Days Out in the West Midlands

Enjoy views fit for a queen at Kenilworth Castle

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 winter opening hours, meaning that while many properties are open at weekends and are running events for all, there may be restricted access during the week. Please check opening times before travelling.

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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

Spooky Story Time
Venue: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire
Date: Sat 1 - Sun 2 Nov

Steady your nerves and scare yourself silly as story time goes ghostly.

Spooky Story Time
Venue: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire
Date: Sat 25 - Sun 26 Oct

Steady your nerves and scare yourself silly as story time goes ghostly.

Half Term Fun
Venue: Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire
Date: Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov

Join us this October half term for hands-on fun and activities.

Half Term Fun
Venue: Witley Court and Gardens, Worcestershire
Date: Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov

Join in the fun this October half term and enjoy taking part in our hands-on activities.

Ghosts and Ghouls
Venue: Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden, Warwickshire
Date: Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Let your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween with creepy crafts, spooky activities and ghost hunting galore!

Half Term Fun
Venue: Wroxeter Roman City, Shropshire
Date: Tue 28 Oct - Sun 2 Nov

Join us this half term for hands-on fun and activities.

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