Uncover Local History

The Black Country Living Museum
An award-winning open-air museum that tells the story of the world’s first industrial landscape. 

The Elgar Birthplace Museum
The Elgar Birthplace Museum offers a fascinating insight into the life, music, family, friends and musical inspirations of Sir Edward Elgar.

The Forge Mill Needle Museum
A unique museum that tells the history of needle making in a listed Victorian watermill. On the same site are the ruins of Bordesley Abbey, a medieval Cistercian Abbey that has been extensively excavated.

Hartlebury Castle
Discover the history, culture and architectural significance behind Hartlebury Castle, once Worcestershire’s powerhouse, founded in the struggle against Viking invaders.

St Mary and All Saints Parish Church
Dating mainly from the 15th and 16th centuries, St Mary and All Saints parish church is the largest in Worcestershire and has close links with industry in the local area. 

Warwick Castle
Visit the great halls, beautiful landscapes and high towers of Warwick Castle for dramatic shows, interactive experiences, storytelling, demonstrations and activities. With over 1,100 years of history, the castle is full to the turrets with ancient myths, great battles and spellbinding tales.

Worcester Cathedral
A magnificent sight that rises majestically above the River Severn, Worcester Cathedral has been famous for its part in the annual Three Choirs Festival, the oldest choral festival in existence, since the 18th century. Today, the cathedral serves the city and the diocese of Worcester, and attracts visitors from all over the world.

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