Tutbury Castle - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Tutbury Castle
Tutbury Castle is a largely ruined medieval castle at Tutbury, Staffordshire, England, in the ownership of the Duchy of Lancaster. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. People who have stayed in the castle include Eleanor of Aquitaine and Mary, Queen of Scots, who was a prisoner there. The castle ruins are open to the public and are a popular tourist destination, hosting many special exhibitions and features throughout the year.
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National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
5.84km from Tutbury Castle
Sudbury Hall is a country house in Sudbury, Derbyshire, England. One of the country's finest Restoration mansions, it has Grade I listed building status. Discover remarkable 17th-century craftsmanship, exquisite plasterwork, wood carvings and classical story-based murals. Meet knowledgeable room hosts and volunteers and be amazed by the grandeur of the Great Staircase, the Long Gallery and the captivating story of this historic house.
Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
6.26km from Tutbury Castle
Claymills Pumping Station, a former steam-powered, sewage pumping station, built between 1884 and 1886 to designs by James Mansergh. There are four huge pumping beam engines, two of which currently work, a large steam driven workshop where you can see engineers and a blacksmith in action. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area which paves light to the history.
The National Brewery Centre
7km from Tutbury Castle
The National Brewery Centre Museum is a museum and tourist attraction adjacent to the Bass Brewery in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England. It incorporates large elements of the original Bass Collection. Learn about the legendary Bass family and their role in the development of brewing. The museum also celebrates the social history of the development of brewing - the real life experiences and stories of the people who helped to build Burton's world-renowned brewing reputation.
St. George's Park
7.14km from Tutbury Castle
St George's Park is the English Football Association's national football centre built on a 330-acre site at Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. The centre was officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on 9 October 2012. With 13 outdoor pitches, including a replica of the Wembley surface, a full-size indoor 3G pitch, a suite of rehabilitation and sports science areas, and an indoor futsal arena, St. George’s Park provides world-class facilities for the England teams ahead of internatio
Branston Water Park
8.15km from Tutbury Castle
Branston Water Park is a premier wildlife site in East Staffordshire. Located just outside Burton off the A38. It was originally an open cast gravel pit and is now a Local Nature Reserve. The reed bed is particularly important to wildlife as it is one of the largest in Staffordshire. It is a notable wetland site, and around the lake is woodland, predominantly of willow and birch, and wildflower meadow. There is a large reed bed, which is a Grade 1 Staffordshire Site of Biological Importance.
8.48km from Tutbury Castle
Stapenhill Gardens is a very popular local park, consisting of formal gardens, open grassland and woodland plus a popular play area. Its main feature is a giant artificial swan with all flowers planted in it. The site is mostly woodland, lawns, wild meadows and formal flower beds with trees and shrubberies. Its arboretum is near St Peter's Church and riverside steps lead to a swan feeding area.
Discover More Attractions in Staffordshire, Home of Tutbury Castle
Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. It borders Cheshire to the north west, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the southeast, the West Midlands County and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west.
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