Things To Do in Barston, West Midlands
Just a couple of miles from Barston, you can unearth the secrets of Baddesley Clinton Hall.
A unique moated manor house which was built in medieval times, Baddesley Clinton has been home to 12 generations of the Ferrers family, who have some fascinating stories to tell!
You can explore the house (and its sumptuous chapel) and over 100 acres of countryside, followed by a hearty meal in the Barn Restaurant.About 2 miles away. [Find out more...]
There's so much to do on a day out at Kenilworth Castle!
For the first time in more than 300 years, you can climb the tower created by John Dudley to impress Queen Elizabeth I and see the Queen's private staircase and long gallery.
Walk in the authentic Elizabethan Garden which has been lovingly re-created at Kenilworth.
See Leicester's Gatehouse at the castle entrance with its exhibition about the royal romance, and enjoy interactive exhibits that bring Kenilworth's history to life.
The Stables Tearoom offers light lunches, cakes and refreshments within a superb Tudor timber-framed stable building.About 3 miles away. [Find out more...]
Built in the 16th century for a prosperous Warwickshire farmer, Packwood House has an interesting history.
The house had been altered and modernised over the years, losing many original features.
But in the 20th century, its Tudor interiors were restored to their former glory.
Today, visitors can explore the house soaking up its atmosphere, and enjoy the gardens with their famous collection of yews and lovely herbaceous borders.About 4 miles away. [Find out more...]
Take a step back in time by visiting the wonderful Collegiate Parish Church of St Mary, less than 8 miles from Barston.
The church's Norman crypt dates back to 1123, but the Tower and Nave were rebuilt in 1700 after the Great Fire of Warwick.
If you climb the tower you'll be rewarded with wonderful views.
Don't miss the famous and lavish Beauchamp Chapel and the tomb of Richard Beauchamp which is a masterpiece of medieval art.About 8 miles away. [Find out more...]