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Saltwells Nature Reserve

Saltwells Local Nature Reserve off Coppice Lane, Quarry Bank, Dudley, West Midlands, DY5 1AX Admission free, free parking Covering 247 acres the Saltwells Local Nature Reserve is one of the largest urban nature reserves in the UK. Over the years … Continue reading

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Baggeridge Country Park

Baggeridge Country Park Gospel End, Sedgley South Staffordshire DY3 4HB Admission Free, car parking £3 for the day Originally a coal mine in the 19th and early 20th century with winding gear and open cast workings, waste heaps. thirty foot … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Museum

Yorkshire Museum Museum Gardens York YO1 7FR Admission Adults £7.50, child free with paying adult or £4.00 Quite a large museum which looks at prehistoric times and tells the story of how the Roman Legions founded the city of York … Continue reading

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York Castle Museum

Eye of York, York, YO1 9RY Admission adults £10, child free with adult up to 4 children then £4.50 per child. A lovely museum  that is housed in an 18th century prison buildings and you can easily spend a full day … Continue reading

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Christmas At York Museum Gardens

Lendal Bridge crossing between York Station and York Minster. Admission Adults £14.95 child £8.95 plus £2.00 admin The museum has over 10 acres of botanical gardens set against the backdrop of the medieval ruins of St. Mary’s Abbey and the … Continue reading

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National Railway Museum

National Railway Museum Leeman Road York YO26 4XJ Admission £5.00 donation Get up close and personal with the trains at the National Railway Museum, a very interesting place even if you are not into trains. The museum spans 300 years … Continue reading

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Clifford’s Tower

Tower street York YO1 9SA Admission Adults £5.00 children £3.00 William the Conqueror built the first established castle here.[2] When William the Conqueror marched north in 1068 to suppress a rebellion against his rule, he built a series of castles as … Continue reading

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