Things to do in West Midlands
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...
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...
STOURBRIDGE GOLF CLUB
Worcester Lane, Pedmore, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, DY8 2RB
Stourbridge Golf Course is situated one mile from Stourbridge on the A4147. Parkland course, long par 4's and tricky approach shots to well guarded greens make this course very interesting. The course is well kept and offers a good challenge to pl...
FREEREIN RIDING HOLIDAYS
Clyro, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR3 5LE
Here at Freerein Riding Holidays we offer a range of riding activities such as, riding holidays, guided trails and much more. We provide an individual and personal service so you can learn how to care for your horse and experience each individu...
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 ...
Stately Homes & Gardens
Quatt, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 6QN
The classic setting of Dudmaston Hall provides a stunning contrast to its unique collection of modern and contemporary art. It is a true house of collections from the intriguing modern art galleries assembled by Sir George Labouchere, to the class...
MIDLAND GLIDING CLUB LTD
Longmynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6TA
The Midland Gliding Club, Shropshire is one of the oldest clubs in the UK with all year round operation, seven days a week in the summer and offers wave, thermal and ridge soaring for novice and accomplished pilots. We run glider pilot training...
Cottages with Cycle Hire
BROWN END FARM CYCLE HIRE
Brown End Farm, Leek Road, Waterhouses, Staffordshire, ST10 3JR
We have direct access to the scenic Manifold Track, avoiding busy main roads. We offer safe cycling on a selection of bicycles to suit individuals, families or groups; including tandems, child-buggies and trailer bikes. Helmets are free 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...
Gallery • Arts & Crafts
SHIRE HALL GALLERY
Market Square, Stafford, ST16 2LD
The largest venue in Staffordshire dedicated to visual arts and crafts in a fascinating Grade II listed building. Ever changing exhibition programme. The Gallery has a multisensory room allowing visitors to experience different light, sound and ta...