Locate attractions to visit including theme amusement parks,
adventure parks, arts, crafts, picture galleries, cultural attractions and
castles, living history attractions, ancient monuments, houses and gardens and
museums to visit throughout the whole of the Midlands.
Hope Valley Derbyshire. Tel 01433 620285 Come and see the larges
natural cave entrance in the British Isles with its unusual rock formations and
eerie sounds of running water and the echoes of a bygone age. See the remains of
an ancient village, venture deeper and see the perpetual cascade of water.
Solihull West Midlands. Tel 01675 443311 The motorcycle museum
is a place where ‘Legends Live On’ and it is a tribute to and a living record of
this once great British industry that dominated world markets for some sixty
years. Study motorcycle from its earlier days to the golden years of the
Baginton Warwickshire. Tel 02476 301033 Our exhibits range
from the magnificent Avro Vulcan bomber through more than 30 other historic
aircraft, both civil and military to aero engines and other artefacts, range of
memorabilia. The Museum houses a heritage centre dedicated to the memory of Sir
Hereford Herefordshire. Tel 01432 357236 The museum traces the
history of drinking water from the cave-dwellers up to the present day through
wonderful working engines, superb display panels, illuminated displays,
guidebooks and films and is home to the oldest working triple-expansion steam
engine in the UK.
Bakewell Derbyshire. Tel 01629 813642 Five hundred years of
history. Explore 10 beamed rooms with wattle and daub partitions and a great
open fireplace. Discover a rare Tudor toilet and a Victorian privy. See displays
of lace, textiles and elegant costumes plus experience life in a Victorian mill
workers dwellings. Have fun with our dressing up box.
Lichfield Staffordshire. Tel 01543 434394 The museum tells the
story of all the antecedents from its formation in Lichfield in 1705 and houses
a collection of around 11,000 items. From general interest to military
enthusiasts, all are bound to be fascinated by what they discover here. Visit
our research facilities and souvenir shop for gifts.
Nuneaton Warwickshire. Tel 01455 290429 Surrounded by an
idyllic rural landscape re-live this famous turning point in British history
when you visit the Battle of Bosworth site and learn about the death of a King
and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty. Journey through medieval
England and discover the real horrors of warfare.
Matlock Bath Derbyshire. Tel 01629 581001 Situated on the
banks of the River Derwent is the finest surviving and preserved example of an
Arkwright cotton mill. A fascinating collection of authentic historic textile
machinery dating from the 18th. 19th and 20th centuries. Experience the genuine
atmosphere with sights, smells and sounds.
Hope Valley Derbyshire. Tel 01433 620638 Considered to be the
finest range of a series of caverns in Great Britain you will discover the
worlds only known deposits of this extremely rare and beautiful stone. Learn
about two vases of Blue John Stone that was excavated at Pompeii and the 4,000
year old bones discovered in the cavern.
Gaydon Warwickshire. Tel 01926 641188 Our family-friendly
museum offers a colourful insight into the British motor industry, from the
popular ‘Time Road’ to the ‘Under the Skin’ interactive zone, adults and
children a like will find displays and exhibits to surprise and enlighten. The
Collections Centre houses around 250 cars.