Days Out in the West Midlands

West Midlands

From beautiful gardens and fairytale castles to spectacular ruins and Roman cities, the West Midlands region is packed with great days out for everyone this season.

We have now switched to our summer opening hours, meaning that there is even more time for you to enjoy our properties and events on your visit. Please check opening times before you travel.

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Places to visit : West Midlands

Stokesay Castle
Stokesay Castle

Shropshire

Stokesay Castle is quite simply the finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England.

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Wenlock Priory
Wenlock Priory

Shropshire

Tranquil ruins in lovely setting. Re-founded by the Normans as a priory. Unusual washing fountain with 12th century carvings, extravagantly decorated chapter house, topiary-filled cloister garden.

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Goodrich Castle
Goodrich Castle

Herefordshire

Goodrich stands majestically on a wooded hill commanding the passage of the River Wye into the picturesque valley of Symonds Yat.

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Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden
Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Warwickshire

Robert Dudley created this ornate palace to impress his beloved Queen in 1575. The newly re-created Elizabethan Garden, lost for 400 years, is now open to visitors. Vast grounds perfect for exploring.

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Witley Court and Gardens
Witley Court and Gardens

Worcestershire

A hundred years ago, Witley Court was one of England's great country houses, hosting many extravagant parties. Today it is a spectacular ruin, the result of a disastrous fire in 1937.

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Wroxeter Roman City
Wroxeter Roman City

Shropshire

Wroxeter (or 'Viroconium' ) was the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. It began as a legionary fortress and later developed into a thriving civilian city.

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Events : West Midlands

Story Time
Venue: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire
Date: Sat 5 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014

Hear tales of the Stokesay Giant, heroic knights and brave princesses within the fairy tale setting of Stokesay Castle.

Medieval Weekends
Venue: Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden, Warwickshire
Date: Each Saturday and Sunday between 2 - 31 Aug

What was life really like in a Medieval castle? Join us every weekend in August and find out.

Ugly Bug Safari
Venue: Witley Court and Gardens, Worcestershire
Date: Summer Bank Holiday Mon 25 - Fri 29 Aug 2014

Magnifying glasses at the ready, we're going on a bug hunt! Join our Victorian explorer as we journey through the undergrowth of Witley's wonderful gardens, and discover the marvellous minibeasts who make it their home.

The Merchant of Venice
Venue: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire
Date: Fri 29 Aug 2014

Professional outdoor touring theatre company Rain or Shine are set to delight family audiences once again this summer with their production of Shakespeare's classic comedy - The Merchant Of Venice.

Art Workshop
Venue: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire
Date: Fri 26 Sept

Join expert water-colourist Robin Holder at our exclusive Art Workshop.

Photo Walk & Workshop
Venue: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire
Date: Fri 10 October

Join expert photographer Nick Meers on our exclusive photography walk.

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