Great UK family days out, tourist attractions and places to visit

Visit West & East Midlands

Take a look at the Going Places UK magazine for fabulous days out in the West & East Midlands.

There’s loads of great things to see & do in and around the West & East Midlands

The Midlands has a lot to offer for places to visit, and is an ideal location because of the good roads links and easy access to Airports, many parts have recently undergone substantial regeneration and offer world-class visitor attractions as well as superb shopping. Enjoy what the counties of Staffordshire, Shropshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire and The Peak District have to offer for great days out and family fun.

Crich Tramway Village & Amerton Farm

Amerton Farm & Craft Centre is definitely a great day out for everyone, with lots to see and do for all age groups. They have a vast array of attractions to appeal to all the family. They aim to provide a relaxed and pleasant environment so that everyone can enjoy their visit.

Nestling on the edge of the Peak District this award-winning Crich Tramway Village takes you on a mile-long scenic journey through a period street to open countryside with panoramic views over the Derwent Valley.  Enjoy unlimited vintage tram rides, and explore 30,000 sq ft of indoor attractions. The Exhibition Hall houses the largest collection of vintage electric trams in Britain.

The award winning Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre family visitor attraction, voted as ‘Best Family Day Out (small venue)’ by the general public. Get up close and personal to Shropshire’s larger than life mammoth and step back into the Iron Age.

Take a stroll in our meadows, relax in our cafe with lovely views over a delicious home-cooked meal, a frothy coffee or a Shropshire cream tea. Open daily throughout the year 10am – 5pm.