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Umberslade Estate - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Butts Ln, Tanworth in Arden, Solihull B94 5AE, UK

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About Umberslade Estate

Umberslade Estate is a 17th-century mansion converted into residential apartments situated in Nuthurst near Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire. It is a Grade II* listed building. The old manor house was replaced between 1695 and 1700 when Smith of Warwick built the new mansion for Andrew Archer, Member of Parliament for Warwickshire. The estate passed to his son Andrew Archer, 2nd Baron Archer, after whose death in 1778 it was ultimately settled on his daughter Sarah, Countess of Plymouth.

Attractions Near Umberslade Estate

Earlswood Lakes
Earlswood Lakes3.6km from Umberslade Estate

Earlswood Lakes, a series of canal reservoirs, created in the Imperial period to serve the Stratford upon Avon canal. A pumping station survives, but the engine has been removed from the building. They still supply the canal, and also provide leisure facilities, including sailing, fishing and walking. The northern banks of the lakes form the county boundary with the West Midlands.

National Trust - Packwood House
National Trust - Packwood House5.3km from Umberslade Estate

Packwood House is a timber-framed Tudor manor house in Packwood on the Solihull border near Lapworth, Warwickshire. Owned by the National Trust since 1941, the house is a Grade I listed building. It has a wealth of tapestries and fine furniture, and is known for the garden of yews.

Arrow Valley Country Park
Arrow Valley Country Park6.46km from Umberslade Estate

Arrow Valley Country Park is the largest area of open space in Redditch, 900 acres in size, including a visitor center, café, and gift shop. The lake is home to Redditch Sailing Club and the Youth Afloat initiative, which provides sailing experience for children who would not otherwise have the opportunity. The park was recognized with a Civic Trust Green Flag Award in 2005. A visitor center, the Countryside Centre (access off the B4497, Battens Drive) was opened in 2000 and is open most days.

The Transport Museum Wythall
The Transport Museum Wythall6.57km from Umberslade Estate

The Transport Museum, Wythall is a transport museum just outside Birmingham, at Chapel Lane, Wythall, Worcestershire, England. The museum has three halls, presenting a significant collection of preserved buses and coaches, including Midland Red and Birmingham City Transport vehicles, a collection of battery electric vehicles such as milk floats, and a Tilling-Stevens petrol-electric bus.

National Trust - Baddesley Clinton
National Trust - Baddesley Clinton7.74km from Umberslade Estate

National Trust's Baddesley Clinton is a moated manor house, located near the historic town of Warwick, Warwickshire. The house probably originated in the 13th century, when large areas of the Forest of Arden were cleared for farmland. The site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and the house is a Grade I listed building. The house, park and gardens are owned by the National Trust and open to the public; they lie in a civil parish of the same name.

Forge Mill Needle Museum
Forge Mill Needle Museum7.93km from Umberslade Estate

Forge Mill Needle Museum in Redditch is an unusual and fascinating place to visit. It illustrates the rich heritage of the needle and fishing tackle industries. Models and recreated scenes provide a vivid illustration of how needles were once made, and how Redditch once produced 90% of the world’s needles.

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Warwickshire is a county in the West Midlands region of England. The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon and Victorian novelist George Eliot, at Nuneaton. It is a popular destination for international and domestic tourists to explore both medieval and more recent history.