Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway operates full size heritage steam trains along the beautiful Severn Valley between Kidderminster in Worcestershire & Bridgnorth in Shropshire. See the steam engine, feel the heat and experience the train rumbling under your feet. Prepare to venture back in time! Stop off at The Engine House, our Visitor Centre at Highley, […]

Bewdley Museum

Bewdley Museum is in the heart of Bewdley on the high street, near to the River Severn and backing onto the relaxing Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Gardens. The museum is open daily in the summer and offers an insight into the town and the surrounding area’s heritage. During your visit why not treat yourself to […]

Arley Arboretum and Gardens

Just outside Bewdley, the arboretum is beautiful throughout the year and is one of the best places to see autumn colour. There are lovely woodland walks and spectacular gardens to see. A downloadable map is great for planning your visit. Arley Arboretum is also a perfect place for a day out with the kids. Adventure […]

Museum of Carpet

If you haven’t already visited this fascinating museum, you must make time to visit!  It’s the perfect way to find out about Kidderminster’s heritage. Once a thriving carpet factory, the Stour Vale Mill is now home to the only Museum of Carpet in the country. The Museum of Carpet has four galleries that celebrate the […]

Harvington Hall

At Harvington Hall, visitors step back in time to discover how English Catholics lived in terror during the second half of Elizabeth’s reign.  They experience the very special beauty of Elizabethan wall paintings, original panelling and floorboards. The Hall has seven remaining priest hides, more than any other house in England. Each corner and staircase […]

Stone House Cottage Garden

The Stone House Cottage Garden and Nursery specialises in wall shrubs, climbers and lesser grown herbaceous plants. Almost all the plants for sale can be seen growing in this beautiful 3/4 of an acre walled garden that lies beside the nursery, and visitors are encouraged to look around the garden before going to the nursery. […]

Drakelow Tunnels

Drakelow Tunnels are a former Top Secret underground military complex beneath Kingsford Country Park north of Kidderminster, Worcestershire. The tunnels were built between 1941-1942 as a Shadow Factory for the Rover car company. Parts for aircraft engines were machined in the 3.5 miles of tunnels throughout WWII. After WWII the tunnels began producing parts for […]

Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal is a good way to walk or cycle from Stourport town centre to Kidderminster. Its easy to find the canal, just behind the Black Star pub, or Lidl. The towing-path is generally flat, easy walking and there is plenty of interest. Just past the Bird in Hand pub,  Leapgate Country […]

Burlish Top Nature Reserve

Burlish Top Nature Reserve is a large area of open land, formerly a wartime camp and rifle range during the Second World War. It is now perfect for dog walking, horse riding and cycling. The Severn Valley Railway runs through the lower section and the glimpse of a steam engine chugging and whilstling across the […]

Wyre Forest

Explore the arboretum to find the unusual Whitty Pear and don’t forget to refuel in our on-site cafe. Our bike hire specialists will make sure you are properly equipped for an adventure on two wheels, whilst our Go Ape course will keep the kids (and adults!) entertained. We’ve even got a dog wash on-site to […]