Forge Mill Needle Museum and Bordesley Abbey Visitors Centre

Forge Mill Needle Museum in Redditch is a fascinating place to visit. This historic site illustrates the rich heritage of the needle and fishing tackle industries. Did you know, Redditch once produced 90% of the world's needles!

On the same site, just a very short walk from Forge Mill Museum, are the ruins of Bordesley Abbey - a medieval Cistercian Abbey which has been extensively excavated.

How to get there: Diamond service 146 stops at Abbey Stadium and service 62 stops on Forge Mill Road, both of which are just a short walk from the museum.

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Redditch Circular
via Forge Mill Road, Winyates, Matchborough West & Matchborough East

Attwell Farm Park

Enjoy a fun and educational day at Attwell Farm Park. Meet a wide variety of animals from Aberdeen Angus cattle, llamas, donkeys, emus and a whole host of other farm animals see and interact within in the Petting Barn. There is also a huge indoor play area and cafe for a full day out.

How to get there: Diamond 150 service stops at Bransons Cross Roundabout which is approximately 10 mins walk from Attwell Farm Park.

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Redditch to Kings Heath
via Alexandra Hospital, Inkford Brook, Hollywood & Maypole

Transport Museum Wythall

Transport Museum Wythall, is home to over 90 vintage buses of all ages, along with two restored fires engines, a fine collection of vintage battery electric road vehicles, plus miniature railway. The museum is open Saturdays & Sundays plus Wednesdays during school holidays.

How to get there: Diamond Bus 150 services stops along the Alcester Rd, near the Becketts Farm Island, approximately 15 minutes walk to the museum.

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Redditch to Kings Heath
via Alexandra Hospital, Inkford Brook, Hollywood & Maypole

Arrow Valley Visitor Centre

At the heart of Arrow Valley County Park is  is the Arrow Valley Visitors Centre, which houses a cafe and facilities with panoramic views over the Lake.

How to get there: Diamond Bus 62 service stops along Paper Mill Drive, approximately 10 minutes walk to the centre.

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Redditch Circular
via Forge Mill Road, Winyates, Matchborough West & Matchborough East