Exploring the pretty little city of Lichfield. Magnificent National Memorial Arboretum. Wonderful gardens at Calke Abbey and Melbourne Hall. A summer swim in an open air Lido. Admiring the craftsmen at Staunton Harold.
The Noon Columns, created by David Nash. The craft workshops at Staunton Harold. National Memorial Arboretum. Watching canal life at Barton Marina. The National Trust property of Calke Abbey. The 1620's house and gardens
Explore the small city of Lichfield. Visit the ancient saxon crypt in Repton. Take a stroll around the serene National Memorial Arboretum. Sample a coffee in the bustling Barton canal marina. Learn about the history of beer at the National Brewery Centre. Enjoy the boost of electric power as you ride to Ashbourne, the gateway to the Peak District. Visit 2 National Trust properties – Kedleston Hall and Calke Abbey. Admire the gardens at Melbourne Hall.
2 historic National Trust properties. The brewing heritage of Burton on Trent at the National Brewery Museum. 2 heritage steam railway lines. The extraordinary story of Richard III and the Battle of Bosworth. 1620's house and gardens. Ashby Castle, the inspiration for Ivanhoe. The peaceful Ashby Canal.
A full tour of the National Forest, with plenty of time to enjoy the many atractions on offer. Be inspired at the National Memorial Arboretum. Take a walk around the magnificent gardens at Calke Abbey. Look out for wildlife as you cycle through the heart of the Forest. Enjoy the bustling city of Lichfield, where you can find out more about the life of Charles Darwin. Take a ride on a heritage steam train. See the site of the famous Battle of Bosworth.