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A picture of Edgbaston

Edgbaston (28 Pictures)

(2.0 miles, 3.3 km, direction SW)

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...

Hampton Manor, Solihull, Birmingham

Solihull (62 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction SE)


The town of Halesowen in the West Midlands

Halesowen (4 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction W)

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


Dudley (78 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.3 km, direction W)

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...

The Dog & Doublet Inn, Bodymoor Heath, North Warwickshire

Bodymoor Heath (16 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction NE)

This lovely rural area is well known as the home of the training ground for Aston Villa Football Club...


Kingsbury (229 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction NE)

Kingsbury lies in a quiet corner of Warwickshire, it is most notable for its water-park which offers an oasis of calm for visitors escaping the hurried life of Birmingham and other nearby cities and large towns...

A picture of Stourbridge

Stourbridge (14 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction W)

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...

The museum at Berkswell, Warwickshire

Berkswell (7 Pictures)

(11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction SE)

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...

Holy Trinity Church

Wolverhampton (37 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.7 km, direction NW)



Tamworth (32 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction NE)

In the 8th century the Saxon Kingdom of Mercia was ruled from Tamworth. Later in AD 913, a fortress was built here by the daughter of King Alfred...

Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire

Lichfield (201 Pictures)

(13.7 miles, 22.1 km, direction N)

The Lichfield Markets have been held on the historic Market Square since King Stephen granted the first charter for a market in 1153. In the past martyrs were burnt at the.....

Henley In Arden, Warwickshire

Henley in Arden (8 Pictures)

(14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction S)

Hidden deep amonst the leafy lanes of Warwickshire, close to what little remains of the ancient Forest of Arden, lies the pleasant Market town of Henley-in-Arden...

Royal Oak Hotel, Cannock Town Centre.

Cannock (36 Pictures)

(15.0 miles, 24.2 km, direction N)

Think of Cannock and nearly always there springs to life a vision of the wonderful landscape of Cannock Chase, originally a giant "Royal Forest" gradually reduced in size and grazed by numerous flocks of sheep until the turn of the 20th century...

An unusual daytime picture of a part of Kenilworth Castle taken in 2002

Kenilworth (70 Pictures)

(16.1 miles, 26.0 km, direction SE)

Kenilworth is a pleasant town located in the spacious Warwickshire countryside, it is a town with an 'air of gentility' that tells you that this is a prosperous place with a long, illustrious history...

Wolverley Church, Wolverley, near Kidderminster (taken from the Canal)

Wolverley (16 Pictures)

(16.4 miles, 26.4 km, direction W)

Wolverley is a charming village at the heart of rural Worcestershire. It was mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086, but it is believed a settlement was there long before that...


Coventry (150 Pictures)

(16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction E)

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

Habberley Valley

Kidderminster (40 Pictures)

(16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction SW)

This town was once the carpet capital of England, with carpets from its mills transported to all parts of the world...

Cutnall Green, Worcestershire. July morning from the field at the top of New road hill.

Cutnall Green (13 Pictures)

(16.9 miles, 27.2 km, direction SW)

The village of Cutnall Green lies amidst the rich agricultural landscape of Worcestershire, a short distance away from the old spa town of Droitwich...

The Bullring with All Saints Church in background. Claverley, Shropshire

Claverley (3 Pictures)

(17.9 miles, 28.8 km, direction W)

Claverley is surrounded by agricultural land, a short distance from delightful Bridgenorth, a picturesque town on the banks of the River Severn...

Alcester, Warwickshire

Alcester (27 Pictures)

(18.8 miles, 30.2 km, direction S)

Alcester developed as a market town in Roman times. It grew out of a settlement at the meeting point of two roads and two rivers, the Arrow and the Alne...

Recommended attractions near Birmingham

Sea Life Centre in Birmingham

The National Sea Life Centre (1 Pictures)

(1.1 miles, 1.8 km)

The Sea Life Centre offers a unique insight into the lives of a myriad of creatures from shrimps to sharks...

Aston Hall, Birmingham

Aston Hall (7 Pictures)

(1.4 miles, 2.3 km, direction N)

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

A picture of Soho House

Soho House (1 Pictures)

(1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction NW)

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

Selly Manor in Birmingham

Selly Manor (6 Pictures)

(4.7 miles, 7.5 km, direction SW)

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.....


Dudley Castle (17 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.1 km, direction W)

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

A Museum street

The Black Country Living Museum (26 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.1 km, direction W)

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

View of the reservoir through trees

Lickey Hills Country Park (5 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction SW)


Frozen sunrise

Kingsbury Water Park (210 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction NE)

This vast landscape of lakes nestling on the eastern edge of Birmingham provides a wonderful escape from seething city life. .....

Zoo at Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor Park (6 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction NE)


Packwood House

Packwood House (134 Pictures)

(11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction SE)

This is a gorgeous richly timber-framed mid-Tudor house with additions from the 17th-century. It was probably built for John.....

Wolverhampton - St Peter`s Gardens & Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery (8 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction NW)



Tamworth Castle (9 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.3 km, direction NE)


Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire

Lichfield Cathedral (82 Pictures)

(14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction N)

Most recently Lichfield Cathedral has been the scene of an important archaeological find which has astounded the world of.....

Harvington Hall, Kidderminster, Worcestershire. Fantastic place.

Harvington Hall (11 Pictures)

(14.8 miles, 23.7 km, direction SW)


Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth Castle (84 Pictures)

(15.7 miles, 25.3 km, direction SE)

This is all that remains of a castle that once heaped lavish entertainments on England's "Good Queen Bess" for here in the heart.....

Hartshill Hayes Country Park, Flowers.

Hartshill Hayes Country Park (88 Pictures)

(15.8 miles, 25.5 km, direction E)


Coventry Cathedral

Coventry Cathedral (33 Pictures)

(16.8 miles, 27.0 km, direction E)

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

Coventry at night

Coventry Transport Museum (20 Pictures)

(16.9 miles, 27.2 km, direction E)


Hanbury Hall, Droitwich

Hanbury Hall (20 Pictures)

(16.9 miles, 27.2 km, direction SW)

Hanbury Hall is an impressive brick-built, stone-dressed house from around 1700, in the style of Christopher Wren and probably.....

A picture of West Midlands Safari Park

West Midlands Safari Park (21 Pictures)

(18.3 miles, 29.4 km, direction SW)


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