Bantock House Museum & Park
WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS
A restored Georgian farmhouse set in 43 acres and surrounded by beautiful formal gardens. Visitors can explore the period settings of the Bantocks' former home and discover stories about the family and other Victorians that helped to shape Wolverhampton. The house has permanent displays of exquisite locally made japanned-ware, enamels and steel jewellery, as well as a programme of changing exhibitions. Picnic areas, children's playground and pitch and putt. Please telephone or email for events leaflet.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
Assist dogs allowed
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Wheelchair, induction loop, Braille guide, BSL hand held guide
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun 11-5; Nov-Mar, Tue-Sun 12-4. Open BHs
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About The area
Discover West Midlands
After Greater London, the West Midlands is the UK’s biggest county by population, and after London, Birmingham is the UK’s largest city. There’s a lot to seek out here – it has a vibrant culture, with exceptionally good nightlife. Coventry used to be more important than Birmingham, until the 18th century when the Industrial Revolution started and Brum forged ahead.
Apart from Lady Godiva, Coventry is best known for its cathedrals. The medieval parish church became a cathedral in 1918, but the Blitz on Coventry in 1940 left only the spire and part of the walls. After the war, it was decided to build a new cathedral alongside linked to the ruins.
Dudley was one of the birthplaces of the Industrial Revolution, and this history is reflected in its architecture and the Black Country Living Museum, a recreation of an industrial village, with shops and a pub, cottages and a chapel. Stourbridge is also worth a visit, mainly due to its involvement in glassmaking, which has been going on since the 17th century, and is still a part of the town’s culture; there’s a glass museum and a bi-annual glass festival.
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