Things to do near Redditch, Worcestershire

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The Abbey Hotel is the perfect base for exploring the best of the Midlands. We're within easy reach from  Cadbury World, West Midlands Safari Park, and Drayton Manor, while the city of Birmingham and its many attractions such as the Bullring, Resorts World, and The Arena Birmingham are just a short drive away.

West Midlands Safari Park

Home to some of the world's rarest species of animals, this fantastic wildlife park has a 4-mile drive round safari, discovery trail, and theme park.

Cadbury World

This ever-popular family-friendly attraction takes you on an interactive adventure through the history of Cadbury's chocolate.

Black Country Living Museum

This award-winning open air museum transports you back to the 19th century and to one of the most heavily industrialised landscapes in Britain.


An award-winning science museum in the heart of Birmingham, Thinktank promises hours of fun for the whole family.

Hatton Country World

Enjoy a day of family fun filled with farmyard animals, adventure play, fun fair rides, falconry displays, tractor rides, and much more!

National Sea Life Centre Birmingham

Come face-to-face with some of the world's most amazing sea life at this fabulous family-friendly attraction.

Umberslade Farm Park

This family-run farm park gives little ones the opportunity to hold and bottle feed animals, ride on tractors, and let off some steam in the adventure play areas.

Warwick Castle

Discover over 1,000 years of history through dramatic exhibitions, interactive experiences, storytelling, and live demonstrations.

Drayton Manor and Thomas Land

Perfect for all ages, the theme park is home to white knuckle rides, a 15-acre zoo, beautifully landscaped parkland, and exciting attractions.

Coughton Court

This fascinating property has been the home of the Throckmorton family since 1409 and is known for having close connections to the Gunpowder Plot.


Best known as the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the beautiful Warwickshire town is just a 35-minute drive from our hotel.

Tamworth SnowDome

With real snow slopes, an ice skating rink, and a children's snowplay area, the SnowDome offers plenty of fun for all ages and abilities.

The ICC Birmingham

The UK's premier conference centre plays host to a wide variety of events throughout the year and is just 40 minutes from our hotel by car.

Resorts World Birmingham

Home to outlet shopping, a range of restaurants, the Santai Spa, Genting Casino, Cineworld cinema with IMAX™ and much more.

Bullring shopping centre

Birmingham's Bullring shopping centre offers over 200 high street and designer shops and a growing selection of restaurants and bars.

Symphony Hall

This stunning venue plays host to a wide range of events and is also home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Resorts World Arena

This fabulous venue regularly plays host to exhibitions, world-famous public shows, international trade shows, music concerts and much more.

The Arena Birmingham

The Arena Birmingham is one of the busiest large scale indoor sporting and entertainment venues in Europe.