Attractions for category: Midlands

  • Gloucester Cathedral
     

    Gloucester Cathedral

    Gloucester Cathedral was founded as an abbey in 678, but was repurposed during the Reformation by Henry VIII’s “New Foundation” for the Church of England. Though the cathedral was originally built by Normans, there have […]

     
     
  • Coventry Transport Museum
     

    Coventry Transport Museum

    The Coventry Transport Museum will whisk you back in time for a full tour of British road transport through the ages. Discover the first bicycles in 19th century British streets. Experience the beginning of auto […]

     
     
  • Chedworth Roman Villa
     

    Chedworth Roman Villa

    Chedworth Roman Villa is one of the largest Roman villas in the UK. It includes several wings built throughout the centuries for you to explore. There are two separate bathing areas, including cool plunge pools […]

     
     
  • Calke Abbey
     

    Calke Abbey

    Calke Abbey is full of history, surprises, and misconceptions. The estate was an Augustinian priory from the 12th century, but was dissolved by Henry VIII’s campaign to start the Church of England. The present building, […]

     
     
  • Blenheim Palace
     

    Blenheim Palace

    A large, stately home in Oxfordshire, Blenheim Palace has an illustrious history. The seat of the Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace is one of England’s largest houses. It is often touted as England’s Versailles. It […]

     
     
  • Baddesley Clinton
     

    Baddesley Clinton

    This moated manor house is the perfect day out full of surprises and discovery. Much of the house boasts 16th century carvings and furniture, though a personal touch is added by the many 19th century […]

     
     
  • Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
     

    Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway

    Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway runs a 15 inch gauge steam railway, every weekend with trains running from 10am. Climb onboard and chug along the two mile coastal track, overlooking the Humber Estuary. Fantastic fun for […]