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Wolverhampton Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Established in 1884, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is an award-winning hands-on art gallery situated in Wolverhampton town centre. The Gallery has substantial collections of both Contemporary Art and sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian... more

Wightwick Manor & Gardens [Garden]

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton

Wightwick Manor & Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands


Explore the beautiful gardens of Wightwick Manor The Wightwick Manor´s 17 acre garden was designed by Alfred Parsons and Thomas Mawson. The main framework consists of large trees with an eye-catching octagonal arbour hung with... more

Moor Hall Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Moor Hall Drive, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield

Moor Hall Hotel & Spa, Moor Hall Drive, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

You might be in central England but the sea is brought to your doorstep thanks to the spa at Moor Hall Hotel, which revolves around the natural healing prowess of water champion Thalgo. By harnessing the beauty of the sea – including salt, seaweed... more

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands


Discover Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is housed in a grade II listed building in the heart of the city, its status as one of Britain’s most important museums underlined by its prominent... more

The Belfry [Golf Course]

Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield

The Belfry, Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Walk in the footsteps of legends… and experience world-famous holes, stunning views and exhilarating match play: Golf at The Belfry has it all. As the UK headquarters of the PGA and spiritual home of the Ryder Cup, the noble ... more

Bantock House Museum & Park [Historic House]

Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton

Bantock House Museum & Park, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

A lovely restored Georgian farmhouse set in 43 acres of grounds, Bantock House Museum takes you on a journey through the history of Wolverhampton. The house itself is a joy to explore with its carved oak panelled rooms, tiles and period furnishings... more

Dudley Zoological Gardens [Attraction / Activity]

Castle Hill, Dudley

Dudley Zoological Gardens, Castle Hill, Dudley, West Midlands


Experience a wild day out at Dudley Zoological Gardens Learn all about some of the world’s rarest animals at Come face-to-face with Sumatran tigers and Asiatic lions; take a walk on the wild side in Lemur Wood and Lorikeet Lookout... more

Aston Hall [Historic House]

Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham

Aston Hall, Trinity Road, Birmingham, West Midlands


Discover the beautiful Aston Hall The grand Jacobean Aston Hall in Birmingham is municipally owned and now houses the best part of the city museum and art gallery’s artefacts with period furniture, paintings, textiles and silver... more

Barber Institute of Fine Arts [Museum / Art Gallery]

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands

The phrase hidden gem must surely apply to the Barber Institute of Fine Art in leafy Edgebaston, a few miles from Birmingham city centre. An Art Deco delight of a building, inside the architectural style continues with furniture from the period. And... more

Spetchley Park Gardens [Garden]

Spetchley Park, Worcester

Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley Park, Worcester, Worcestershire

Spetchley is a garden for all tastes, this lovely 30 acre Victorian paradise boasts an enviable collection of plant treasures from every corner of the globe including one of the finest and biggest private collections of peonies. It is a garden of... more

Little Aston Golf Club [Golf Course]

Streetly, Sutton Coldfield

Little Aston Golf Club, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Little Aston, situated in the stockbroker belt of Birmingham, was constructed in the grounds of Little Aston Hall and laid out by Harry Vardon for ten guineas in 1908. Long with demanding carries, the mature parkland course is considered the best in... more

New Hall Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Walmley Road, Sutton Coldfield

New Hall Hotel & Spa, Walmley Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Sometimes, to check if the spa is a quality one, all that's required is a quick glance at their treatment menu. If it includes Neom, an organic British brand with sumptuous aromas and textures, and Comfort Zone, an Italian expert range for... more

Spa du Vin - Birmingham [Spa]

Hotel du Vin, Church Street, Birmingham

Spa du Vin - Birmingham, Hotel du Vin, Birmingham, West Midlands

City slickers can get their fair share of time out at Birmingham’s Spa du Vin, a retreat at the charming Victorian red-bricked Hotel du Vin in the heart of the city’s vibrant jewellery quarter. Leave the crowds behind and slip off into this hushed... more

Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses [Garden]

Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham

Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Westbourne Road, Birmingham, West Midlands

This ‘oasis of delight’ features over 7000 plants shrubs and trees including rare specimens, set in beautiful landscaped gardens. These include Rose Garden, Alpine Yard, Woodland and Rhododendron Walks, Rock Pool and Diamond Jubilee Cascade and Lawn... more

Sarehole Mill [Museum / Art Gallery]

Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham

Sarehole Mill, Cole Bank Road, Birmingham, West Midlands


Discover Sarehole Mill, the inspiration for Lord of The Rings Principally known for its association with JRR Tolkien who used it as his inspiration for the Shire in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Sarehole Mill in Birmingham is... more

Wightwick Manor & Gardens [Historic House]

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton

Wightwick Manor & Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands


Explore a beautiful Victorian manor house at Wightwick Manor Wightwick Manor is a Victorian manor house, bought by Theodore Mander in 1887. The house is a wonderful example of the influence of William Morris and the Arts and Craft... more

Second City Boats [Attraction / Activity]

Cambrian Wharf, Kingston Row, Birmingham

Second City Boats, Cambrian Wharf, Birmingham, West Midlands

Second City Boats in Birmingham provides educational public and private tours of the city’s vast network of canals. These scenic and heritage-based tours take in the city centre (a fabulous way to see the city without any effort whatsoever), you can... more

Packwood House [Historic House]

Packwood Lane, Lapworth, Solihull

Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Solihull, Warwickshire


Packwood House - 'A house to dream of, a garden to dream in' Packwood House is a 16th century house, with most of the interior designed in the 1920s by Graham Baron Ash. On display is a fine collection of 17th and 18th century... more

Packwood House [Garden]

Packwood Lane, Lapworth, Solihull

Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Solihull, Warwickshire


Packwood House - 'A house to dream of, a garden to dream in' Packwood House and gardens are noted for the intact layout dating from the 16th and 17th centuries, with courtyards, brick gazebos, terraces and the unique yew garden.... more

Wolverhampton Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Established in 1884, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is an award-winning hands-on art gallery situated in Wolverhampton town centre. The Gallery has substantial collections of both Contemporary Art and sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian... more

Bantock House Museum & Park [Historic House]

Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton

Bantock House Museum & Park, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

A lovely restored Georgian farmhouse set in 43 acres of grounds, Bantock House Museum takes you on a journey through the history of Wolverhampton. The house itself is a joy to explore with its carved oak panelled rooms, tiles and period furnishings... more

Drayton Manor Theme Park [Attraction / Activity]

Tamworth

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire

Drayton Manor theme park is packed with a host of great rides and attractions set in 280 acres of lakes and parkland. The park features some of the biggest, wettest and scariest rides around including Apocalypse, the world’s first stand up tower... more

Baddesley Clinton [Garden]

Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton

Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire


Explore the secret world of Baddlesley Clinton House and Garden The home of the Ferrers family for some 500 years, the house and interiors of Baddesley Clinton reflect its Elizabethan heyday when it was a haven for persecuted... more

Baddesley Clinton [Historic House]

Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton

Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire


Explore the secret world of Baddlesley Clinton Manor House Dating back to the 15th century and home to the wealthy Ferrers family for 500 years, Baddesley Clinton manor house in Lapworth, just south of Birmingham, is a moated... more

Moseley Old Hall [Garden]

Moseley Old Hall Lane, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton

Moseley Old Hall, Moseley Old Hall Lane, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire


Discover the secret hiding place of a King and explore its beautiful gardens Moseley Old Hall´s garden has been re-created in the 17th century style. Includes a formal knot garden, a wooden arbour covered with clematis, neat box... more

Moseley Old Hall [Historic House]

Moseley Old Hall Lane, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton

Moseley Old Hall, Moseley Old Hall Lane, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire


Discover the secret hiding place of a King Moseley Old Hall is an Elizabethan timberwork house, built in 1600 by Henry Pitt, it was clad in red brick in 1870. It is famous for its association with Charles 11, who hid here after... more

Wightwick Manor & Gardens [Garden]

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton

Wightwick Manor & Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands


Explore the beautiful gardens of Wightwick Manor The Wightwick Manor´s 17 acre garden was designed by Alfred Parsons and Thomas Mawson. The main framework consists of large trees with an eye-catching octagonal arbour hung with... more

Wightwick Manor & Gardens [Historic House]

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton

Wightwick Manor & Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands


Explore a beautiful Victorian manor house at Wightwick Manor Wightwick Manor is a Victorian manor house, bought by Theodore Mander in 1887. The house is a wonderful example of the influence of William Morris and the Arts and Craft... more

The Spa [Spa]

Wroxall Abbey Estate, Birmingham Road, Wroxall, Warwick

The Spa, Wroxall Abbey Estate, Warwick, Warwickshire

Forming its own intimate space among the historic lakes and grounds of Wroxall Abbey Estate hotel, The Spa provides salvation for worn out souls in need of a little me-time. When you’ve dipped your toes in the large heated pool and sat back and... more

Obsession Salon & Spa [Spa]

5 Castledyke, Lichfield

Obsession Salon & Spa, 5 Castledyke, Lichfield, Staffordshire

Take the stress out of everyday life with a trip to Obsession Spa in Litchfield, Staffordshire, where the idea of luxury comes as standard. Inside this slick branch (there’s another in Branston by the River Trent) a long list of treatments are on... more

Hanbury Hall & Gardens [Historic House]

School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa

Hanbury Hall & Gardens, School Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire


Discover Hanbury Hall, a wonderful tribute of the Georgian era Hanbury Hall, in the William and Mary style, was completed in 1701. The staircase, leading from the dark panelled hall, has its walls covered with murals by Sir James... more

Hanbury Hall & Gardens [Garden]

School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa

Hanbury Hall & Gardens, School Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire


Discover Hanbury Hall, a wonderful tribute of the Georgian era Hanbury Hall is a restored formal 18th century garden with fruit trees, wilderness and sunken geometric parterre of clipped box. Architectural features, also restored,... more

Throckmorton Family Gardens at Coughton Court, Alcester, Warwickshire

Coughton Court is a lovely garden complementing the mid-16th century house, laid over the last seventeen years by Mrs Throckmorton and her daughter Christina. There are a variety of `rooms´ within the garden, both formal and informal, including an... more

Coughton Court [Historic House]

Alcester

Coughton Court, Alcester, Warwickshire


Discover the delightful family history of Coughton Court A vast Tudor House surrounded by beautiful gardens, the history of Coughton Court and the Throckmorton family who have lived there for 600 years is a fascinating one. The... more

Beau Desert Golf Club [Golf Course]

Rugeley Road, Hazel Slade, Cannock

Beau Desert Golf Club, Rugeley Road, Cannock, Staffordshire

Beau Desert - 'Beautiful Wilderness' - bordering Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, is a classic Midlands course created by land owner the Marquess of Anglesey and completed by architect Herbert Fowler in 1911. It has developed into a magnificent... more

Dudmaston Estate [Garden]

Quatt, Bridgnorth

Dudmaston Estate, Quatt, Bridgnorth, Shropshire


Explore the exquisite Dudmaston Gardens Dudmaston is a delightful late 18th, early 19th century 8 acre garden, which is a mass of colour in spring with rhododendrons, azaleas viburnums and daffodils. Recently replanted herbaceous... more

Dudmaston Estate [Historic House]

Quatt, Bridgnorth

Dudmaston Estate, Quatt, Bridgnorth, Shropshire


Enter the enchanting world of Dudmaston Dudmaston is a late 17th century house, which has been in continuous family ownership from the 12th to the 20th century. The entrance hall is darkly panelled with a portrait of Jack the Fool.... more

Hill Close Gardens Trust [Garden]

Bread & Meat Close, Warwick

Hill Close Gardens Trust, Bread & Meat Close, Warwick, Warwickshire

Hill Close Gardens are rare survivals of Victorian gardens once used by townsfolk who lived above their business and wanted to escape from the crowded town centre. Owners and tenants came here after work or on Sundays to tend to their flowers, fruit... more

Ragley Hall [Historic House]

Alcester

Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire

Warwickshire 1680. Robert Hooke designed Ragley just 15 years after his work started rebuilding London with Sir Christopher Wren, caused by The Great Fire of London. Ragley’s magnificent proportions are created in the Italian style after Andrea... more

Ragley Hall [Garden]

Alcester

Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire

Warwickshire 1680. Robert Hooke designed Ragley just 15 years after his work started rebuilding London with Sir Christopher Wren, caused by The Great Fire of London. Ragley’s magnificent proportions are created in the Italian style after Andrea... more

The Mill Garden [Garden]

55 Mill Street, Warwick

The Mill Garden, 55 Mill Street, Warwick, Warwickshire

The Mill Garden is a half acre informal cottage garden originally created by Arthur Measures, and lies in a superb setting beneath the walls of Warwick Castle, beside the River Avon. It is a garden of winding paths that lead through a delightful... more

Wildmoor Spa & Health Club [Spa]

Alcester Road, Stratford-upon-Avon

Wildmoor Spa & Health Club, Alcester Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

It’s quite a treat (and rarity) when a spa fully delivers on the word's original definition of promoting wellness through water. At Wildmoor Spa & Health Club it’s got it all: crystal steam room, herbal sauna, caldarium, hydrotherapy spa, 20m pool,... more

Welcombe Golf Club [Golf Course]

Warwick Road, Stratford-upon-Avon

Welcombe Golf Club, Warwick Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

An 18-hole, par 70 championship course dotted with beautiful lakes and in rolling countryside is what's on offer at the Menzies Welcombe Hotel and Golf Club. The course is a gem as it is set 157 acres in the shadows of the Welcombe Hills. The course... more

Weston Park [Historic House]

Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal

Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal, Shropshire

Weston Park, built in 1671, is the award winning 17th century Stately Home that was designed by Lady Elizabeth Wilbraham and was the former home of the Earls of Bradford. It boasts a superb collection of paintings that includes works by Van Dyck,... more

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm [Attraction / Activity]

Swans Nest Lane, Tramway Walk, Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm, Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm really is a very lovely place to while away the time, watching those huge splashes of colour swirl and dance around you as you pick your way through the tropical blossom surrounded by the splish splosh of little... more

Shugborough Estate [Historic House]

Millford, Stafford

Shugborough Estate, Millford, Stafford, Staffordshire


Explore the wonderful Georgian manor of Shugborough Estate Shugborough is the ancestral home of the 5th Earl of Lichfield, who as Patrick Lichfield is known worldwide as a leading photographer and part of the house is pays homage... more

Shugborough Estate [Garden]

Milford, Stafford

Shugborough Estate, Milford, Stafford, Staffordshire


Explore the wonderful Georgian manor and its beautiful grounds at Shugborough Estate Shugborough Hall, an important 18th century riverside garden, houses temples, ruins and memorials set amongst trees and winding shrubberies.... more

Elan Spa at Mallory Court [Spa]

Harbury Lane, Royal Leamington Spa

Elan Spa at Mallory Court, Harbury Lane, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

An education in luxury and complete indulgence, Elan Spa at Mallory Court is the ultimate spa experience. Tucked amongst the trees in Mallory’s glorious grounds, the spa is a peaceful retreat where you can de-stress in sublime, state of the art... more

Witley Court [Garden]

Great Witley

Witley Court, Great Witley, Worcestershire


Lose yourself in the tranquillity of Witley Court Gardens Once a grand country house and symbol of an opulent age, it hosted many of the most extravagant parties and royal entertainments of the Victorian period. After a... more

Charlecote Park [Historic House]

Wellesbourne, Warwick

Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick, Warwickshire


Discover the beautiful house and gardens of Charlecote Park Take a visit to Warwick’s Charlecote Park to discover the fascinating life of the Lucy family who have inhabited this glorious mansion since the 12th century. The National... more

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