Attractions in West Midlands
FORGE MILL MUSEUM
Needle Mill Lane, Riverside, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 8HY
The Forge Mill Needle museum tells the fascinating and sometimes gruesome story of needle making in Victorian times. The Mill is a listed building which houses original water powered machinery, and is situated in peaceful surroundings adjacent to ...
UPTON JAZZ FESTIVAL
18 Riverside Close, Upton upon Severn, Worcs, WR8 0JN
The annual Upton Jazz Festival is held on the last weekend of June in Upton on Severn. The Festival has become the major UK Jazz Festival attracting over 6000 fans each year. On site camping and caravanning is available and car parking is ...
POLESWORTH ABBEY & ST EDITHA CHURCH
Location: Situated in the centre of Polesworth, accessed through the ancient Abbey gateway or along the riverside footpath.
Historical sources state that Editha, Princess of Mercia, founded Polesworth Abbey in the 9th century. Today, the ruins of the Abbey Cloister and the two storey Medieval gateway has recently been restored. The Abbey Church later converted to th...
Museums & Galleries
BRINDLEY WATER MILL
Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8HA
The Mill contains a small Museum which is designed to enhance the interest of your visit. While preserving the atmosphere of a working corn mill, it illustrates the life and work of James Brindley and the history of milling. Traditional tools asso...
THE TRENTHAM ESTATE
Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8AX
Trentham is currently undergoing a £100 million regeneration project aimed at presenting a myriad of activities and experiences for the whole family to enjoy including: Gardens, lake and adventure play | Monkey Forest | Shopping Village | Woodland a
Steam & Miniature Railways
WESTON PARK MINIATURE RAILWAY
Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8NA
Weston Park Railway, located in the grounds of Weston Park is a 7¼" gauge miniature railway which runs through a wooded section of the Park. Ride lasts approximately 12 minutes. Normal service is by diesel engine but steam usually runs on Bank Hol...
BRANSTON WATER PARK NATURE RESERVE
Branston, Burton-upon-Trent - Access off A38 south of Branston / Burton
A 40-acre lake used by junior wildlife group, model boaters and anglers. Wide variety of bird life. Footpath around lake to woodland, wildflower meadow, children's play facilities, picnic area and information centre. The Trent and Mersey Canal run...
WROXETER ROMAN VINEYARD
Wroxeter, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 6PQ
The Vineyard is situated alongside the ancient Roman City of Uriconium (Wroxeter), which is located between the hill of Wrekin and the town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire, England. It nestles in a sandy sheltered plateau near the River Severn and ...
Theatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
FESTIVAL DRAYTON CENTRE
Frogmore Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3AX
North Shropshire's 'quality entertainment venue. The Festival Drayton Centre has a state-of-the-art 200 seat, raked auditorium that hosts a top quality live events programme. The auditorium also boasts a superb digital cinema experience th...
Museums & Galleries
BLACK COUNTRY LIVING MUSEUM
Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SQ
At the heart of the Black Country is where you will discover a fascinating world. The Museum site is not all buildings with areas of apparently derelict land, the result of coal mining, linking the Museum village to the mining area and the entr...