Pooley Country Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Pooley Ln, Polesworth, Tamworth B78 1JA, UK
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About Pooley Country Park
Pooley Country Park has over 62 hectares of beautiful land for you to explore, including the huge environmental education area with natural pools and woodland habitats right next to the Coventry Canal. There are so many things to see and do at Pooley Country Park.
Attractions Near Pooley Country Park
The Snowdome is an indoor ski slope just off the A5 road in Tamworth, Staffordshire, England. It opened in May 1994 and was the first full-sized recreational indoor ski slope in the UK. The Snowdome has a learner slope underneath the main slope. The main slope also holds regular 'ramp nights' in which several objects are added, including a gas pipe, mini rail and a quarter pipe.
Tamworth Castle was built in the south-west corner of a Saxon fortified burh. It was raised shortly after the Norman Conquest, rebuilt in stone during the twelfth century and in 1423 it came into the hands of the Freville family who made it their main residence. The castle briefly saw action during the Civil War when a Parliamentary force dislodged the Royalist garrison.
Twycross Zoo is a medium to large zoo near Norton Juxta Twycross, Leicestershire. It was now renowned as a World Primate Centre and has a wide variety of monkeys and apes including the UK's only group of bonobos. It has around 500 animals of almost 150 species, including many endangered species. Renowned as a specialist primate zoo, it is the only zoo in the UK to exhibit all four types of great ape: gorilla, orangutan, chimpanzee and bonobo, the latter being the only bonobos in the country.
Thomas Land is a themed area at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire, England, based on the children's television series Thomas and Friends. It stands on the former site of Robinsons Land, a themed area sponsored by the soft drinks brand of the same name. Thomas Land officially opened to the public on 15 March 2008. An expansion of Thomas Land with additional attractions and private party rooms opened on 8 April 2015.
Drayton Manor Theme Park is home to a variety of exciting attractions with roller coasters, a zoo, and Thomas Land. It is the fourth-largest amusement park in the UK by land area at 280 acres. The park is also home to Thomas Land and Drayton Manor Zoo, home to over 100 animals, including Red pandas, Eurasian lynx, Sumatran tigers and a variety of monkeys and gibbons. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.
Stormforce 10 is a ride that recreates the story of a lifeboat rescue, launched in association with the RNLI. The ride is located at Drayton Manor Theme Park near Tamworth, Staffordshire, England. As of 2020, the height limit has been raised to 1.3m and riders under 14 must be accompanied by a person over 16.
Where is Pooley Country Park
Discover More Attractions in Warwickshire, Where Pooley Country Park Is Located
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.