Attractions in West Midlands
Heritage & Steam Railways
Amerton Farm, Stowe-by-Chartley, Stafford, ST18 0LA
The Amerton Railway is a 2ft gauge line, set in the rolling Staffordshire countryside, and situated at the very popular Amerton Working Farm. The Railway is home to the 1897 Bagnall-built saddle tank Isabel which became such a part of Stafford...
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...
Festival Park, Festival Way, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 5PU
Waterworld the UK's No 1 indoor tropical Waterpark. Experience the thrills and spills of the UK's 1st indoor water rollercoaster; plummet through the thunder and lightening in the black hole; speed through the thundering waters of the superflum...
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
Theatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
ARTRIX BROMSGROVE THEATRE
Artrix Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 1PQ
Artrix Bromsgrove is easily accessible from South Birmingham and Worcestershire. Close to the A38, major motorways and convenient modes of transport, Artrix offers visitors a fantastic mix of cinema, comedy, live music, theatre, family events,...
Museums & Galleries
SAMUEL JOHNSON BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM
Breadmarket Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6LG
Discover the life and times of Dr. Johnson, England's greatest man of letters and celebrated wit. His birthplace houses five floors of exhibits including his famous dictionary, period room settings and an introductory video. Johnson spent the f...
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...
Donegal House Bore Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6NE
Mark your calendars with the following dates for this year's Lichfield Festival: 1st-10th July 2016! One of the UK's major Arts Festivals.. Centred around the magnificent 13th century three-spired cathedral, and Lichfield Garrick Theatre. ...
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...
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 ...