West Midlands Travel
A short break in the West Midlands
Birmingham is one of England's largest cities, known for its manufacturing heritage as a centre of the Industrial Revolution. But the surrounding area encompassing Leicester, Warwick, Coventry and Shrewsbury is often overlooked as a region of historical interest going back to Roman Britain.
Travel Guide to Derbyshire
Between the M1 and the moors lie the manor houses and market towns which were once the domain of a remarkable Tudor woman, Bess of Hardwick. Stay on her Hardwick estate and explore this diverse county on a history-inspired weekend away.
Spotlight On Stokesay Castle
Although Stokesay owes its preservation to sympathetic conservation and its surprisingly peaceful history, Stokesay has seen its share of drama. Its first owner drowned and another went bankrupt - discover what else in instore at this unusual castle.
Days Out Without a Car
Planning a day trip this summer doesn’t have to mean getting in the car. Many of our historic places can be visited by public transport, by bike, on foot - or a mixture.
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