The Kingswinford is located in the west midlands of England and often known as the Black Country and it has provoked a controversial debate among the historians for a lot many years.
Whether you call it the mass industrialization of this place due to the subsequent coal furnaces which produces thick black smoke or whether it be the black nature of this land that has been caused by the shallow deposits of coal this place is the political and emotional heart of the place.
This is known to all of us by The Black Country Living Museum which is just few miles outside the town center, which has won honor for being in the midst of the important attractions in the UK. The main players dazzling in traditional dress of the industrial revolution take you through the interesting story of the area; even as riding aboard the wonderfully restored trolleybuses and canal boats give you a sense of what it was like to live and work through these original times.
Highlights of Kingswinford
This is far-flung from the only highlight of Dudley though; and a tour round the 13th century castle, (rebuilt from its 8th century predecessor), showcases this, though it is the zoological gardens in its grounds that pull towards the highest number of visitors. More than seventy years old, the zoo enjoys many captivating sights; counting a rainforest walkthrough. Their efforts on management can also not be unfussy; with ongoing research and facilities for the housing of rare species.
One more attraction for nature lovers has to be the Wren’s Nest Nature Reserve. A protected area, it is one of the UKs most important geological nature reserves. Practically more than One thousand fossils have been found there, whilst it is host to many a rare plant species. When you mention Dudley in the west midlands to many English people, they will only connect it idiomatic voices and accents and the industrial revolution. However, it is far more than this, and far more than can be written here. In essence, it is one of Britain’s hidden gems.
Amazing things to do
If people are looking for something to do over the Christmas period, or they just fancy a break from the normal life, then the midlands town of Dudley has a variety of events that will give people of all ages and interests amazing to do over the approaching weeks. Fans of beautiful historic homes will love Aston Hall by Candlelight starting from December month, which gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy this extraordinary period house in a out of this world new light.
Lovers of all things continental, for the meantime, will love the upcoming German market. It runs until December 23 in Victoria Square, New Street, Chamberlain Square and Centenary Way, and will feature around twenty stalls offering a mix of German food, crafts and conventional goods imported from all over the planet. Families are taken care of at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, which will be featuring a Santa’s Grotto, nativity trail and festive activities each day waiting Christmas time period.