Category: Historic

Quick Walk Around Hayhead Wood Nature Reserve – Aldridge

We decided to take the dog for a walk around Hayhead Wood nature reserve in Aldridge. The nature reserve is off the A454 Aldridge Road and is set in 17 acres. The reserve has a mixture of woodland, wetland and grassland habitats. The now nature’s reserve was originally part of the hay head work which mined limestone,

National Space Museum Visit

We recently visited the national space Museum in Leicester, which is just outside the city centre. We got tickets using the must see three, which is one price for three attractions in the area...

Shugborough Hall and Estate

We recently went to Shugborough estate, as we are national trust members you get admission cheaper for the whole property even though is part a national trust property, this is because of a lease...

Remembrance & Poppies

Just a quick post about remembrance Sunday, list of March’s about poppies. This year my daughter and set Epson and doing a March with the cadets the joined in Brownhills, T S Vigo that...

National Brewery Experience

We decided one day last year to go to the national Brewery Centre in Burton-upon-Trent. One reason was we had a £10 Tesco exchange voucher left over and this could be used against the...

Cheddar Gorge

While we was on holiday and after visiting wookey hole, we went to Cheddar gorge on the way back to our accommodation, Now I myself had visited Cheddar gorge years ago this was when...

Snibston Discovery Museum

We recently went to Snibston a museum of discovery in Coalville, Leicestershire, it is run by Leicestershire county council. We decided to go here as one of the kids went on a school trip...

RAF Air Museum Cosford

We recently visited the RAF Air Museum at Cosford, Shropshire, this is the second time I have visited this attraction in about 18 months, Entrance is free to the museum, though you do have to...

Tamworth Castle Ghost Search

On Friday 16th July we went to a ghost search / hunt evening at Tamworth castle, the price was £32 per person.  The evening starts at 8pm and ends at approx 12:30am, I went as I...

Ironbridge day out

We went to Ironbridge on Easter bank holiday Monday, so thought I would share some information and photos. Ironbridge has 10 different museums, the best way to pay to go into them is by...