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halesowen abbey

Halesowen Abbey

In 1214, King John gave the manor of Hales, Shropshire, to Peter des Roches, Bishop of Winchester, to build there a religious house of ‘whatever order he pleased’. The abbey at Halesowen was established four years later. Dedicated to the Virgin and St John the Evangelist.

hagley hall

Hagley Hall

A Grade 1 Georgian house containing a fine collection of 18th century portraits and furniture. Home of Viscount & Viscountess Cobham. Guided Tours Why not spend an enjoyable afternoon at Hagley Hall. Step back in time and discover the exciting history of Hagley Hall and the Lyttelton family. Our experienced tour guides can tell the story of where two of the gunpowder plot conspirators hid at the old Hunting Lodge and how the disastrous fire of 1925 nearly destroyed the house and its possessions. Your tour can end with a delicious afternoon tea in the Tea Room. Opening Times and Admission Fees Hagley Hall will be open again for tours and teas in January & February 2014 Please call in advance for up to date information on opening times and dates. Group tours can be arranged at all times of the year. Please contact Tracy Hulbert on the number or email below to discuss availability and prices. Tel: 01562 882408 email: tracyhulbert@hagleyhall.com Tracy Hulbert is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday between 9am & 1pm)

haden hill

Haden Hill House

A restored Grade II Listed Victorian house, built for George Alfred Haden-Best last of the Haden family connected with the estate and part of a family that is 900 years old.

Great Witley Parish Church

Baroque church famous for gilded stucco, painted ceiling and enamelled windows.

priory

Great Malvern Priory

Great Malvern Priory is a Benedictine Church with perpendicular architecture over 900 years old with medieval stained glass, wall tiles and misericords.

Goodrich Castle

Goodrich Castle

Come and relive the turbulent history of Goodrich Castle with our free audio and then climb to the battlements for breathtaking views over the Wye Valley. Finally, enjoy a selection of homemade drinks and snacks in the castle café.

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Gladstone Pottery Museum

The only complete Victorian pottery factory with original workshops, bottle ovens, tile gallery, Doctor's House and Flushed with Pride - the story of the toilet, gift shop and cafe.

gadfield

Gadfield Elm Chapel

Originally built by the United Brethren in 1836. The Chapel later became the first and now the oldest Mormon Chapel in the world.

Ford Green Hall

Ford Green Hall

Ford Green Hall is a 17th century timber-framed farmhouse, complete with period garden offering visitors a fascinating insight into the life of the 17th century.

Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin House

Elegant Georgian home of Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather of Charles Darwin. Museum displays, interactive features and herb garden.