Medieval Travel, other places in Britain

Other locations around Britain of interest


Abbot House Heritage Centre
Abbot House Maygate, Dunfermline, Fife,
More than 1000 years of Scottish life and history.

Dewar's World of Whisky Aberfelfy Distillery
Aberfeldy, Aberfeldy, Prth.&Kin.,
Explore Dewar's world of whisky with tradition and innovation

Discovery Point and RRS Discovery
Discovery Quay, Dundee,
Discovery point centre contains audiovisual displays about Captain Scott"s ship "Discovery"

Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park
Lochfergus Plantation, Kirkcudbright, D'mfr.&Gall.,
27 acres of mixed woodland, the wildlife conservation park of southern Scotland.

Glendale Toy Museum
Holmisdale House, Glendale, Highland,
Amazing collection of toys, games and dolls with 'hands-on' experience.

Glengoyne Distillery
Dumgoyne,, Dumgoyne, Stirl'ng.,
Glengoyne Distillery is one of Scotland's most beautiful distilleries

Lindisfarne Castle
Holy Island, Holy Island, Northumberland,
Fort converted into a private home in 1903 for Edward Hudson

Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street, Edinburgh,
A new museum which tells the story of Scotland's past

Old Byre Heritage Centre
Dervaig, Tobermory, Argyll&Bute,
The museum contains 25 specially-created models relating to Mull's inhabitants and buildings


AMF Bowling
Currock Road, Carlisle, Cumbria,
A 24-lane tenpin bowling centre with computer scoring, bumper bowling, bar, diner

AMF Bowling
The Galleries, Washington, Tyn.&Wr.,
Tenpin bowling, electrical amusements area

Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, St'cktn.,
Arts venue which aims to provide the region with an extensive and innovative programme

Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria,
An 18thC mansion house. Paintings by Romney, Ruskin and Turner.

Afonwen craft and Antique Centre
Mold,, Flintshire,
This is the largest craft and antique centre in North Wales which also has a fabulous restaurant.

Albert Dock The Albert Dock Company Limited
4 Balbirnie Craft Centre Balbirnie Park, Liverpool, Merseyside,
Britain's largest Grade I Listed historic building.

Allensford Park
Consett,, Consett, D'rhm.,
Picnic park in sheltered riverside setting with woodland walks

Aquarium of the Lakes
Lakeside, Newby Bridge, Cumbria,
Discover the UK's largest collection of freshwater fish in Britain's award-winning freshwater aquarium.

Archaeological Resource Centre
York, Visitors can 'touch the past', handling ancient finds of pottery and bone, stitching Roman sandals

Abbey Pumping Station
Corporation Road Abbey Lane, Leicester,
Housing fully working beam engines in the Abbey Pumping Station which is a Victorian sewerage works of 1891

Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Cottage Lane, Shottery, Warks.,
Thatched home of Anne before her marriage to Shakespeare.

Ash End House Children's Farm
Ashend House Farm Middleton Lane, Middleton, Warks.,
Small family owned farm for children with undercover activities

Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
Stoke Heath,, Shropshire,
Re-erected buildings saved from destruction including a working windmill

Baddesley Clinton (National Trust)
Rising Lane Baddesley Clinton, Knowle, West Midlands,
A medieval moated manor house with 120 acres, dating back to 14thC.

Barber Institute of Fine Arts
15 Medlar Road, Edgbaston, West Midlands,
British and European paintings, drawings and sculpture from the 13thC-mid 20thC.

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
RAF Coningsby, Coningsby, Lincs.,
Guided tour of hangar containing the only flying Lancaster bomber in Europe

Adventure Island
Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex,
Bursting with over 40 Rides and attractions

Ascott House
Wing, Wing, Bucks.,
Anthony de Rothschild collection of pictures, French and Chippendale furniture and exceptional Oriental porcelain.

Banham Zoo
The Grove, Banham, Norfolk,
Wildlife spectacular

Barleylands Farm Museum and Visitor Centre
High Street, Billericay,
Visitor centre with a rural museum, animal centre, craft studios, blacksmith's shop

Bletchley Park
The Mansion Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes,
Victorian mansion, wartime buildings, exhibitions of wartime code breaking

Burghley House
Stamford, Stamford, Lincs.,
The largest and grandest house of the first Elizabethan age. Built between 1565 and 1587

Butlins Entertainment Resort - Skegness
Greenway, Skegness, Lincs.,
Butlins Family Entertainment Resort

Castle Acre Priory
Stocks Green, Castle Acre, Norfolk,
The impressive ruins of a Cluniac priory built by William de Warenne in about 1090

Alfriston Clergy House
The Tye, Alfriston, East Sussex,
A thatched, half-timbered 14thC building with exhibition on Wealden house building.

Amazon World
Watery Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight,
Amazon World the largest and newest exotic animal attraction

Anne of Cleves House Museum
52 Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex,
A 16thC timber-framed Wealden hall-house which contains collections of Sussex interest.

Appuldurcombe House
Wroxall, Wroxall, Isle of Wight,
Ruins of 18thC house and garden.

Ashdown House
Lambourn, Lambourn, West Berkshire,
A 17thC house built by the 1st Lord Craven and consecrated to Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia.

Basildon Park
Lower Basildon, Lower Basildon, West Berkshire,
Classical 18thC house by John Carr of York, with an unusual octagon room

Burwash, Burwash, East Sussex,
A 17thC Ironmaster"s house which was the home of Rudyard Kipling between 1902-35.

Battle Abbey and Battlefield
High Street, Battle, East Sussex,
Abbey founded by William the Conqueror on site of Battle of Hastings.

Bedgebury National Pinetum
Goudhurst, Goudhurst, Kent,
The Forestry Commission"s collection of specimen conifers is set in 300 acres with lakes and streams.

Bembridge Windmill
High Street, Bembridge, Isle of Wight,
Dating from 1700, it is the only remaining windmill on the Island.


Ynys Fergi, Borth, Ceredigion,
Close encounter with the animal kingdom.

Attingham Park (National Trust)
Atcham, Atcham, Shropshire,
National Trust mansion with state rooms open to the public.

Berrington Hall (National Trust)
Leominster,, Leominster, Herefds.,
Built in the late 18thC by Henry Holland. Beautifully decorated ceilings and naval battle paintings.

Big Pit Mining Museum
Blaenavon, Blaenavon, Torfaen,
Unique, underground tour of a real coal mine.

Bodnant Garden
Tal-y-cafn, Tal-y-cafn, Cnwy.,
Interest and colour all year.

Bromyard Heritage Centre
Rowberry Street, Bromyard, Herefds.,
Year of the Hop exhibition traces the growing, picking cycle and methods of cultivation since the 15thC.

Castle Street, Cardiff,
Discover 2000 years of history in the heat of the city.

Caldicot Castle
Church Road, Caldicot,
Founded by the Normans, developed in royal hands as a stronghold in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home

Croft Castle (National Trust)
Leominster,, Leominster, Herefds.,
Property of Croft family since Domesday, break of 170 years from 1750.

South West

A la Ronde
Townhead Road, Exmouth, Devon,
Unique 16-sided house built in 1795 with shell gallery

American Museum in Britain
Bath, Eighteen period, furnished rooms from 17thC to 19thC.

Arlington Court
St Cecilia's Hall Niddry Street, Arlington, Devon,
Historic house with interesting collection of small objects d'art.

Arnolfini Gallery
New Barran, Bristol, Bris.&B'th.,
Exhibitions of contemporary visual art, new dance, theatre, film

Ashton Windmill
Chapel Allerton, Unique 18thC flour mill standing on the 'Isle' of Wedmore

Babbacombe Model Village
The Honey House The Row, Babbacombe, Devon,
Over 400 models many with sound and animation with 4 acres of award-winning gardens.

Barnstaple Heritage Centre
Queen Anne's Walk The Strand, Barnstaple, Devon,
An exhibition of Barnstaple's history from medieval to present day.

Barrington Court
Barrington, Barrington, Somerset,
Series of beautiful gardens influenced by Gertrude Jekyll.

Blagdon Pumping Station and Visitor Centre
Blagdon Lake, Blagdon,
Working giant beam engine, exhibitions on water and the environment, hands-on displays.

Bristol Zoo Gardens
Clifton, Bristol,
Enjoy an exciting real life experience and see over 300 species of wildlife in beautiful gardens.