Discovery Days

 

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Wednesday 14th November

A visit to Middleton Hall and Gardens and Peel Museum

What we will see

 

Middleton Hall is a little known historic site located between Tamworth and Sutton Coldfield. It has a long history, spanning back to the Doomsday book of 1086.

 

Upon arrival we will have tea/coffee and biscuits.

 

Then we will have a short introduction to the history of the hall, we will then have a one hour guided tour of the historic Grade 2 listed Manor House. After the tour there will be free time to explore the hall, gardens and grounds at our leisure.

 

Lunch is not included in the cost of the visit, but there is an on-site coffee shop that sells lunchtime options.

 

In the afternoon, we will visit the Peel museum and be given a talk by a member of the Peel society. Giving more information about the life of Sir Robert Peel. We are then free to take a tour of the museum.

                                                                               

Accessibility

There are some staircases and there are no lifts, we will be on our feet for up to 75 minutes. It may be unsuitable for those with mobility limitations. However seat and rest points can be found in the hall and gardens for visitors to use.

Where to meet

 

Please meet in the car park of Middleton Hall,

Middleton, Tamworth, Post Code B78 2AE.

 

At 10:45 to start the tour at 11:00

Timings

The tour of the hall starts at 11:00 until about 12:30. You are then free to further explore the hall and gardens and have lunch.

 

The afternoon talk from the Peel society starts at 2:00.

 

 

Clothing

 

It is an unheated grade 2 listed building, so it will be advisable to wear warm clothing for the tour of the house and as some of the day will be spent outside, wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions on the day.

 

 

Car Parking and Transport

 

There is a car park on site. If you require a lift, please contact the leader who will try to arrange something for you.

 

Cost

 

 

£13:50 per person

 

Payment

 

Payment instructions will follow with booking confirmation.

Please ensure your place is booked before any payment is made.

 

 

 

Booking

 

By email at avcgdiscovery@gmail.com

 

If you do not have access to email, call Ann on 0121 458 7123

 

The closing date for this event is 29th October

 

Lead contacts

 

 

The leader on the day will be Ann Hanks telephone on the day is:- 07460053867

 

Website

 

Web address is:- www.middleton-hall.co.uk www.thepeelsociety.org.uk

 

 

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