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

Photo Walk and Workshop
Venue: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire
Date: Fri 10 Oct 2014

Join expert photographer Nick Meers on our exclusive photography walk. In the beautiful setting of Stokesay Castle you will learn about different techniques and composition under professional tuition.

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

Join expert photographer Nick Meers on our exclusive photography walk.

Fungi Forage and Nature Walk
Venue: Witley Court and Gardens, Worcestershire
Date: Mon 13 Oct 2014

Enjoy an autumnal walk in the beautiful grounds of Witley Court. Led by our expert, discover the diverse fauna and flora and learn more about the plants that live in this wonderful environment.

Photo Walk and Workshop
Venue: Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire
Date: Fri 24 Oct 2014

Join expert photographer Nick Meers on our exclusive photography walk. In the beautiful setting of Goodrich Castle you will learn about different techniques and composition under professional tuition.

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!

Halloween Ghost Tours
Venue: Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden, Warwickshire
Date: Thu 30 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014

Especially for Halloween, join our eerie evening tour around the castle and gatehouse. Hear tales of dark deeds, ghostly apparitions and scary happenings.

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