Attractions in the Heart of England by County
Attractions in Staffordshire include:
Lichfield, The Potteries, Gladstone Pottery Museum, Etruria Industrial Museum, World of Wedgewood, Shugborough Hall, Trentham Gardens and Shopping Village, Trentham Monkey Forest, Alton Towers, Drayton Manor, Cannock Chase, Tamworth, The National Memorial Arboretum.
Attractions in Shropshire include:
Shrewsbury where you can visit the Prison and its Abbey which has connections with Brother Cadfael, Sabrina River Cruises, Ludlow and Ludlow Castle, Much Wenlock, Ironbridge, Blists Hill Victorian Town, Jackfield Tile Museum, Coalport China Museum, Bridgnorth, Much Wenlock, Wroxeter Roman City, Attingham Park, Hawkstone Follies, Stokesay Castle, The Wrekin, The Long Mynd, The Stiperstones, Offa’s Dyke.
Attractions in the West Midlands include:
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Winterbourne House & Garden, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Aston Hall, Cadbury’s World, Wightwick Manor, Moseley Old Hall, Dudley Castle & Zoo, The Black Country Living Museum, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry Transport Museum, Baddesley Clinton Manor House, Packwood House.
Attractions in Worcestershire include:
Worcester Cathedral, Museum of Royal Porcelain, The Commandery, Croome Court, Broadway Tower, Witley Court, Hanbury Hall, Museum of Carpet, Go Ape Wyre, Evesham, Severn Valley Railway, West Midlands Safari Park (it’s in the wider West Midlands rather than within the West Midlands authority), The Malverns (they’re on the border with Herefordshire and Gloucestershire), The Cotswolds (which cross several counties within the region).
Attractions in Herefordshire include:
Hereford Cathedral, Eastnor Castle ,Goodrich Castle, Hampton Court Castle, Ledbury, The Black & White Villages, Weston’s Cider Mill, The Chase Distillery, The Malverns (they’re on the border with Worcestershire and Gloucestershire), The Wye Valley (on the border with Wales).
Attractions in Warwickshire include:
Stratford upon Avon with Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Hall’s Croft, Nash’s House & Site of New Place as well as the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres, Hall’s Croft, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Mary Arden’s Farm, Warwick Castle, Kenilworth Castle, Charlecote House, Coughton Court, The Pudding Club in Mickleton, Compton Verney Art Gallery, The British Motor Museum, The Rollright Stones (they’re on the border with Oxfordshire), The Cotswolds (which cross several counties within the region).
Attractions in Gloucestershire include:
Gloucester Cathedral, Cheltenham, Chedworth Roman Villa, Painswick Rococo Gardens, Batsford Arboretum, Westonbirt Arboretum, Berkeley Castle, Kelmscott Manor, Hidcote Gardens, Kifsgate Garden, Bourton on the Water, Chipping Campden, Bibury, The Cotswolds (which cross several counties within the region).
Attractions in Oxfordshire include:
Oxford (with its Castle , Colleges and other University Buildings and Museums), Blenheim Palace, Broughton Castle, Hook Norton Brewery, Banbury, Bicester Shopping Village, Waterperry Gardens, Henley on Thames, Burford, Chipping Norton, Cogges Farm (home farm in Downton Abbey) The Cotswolds (which cross several counties within the region).