A Grade I listed motte and bailey castle dating to the 11th century featuring a medieval Grand Hall, Tudor chambers and Victorian reception rooms. The venue hosts a variety of events all year round.
When: Jan 1-Mar 31, Oct 1-Dec 31, Sat & Sun 11.30am-3pm, Apr 1-Sep 10, Tue-Sun 11.30am-4pm, closed Dec 25
Where: Tamworth Castle, The Holloway, Lady Bank, Tamworth, Staffordshire. B79 7NA
Contact: +44 (0)1827 709626/709629
More Details: www.tamworthcastle.co.uk
Drayton Manor is home to some of the biggest wettest and scariest rides with Shockwave, Europe's first stand up roller coaster, Stormforce 10 and Apocalypse. The park also boasts a zoo, which is home to more than 100 species of animals, birds, reptiles and insects. Additionally, for the first time in Europe, Thomas and his friends will have their very own home at Drayton Manor with 'Thomas Land'. Promising fun and adventure for the young and young at heart. It boasts 12 wonderful themed rides, a spectacular indoor play area and a shop filled with fantastic Thomas & Friends merchandise.
When: Mar 4-25, Sat & Sun 10am-4pm, Mar 30-Oct 26, 10am-5pm
Where: Drayton Manor Theme Park, Drayton Manor Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire. B78 3TW
Contact: +44 (0)844 472 1950
More Details: www.draytonmanor.co.uk
No booking fees