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Enchanted Witley: Review

Witley Court is a beautiful if somewhat eerie English Heritage property in Worcestershire. The building itself has been abandoned since 1937 when it was destroyed by fire. For selected dates in December, Christmas pays a visit to the court and gardens in the form of the Enchanted Witley illuminations. Light, colour, music, fairground rides and a talking tree are on hand to entertain visitors. We visited Enchanted Witley to see what it was all about. Bubbles the dog came along too. About Enchanted Witley Enchanted Witley is a light trail around the grounds of Witley Court. Lanterns hang from the…

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Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome Tamworth

Nothing says Christmas quite like playing in the snow. So, Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome in Tamworth is brilliant for getting into the festive spirit. Of all the Christmas days out in the West Midlands, this is the one I’ve been wanting to try out for years. We headed there at the weekend to see if it’s as magical as everyone makes out. Snow trail at the Snowdome Winter Wonderland On arrival at the Snowdome, we descended to a beautiful ice cave to find out about Winter Wonderland. A very jovial host got everyone into the festive spirit while we…

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Things to do in the West Midlands

Whether you live in the West Midlands or you’re planning a visit, it’s useful to have a comprehensive resource of things to do. I share a list of events taking place each school holiday, as well as general days out. Things to do on rainy days and dog friendly days out in the West Midlands are also featured. You can click on the links below to take you to each section. You can also read a list of attractions reopening in the West Midlands during summer 2020 as lockdown lifts. Family days out Indoor days out Dog friendly days out What’s on…

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Things to do West Midlands May half term 2019

With Easter holidays only just over, May half term and the Whitsun holiday is rapidly approaching already. If you’re looking forward to family time in (hopefully) warmer weather, these things to do around the West Midlands will help you plan a school holiday full of fun days out. As it covers the whole West Midlands region, I’ve split this guide up by district. If you’re looking for activities in a particular area, please click on one of the links below to take you to the relevant section. For more things to do in the area from family or dog friendly…

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Polar Express Telford Christmas Experience

Occasionally, a family Christmas event comes along that gets under your skin. You vow to return every year but resign yourself to the fact it will never get any better. After all, how can you improve on perfection? For us, Polar Express Telford is that event. And yet since that first time in 2016, every year is a little better than the last. No pressure Polar Express Telford 2019 but the 2018 event will take a lot of beating! About Polar Express Telford The most important thing you need to know about Polar Express Telford is that those tickets sell…

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