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 in the West Midlands

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Our pick of things to do in the West Midlands this season:

  • Get an exclusive behind the scenes look at Witley Court
  • Find out all about the wonders of the world through the eyes of our Victorian explorer at Witley Court.
  • Join our academy for budding knights and princesses at Kenilworth Castle.
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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

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Venue: Witley Court and Gardens, Worcestershire
Date: Fri 16 Jan 2015

Join us for an access all areas tour and unlock the secrets of Witley's partying past as you explore parts of the Court seldom open to visitors.

J. W. Evans - Machinery Demonstration Tour
Venue: JW Evans Silver Factory, Birmingham, West Midlands
Date: Sat 17 Jan

Join us as we bring some of the factory machinery back to life, with the help of an ex-JW Evans employee and stamper. It could get noisy!

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Venue: Witley Court and Gardens, Worcestershire
Date: Fri 13 Feb 2015

Join us for an access all areas tour and unlock the secrets of Witley's partying past as you explore parts of the Court seldom open to visitors.

Knights & Princesses Academy
Venue: Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden, Warwickshire
Date: Mon 16 - Fri 20 Feb

Join our academy for budding knights and princesses this February half term, with hands-on fun and activities.

Knights & Princesses Academy
Venue: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire
Date: Tue 17 - Wed 18 Feb

Join our academy for budding knights and princesses with hands-on fun and activities.

Empire Explorers
Venue: Witley Court and Gardens, Worcestershire
Date: Wed 18 - Thu 19 Feb 2015

Join us for tales of derring-do and find out all about the wonders of the world through the eyes of our Victorian explorer.

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