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Q and A – Part 3

What's the best thing about being a Blue Badge Guide? There are lots of things…

Rushton Triangular Lodge

Rushton Triangular Lodge is an oddity set in the middle of nowhere. As its name…

Burghley House

Burghley House is, in my opinion, one of the most impressive stately homes in the…

Q and A Part 2

So here are some more questions about me and my work as a guide... What…

Top Ten Things to Do in Birmingham

Birmingham is such a huge, thriving city that it’s hard to choose just ten must-do…

Birmingham’s Christmas Markets

The latter part of the year can mean only one thing in Birmingham, and that’s…

Sarehole Mill

Tucked away in the residential suburbs of South Birmingham is a hidden gem.  Worth visiting…

Aston Hall

It is easy to spend a whole morning or afternoon at Aston Hall. It is…

Aston Hall

It is easy to spend a whole morning or afternoon at Aston Hall. It is…

Cannock Chase

Not far outside Birmingham, you will find Cannock Chase, which is an area of outstanding…

Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so with this many beautiful pictures…

Black Country Living Museum

Visiting the Black Country Living Museum is like taking a step back in time, and…

The Monkey Forest

For a fun, family day out, the Monkey Forest in Staffordshire is a good choice.…

Weston Park

Weston Park may not be as famous as Blenheim Palace, Hampton Court, or even Chatsworth…

Charlecote Park

If you like stately homes and gardens, then Charlecote Park is a must-see. The house…

Nunney Castle

It’s small. It won’t take you long to look round – about 15 to 20…

Winterbourne House and Gardens

Winterbourne House is one of Birmingham’s hidden treasures – even many of the locals don’t…

Bush Farm Bison Centre

You don’t expect to find bison in the UK, but if you visit the Bush…

Selly Manor

One of Birmingham’s well-kept little secrets is Selly Manor. It’s a small, beautifully preserved, Tudor…

The Pen Room

Situated in the Argent Centre, on the edge of the Jewellery Quarter, just a few…

SS Great Britain, Bristol

Regarded as one of Bristol’s leading attractions, and the recipient of various awards in recent…

Althorp House

When you think about stately homes, Althorp House probably isn’t one that would immediately spring…

Conwy Castle

This month we have a guest post from Phoebe, aged 11: In north Wales there…

Sutton Park

Sutton Park, in the north of Birmingham, is one of the largest urban parks in…