Search criteria: yourplaceyourspace  Clear search
Go

Our Features

This page gives you access to a searchable and growing list of places and topics that will be of interest.

Each feature includes maps/trails, a gallery, links and contacts.

Search by passion or scroll and explore our features

The+Black+Sabbath+Bench+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Black Sabbath Bench - A Birmingham Gem!

The Black Sabbath bench is a celebration of the pioneering success of the Birmingham Heavy Metal band on Broad Street on the now named Black Sabbath Bridge over the canal.

 

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Photography, Travel & tourism, Music & musicians
Connect with us
St+George%27s+Church%2c+Edgbaston+-+Culture%2c+history+and+faith
Passions shared

St George's Church, Edgbaston - Culture, history and faith

St George's Church is situated at Westbourne Crescent in Edgbaston. Built in three phases from 1836 until 1885. Now Grade II listed. Noted for the architects Scoles, Edge and Chatwin.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture, Faith
Connect with us
The+former+Harborne+Fire+Station+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The former Harborne Fire Station - A Birmingham Gem!

A Grade II listed building in Harborne, built in 1907. It was formerly Harborne Fire Station, but now it is just flats or apartments. At Gordon Road near Rose Road in Harborne.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Coughton+Court+-+National+Trust+-+A+Warwickshire+Historic+Gem!
Passions shared

Coughton Court - National Trust - A Warwickshire Historic Gem!

Coughton Court is an English Tudor country house located between Studley and Alcester in Warwickshire. The Throckmorton family have lived here since 1409. In the National Trust from 1946.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Travel & tourism, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
The+Brandwood+Tunnel+-+a+Historic+Gem!
Passions shared

The Brandwood Tunnel - a Historic Gem!

The Brandwood Tunnel is on the Stratford-on-Avon Canal near Brandwood in South Birmingham (between Kings Heath & Kings Norton). It opened in 1802 and is over 300 metres long.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Rivers, lakes & canals, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Packwood+House+-+National+Trust+-+A+Warwickshire+Historic+Gem!
Passions shared

Packwood House - National Trust - A Warwickshire Historic Gem!

Packwood House is a National Trust property in Warwickshire, close to Lapworth and Solihull. They bought it from the Ash family in 1941. A Grade I listed building with gardens.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Travel & tourism, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Baddesley+Clinton+-+National+Trust+-+A+Warwickshire+Historic+Gem!
Passions shared

Baddesley Clinton - National Trust - A Warwickshire Historic Gem!

Baddesley Clinton is a National Trust property in Warwickshire. A moated manor house with gardens, with origins in the 13th century. Was home of the Brome and later Ferrers family.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Environment & green action, Green open spaces, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Coventry+Register+Office+part+of+which+was+the+Gatehouse+of+Cheylesmore+Manor+-+A+Coventry+Gem!
Passions shared

Coventry Register Office part of which was the Gatehouse of Cheylesmore Manor - A Coventry Gem!

The Gatehouse of Cheylesmore Manor now forms part of Coventry Register Office. It is all that remains of a Royal Palace that belonged to the Black Prince, dating back to the 14th Century.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Ford%27s+Hospital+-+A+Coventry+Tudor+Gem!
Passions shared

Ford's Hospital - A Coventry Tudor Gem!

Ford's Hospital is situated on Greyfriars Lane in Coventry. It was built in the early 16th century. Damaged by an air raid in 1940, it was later restored in 1953. A Grade I listed building

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Weekin+Works%2c+Harborne+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

Weekin Works, Harborne - A Birmingham Gem!

The Weekin Works is on Park Hill Road next to the Harborne Walkway in Harborne. Formerly the site of the Chad Vally toy car factory, in the 1950s and 1960s.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
The+Alexandra+Theatre+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The Alexandra Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Alexandra is a theatre on Suffolk Street Queensway in Birmingham. Originally built in 1900-01. Original entrance on John Bright Street. Extended to Suffolk St in the 1960s.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Travel & tourism, Music & musicians, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Coventry+Cathedral+-+Culture%2c+history+and+faith
Passions shared

Coventry Cathedral - Culture, history and faith

The ruined Coventry Cathedral was built between the 14th & 15th centuries, but destroyed during the Coventry Blitz in 1940. The new cathedral was built next to it from 1956 to 1962.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture, Faith
Connect with us
Wolverhampton+Low+Level+-+a+former+railway+station+in+Wolverhampton!
Passions shared

Wolverhampton Low Level - a former railway station in Wolverhampton!

Below Wolverhampton Station (formerly Wolverhampton High Level) is the former Wolverhampton Low Level. Opened in 1854 as Wolverhampton Joint, renamed in 1856. Closed in 1972 to passengers.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Transport, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Walsall+Arboretum+-+A+wonderful+open+space!+
Passions shared

Walsall Arboretum - A wonderful open space!

Walsall Arboretum is a Victorian public park situated on Broadway North in Walsall and it opened to the public in 1874. The large lake is the Hatherton Lake, there is also the Small Pool.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Environment & green action, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces
Connect with us
Coventry+UK+City+of+Culture+2021
Passions shared

Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

Coventry won the bid to be UK City of Culture at the end of 2017 for 2021. But due to the pandemic it was postponed to start for a year from May 2021.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Travel & tourism, People & community, Music & musicians
Connect with us
St.+Edburgha%27s+Church%2c+Yardley+-+Culture%2c+history+and+faith
Passions shared

St. Edburgha's Church, Yardley - Culture, history and faith

St Edburgha's Church is situated in Old Yardley Village. A Grade I listed building of 13th Century origin, but mostly of the 14th and 15th Centuries. Including monument to Henry Greswolde.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture, Faith
Connect with us
St.+Nicolas%27+Church%2c+Kings+Norton+-+Culture%2c+history+and+faith
Passions shared

St. Nicolas' Church, Kings Norton - Culture, history and faith

St Nicolas' Church is the parish church of Kings Norton. A church has been on this site since the 11th Century, although this one dates from the 13th to 19th Centuries.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture, Faith
Connect with us
The+original+Curzon+Street+Station+(dating+back+to+1838)+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
Passions shared

The original Curzon Street Station (dating back to 1838) - A Birmingham Gem!

The old Curzon Street Station was the first mainline station to open in Birmingham in 1838. It closed to passengers in 1893 and to freight in1966. It is now part of HS2.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Transport, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Birmingham+Central+Synagogue+-+Culture%2c+history+and+faith
Passions shared

Birmingham Central Synagogue - Culture, history and faith

Birmingham Central Synagogue has been on Speedwell Road in Edgbaston since the redevelopment of the Malcolm Locker Hall in 2013. Previously their old building was metres away on Pershore Road.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture, Faith
Connect with us
Birmingham+Central+Mosque+-+Culture%2c+history+and+faith
Passions shared

Birmingham Central Mosque - Culture, history and faith

Birmingham Central Mosque is situated on Belgrave Middleway in Highgate, Birmingham. Building started in 1968 and was completed by 1982. Dome and minaret, by William Copeland.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Classic Architecture, Faith
Connect with us
Guru+Nanak+Nishkam+Sewak+Jatha+-+Culture%2c+history+and+faith
Passions shared

Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha - Culture, history and faith

Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha (GNNSJ), a Sikh organisation with a head office based on Soho Road, Birmingham, is founded on the principles of selfless service to humanity.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: People & community, Classic Architecture, Faith
Connect with us
Edgbaston+Archery+and+Lawn+Tennis+Society
Passions shared

Edgbaston Archery and Lawn Tennis Society

The Edgbaston Archery and Lawn Tennis Society is the oldest lawn tennis club in the world. Founded as the Edgbaston Archery Society in 1860, lawn tennis was played here by at least 1875.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Sport & leisure, People & community
Connect with us
Edgbaston+Priory+Club+-+Home+of+the+Edgbaston+Classic
Passions shared

Edgbaston Priory Club - Home of the Edgbaston Classic

The Edgbaston Priory Club is situated on Priory Road in Edgbaston. A tennis club that usually one week in June each year hosts the Edgbaston Classic, a womens tennis competition.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Sport & leisure, Travel & tourism
Connect with us
The+Aston+Tavern+-+Historic+public+house
Passions shared

The Aston Tavern - Historic public house

The Aston Tavern is situated on Aston Hall Road near Villa Park. Dates to 1904. After being derelict for 20 years it was restored in 2014.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
Connect with us
Perry+Barr+Stadium+-+Home+of+Greyhound+Racing+Club+and+Birmingham+Brummies+Speedway
Passions shared

Perry Barr Stadium - Home of Greyhound Racing Club and Birmingham Brummies Speedway

Perry Barr Stadium, originally built in 1929 for Birchfield Harriers, is now the home of greyhound racing and speedway in Birmingham.

 Map of site.


View feature

Passions: History & heritage, Sport & leisure, Modern Architecture
Connect with us
Show more