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About West Midlands

The West Midlands is situated in the heart of England and has been a metropolitan county since 1974. The county town of Birmingham is England's second largest city. 1990 saw the opening of 'Cadbury World', the only purpose built visitor centre in the United Kingdom devoted entirely to chocolate. Birmingham also offers a host of fascinating museums, stately homes, historic castles and beautiful gardens. Other notable towns include Coventry, Dudley, Solihull, and Wolverhampton. View the pictures of West Midlands..

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Recommended towns & villages in West Midlands

The museum at Berkswell, Warwickshire


This must be one of England's loveliest villages, it is evocative of a life before urbanisation and modernity, it is that perfect idyll of much loved English country life where you can re-discover the peaceful tranquillity of yester-year...

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German Christmas market


Birmingham, Britain's second city, known as the city of a thousand trades, has long been recognised as one of the World's most important manufacturing and commercial centres...

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Coventry Cathedrals Haunting Fire


Coventry has been at the heart of industry for many decades and has a great industrial past...

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Canal at by Dudley Tunnel


Dudley is a market town, it was granted its market charter in the 13th century, since then the lively outdoor market has been a focal point which has drawn regular visitors to the town...

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens


Edgbaston is a district of wide leafy roads lined with elegant houses, lately these have become interspersed with more modern buildings, yet the suburb has somehow managed to retain much of its 19th and early 20th century charm...

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The town of Halesowen in the West Midlands


For several centuries Halesowen was a farming region and despite the spread of urban sprawl the region still has nearby open beauty spots...

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Autumn in Malvern Park 3



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Taken from the Norton Road


Within the vast urban sprawl that surrounds Birmingham, otherwise known as the City of a Thousand Trades, lies the once great centre for crystal glassware, Stourbridge...

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This is Saint Peters Church in the heart of Wolverhampton city center



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Recommended attractions in West Midlands

Aston Hall, Birmingham

Aston Hall

This magnificent Jacobean mansion is currently undergoing a 10 million pound make-over to both the Hall, its range of buildings.....

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Old and New Cathedral in Coventry

Coventry Cathedral

The stunning modern cathedral designed by Sir Basil Spence replaces Coventry's cathedral of the 14th and 15th-centuries. The.....

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Ghostly tavern

Dudley Castle

Dudley possesses one of the most important ruins in the West Midlands, the panorama from the keep of this fortress which was once.....

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Sandwell Valley Country Park, West Midlands, Just off the M5 Junction 1

Sandwell Valley Country Park


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Selly Manor in Birmingham

Selly Manor

Take a step back in time at the old Tudor house in south Birmingham. Selly Park Museum is set in the leafy area of Bournville.....

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A picture of Soho House

Soho House

Matthew Boulton was born in Snow Hill, Birmingham in 1728. His father was a Toy maker, and the young Matthew was eventually to.....

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Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, West Midlands

The Black Country Living Museum

This is a delightful outdoor museum developed with flair and imagination to celebrate all that is best of the rich social and.....

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