Solihull is one of the richest towns in the West Midlands and one of the richest areas in the UK outside of London. In November 2013, the Quality of life index Solihull stated that “the best place to live” in the United Kingdom.
Solihull tourism has grown due to the opening of new hotels
, restaurants and retail businesses. The best places to visit in Solihull can be seen here:
1.The National Motorcycle Museum
The National Motorcycle Museum is the world’s finest and largest British motorcycle museum, and opened its doors in October 1984, with 350 motorcycles displayed. The museum collection is currently proud of 1000 plus machines, updated to fully structured producers.
Not only is the largest collection of British motorcycle in the world, but the National Motorcycle Museum is also one of the UK’s largest conferencing and events facilities. In the award-winning conference center, 13 pieces were built, including a Ward Room, 20 guests, and 1000 hosted Imperial Suites.
Packwood House is a timber-chamber Tudor manor house near Warwickshire. Since 1941, the House is a Grade 1 listed building, owned by the National Trust. It has a wealth of tapestries and fine furniture and is famous for the yews garden.
The famous Yew Garden, which has 100 trees was made by advocate Jan Petchesten in the mid-17th century. Clipped yews are supposed to represent the “Mount Speech”. Twelve great yellows are called “apostles” and the four major models in the center are ‘the evangelists’. A tight spiral path covered with box hedges climbed a hummock named “The Mount”. The summit throne is called “The Master”. Smaller trees are called “the multitude” and have been raised to replace an orchard in the 19th century.
3.Umberslade Farm Park
The Umberslade Farm Park
is a great day for outdoor and indoor play areas, beautiful cuddly animals plus all the farmyard favorites. Enjoy the warmth of the farmhouse café with a great selection of food & drink. Children of all ages can enjoy Umberslade farm park farming activities. Hold and feed a variety of animals in a family farm in Warwickshire. A wonderful family day out.
4. The Core Theatre Solihull
The Core Theatre Solihull
is a multi-purpose art platform in the heart of the town center. core Theater compromises a 336 Seat Raked theater is fully technically equipped with stage flying system, sound, and lighting.
A small multi-use studio consists of up to 130 seating for small-scale theater performances, music programs, workshops, walk-in meetings, and day sales etc.
The Courtyard Gallery and Art Space is an area for a showcase and creative activity, also available for hire. The busy stage is a mix of a variety of professional and enthusiastic events including music, drama, comedy, and dance. The venues’ eatery ENCORE serves hot and cold snacks and drinks plus full catering for functions and events.
5.National Trust – Baddesley Clinton
is a devastating building at 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Warwick in Warwickshire, England. The house was probably evolved in the 13th century when large areas of the Arden Forests were approved for the farm. The site is a Grade 1 listed building and the house is scheduled ancient monument.
The house as it now exists is surrounded by ponds and extensive formal gardens. Many farm buildings were built in the 18th century. The interior has a great hall, parlor and library with other rooms and residents used the 16th-century sculpture and furniture and the 19th-century accessories.