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What you can see at Britain’s least popular tourist attraction

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12 March 2016

9:00 AM

12 March 2016

9:00 AM

Lonely fortress

Weoley Castle in Birmingham was revealed to be the least-visited tourist attraction in England, with 5,205 visitors last year. What is there to see?
— It is described as the ruins of a fortified manor house built by the Lords of Dudley as a hunting lodge in the 1270s. Visitors can view the ruins from a platform most days, but can access the stones by special arrangement or for events such as the Easter egg hunt.

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