Situated in the heart of England, the Midlands offers a huge variety of landscapes and places to enjoy and explore.
Frightful family fun
Spooky trails, ghost stories, pumpkin carving, creepy crafts and plenty more ghostly fun await you this half-term.
Will you dare to venture through houses by candlelight? Can you find your way along haunted trails? Who will carve the scariest pumpkin face?
Find hallowe'en and half-term events and family fun near you.
Autumn is the season to crunch through the leaves.
Venture outdoors to enjoy new walks and the blaze of colours on view across parklands and wide open countryside or experience the changing light that unfolds in gardens, parks and houses at this time of year.
Don't forget how much we love to see the autumn colour your experience, share your photos with us on Facebook.
Getting ready for Christmas
With only weeks until the big festive day, we’re merrily getting ready to celebrate.
To help get you in the mood, here's a list of events near you from Christmas Markets to breakfast with Father Christmas and wreath making courses.
This year’s Great British Walk celebrates the changing colours of our landscapes and invites you to explore new walks.
Take a stroll under falling gold and orange leaves, discover pink and yellow fungi, watch red deer as they display their annual ruts and see blue merlins as they grace the skies.
Our team of wildlife staff, rangers and gardeners share the wildlife they see through the seasons.
From migrating birds to blooming gardens, intriguing fungi to veteran trees, you can learn all about wildlife through the seasons with us.
Siutated in the heart of England, the Midlands is the perfect location for groups.
Whether you're looking for a new day trip, somewhere to stop off on route north or south or a full weekend itinerary; houses, gardens, parklands and countryside places all await you.
You can delve even deeper into the collections we care for online.
Have you ever wondered what is hiding behind the doors of your favourite cabinet or what objects are yet to be displayed?
With over 800,000 items we're sure you will discover something new.