience what domestic life would have been like in the 17th Century in a variety of re-created period rooms as well an exhibition detailing the Civil War. Visit Mrs Cromwell's kitchen, try dress...