flags uk magnifying glass passport map tourism concept 116553643With holidays starting to open up in springtime, we are sure you will be looking forward to packing your suitcases and heading off for a break.

As we all know the British weather can be unreliable and unpredictable so here at QuirkyAccom we decided to round up some of the most unusual museums for you to enjoy whilst on your summer break. Museums are set to open on 17 May. Let's support them!

Whether you are visiting the South West, South East, Midlands or North of the UK, we have you covered! 

Museum of Witchcraft, Cornwall: 

Located on the dramatic North Cornwall coast this unique museum celebrates its 70th birthday this year and will be offering many different events to mark the occasion. Exploring magical practise it has entertaining and educational displays that will delight and surprise you. Be sure to visit the gift shop where you can discover a multitude of delights. 

Why not stay at The Secret Roundhouse, Bude, just 20 minutes up the coastline and enjoy your own private hot tub and al fresco kitchen!

Teapot Island, Kent:

If you are a lover of tea (as most the British public are!), then you will love this unusual museum that houses over 7600 teapots of all shapes and sizes, ranging from Doctor Who daleks to politicians! Why not try your hand at painting your own or alternatively buying one from the gift shop as a memento of your holidays!  Whilst there enjoy a meal or just a cuppa which you can enjoy al fresco by the river. 

Rankins Farm is only a 10 minute drive from here and offers 6 en-suite pods with plenty of green space for families and a great park that kids will love! 


The Story Museum, Oxfordshire:

This unique museum offers a magical experience for visitors of all ages! Celebrating stories in all forms with a quirky engaging decor, you can visit the land of Narnia, pull the sword in the stone or take a stroll through the Whispering Wood. Live storytelling sessions are shown in the museum’s 100+ seat theatre and include puppet shows and author talks. 

The Chilterns View, Wallingford is set on secluded farmland and offers 5 luxury lodges with private hot tubs for total relaxation after a day exploring Oxford. 

Cuckooland Museum, Cheshire:

Enjoy a tour around this unusual museum of over 600 cuckoo clocks, thought to be the only one in the world! Learn all about the history and workings of them and admire the quality and rarity of each piece. Also on site you can visit the owner’s vintage motorcycle collection as well as purchase your own cuckoo clock to take home as a memento of your visit. 

Lloyds Meadow Glamping offers adult only lakeside glamping in beautiful off-grid bell tents near Chester. 


So there you have it, a brief round up of some of the most unusual museums the UK has to offer. Do you know any others? If so we would love to hear from you! Simply drop us a note on one of our social media platforms and we will give you a shout out for it! 

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