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 ...
Castles & Museums
STAFFORD CASTLE & VISITORS CENTRE
Newport Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 1DJ
Built by William the Conqueror to subdue rebellious local people, Stafford Castle has dominated the Stafford landscape for over 900 years. Visitors today will find a more peaceful setting - you can follow the castle trail, exploring the castle rui...
Alcester, B49 5NJ
Ragley Hall, the Warwickshire home of the Marques and Marchioness of Hertford, is set in 27 acres of beautiful formal gardens. The home contains Baroque plasterwork, the stunning 20th century mural 'The Temptation' and a fascinating collection...
Museums & Galleries
THE STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT MUSEUM
Whittington Barracks, Lichfield, Staffordshire,WS14 9PY
Exhibits include uniforms, badges and weapons from pistols to machine guns. There are relics from the Sikh Wars, the Crimea, Indian Mutiny, Zulu War, Egypt, Sudan, South Africa and both World Wars. The medals display includes eight of the th...
Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2QB
Birmingham Catheredal, the Anglican Cathedral dedicated to St. Philip, dates back to 1715. The cathedral is a magnificent example of English Baroque architecture, designed by Thomas Archer, whilst Sir Edward Burne-Jones designed the internationaly...
BLUE JOHN CAVERN
Mamtor, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WA - Please follow the brown signs to the cavern.
BLUE JOHN CAFE...enjoy Hot and Cold Meals, Refreshments and Home-baked Cakes...The Blue John Cavern is a world famous, beautiful and ornate fluorspar. The mineral has been mined for centuries and continues to be so in the winter months. Traditi
THE FALSTAFF'S EXPERIENCE
The Shrieve's House Barn, Sheep Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6EE
Hidden behind the huge oak gates and situated along the Elizabethan cobbled courtyard of the magnificent Shrieve’s House, Falstaff's is a museum like no other. It offers an informative yet theatrical glimpse into 16th Century life. Educational and...
High Street, Newchapel, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 4PT
The Natural Science Centre is an educational and recreational visitor centre situated in Newchapel, one of the oldest villages in North Staffordshire. The famous engineer and canal builder, James Brindley, is buried here. The Director is Michael P...
Steam & Miniature Railways
CHURNET VALLEY RAILWAY
Kingsley and Froghall Station, Froghall, Staffordshire, ST10 2HA
The Churnet Valley Railway takes you on a journey back to the classic days of railway travel on a rural line that passes through beautiful countryside known as Staffordshire's "Little Switzerland". Our picturesque stations offer lots of interes
Ruckhall Lane, Hereford, HR2 9RZ
Belmont is a Benedictine Abbey, designed by EW Pugin and opened in 1859, home to a community of about forty-five monks, who meet to pray in the Abbey Church five times a day. The Abbey Church contains fine stained glass by Hardman and is a Grade I...