Bromsgrove town centre is 1¼ miles from Bromsgrove station which is in Aston Fields. Bromsgrove PlusBus tickets are valid for local bus journeys, including to the town centre and Avoncroft Museum (see below).
A wide variety of bygones collected by Dennis Norton from 1949 onwards. The exhibits tell the story of Bromsgrove
and how people lived in the past. Many items are arranged in shop fronts. Outside there are transport related exhibits.
Open closed for building work.
Bus 42/145/145A from station forecourt to Bromsgrove town centre, Windsor Street, then ¼ mile. 4 minutes journey, M-S about 2 buses per hour, Sun infrequent. Bromsgrove PlusBus tickets are valid for this journey. Operated by Diamond Bus.
Avoncroft Museum is home to over 30 historic buildings and structures which have been rescued from
demolition or neglect and rebuilt. National Collection of telephone kiosks. Miniature railway (see website for operating days).
Tearoom and picnic area. Events programme.
Open Mar-Oct, TWThFSSu 1030-1700.
Bus 145/145A from station forecourt to near museum (shortly after Morrisons), there is no marked stop. 8 minutes journey, M-S hourly. Bromsgrove PlusBus tickets are valid for this journey. Operated by Diamond Bus.
I recommend using the bus but it is possible to walk 1½ miles to Avoncroft Museum as there are paths along all the roads, including the busy A38.
Harvington Hall is a Tudor Manor House built with several hiding places for Catholic priests during the reign of
Protestant Queen Elizabeth I. Moat, lake and gardens. Visitor Centre covering history of the Hall. Guided House tours.
Tearoom. Events programme.
Open May-Oct, WThFSSu & BH 0930-1630, see website for House tours.
Bus 42 from station forecourt to opposite Winterfold Cottage, very shortly after the signposted turning for Harvington Hall (for cars), there is no marked stop, about 20 minutes journey. Then ½ mile walk. M-S every 2 hours, Sun infrequent. Bromsgrove PlusBus tickets are NOT valid for this journey. Operated by Diamond Bus.
Buses also operate from Kidderminster.