Historical Sights

Bantock House MainThere are plenty of beautiful places and landmarks to explore in the West Midlands including West Park, Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Bantock House and Park, Moseley Old Hall and David Austin Roses.

Why not spend a morning or afternoon experiencing the natural beauty these wondrous places have to offer. Take a stroll in the beautiful landscaped gardens and visit homes from the historical era. A visit to explore the tranquil and delightful gardens, parks and nature will certainly leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated.

Bantock House and Park

Bantock House and Park
Finchfield Road
West Midlands
Tel: 01902 552 195

Opening times

Summer (April to October)

  • Tuesday to Sunday
  • 12pm to 5pm

Winter (November to March)

  • Tuesday to Sunday 12pm to 4pm
  • Open Bank Holiday Mondays
  • Admission Free

Ramada Park Hall Hotel takes no responsibility for changes to opening times, availability or adverse weather conditions. Please visit attraction websites for full details of opening dates and times.

Visit Bantock House Museum and explore the history of Wolverhampton and its people in the period settings of the former Bantock family home.

Restored to its Edwardian glory, Bantock House is a hidden treasure set within 43 acres of parkland and surrounded by delightful formal gardens, free admission and open all year, a must see.

Complete with carved oak panelled rooms, decorative glass, tiles and period furnishings inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, lives are revealed alongside displays of locally made enamels, japanned ware, jewellery, toys, dolls and Pre-Raphaelite paintings.

Visit Bantock House

Wightwick Manor and GardensWightwick Manor

Wightwick Manor and Gardens
Wightwick Bank
West Midlands
Tel: 01902761400
Email: wightwickmanor@nationaltrust.org.uk

Go and see the legacy of a family’s passion for Victorian art and design.

Wightwick Manor and Garden

Find out more on Wightwick: the haven of a romantic Industrialist and why Geoffrey Mander’s gift of Wightwick Manor and Gardens to the National Trust in 1937 stands out for many reasons. The story of the Pre-Raphaelite art collection can be found below.

Visit Wightwick Manor


Moseley Old HallMoseley Old Hall

Moseley Old Hall
Moseley Old Hall Ln
WV10 7HY
Phone: 01902 782808

Go and visit an historic Elizabethan timber-framed house that provided a hiding place for Charles II during his escape following the Battle of Worcester in 1651. When Charles was fleeing from Parliamentary troops after the Battle, he sought refuge at Moseley Hall. Visitors can see the bed in which the fugitive prince slept and see an exhibit covering his eventful escape to freedom overseas.

Visit Mosely Old Hall

David Austin Roses

Pergola view with Rosa 'Adelaide D'Orleans'

David Austin Roses
Bowling Green Lane
Tel: 01902 376334
Email: plantcentre@davidaustinroses.co.uk

Opening times

Monday – Sunday

  • 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Free admission

Ramada Park Hall Hotel takes no responsibility for changes to opening times, availability or adverse weather conditions. Please visit attraction websites for full details of opening dates and times.

Take some time out of your day and go and visit the home of the English Roses. Based close by in Wolverhampton go and see the hundreds of varieties of roses in many wonderful colours and smells in the beautifully maintained gardens. This is a must-see and not only for those avid rose fans, this garden is a treat for all and the centre has expertise at hand with staff that are eager to assist with any questions you may have on gardening and roses. Why not take part in their house pruning session; dates available in 2016.

Visit David Austin Roses

West Parkhistorical

Visit Wolverhampton’s premier open space – The West Park.

The West Park is considered to be one of the best, unspoilt examples of a Victorian Park in England. Immerse yourself amongst the glorious floral setting this park has to offer.

West Park
Park Road West

  • Closing times vary

Visit West Park