That remarkable little Worcestershire Town -
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Within 25 miles of Redditch (30-
North of Redditch takes you as far as the historic town of Lichfield, with its 12th Century 3 spired cathedral and includes the whole of the major conurbation of Birmingham and the Black Country.
Birmingham, the second largest city in the country, is today a major national international commercial centre, but, during the industrial revolution was at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution which saw the town named as "the first manufacturing town in the world". More…
Directly South from Redditch within our 25 mile limit is the the popular Cotswolds region which is the country's largest officially designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' . The northern edge includes the beautiful ancient village of Broadway, known as the 'Jewel of the Cotswolds' and above the village is Broadway Tower, a folly built in 1799 and one of the best viewpoints in the Cotswalds. Among the many famous gardens is Hidcote Manor, one of the National Trusts most visited sites. More…..
Immediately to the East, is the attractive medieval town of Henley-
Close by Redditch, to the West, is the town of Bromsgrove, which has a small theatre, the Artrix, with a wide range of performances and film. Just to the south of Bromsgrove is the Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, an open air museum of rescued historic buildings. To the south of this area, and south west of Redditch, is the National Trust Hanbury Hall, a William and Mary-
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