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Stone Manor Hotel, Stone, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 4PJ

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Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (400 spaces)
  • Tennis
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Parking On Site
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • No Lift
  • 24hr service
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Get in touch

08445 76 76 76
*local rate

near the BEST WESTERN Stone Manor, Kidderminster

Hanbury Hall

The William and Mary-style Hanbury Hall is set in 395 acres of parkland, with a beautifully restored 18th-century garden. The impressive interior, with its superb painted ceilings, holds a fine porcelain collection and an exhibition about the Hall's past.

Available : Feb - Jun 2013; not Thu or Fri (various dates)

Black Country Living Museum

The Black Country, a region of 400 square miles to the west of Birmingham, was at the heart of Britain's Industrial Revolution in the late 18th century. The area's rich industrial heritage is brought to life at the Black Country Living Museum.

Available : Daily

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum hosts a programme of exhibitions by contemporary artists and also maintains its own historic picture collection. Also on display are historic artefacts such as an old Worcester sauce machine. 

Available : Daily; not Sun

Elgar Birthplace Museum

One of England's most celebrated composers, Sir Edward Elgar, composer of Pomp and Circumstance, is remembered in Worcester's Elgar Birthplace Museum. A curiously small place given his great legacy, this cosy museum is actually the house he was born in.

Available : Feb - Dec 2013 (annual)

Tudor House Museum

With walls made from horsehair and mud, Tudor House isn't your typical museum. Located in Worcester's historic centre, the museum has timber beams, leaded windows, decorated plaster ceilings and exhibitions that visitors are actively encouraged to touch and explore.

Available : Wed and Sat only

Worcester County Cricket Club

Worcestershire Cricket Club is one of the 18 major counties that play in the current English domestic cricket leagues. The County Ground has been home to the side since 1899 and maintains its charm and is a popular venue within the championship.

Available : Daily

Twenty20 Cup: Worcestershire Royals

The Friends Life T20 begins with a group format in June, before quarter finals in July and Finals Day at Southampton's Rose Bowl in August. Worcestershire Royals play their home games at the County Ground in Worcester.

Available : Jun - Aug 2013 (annual)

Worcester Cathedral

Built between 1084 and 1375, Worcester Cathedral still boasts some monastic buildings, including the chapel house, cloistered herb gardens and the monks' refectory. The Lady Chapels also still stand and the Norman crypt holds the tombs of King John and Prince Arthur. 

Available : Daily

Cadbury World

Chocoholics flock to Cadbury World, four miles from central Birmingham, to sample fresh liquid chocolate, explore its Aztec origins, browse the world's biggest Cadbury shop, ride the Beanmobile and chase Creme Eggs in Cadbury World Essence. Advance booking is recommended.

Available : Daily

Royal Porcelain Visitor Centre

Themed galleries trace the history of porcelain in Worcester, beginning with the Georgian Gallery, which introduces visitors to the earliest items made in Worcester, in the 1750s. A feature gallery hosts special and temporary exhibitions.

Available : Daily

Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses add a splash of floral colour to the city. Spanning 15 acres, the grounds sport a bandstand, an art gallery and four Victorian glasshouses, which shelter exotic plants in conditioned climates.

Available : Daily

Taste of Birmingham

Improve your culinary skills, watch experts in action and educate your palate with a range of tasting sessions at Taste of Birmingham in Edgbaston's Cannon Hill Park. Celebrated guest chefs show off their skills at cooking demos.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Twenty20 Cup: Finals Day

The County Club Cricket Ground (Edgbaston) in Birmingham hosts Finals Day, the climax of English cricket's Friends Life T20 competition. With two semi-finals and the final itself played over 12 hours, spectators certainly won't have time to get bored...

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Twenty20 Cup: Warwickshire Bears

The Friends Life T20 begins with a group format in June, before quarter finals in July and Finals Day at Southampton's Rose Bowl in August. Warwickshire Royals play their home games at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

Available : Jun - Aug 2013 (annual)

West Bromwich Albion FC 2012/13

West Bromwich Albion FC play their home matches at The Hawthorns. The Premier League runs between August and May and full fixture lists can be found on the club websites. Please note: games may be rearranged due to cup or television commitments.

Available : 18 Aug 2012 - 19 May 2013 (annual)


Dress to impress if you want to get into Birmingham's glitzy Miami-style club, Gatecrasher. There are four rooms of music, the latest in sound and light systems, nine bars and a line-up of renowned dance-music DJs.

Available : Daily

National Sea Life Centre

Birmingham's National Sea Life Centre brings a taste of the ocean to a land-locked city. The four-storey aquarium boasts a tank that holds one million litres and a large glass tube-tunnel, allowing visitors to feel entirely submerged within the watery scene.

Available : Daily

All England Badminton Championships

Birmingham's National Indoor Arena hosts the All England Badminton Championships. As one of the oldest and most prestigious events in the sport, many of the stars of world badminton are expected to take part.

Available : Mar 2013 (annual)

Birmingham International Tattoo

The Birmingham International Tattoo at the National Indoor Arena presents massed bands, pipers, dancers, gymnasts and even a dog display team. With more than 1000 international participants, the three-hour spectacular is great entertainment for families in the run-up to Christmas.

Available : Dec 2013 (annual)

Ikon Gallery

The Ikon Gallery, housed in a neo-gothic school in Brindleyplace, is home to innovative modern art exhibitions, an excellent specialist shop and renowned Spanish restaurant. Ride the quirky lift where the voice gets higher as you ascend.

Available : Daily; not Mon

Kinnaree Thai Restaurant

Overlooking Birmingham's city canals from its long ground-floor glass frontage, Kinnaree serves up over 100 authentic Thai dishes from chicken satay to Thai favourite Tom Yum Gai soup and sweet corn cakes. Named after a beautiful half-woman, half-swan mythological Thai character, Kinnaree's peaceful and beautifully decorated dining space has an elegant longboat as its centrepiece.

Available : Daily

Brindleyplace and Canalside

With reportedly more canals than Venice, Birmingham Canal Navigations offer alternative city views from 15 miles of towpath. Start at Brindleyplace's canalside bars, shops and galleries and walk towards Gas Street basin lined with narrow boats. Dinner cruises are popular.

Available : Daily

Birmingham Comedy Festival

Birmingham Comedy Festival promises one of the biggest and best line-ups yet, with familiar faces and emerging talent performing throughout the city. Going from strength to strength each year, this year's festival promises even more entertainment.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

BASS Music Festival

A celebration of Black music and art, the British Arts and Street Sounds festival takes place at venues across Birmingham. Events range from UK hip-hop dancing and sound system nights to critical debates on race and cultural identity.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

BIAD Graduate Shows

BIAD Graduate Shows exhibit and promote the best emerging talent from Birmingham Institute of Art and Design. Held at venues throughout Birmingham University sites, it showcases mixed-media work from students who are taking their first steps towards becoming professional artists.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

International Dance Festival

Birmingham's International Dance Festival presents a programme of performances from around the world at indoor and outdoor venues throughout the city. A biennial event, it's another high-energy fixture in the city's cultural calendar, and features both local and international dance troupes.

Available : Apr - May 2013 (biennial)

Birmingham Half Marathon

Runners can do their thing for the environment this autumn as the Birmingham Half Marathon's Race Against Climate Change is a chance to show commitment to the worthy cause. Growing in momentum, 15,000 runners are expected at this year's race.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

St Patrick's Day Festival

Birmingham is smothered in green, white and gold for its annual St Patrick's Day Festival. The huge parade features floats, marching bands and walkers, and day-long activities for all ages make this a great party.

Available : Mar 2013 (annual)

Birmingham International Jazz Festival

Dozens of performances in venues throughout the city attract thousands of visitors each year to the Birmingham International Jazz Festival. The event includes impromptu performances and late-night sessions hosted everywhere from department stores to parks and restaurants.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)


The UK's biggest free arts festival, ArtsFest crams concerts, performances, exhibitions and much more into venues throughout Birmingham for one action-packed weekend. With many events taking place outdoors, ArtsFest replicates the spirit of classic summer festivals but is guaranteed mud free!

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)


Harmonic is a cutting edge jazz festival held at venues across Birmingham. The festival shines a light on Birmingham/Midlands based musicians and encourages the creation of new music and ensembles, while celebrating the city's vibrant and diverse jazz scene.

Available : Sep - Oct 2013 (annual)

Sky Ride

Held throughout the UK, the Sky Ride encourages cyclists of all abilities to hop on their saddles and hit the streets. Taking place in Birmingham, this event allows cyclists to reclaim the city and enjoy a day of bike-based entertainment.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Shogun Teppan-yaki

The Mailbox mall's Shogun Teppan-yaki is a conveyor-style sushi and noodle bar with teppan-yaki 'cooking on a hot plate' tables. Here, chefs prepare fresh dishes in front of diners and there is an excellent value all-you-can-eat sushi buffet. The chic interior complements the stylish surroundings of the Mailbox.

Available : Daily

The Mailbox

Set in a former city-centre Post Office building, The Mailbox houses Birmingham's most glamorous shops including Emporio Armani and Bang & Olufsen plus independent labels. Enjoy stunning city views from Harvey Nichols' connecting glass bridge. Top restaurants and spa complete the experience.

Available : Daily

Bar du Malmaison

Creative mixologists blend cocktails at Bar du Malmaison in Birmingham's upscale Mailbox mall. Leather sofas and contemporary lighting create a slick, elegant look and feel. An extensive wine cellar offers bottles for all palates. Stay up for late-night dancing.

Available : Daily

Mechu Bar & Grill

Slouchy seats, exposed brickwork and purple timber floors re-create a 1960s New York vibe in the candle-lit, city-centre Mechu Bar and Grill, with private VIP lounge. Share a platter or grazing plate or try their signature burger and Mechu chips with aioli. There's also an extensive dessert and cocktail menu. Advance booking is highly recommended.

Available : Daily; not Sun

Welsh National Opera Spring Tour

Plots and convoluted intrigue typify Welsh National Opera's two spring productions at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Comedy first, in John Copley's new production of Johann Strauss' effervescent Die Fledermaus, while darker forces are at work in Verdi's Il Trovatore.

Available : Mar 2013 (annual)


Named after the street where it dwells, SummerRow is an up-and-coming social development based on a New York theme. Its two bar-cum-lounges, Mechu and Après, attract a young sophisticated crowd for post-work dinner, drinks and dancing.

Available : Daily

Chung Ying Garden

A favourite with the local Chinese community, Chung Ying Garden in Chinatown offers over 400 traditional Cantonese dishes including sizzling scallops, braised duck and vegetarian dumplings and fresh seafood. The contemporary interior features high ceilings, replica Terracotta soldiers and ancient Chinese princess paintings. Enjoy a traditional Yum Cha lunch with over 100 Dim Sum varieties.

Available : Daily

Birmingham Back to Backs

Back to Backs, Birmingham's last remaining city-centre National Trust-restored back-to-back housing, reflects four periods from 1840 to 1977. Experience the lives of its residents and stock up at the 1930s sweetshop for nostalgia's sake. Visiting is by guided tour only and advance booking is essential.

Available : Feb - Dec 2013 (annual)

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