Midlands

Travel destination guides for the Midlands region in England, the English Midlands are located in the heart of the country covering several counties. Learn more about the Midlands, local history, heritage and local attractions. The area includes the West Midlands and the East Midlands regions; the West Midlands include the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire & Worcestershire and the West Midlands conurbation that includes the cities of Birmingham & Wolverhampton. The East Midlands include the counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, and Rutland.

Learn more about the various counties and areas in the Midlands area with our compact guides outlining local regional highlights, attractions & places of interest for visitors. The guides include information on local tourist information centres, local facts & figures, travel & transport, local maps & search, travel related videos & useful travel information & tips for travellers. The region has a mix of landscapes from large cities such as Birmingham offering a choice of city attractions, dining and entertainment facilities to smaller towns and villages in more rural locations located in the countryside. The region includes the coastline on England’s east coast with seaside resorts including Cleethorpes and Skegness in Lincolnshire.

Notable attractions in the West Midlands include Alton Towers, Warwick Castle, Dudley Zoological Gardens, Sutton Park, Worcester Cathedral, Birmingham city attractions including Bullring, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery & Aston Hall. Notable attractions in the East Midlands include the Lincolnshire coast with seaside resorts including Cleethorpes and Skegness, Silverstone Circuit, Rutland Water, Derbyshire Dales, Peak District & Sherwood Forest.

Midlands Quick Facts:

Population: 4,533,000 million (East Midlands); 5,602,000 million (West Midlands)

Area total: 15,627 sq km (East Midlands); 13,000 sq km (West Midlands)

Major Cities & Towns: Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Nottingham, Leamington Spa, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Warwick & Loughborough.

Major International Airports: Birmingham & East Midlands Airports.

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