Activities and Attractions
Tourist Information Tel:01902 556110
Black Country Living Museum Tel:0121 557 9643
The history of the Black Country has been authentically re-created as trams and trolley-buses transport visitors from the modern exhibition hall to the canal-side village, which features an old fashioned school, coalmine and 1920’s cinema amongst its attractions.
Dudley Zoological Gardens Tel:0844 474 2272
The zoo is not only home to a large collection of endangered species, but also an 11th century castle, the world’s largest single collection of Tecton buildings and an important geological site.
Bantock House and Park Tel:01902 552195
A grade II listed building, the ground floor of the house has recently been restored to its former Edwardian glory revealing the Bantock’s elegant lifestyle. The first floor displays some of the town’s finest examples of decorative art including enamels and steel jewellery. Other features include hands-on interactives and displays about famous people associated with the town.
Oak House Museum Tel:0121 553 0759
The museum boasts some fine panelling and is furnished with 17th century furniture. The museum has a lively programme of events and activities throughout the year.
Ironbridge Gorge Tel:01952 433424
The gorge is a World Heritage Site, set in a beautiful wooded valley in the heart of the Shropshire countryside. There are ten award winning museums spread along the valley beside the delightful River Severn, still spanned by the world’s first Iron Bridge.
Warwick Castle Tel:0871 265 2000
Home to the Earls of Warwick since the 11th century, the castle tells the story of more than 1,000 years of history, through dramatic shows, interactive experiences, storytelling and demonstrations.