Local groups and heritage organisations

Here you can find a list of heritage and natural environment organisations around Warwickshire. These include museums, archives, local history societies and organisations concerned with the county’s natural landscape and heritage.

Latest organisations

These organisations have been added to the site recently. You can add your own organisation.
  • London & North Western Railway Society

    London & North Western Railway Society

    The LNWR Society was founded in 1973 to collect and disseminate information about the L&NWR and its successors. To help achieve its objective, the Society, which has charitable status, has been acquiring an ever growing archive based at Kenilworth.
  • Atherstone Civic Society

    Atherstone Civic Society

    Atherstone Civic Society was formed in 1990 to stimulate interest in and action for the improvement of the environment in Atherstone and its hinterland.
  • Spellweaver Canal Boat Ancestors

    Spellweaver Canal Boat Ancestors

    A website for those who are interested in canal and river boatmen. Uses newspaper articles to detail the lives and work of canal boatmen, and aims to help those trying to trace their canal ancestors. 
  • Wolfie's Last Orders Please - The Lost Pubs and Clubs of Nuneaton and Bedworth

    Wolfie's Last Orders Please - The Lost Pubs and Clubs of Nuneaton and Bedworth

    A facebook group which shares memories, stories, images and other information with regards to the lost pubs of Nuneaton and Bedworth, and occasionally, those of the surrounding area.
  • Wolvey Local History Group

    Wolvey Local History Group

    The Wolvey Local History Group serves five Warwickshire parishes. The group meets regularly in Wolvey and arranges visits during the summer.
  • Finding the Way

    Finding the Way

    National organisation the Milestone Society recently secured funding to restore and renovate six historic mileposts on the Stratford upon Avon to Long Compton Turnpike.
  • Coventry University, the Lanchester Library

    Coventry University, the Lanchester Library

    Coventry University Library holds a large amount of archive material. In particular the Lanchester Collection has recently been digitised.
  • Chedham's Yard

    Chedham's Yard

    A restored 19th century blacksmith's and wheelwright's workshop in working order, in the centre of Wellesbourne. The site opened to the public in 2012 and is now open on Saturdays, 10:00am - 2:00pm from the end of April to the end of September.
  • Kenilworth Abbey Advisory Committee

    Kenilworth Abbey Advisory Committee

    The Kenilworth Abbey Advisory Committee (KAAC) was originally formed in 1974 by the Kenilworth History Society. A constitution was adopted in 1996 and KAAC has continued to function ever since.
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