background image

Follow the brown signs

uk twitter facebook

Random brown sign selector

A light-filled church in rolling countryside

This cruciform church is set in rolling country, on the edge of parkland and dates mainly from around 1800.

Clear glass fills most of its excellent pointed cast iron windows, made in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution in the Severn Gorge, some miles south.

The north transept is a survival from an earlier church which contains...

read more...

Intrigued by brown signs? Well, me too…

So welcome to the only website in the world dedicated to the humble brown tourist sign and the pastime known to a growing number of adventurers as brown-signing! This site is a work in progress and aims to inspire you to start randomly following brown signs as an alternative and spontaneous way to discover Britain.

Brown tourist signs point to diverse and brilliant attractions, from the mainstream to the downright quirky and every one is unique, important and meaningful in it’s own special way. The goal is get as many on the map as possible and to celebrate the varied, fascinating people and places you discover when you’re brown signing, everyone can help, so get involved!

I’m always looking for people to help build a wealth of info, links, histories and general interestingness about British attractions, so if you’re from a special interest group or enthusiast of any description please email me to contribute 🙂