Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Museums and Places of Interest

There are many places of interest in and around Wychbold, and many places to eat and stay (not listed) to make your visit even more enjoyable.

Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings

To discover more about timber-framed buildings, more recent buildings and local industries, visit:

Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
Stoke Heath,
Bromsgrove,
Worcestershire.
B60 4JR
Tel: 01527 831363/831886
www.avoncroft.org.uk

Hanbury Hall – National Trust

Visit Hanbury Hall (a National Trust property) in the neighbouring parish of Hanbury.

Hanbury Hall
School Road
Hanbury
Droitwich Spa
Worcestershire
WR9 7EA
01527 821214

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-hanburyhall.htm

Droitwich Spa

Salt Industry – a display of the history of salt production in Droitwich

The Heritage Centre
St Richard’s House
Victoria Square
DroitwichSpa
Worcestershire
WR9 8DS
01905 774312

For opening times – check details for the Droitwich Spa Tourist Information Centre
http://wychavon.whub.org.uk/home/wdcindex/wdc-tourism/wdc-tourism-droitwich.htm

“Droitwich Calling” – an exhibition of the technology used at the transmitting station

The Heritage Centre
St Richard’s House
Victoria Square
DroitwichSpa
Worcestershire
WR9 8DS
01905 774312

For opening times – check details for the Droitwich Spa Tourist Information Centre
http://wychavon.whub.org.uk/home/wdcindex/wdc-tourism/wdc-tourism-droitwich.htm

Salt Statue

This modern statue may be found in Victoria Square (behind the library)

The Replica Upwich Pit

This replica of the mediaeval bring pit is located in Vines Park, between the River Salwarpe and the Droitwich Barge Canal.

Piper’s Hill and Dodderhill Common

Piper’s Hill and Dodderhill Common is a 15.5 (39 acre) reserve owned and managed by the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. Also known as Hanbury Woods, it consists of two very old commons, which were in previous centuries, maintained as a woodland pasture. At one time the land lay within the boundaries of Feckenham Forest.

OS Map SO 960 649 (Landranger 150 and Explorer 204)

B4091 leading south-east from Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove (A38) to Hanbury, about 2 miles north of Hanbury Village.
There is a car park at the northern end of the reserve.

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust – Piper’s Hill

Building research At Avoncroft

Looking at one of the many timber-framed buildings at Avoncroft Museum

Hanbury Hall

Hanbury Hall, the home of the Vernon family, is now a National Trust property

Salt Statue in Victoria Square, Droitwich Spa

There are many places to visit in Droitwich Spa which are linked to the historic Salt Industry

Salt tools at replica of Upwich Pit- Droitwich Spa

Salt tools at a replica of the Upwich Pit

Piper's Hill

Enjoy walking beside the historic trees at Piper’s Hill

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