Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2023

Time: 13:15 – 15:45

Location: Meet at Aston Hall, in Stable Yard Cafe

Price: £5 + booking fee for members, £7 + booking fee for non-members

Join Birmingham & Warwickshire Archaeological Society to explore Aston. This walking tour includes a rare opportunity to see inside the parish church of St Peter and St Paul in the company of Nigel Cripps, project officer at the church.

After the guided tour of the church continue with us as we explore Aston by foot. We’ll be taking in the site of the medieval village, various historic buildings at Witton Island and walking back through the park and gardens surrounding Aston Hall.

Whilst this excursion does not include access to Aston Hall you’re invited to visit this important heritage property independently before the walk. Find out more about visiting Aston Hall.

Useful Information

The tour will take approximately 2½ hours. We will start promptly at 13:15, departing from Aston Hall’s Stable Yard Cafe. The cafe is open from 11am.

Free parking is available at Aston Hall Park off Witton Lane, B6 6JD. Various bus services operate nearby and the closest rail stations are Aston and Witton, each approx. 10 mins away.

Please wear comfortable footwear and dress for the weather.

This walk is £5 (+booking fee) for members and members of affiliated societies.

This walk is open to non-members, please book a non-member ticket for £7 (+booking fee).

To find out more about becoming a member of Birmingham and Warwickshire Archeological Society, click here.

Attendees under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children who are covered by a BWAS Family Membership must be accompanied by an adult from the same membership.


Exploring Aston: a walking tour of historic Aston in Birmingham

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