The following attractions are located within 15 miles of B21:
Soho House Museum was the home of Matthew Boulton, one of Birmingham's most famous sons. Boulton is famous for his associations with James Watt and the Lunar Society and left his mark on industrial development in Birmingham.
Entrance fee: Free admission
Take this opportunity to discover the skill of the jeweller's craft and enjoy a unique tour of an original jewellery factory, frozen in time. Using the most up to date techniques of video and display, guides and jewellers take you through the astonishing story of the 200 year old Jewellery Quarter and the ancient craft skills still practised in the workshop that make this area the centre of the British jewellery industry.
Founded in 1885, the collections cover fine art and applied arts, archaeology and ethnography, local and industrial history. The Fine and Applied Art Collections include paintings and drawings, British Watercolours and Arts and Crafts.
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens were opened in 1832. They were designed by J.
Entrance fee: £5.50 / £3
Whether you have a couple of hours to kill or the whole day to spend at Millennium Point, our two on-site visitor attractions - the award winning Thinktank, Birmingham's museum of science and discovery, and the IMAX' Theatre, the first cinema in the Midlands showing 2D and 3D films, you can be sure of a fun and education day out. The Midlands' first IMAX Theatre allows you to take an amazing journey without even leaving your seat.
Entrance fee: £6.95 / £4.95
Just outside Birmingham and close to the M6, Sandwell Valley is enjoyable for all the family. Sandwell Valley is a wonderful place for wildlife and people located in the heart of Birmingham.
Entrance fee: Free admission
Come along and visit two of Birmingham's oldest houses. These two beautiful timber-framed manor houses were actually moved and rebuilt in the village of Bournville by the Cadbury family.
Once watermills were a very common sight along Birmingham's rivers. It is estimated that in the 18th century there were over fifty the area.
Entrance fee: Free admission
Discover a fascinating world when you visit Britain's friendliest open-air museum. The Museum occupies a 26 acre urban heritage park in the shadow of Dudley Castle in the centre of the Black Country conurbation of two million people.
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Ash End House Farm is a family owned farm which has been operating as a Children's Farm for over 24 years. Children visiting the farm, either with their family or in a group booking, are given food to feed the animals, hold a newly hatched chick or duckling and have a farm badge of their choice.
Entrance fee: £2.50
Himley Hall was a moated manor house, which stood next to the medieval church and village. Himley Hall, situated between Kingswinford and Wombourne, started life in the 18th century when a medieval manor house on the site belonging to the Earl of Dudley was demolished to make way for a great Palladian mansion.
Entrance fee: £Free admission
Valley Park Nature Reserve - Amusement Park in Wolverhampton, . Contact venue on telephone number 01902552351 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractions/rides available at this park.
For total family entertainment visit the award-winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire.Drayton Manor also has Europe's only Thomas Land, which features wonderful themed rides and attractions based on characters, including Thomas the Tank Engine, Cranky the Crane and Harold the Helicopter.
Entrance fee: See opposite
The needle museum tells the fascinating and sometimes gruesome story of how needles are made. Working, water-powered machinery can be seen in an original needle-scouring mill.
Entrance fee: £3.50 / 50p
A fascinating 20th-century evocation of domestic Tudor architecture, Packwood is originally a 16th-century manor house. Cromwell's general, Henry Ireton, slept here the night before the Battle of Edghill in 1642 and family tradition relates how Charles II was given food and drink at the house in 1651 following his defeat at Worcester.
Entrance fee: £5.40 / £2.70 (house & garden)
Discover Lichfied, through graphics, exhibits, displays and audio visual presenttations in the Lichfield Heritage Centre, covering 2000 years of history. The fascinating story of Lichfield`s history from Celtic times - the building of the Cathedral - its Battles and Famous men - right up to the present day.
Entrance fee: £3.50 / £1
Tamworth Castle is a Norman motte and bailey castle set in the south-west corner of what was a Saxon burh, it's located to dominate the approach over the two rivers which meet below the Castle.Its sandstone walls and superb herringbone wall - all that survives of the 'curtain wall' of the bailey are believed to date from the 1180s.
Entrance fee: Not Available
Erasmus Darwin was one of the greatest polymaths of the 18th Century. Among Darwin's many talents was his extraordinary scientific insight in physics, chemistry, geology, meteorology and all aspects of biology.
Entrance fee: £2.50 / £2
The original Cathedral (this is the third building on the site) was dedicated on Christmas Day in the year AD 700 to house the remains of St Chad, Bishop of the Mercians, who died in 672. Today, Lichfield Cathedral still stands at the heart of the Diocese and is a focus for the regular worship of God, the life of a thriving community, the work of God in the wider world, and for pilgrimage.
Entrance fee: Suggested donation £3
A romantic garden set in an old walled kitchen garden. The area is only 1 acre but seems much larger- hedges divide it into different compartments and create diverse habitats in which to grow the vast selection of rare and unusual plants that thrive here.
Entrance fee: £2.50, children free
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