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Sarehole Mill Museum

Cole Bank Rd, Birmingham B13 0BD, UK

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About Sarehole Mill Museum

Sarehole Mill is a Grade II listed water mill, in an area once called Sarehole, on the River Cole in Hall Green, Birmingham. It showcases the fascinating history of the Sarehole Mill where you can see the 18th-century splendour that influenced famed writer J.R.R. Tolkien. The Sarehole Mill also has connections with English manufacturer Matthew Boulton, who leased the mill between 1756 and 1761, using it to produce sheet metal used for button manufacturing.

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Moseley Bog0.75km from Sarehole Mill Museum

Moseley Bog was the childhood playground of The Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien, who lived nearby. It is made up of both wet and dry woodland together with patches of fen vegetation which has developed on the site of an old millpond.  It's home to a wide range of animals, plants and insects, though the gnarled old trees and bluebell displays tend to stand out more than anything else.

Kings Heath Park3.03km from Sarehole Mill Museum

Kings Heath Park is a Green Flag status park in the Kings Heath district of Birmingham, England, which is managed by Birmingham City Council. The park is centred on a house, built in 1832 for the newly elected MP William Congreve Russell.  From 1909-1911 the house was used as a school. In 1911, Kings Heath — and the park — was incorporated into the city of Birmingham. The Trust sold the remaining land to Birmingham Corporation on 10 February 1914, and this was immediately incorporated into the p

Cannon Hill Park3.69km from Sarehole Mill Museum

Cannon Hill Park is one of the premier parks in the city and has been awarded Green Flag status. With beautiful flowerbeds, lakes, pools and a wonderful collection of trees.  It is the most popular park in the city, covering 250 acres consisting of formal, conservation, woodland and sports areas. Recreational activities at the park include boating, fishing, bowls, tennis, putting and picnic areas.

Edgbaston Stadium4km from Sarehole Mill Museum

Edgbaston Stadium is the home of Warwickshire county cricket club and Birmingham Bears. It has been transformed into one of the UK’s leading sporting venues, situated in Edgbaston.  Edgbaston has hosted the T20 Finals Day more than any other cricket ground. Edgbaston is the main home ground for the Birmingham Phoenix men's team in The Hundred competition from 2021.

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park4.09km from Sarehole Mill Museum

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park is a small zoo on the edge of Cannon Hill Park in Birmingham, England. It is owned and managed by Birmingham City Council. It was home to a unique collection of animals from across the world, including Red Pandas, lemurs, reptiles, meerkats, otters, birds, wallabies and a large collection of monkeys.

Birmingham Central Mosque4.1km from Sarehole Mill Museum

Birmingham Central Mosque is a mosque in the Highgate area of Birmingham, England, run by the Birmingham Mosque Trust. The organization, 'Muslims in Britain’ classify the Birmingham Central Mosque as nonsectarian. The mosque has a capacity of 6,000, including women. The mosque provides a Sharia Council which in 2016 handled 400 requests for divorce.

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The West Midlands is a ceremonial county, metropolitan county, and combined authority area in west-central England.  It was the second-most populous county in England after Greater London. Famous for so many attractive locations and also a unique location for a leisure trip.