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Places to Visit in West Midlands The Rose & Crown and Wightwick Manor & Gardens are listed below.
34 Results In Or Near West Midlands
16.7 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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The Rose & Crown is the place for a spot of lunch or dinner.Winning several national awards including twice named in the Top Ten UK pubs in the last few years,and Britain's Best Brigade in 2017.Serving food all day, top-quality beers and a carefully chosen wine list. Thirteen en-suite B&B rooms have all the little comforts you'd find at home.
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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 Movement. Inside most of the wallpaper, fabrics and furniture are by William Morris. The collection of pre-Raphaelite paintings includes work by Millais, Rossetti and Watts. Much of the stained glass is by Charles Kempe and the tiles on the fireplaces are by...
16.0 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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 parterres, a walled garden with topiary and annual borders, an arched pergola hung with two varieties of vines and clematis viticella, and a nut walk. All plants and trees used were known in England in the 1700s. Included fruits are medlar, quince, mulbbery, c...
12.6 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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The Orangery Restaurant menus are inspired by their historic building and grounds which include their 70 year old kitchen herb garden, fruiting apple and damson trees and a small fig tree. This Redditch restaurants menus change seasonally and they use an abundance of locally sourced and grown ingredients from field, land and sea.
18.4 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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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 one of only two working watermills in the city. Dating back to 1750, Sarehole now sits amidst the Birmingham suburbs yet the hustle and bustle of daily life feels far behind when you stroll along the millpond which is a home for flocks of kingfishers, mallar...
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Moor Hall Hotel & Spa is surrounded by beautiful parkland and yet only minutes away from Sutton Coldfield. Whether its a treatment, or a spa day, guests love the traditional country house atmosphere, combined with friendly staff and the best of facilities.
10.2 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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 Catholics. Open around the year, this is a step back in time and the guides are excellent ambassadors for the attraction, full of interesting information about the house and its history. The house and garden has a variety of wonderful features, look out for the...
17.0 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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,
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18.3 miles from the centre of West Midlands
18 Hole Mini Pro Golf Course Golfing Fun For Everyone - No Experience Necessary, just turn up and play! - The Worlds First Chip and Putt Golf Course - All equipment provided or bring your own. - Club house serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and ice creams - Covered riverside seating area, with fun leaderboard to record the best players scores. Play real Mini Golf, on a beautiful Grass Course in a picturesque riverside setting, featuring a unique chip and putt experience with wa...
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Just as the hotel’s secluded grounds and unique moat create a feeling of tranquility, so this enhanced by a visit to the spa, located in the gardens.
9.5 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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 furniture, French and Flemish tapestries and a mixed collection of paintings. The sumptuous bedrooms are all oak panelled with four-poster beds. Queen Mary visited in 1927 and there are reminders of her visit throughout the house. The gardens have renowned long ...
19.8 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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Food and drink will be at the forefront of your Mallory experience. With their many awards and exclusive Relais & Chateaux membership, you will be left with the feeling of quality and service you would expect from this award-winning hotel in Warwickshire. Food at Mallory Court is firmly based on seasonality, from the first spring asparagus, hand dived scallops and Cornish blue lobster moving through the year to venison, mallard and other game. The menus are constantly evolving, encompassin...
17.6 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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 Thornhill. In the dining room, which still has its original ceiling, the fireplace is surrounded by fine Rococo work and there are more murals by Thornhill. Also on display is the Watney collection of fine porcelain. The reconstructed 18th century garden, surrou...
16.1 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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 house, in Alcester near Redditch, is home to a collection of Catholic treasures whose existence today is testimony to the resilience of a family who were leaders in a dangerous post-Reformation age of anti-catholicism. Peruse the portraits that line the walls of...
9.5 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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. The colourful borders give year round interest. In spring, daffodils, snowdrops and bluebells are a delightful distraction. Summer brings a blast of colour from herbaceous borders, climbing roses, honeysuckles and terrace beds. In autumn the foliage brings i...
19.8 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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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 facilities whilst gazing over quintessential English gardens. Unwind in the thermal retreat, bathe in the Hydro pool or relax amongst nature in our outdoor vitality pool with a view! Indulge in spa rituals that will rebalance mind, body and spirit,...
15.7 miles from the centre of West Midlands
Following the dissolution of the monasteries, Stoneleigh Abbey was converted from a Cistercian monastic house into a magnificent stately home, surrounded by 690 acres of parkland and gardens. There have been many famous visitors over the centuries, including Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and Jane Austen.
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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 position. Opened in 1885 and now with more than 40 galleries for visitors to inspect, the museum is stuffed with fascinating objects, from fine art and jewellery to artefacts from ancient Greece and ethnographical finds. Birmingham's art gallery is most famous for ...
16.0 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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 the Battle of Worcester in 1651. The hiding place he used and the bed he slept in can be viewed. On display are a good collection of 17th century oak furniture, panelling and pewter. The attic contains a small chapel and in the roof are many cramped priest hol...
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At the Limes we pride ourselves on delivering high quality service; it starts with a warm welcome right through to desserts and coffees to finish. Our passion for fresh produce trickles down into every part of the menu and begins with fresh light seasonal starters to really whet the appetite. Head Chef Karl oversees a hard-working and competent team with over 20 years of high end Michelin starred experience, he's been given the opportunity here in Solihull to put his personal stamp on the ...
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16.7 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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Hill Close Gardens are a unique set of Victorian 'detached' gardens and are the only survivors open to the public in England. Come and explore.
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15.4 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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Beautiful body buffing, soothing foot relaxers and perfectly nourished pins – that's the promise at Essential Spa at Chesford Grange, a luxury retreat adding a touch of modernity to the old-world charm of this Warwickshire hotel. Choose from a range of skin seducing treatments from Decleor, administered by the team's expert therapists, or prime your nails for a night out with glossy Jessica treats. Tempt your man to a muscle soothing massage or slip into fluffy robes and relax together in the...
16.4 miles from the centre of West Midlands
You might let slip an involuntary 'wow' as you approach Brockencote Hall. The stunning Victorian Country Manor House estate is set in 70 acres of countryside complete with sheep grazing in the fields, a lake and dovecote. You might say 'wow' too when you eat chef Tim Jenkins food because he's a real fine dining star in the making. You'll find plants, flowers and funghi from the hotel's ground in dishes such as pan-fried fillet of brill with confit duck gizzard and Jew's ear mushrooms. Other w...
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Being one of Birmingham's best attractions, The Birmingham Botanical Gardens offers something for everyone, be it one of the four stunning glasshouses showing tropical rainforest to arid desert, playground, tearoom and garden gift shop all surrounded by some of the most beautiful gardens in the UK.
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Whether it is a special dining experience, a sumptuous afternoon tea or a fabulous cocktail in the evening, New Hall Hotel & Spa is the place to come.
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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 and watch the mischievous meerkat mob. There are baboons on the bank, the UK's largest colony of Humboldts in Penguin Bay and snakes and lizards in the Reptile House. There's also an amazing birds of prey show in the heart of the 11th century castle and a ...
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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 clematis and roses in the centre of the rose garden. A less formal area has a pool, shrubs and rhododendrons. In addition there are two rows of yews, herbaceous borders and beds containing plants (taken!) from gardens of famous authors such as Tennyson and Dicke...
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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 adorning its lovely rooms. Built between 1618 and 1635, the Aston has seen its fair share of historic moments – it was seriously damaged after an attack by parliamentary troops in 1643 and you can still see the hole in the staircase where a cannonball arrived ...
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20.0 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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The Battlefield Heritage Centre & Country Park is a colourful multi award winning interactive experience telling the story of the Battle of Bosworth 1485.
15.2 miles from the centre of West Midlands
Statfold Barn Farm, under the direction of proprietors Graham and Carol Lee throughout the most recent fifteen years, has developed to move toward becoming what must be the most significant collection of narrow gauge locomotives in the UK. With more than 30 steam trains and numerous internal combustion locomotives, speaking to most British and a few abroad makers.
10.2 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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 medieval house with interiors reflecting the Elizabethan period. The history to this house is fascinating – it was a refuge for persecuted Catholics and it has no less than three priest's holes to discover – and an amble around the rooms enlightens visitors on ho...
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17.6 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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, include two summerhouses, two timber bowling-green pavilions, an ice-house, pond with solar powered fountains, obelisk and cedar walk. The orangery is well stocked with fruit trees.
20.0 miles from the centre of West Midlands
The restaurant is set within the hotel, offering an a la carte menu with locally sourced ingredients, open all day every day for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
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39.8 miles from the centre of West Midlands
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The Wild Rabbit is a reinvention of the traditional English inn - a place to eat, drink and sleep. Set in the charming and tranquil village of Kingham in the heart of the Cotswolds, The Wild Rabbit offers visitors a welcoming and relaxing traditional pub bar, a more formal dining room, as well 12 individually furnished bedrooms and a cottage. Having been awarded their first Michelin star in October 2016 The Wild Rabbit has a well-deserved reputation as one of the great places to eat in th...
24.3 miles from the centre of West Midlands
Home to the Berkeley family for more than 400 years, Spetchley is filled with rare plants, trees and shrubs that have been collected from around the world and nurtured carefully, to create a garden that is inspired and imaginative, with vistas that delight all that see them.
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