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Enjoy Beacon Park for a leisurely walk, golf, children's play area, crazy golf, tennis and basket ball. refreshmants and icecream available. Baby changing facilities. Summer activities include mini cars, bouncy castle, giant board games and donkey rides in good weather.
Chasewater hosts many leisure opportunities including water skiing, sailing, angling and a steam railway. There are regular exhibitions in the Forest of Mercia Innovation Centre and craft workshops. Chasewater was shortlisted for the National Picnic awards in 2009.
The volunteer-run Chasewater Railway operates vintage steam and diesel trains in Chasewater Country Park, just off the A5. Trains run between Brownhills West and Chasetown (Church St.) with stations at Norton Lakeside and Chasewater Heaths (adjacent to the Burntwood Bypass).
Conkers, Adventures in the forest. Located in the National Forest, 10 minutes from Junction 11 on the M42. Set in 120 acres of forest and lakes with adventure play areas, 450 metre Barefoot Walk, woodland trails, the assault course challenge, picnic areas, sky view tower, Conkerchoo train...
Paint your own pottery at a coffee bar with a difference. Lots of fun and friendly staff are available to help. Collect your finished pottery a few days later.
Drayton Manor Theme Park is packed with amazing rides and attractions making it a firm favourite with families and group visitors.
Georgian home of Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather of Charles Darwin and leading doctor, scientist, botanist, inventor and poet of the 18th Century. Museum displays, interactive features and herb garden. Located in the idylic surroundings of Cathedral Close.
Discover what Roman Britain was like at the remains of this important Roman staging post and settlement, including mansion (Roman Inn) and Bath House.
Stunning Lichfield Cathedral is set within the beautifully serene Cathedral Close, and it’s a great place to visit for all the family. The 800 year old cathedral, is the third building on the site, and has a fascinating history.
Aimed at Children, aged between 5 and 12, this trail guides you around the city. Through a series of questions, tour goers get to find out fun and interesting facts about Lichfield including burnings at the stake and civil war shootings! At the end of the tour, children who answer...
Walk through 2000 years of Lichfield's history. Varied and interesting exhibitions are displayed here.
Midland Karting offers the opportunity to experience outdoor karting at its best on our national and international circuits.
The NEW National Forest Adventure Farm is an exciting new visitor attraction in the Midlands. Open daily from 10am-6pm, except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
The National Memorial Arboretum’s is the UK’s year-round centre of Remembrance; a spiritually uplifting place which honours the fallen, recognises service and sacrifice, and fosters pride in our country.
Discover the life and times of Samuel Johnson, England's greatest man of letters and famous wit. Follow the story of the young Samuel Johnson from his difficult childhood to national celebrity and Dictionary fame.
Journey through the historic estate of Shugborough and discover a bygone era of costumed living history characters bringing the past to life. Shugborough, the UKā€™s only complete working historic estate is no ordinary stately home but a living, working experience of life as it was 200 years ago.
The regimental museum and archive of the Staffordshire Regiment showing 300 years of history with galleries, live interpretation for groups, a reproduction WWI trench system and research facilities by appointment.