Heart of England


Shrewsbury Castle and The Shropshire Regimental Museum

Shropshire Regimental Museum houses the  collections of the four Shropshire Regiments - King's Shropshire light Infantry,  Shropshire Yeomanry, Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery and 4th Bn King's  Shropshire Light Infantry TA.

Stafford Castle Visitors Centre

This prominent vantage point and strategic  site was quickly recognised by the Normans, who built a huge timber fortress  here by 1100 AD.

Tamworth Castle

Tamworth Castle is blessed with apartments  from almost every century from the twelfth to the twentieth. It has had , for  many years, a fine collection of 16th - 19th century furniture on loan from the  Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Warwick Castle

The Warwick Castle web site is packed full  with 1000 years of excitement, historical facts and useful information, so start  exploring...

Ashby de la Zouch Castle

Ashby - a royalist stronghold. Tour the  impressive ruins of a grand medieval castle within extensive and beautiful  grounds.

Berkeley Castle

In 1153 Maurice Berkeley completed this  fortress by the Severn Estuary at the command of Henry II, and ever since has  been the home of the Berkeley family.

Broughton Castle

"About the most beautiful castle in all  England".

Dudley Zoo & Castle

There something for everyone at Dudley Zoo  & Castle ...animals aplenty, an ancient monument and big on  conservation too!

Lunt Roman Fort

The Lunt Roman fort is in Baginton, near  Coventry and is a partial reconstruction of the fort that was established there  in 64AD following the Boudiccan rebellion.

Oakham Castle

The splendid Great Hall of Oakham Castle is  one of the finest examples of late 12th century domestic architecture in  England.