All the places in the Midlands you can visit for free during National Lottery Open Week
The National Lottery Open Week begins on Saturday, March 18, and as a result, there are special offers and free tickets up for grabs at some of the region’s most important and impressive heritage venues. Free journeys on the Severn Valley Railway and free entry to the Black Country Living Museum are among them, though tickets have been going fast.
The Open Week events mean special offers to anyone with a National Lottery ticket or scratchcard. The purpose of the week is to celebrate lottery players and thank them for their part in raising £30million each week for good causes.
Since the National Lottery began in 1994, some £8.4billion has been awarded to 49,000 heritage projects. Here are some of the venues taking part in the Open Week in and around the Midlands.
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Just be sure to check before you go that tickets have not sold out and read any terms and conditions before you set off. All the details are here. There are venues offering discounts too, but we’re just listing the free stuff here!
Venues offering free entry this National Lottery Open Week
Aston Manor Transport Museum, Aldridge – Free entry on 18–19 March, 21 March, 25–26 March
Benthall Hall, Broseley – Free entry on 18–22 March, 25–26 March
Berrington Hall, Leominster – Free entry on 18–26 March
The Weir Garden, Swainshill – Free entry on 18–26 March
Moseley Old Hall, Wolverhampton – Free entry on 18–20 March, 24–25 March
Baddesley Clinton, Knowle – Free entry on 18–26 March
Coughton Court, Alcester – Free entry on 18–19 March, 25–26 March
Brockhampton, Bromyard – Free entry on 18–26 March
Attingham Park, Atcham – Free entry on 18–26 March
Packwood House, Solihull – Free entry on 18–26 March
Biddulph Grange Garden, Stoke-on-Trent – Free entry on 18–26 March
Shugborough Estate, Stafford – Free entry on 18–26 March
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wolverhampton – Free entry on 18–26 March
Upton House and Gardens, Banbury – Free entry on 18–26 March
Croome, Worcester – Free entry on 18–26 March
The Firs, Worcester – Free entry on 18–20 March, 24–26 March
Ladbroke Church, Southam – Free tours and printed guides on 18 March
Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Coventry – Free entry on 18–26 March
Black Country Living Museum, Dudley – Free entry on 19 March, 23 March
St Mary’s Guildhall, Coventry – Free entry on 18–19 March, 25–26 March
Digilis Island, Worcester – Free entry on 21 March, 24–25 March
Coalport China Museum, Telford – Free entry on 25–26 March
Jackfield Tile Museum, Telford – Free entry on 25–26 March
Severn Valley Railway, Kidderminster – Free tickets on 18–19 March, 25–26 March
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