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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 3 years 10 months ago #385646

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A rather unique and interesting visit is the Commonwealth Cemetary on Cannock Chase. It has a German Military Cemetary attached to it, which is vastly different to our own format. At the rear of the German Cemetary are a number of larger gravestones, under which are the crews of either three or four Zeppelins. Not really worth a visit on its own, but if you are in the Chase area.................
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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 3 years 10 months ago #385774

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Another attraction I would offer is The Coventry Transport Museum. Right in the town centre so it is a great place to visit while the shoppers shop.

And its totally free to get in.
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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 3 years 9 months ago #387959

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Don't forget us down the rowd in Brum
Where we have several museums & Cadbury World B)
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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 2 years 2 months ago #410546

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I got married in St Nicks church Kings Norton :ohmy:
It is mentioned in the doomsday book
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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 2 years 2 months ago #410547

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Willi-Wonti wrote:
I got married in St Nicks church Kings Norton :ohmy:
It is mentioned in the doomsday book

Flippin' 'eck, you've been married a long time.
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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 2 years 2 months ago #410616

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......perhaps that is how the book got its title :dry:
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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 2 years 2 months ago #410641

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That's a bit 'subtle' Bill, {Doomsday} bet there's a few wondering what your on about!
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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 2 years 2 months ago #410784

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I suspect I'm a bit off track for West Midlands ( despite boyhood spent near Shifnal) but I would also recommend the Needle Museum at Redditch as a really interesting place to visit.

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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 2 years 2 months ago #410786

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You haven't even begun to scratch the surface. Drayton Manor theme park, Warwick and Kenilworth Castles, the river and theatres at Stratford-upon-Avon. Ragley Hall (one of the best children's adventure playgrounds I've come across). Twycross Zoo. Wighwick Manor, Shugborough, Baddesley Clinton and Coughton Court (all beautiful buildings with unique and fascinating histories, lovingly preserved by the National Trust). Or just walk or cycle at Kingsbury Water Park or Cannock Chase (or the latter has a Go Ape zip wire) - both have their own C&CC sites!

The only problem is that living near Walsall, we don't need our caravan to visit these places!
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Tourist attractions in the West Midlands 2 years 2 months ago #410796

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Book of Winchester is the correct name. :)
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