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Evesham

Evesham is a small market town in Worcestershire situated roughly equidistant from Worcester, Cheltenham & Stratford-upon-Avon and in the Vale of Evesham.

27km

52.09-1.95

Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon is an historic town on the River Avon in the English county of Warwickshire, best known as the home town of the great English playwright and poet, William Shakespeare. Today, it is a major theatre-going destination as the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company. As such, it represents one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

27km

52.1914-1.711

Warwick (England)

the county town of Warwickshire, England

36km

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Witney

Witney is a thriving market town in Oxfordshire, just off the A40 Cheltenham to Oxford road. Like many towns in the Cotswolds, Witney is known historically for its textiles specifically woolen blankets.

65km

51.785-1.486

Banbury

Banbury is a market town in the Cherwell district of Oxfordshire. It is known for the nursery rhyme - "Ride-a-cock-horse" and Banbury cakes. The local football team is Banbury United, they play at the Spencer stadium.

67km

52.0632-1.3396

Oxford

Oxford is the oldest university city in the United Kingdom, some 50 miles (80 km) to the west of the capital London in its own county of Oxfordshire, on the rivers Thames and Cherwell. Together with Cambridge (the second oldest university city and Oxford's great rival), Oxford has long represented the English academic establishment and elite ("Oxbridge"), a haven of tradition and endeavour. Oxford's famous "Dreaming Spires" refer to the medieval churches and colleges that dominate the bustling modern town in all their Gothic splendour. Picturesque architecture and a vibrant modern life, driven by students, light industry and technology, all set in the rolling countryside of Oxfordshire, make this a great destination.

86km

51.7518-1.2553

Abingdon

market town and civil parish in Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, England, UK

87km

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Nottingham

City and unitary authority area in England

88km

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Bicester

Bicester is a market town located in the north-east of the English county of Oxfordshire, some miles north of the university town of Oxford. It has become a popular destination on account of its being the location of Bicester Village, a large factory and designer outlet shopping village.

91km

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Bath

city in Somerset, England, United Kingdom

91km

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Newbury and Thatcham

civil parish and town in Berkshire, England

97km

51.4009-1.3235

Skipton

Skipton is an historical town in the English county of North Yorkshire, forming the southern gateway to the Yorkshire Dales.

99km

53.962-2.017

Harrogate

Harrogate is a beautiful Regency / Victorian spa town in the English county of North Yorkshire. It's home to the famous Betty's tea rooms, Harlow Carr Gardens and Harrogate spa water. In addition to being a charming floral town Harrogate is a popular conference venue, with a large convention centre. As a result it has many good restaurants and hotels and a pleasant, walkable centre.

107km

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Wimborne Minster

Wimbourne is a small town in Dorset, England. The Minster, which is a beautiful large church, has existed for over 1300 years and is recognised for its unusual chained library.

116km

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Winchester (England)

city in Hampshire, England

116km

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Hampshire

Stretching from the New Forest's coastal beaches in the south west, to London's suburban fringe in the north east, Hampshire is the largest county in South East England. Known as Jane Austen's County after its most famous daughter, Hampshire has a wealth of attractions to offer the traveller. Visitors may see one of England's greatest cathedrals in Winchester, ascend to the top of the South's tallest landmark in Portsmouth or fish for trout in crystal clear chalk rivers.

117km

51.0577-1.3081

Southampton

Southampton is a port city on England's South East coast. It was the departure point for many trans-Atlantic crossings, perhaps most famously including the ill-fated maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic.

120km

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Christchurch (England)

coastal town in Dorset, England

121km

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Poole

Poole is in Dorset, on the south coast of England.

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Dorset

Dorset is a county on the south coast of England, in the West Country.

123km

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Selby

Selby is a market town in North Yorkshire.It is located on the River Ouse, 12 miles south of York.

125km

53.781789-1.070309

York

The ancient cathedral city of York has a history dating back over 2000 years. Romans, Saxons, Vikings, and Britons from all eras have each left their mark. It is home to some of Europe's best preserved historical buildings and structures, including York Minster and dozens of other churches, the Shambles medieval shopping street, countless handsome townhouses, and the city's walls and gatehouses. Other popular attractions on the bucket lists of York's 7 million annual visitors include the Jorvik Viking Centre and Britain's National Railway Museum.

133km

53.9626-1.0776

Dorchester

town in West Dorset in Dorset, United Kingdom

136km

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High Wycombe

High Wycombe is a hilly town in the county of Buckinghamshire in England.

139km

51.628661-0.748238

Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is an island and county five miles off the southern coast of England. It is easily and quickly accessible by multiple sea routes from the mainland cities of Southampton and Portsmouth. The island has long been an excellent place for an upmarket but traditional seaside holiday, with beaches and towns that were very popular in Victorian times. It is now also becoming a must-visit destination for young people seeking watersports and outdoor activities generally. Cowes is a famous yachting centre and attracts the 'London set' together with members of the worldwide sailing fraternity during Cowes Week in August. The island has a similar atmosphere to Guernsey or Jersey yet is much closer to the mainland and is three times the size. It has a population of 138,000. Despite being only 6 miles across the sea from Portsmouth and 15 miles from Southampton it is a world apart in terms of scenery, culture and pace of life. Known as "England In Miniature" it offers an incredible variety with the landscape changing dramatically in the space of a few miles and each town and village offering something different. Beaches are fantastic and the water quality is good.

140km

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth (pronounced "ports-muth" and nicknamed "Pompey") is a large city in the county of Hampshire, on the south coast of England. Portsmouth plays a major role in British history, especially naval history. Its rich heritage offers a variety of attractions, including the Historical Dockyard, which houses some of the most historical warships in the world – HMS Victory, Lord Nelson's flagship used at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, and the Mary Rose, a Tudor-era warship. Portsmouth has two cathedrals, including the Romanesque Portsmouth Cathedral, 12 museums, most of which are free, and two theatres. The city offers excellent shopping facilities in the Gunwharf Quays complex, home to a variety of designer stores including Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss and Barbour, as well as the striking 557 ft (170 m) landmark Spinnaker Tower, which offers excellent views of the Solent and City.

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Somerset (England)

ceremonial county of England (use Q21694741 for administrative non-metropolitan county)

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London

capital and largest city of the United Kingdom

207km

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Sights

Eastside City Park

More of a public square than a true park.

289m

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Methodist Central Hall, Birmingham

The hall was built in 1904 in a similar red-brick-and-terracota style to the Victoria Law Courts it faces. It is distinguished by its tall tower. It also retail premises at street level, some with original shop fronts. The building ceased to perfom its original function and has been converted into a very large night club. It is Grade II listed.

370m

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Digbeth Institute

O2 Institute (formerly The Institute, HMV Institute, etc) is a new name. Focusing on alternative, pop and urban music, the venue has 3 stages, hosting gigs from local and touring bands. Also hosts regular club nights.

417m

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Victoria Law Courts

A prime example of Birmingham's red-brick-and-terracota architecture, covered not only with deep red terracota on the outside, but also with rich terracota decorations on the inside. Located in the grand Corporation Street among other buildings similar in style. First opened in 1891, it continues to house a court of law, the Birmingham Magistrates' Court.

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Rotunda (Birmingham)

The Rotunda is the only surviving part of the 1960s Bull Ring centre, devised as a 25-storey office building in a round shape, from which it derives its name. In many ways, it was a groundbreaking and daring engineering and architectural feat when it was constructed, and because of its significance it became Grade II listed. In the 2000s, as the Bullring centre was redeveloped, the Rotunda was thoroughly refurbished into a residential tower with 232 luxury apartments. Those on floors 19 and 20 are available for short term stays via Staying Cool, who operates them. The building is not accessible to the public.

609m

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Custard Factory

Self-styled "Birmingham's Creative Quarter" this eclectic venue plays host to various events, as well as club nights on weekends and some weekdays in what was an actual custard factory in its former life. On bigger nights the large pool at the centre of the venue is drained and turned into a dancefloor with a heated marquee over it.

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The Old Crown, Birmingham

The Old Crown lays claim to being the oldest building in Birmingham (allegedly standing there since 1368), and retains a timber-framed construction, rare to find in the city. Saved from demolition multiple times, it remains an operational pub until today.

797m

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Old Rep

Home of the Birmingham Stage Company, puts on both professional and amateur productions.

946m

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St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham

Church of England cathedral, built between 1709 and 1715 and the centre of the Diocese of Birmingham. Grade 1 listed building in the UK, designed as a parish church in the Baroque style by Thomas Archer. Contains four spectacular pre-Raphaelite stained glass windows.

991m

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The Electric, Birmingham

The oldest still-operating cinema building in the UK (opening in 1909), famous for its Art Deco interiors, home baking and cocktail bar. Features sofa seating, waiter service and the best in mainstream and independent films. Daily, doors open 30 minutes before the film starts.

994m

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St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham

Catholic cathedral built in 1841 and designated a Minor Basilica in 1941. Contains the Shrine of St. Chad.

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The Alexandra, Birmingham

Edwardian theatre showing pre- and post-West End plays and musicals.

1.2km

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Council House, Birmingham

The seat of local government. Not open to the public, except for special events and council meetings.

1.4km

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Birmingham Town Hall

A concert venue and meeting hall, known for its occasional lunchtime organ recitals.

1.5km

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Singers Hill Synagogue

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BT Tower (Birmingham)

Completed in 1966, it is the tallest structure in Birmingham at 152 m, and serves solely as the support for some 80 transmission antennas mounted atop it. It has no viewing platform or other accessible floors at all, but it can serve as a landmark and orientation point as it is clearly visible from many parts of town. Its square profile sets it apart from many other similar structures in the world

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St Paul's Church, Birmingham

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St Thomas' Peace Garden

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Hall of Memory, Birmingham

A war memorial built in 1925 for the 12,320 Birmingham citizens killed in the First World War.

1.9km

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Newman Brothers Coffin Furniture Factory

An industrial heritage museum in the Jewellery Quarter, dedicated to educating visitors about the social and industrial history and importance of the site which was in operation as a coffin furniture factory from 1894 to its closure in 1998. Ornaments made by the Newman Brothers decorated the coffins of Sir Winston Churchill, Joseph Chamberlain, and many others. Many of the historic rooms, among which the "stamp" room, can be viewed and visited. Guided tours are highly recommended and start at 1 pm, 2 pm and 3pm.

2.0km

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Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Well-established theatre putting on classical and modern plays. Supports new work through The Door.

2.2km

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Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Internationally renowned concert venue with two to four classical concerts per week. Also offers Sounds Interesting free pre-concert talks.

2.3km

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Mac (Birmingham)

The mac, located in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston has a small but perfectly formed arthouse cinema, and a cafe, hosts art exhibitons, and is a concert and theatre venue.

2.4km

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St Andrew's (stadium)

City play in the Championship, the second tier of English football. Their 30,016 capacity stadium is one mile east of city centre. The women's team play in the Women's Super League, with home games at Solihull Moor.

2.4km

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Ikon Gallery

Small gallery with two or three temporary modern and conceptual art installations. Excellent cafe (see below).

2.5km

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National Sea Life Centre (Birmingham)

Large sea life centre with a multitude of aquatic animals, including piranhas, turtles, sea horses, rays and otters. Feeding demonstrations throughout the day.

2.6km

52.47884167-1.91349167

Edgbaston Priory Club

Edgbaston Priory is the main tennis club in Birmingham, with 29 tennis courts, 10 squash courts, 2 swimming pools and a gym available to the public. Every June the club also hosts the DFS Classic, a woman's tennis tournament that acts as a warm-up for Wimbledon. DFS Classic tickets £8-20.

2.9km

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Birmingham Classic (tennis)

women's tennis tournament in Birmingham

2.9km

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Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Six-acre centre with lots of animals and birds, including deer, otters, owls and two rare Red Pandas.

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Winterbourne Botanic Garden

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Moseley Bog

A small woodland area that is said to be the Inspiration for Fangorn Forest in the Lord of The Rings. The area is well looked after with a series of wooden platforms and walkways creating pathways to follow. A visit can also be linked in with Sarehole Mill (see above), another haunt of young Tolkien.

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Large botanical gardens with a huge range of plants and workshops throughout the year.

4.5km

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Dhamma Talaka Pagoda

Situated in a remote residential corner of Birmingham, the gold-roofed pagoda is a sight to behold. The pagoda is designed as symbol of peace, compassion and the noble exemplary qualities of the Buddha.

4.7km

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Sandwell Valley RSPB reserve

A bird reserve on the border with Sandwell which organises regular guided walks, talks and family activities.

7.6km

52.5331-1.95

The Hawthorns

West Brom play in the Championship. Their stadium, capacity 26,000, is four miles northwest of Birmingham city centre.

8.5km

52.50916667-1.96388889

Castle Bromwich Assembly

The north of Birmingham hosts Jaguar's Castle Bromwich Assembly plant, which makes most Jaguar's models, and especially the high-end ones. Factory visits are available, and have to be pre-booked by specifically contacting the Visitors Centre by phone or email.

9.7km

52.515-1.805

Solihull

town in the West Midlands of England

13km

52.413-1.778

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Located just outside Tamworth in Staffordshire, is the fourth most popular theme park in the UK, with 35 rides set in 280 acres of land as well as a 15 acre zoo. To get to the park during school holidays simply catch the special E22 bus in the mornings (typically just before 9 and 10) from Carrs Lane stop DK (near the Pavilions Shopping Centre). A return ticket should cost £10. Outside of school holidays you'll need to catch bus 110, which runs every half hour from Bull Street stop BF (near Snow Hill station) and get off at Fazeley. The return fare is £4. If you're unsure of where exactly the stop is (and it's easy to miss) ask the driver to signal you when you need to get off. Admission £18.95-20.95.

21km

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Staffordshire

ceremonial county in England (use Q21694786 for administrative non-metropolitan county)

26km

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Shakespeare's Birthplace

Grade I listed birth house in Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

28km

52.1939-1.708

Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon

Church in United Kingdom

28km

52.18666667-1.7075

Stratford Butterfly Farm

Stratford Butterfly Farm is a visitor attraction in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. A leafy tropical environment is simulated inside large greenhouses. There are numerous free flying butterflies, a few free flying birds, a pool containing fish, and running water. There are also insects and spiders living in glass displays.

28km

52.18957-1.7003

Wirksworth

town and civil parish in Derbyshire Dales district, Derbyshire, England

53km

53.082-1.574

Ironbridge

village in Shropshire, England

66km

52.6277-2.485

Sheffield

city in South Yorkshire, England

76km

53.38333333-1.46666667

Lancashire

ceremonial county in North-West England (use Q21279371 for administrative non-metropolitan county)

118km

53.8-2.6

Monmouthshire

principal area in south-east Wales

118km

51.78333333-2.86666667

East Midlands

official region of England

131km

52.98-0.75

Fort Nelson, Hampshire

Grade I listed military museum in the United Kingdom

139km

50.861-1.1389

Portsdown Hill

mountain in United Kingdom

141km

50.85822-1.11055

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

area of HM Naval Base Portsmouth

144km

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Gunwharf Quays

Shopping District

145km

50.7949-1.1058

Domus Dei

church in the United Kingdom

145km

50.788967-1.103943

Portsmouth City Museum

Portsmouth Museum is a local museum in Museum Road in the city of Portsmouth, southern England.

146km

50.791636-1.097743

Portsmouth F.C.

Association football club

148km

50.79638889-1.06388889

Southsea

town in Hampshire, England

148km

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Birmingham (England)

United Kingdom
Birmingham, in the West Midlands, is Britain's second-largest city. Known in the Victorian era as the "City of a Thousand Trades" and the "Workshop of the World", Brum as locals call the city, is enjoying a 21st-century resurgence as a great shopping and cultural destination. The city will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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