DAYS OUT / LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

STATELY HOMES & MUSEUMS

COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM - COVENTRY
Home to the World's biggest collection of British Road Transport, and the World's fastest car! Find out how Coventry became the centre of the world's transport industry at this amazing FREE museum - More details on their website
Postcode: CV1 1JD   Travel Time from Hotel: 37mins 

DISCOVER SHAKESPEARE
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town with more than 800 years of history and home to Shakespeare.
Postcode:
CV37 6QW Travel Time from Hotel: 55mins 

KELMARSH HALL & GARDENS
Kelmarsh Hall is a Grade I listed country house built in 1732. The Kelmarsh Estate is now in the care of a charitable trust, charged with maintaining it in perpetuity for the benefit of the nation.
Postcode: NN6 9LY Travel Time from Hotel: 37mins

LUTTERWORTH & DISTRICT MUSEUM
Situated just a five-minute walk from the heart of Lutterworth, the museum is home to many local artefacts, including a very large collection of Frank Whittle memorabilia
Postcode: LE17 4DY Travel Time from Hotel: 18mins

NATIONAL SPACE CENTRE
The award winning National Space Centre has six interactive galleries, rocket tower, sim ride and planetarium.  Makes a day out that is really out of this world. See the National Space Centre website.
Postcode: LE4 5NS Travel Time from Hotel: 41mins 

OFFICIAL TOURIST INFORMATION SITE FOR LEICESTER AND LEICESTERSHIRE
Find out more.
Postcode: LE1 6AG Travel Time from Hotel: 41mins

STANFORD HALL
After visiting the Hall, take a walk in the walled Rose Garden, Old Forge, Craft Workshop or visit The Stables Cafe.  A variety of Event Days are hosted in the grounds. Italian Car Concourse to the Morris Minor Owners Club and Classic Bike Clubs, visit the Stanford Hall website for a calendar of events.
Postcode: LE17 6DH Travel Time from Hotel: 32mins 

WARWICK CASTLE
Explore Warwick Castle, where you'll be surrounded by jaw-dropping history, magic, myth and adventure!
Postcode: CV34 4QU Travel Time from Hotel: 47mins 

SHOPPING

FOSSE PARK, LEICESTER
One of the UK's biggest outdoor shopping parks.
Postcode: LE19 1HY Travel Time from Hotel: 29mins 

HEART OF THE SHIRES – SHOPPING VILLAGE 
If you are looking for a relaxed shopping environment in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside then the Heart of the Shires Shopping Village offers a wide range of shops for you to choose from. Set around a Victorian courtyard it offers a selection of individual shops with character. From kitchenware to elegant gift solutions as well as a first class restaurant and tea room.
Postcode: NN7 4LB Travel Time from Hotel: 28 mins

HIGHCROSS, LEICESTER
Leicester's City Centre Shopping Area.
Postcode: LE1 4AN Travel Time from Hotel: 37mins 

MARKET HARBOROUGH 
Postcode: LE16 7AG travel Time from Hotel: 42mins 

NUNEATON
The birthplace of George Eliot
Postcode: CV11 5TZ Travel Time from Hotel: 25mins

WEST ORCHARDS, COVENTRY
Coventry's City Centre Shopping Area.
Postcode: CV1 1GF Travel Time from Hotel: 38mins

THEME PARKS & ZOOS

BIRMINGHAM SEALIFE CENTRE
The National Sea Life Centre is an aquarium with over 60 displays of freshwater and marine life.
Postcode:
B1 2HL Travel Time from Hotel: 1hr 

DRAYTON MANOR THEME PARK 
Drayton Manor theme park, resort, and zoo is in the grounds of the former Drayton Manor, in Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England. 
Postcode:
B78 37W Travel Time from Hotel: 47mins 

MINI MEADOWS FARM
A small farm in Welford, Northamptonshire which specialise in the breeding of rare and unusual poultry, it also has a children's farm for families to visit which is a lovely day out. More information on the Mini Meadows Farm.
Postcode:
NN6 6HZ Travel Time from Hotel: 34mins 

TWIN LAKES
Twin lakes family theme park has endless adventures of family fun packed with variety, adventure and fun for every member of your family.
Postcode:
LE13 1SQ Travel Time from Hotel: 59mins

TWYCROSS ZOO
The zoo includes a host of animals including one of Europe's best collections of monkeys and apes. See more on the Twycross Zoo website.
Postcode:
CV90 3PX Travel Time from Hotel: 41mins 

STRATFORD BUTTERFLY FARM
Enjoy the unique pleasure of watching hundreds of the world's most spectacular and colourful butterflies flying all around. You can see them feeding and flying in a wonderful tropical environment. Find out more on the Stratford Butterfly Farm.
Postcode:
CV37 7LS Travel Time from Hotel: 56mins

WEST MIDLANDS SAFARI PARK 
West Midland Safari Park is home to some of the world's most beautiful and endangered exotic animal species. Safari Drive-Through, theme park and more. 
Postcode:
DY12 1LF Travel Times from Hotel: 1hr 18mins 

WOBURN SAFARI PARK
Woburn Safari Park is a safari park located in Woburn, Bedfordshire, England. Visitors to the park can drive through the large animal exhibits, which contain species such as White Rhino, Elephants, Tigers and Black Bears.
Postcode:
MK17 9QN Travel Times from Hotel: 1hr 7mins

PLACES OF INTEREST & DAYS OUT

BELGRADE THEATRE - COVENTRY
Fantastic nights out for everyone Drama, Musicals, Comedy and more! - What's On Guide/
Postcode: CV1 1GS Travel Time from Hotel: 38mins

BIG THUNDER EVENTS AT BRUNTINGTHORPE
Specialise in providing exclusive, bespoke corporate vehicle based events for groups of 8-100 people. A driving experience puts you behind the wheel of a truly unique and diverse fleet of vehicles on our extensive 4.5 miles test track. More details on the Big Thunder Events website.
Postcode: LE17 5RS Travel Time from Hotel: 18mins 

BOSWORTH WATER PARK
The place to enjoy a range of fun water sports. Our 50-acre site has 20 acres of water for boating, fishing and windsurfing. Hire a pedalo, walk the dog or let the kids burn off some energy in the Pirate Adventure play area. www.bosworthwatertrust.co.uk 
Postcode: Cv13 6PD Travel Times from Hotel: 34mins

BOSWORTH BATTLEFIELD
A full calendar of special events throughout the year visit Bosworth Battlefield website for more details
Postcode: CV13 0AD Travel Time from Hotel: 41mins

BRUNTINGTHORPE AERODROME & PROVING GROUND
Home to the Cold War jet collection - Vulcan, Victor, Hunter, Canberra, Comet and many more... some museum visitors may be fortunate enough to be present when the engines on individual aircraft are tested. Further information on the Bruntingthopre Aerodrome website
Postcode: LE17 5Q5 Travel Time from Hotel: 18mins 

CADBURYS WORLD
Discover a whole world of chocolatey fun! Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun-packed day out at Cadbury World. With fourteen amazing zones, there’s so much to see and do for the whole family.
Postcode: B30 1JR Travel Time from Hotel: 1hr 

CONKERS
An award winning attraction, a unique mix of indoor and outdoor activities for the family, journey through the enchanted forest in the Discovery Centre or visit the Waterside centre with adventure playground and tranquil walks along the canal path. See more on the Conkers website
Postcode: DE12 6GA Travel Time from Hotel: 55mins

COVENTRY CATHEDRAL
A place of worship for over 900 years. Walk from the ruins of the old Cathedral into the splendour of the new one. Further information on the Coventry Cathedral website.
Postcode: CV1 5FB Travel Time from Hotel: 36mins 

COOMBE COUNTRY PARK
400 acres of historic parkland, founded by Cistercian monks in 1150 it has taken ten centuries of cultivation to reach it present splendour. It now features beautiful gardens, woodlands and lakeside walks.
Postcode: CV3 2AB Travel Time from Hotel: 31mins 

CURVE THEATRE – LEICESTER 
Curve is a spectacular state-of-the-art theatre based in the heart of the Leicester’s vibrant Cultural Quarter. Opened in 2008 by Her Majesty The Queen, our award-winning building, designed by acclaimed architect Rafael Vinoly, offers a completely unique visitor experience. 
Postcode: LE1 1SB Travel Time from Hotel: 34 mins

DE MONTFORT HALL - LEICESTER
De Montfort Hall is Leicester's largest entertainment venue and has been serving the city with quality live acts since 1913. With a wide variety of shows, musical artists and comedians they have something for everyone!
Postcode: LE1 7RU Travel Time from Hotel: 32 mins

DOBBIES GARDEN CENTRE & PLANTASIA
Dobbies Atherstone covers a whopping 52 acres and is one of the Uk’s biggest garden centres.  The 80,000 sq ft shop offers a massive range of gardening items, equipment, aquatics, pets and a farm food hall.
A visit to Dobbies isn't complete without a trip to Plantasia, 5 different mazes, 3 lakes full of carp and an animal field with deer, sheep, alpacas, wildfowl, pigs and donkeys.
Postcode: CV9 1RS Travel Time from Hotel: 27mins 

DRAYCOTE WATER 
Draycote Water is a 650 acre reservoir set high in the rolling Warwickshire countryside. Draycote Water Sailing Club is a members’ club. We are a friendly bunch and are always ready to welcome new members. Sailing is a great sport for getting fit and being out in the fresh air. Our training department offers Taster Days if you would like to see if sailing is for you.
Postcode: CV23 8AB Travel Time from Hotel: 36mins 

FOXTON LOCKS
Set in the heart of rural South Leicestershire, watch the colourful narrowboats ascending the 'staircase' of ten locks. Find out about Foxton's fascinating history at the museum or take a boat trip on the canal.
Postcode: LE16 7RA Travel Time from Hotel: 45mins 

GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY
The UK's only double track, mainline heritage railway.  Trains run every weekend of the year, bank holidays and daily in the summer. There are a number of family events including 'Days Out with Thomas the Tank Engine' Bonfire Night and Santa Specials. See the Great Central Railway website.
Postcode: LE11 1RW Travel Time from Hotel: 48mins 

MALLORY PARK
Renowned as being one of - if not the best - circuit for spectator viewing in the country. Located in a natural amphitheatre, the grassy banks that overlook the circuit enable you to see all of the action. This is especially true when the oval Mallory Mile circuit is in use for Eurocars - you can see all of the circuit from any spectator point. See whats going on this weekend.
Postcode: LE9 7QE Travel Time from Hotel: 36mins 

MIDLANDS ROLLER ARENA 
The Midlands Roller Arena is a family-owned rink that was launched in January 2012. The rink is intended to give teams, clubs and individuals the chance to practise and take part in games or tournament’s on the purpose-built international-sized rink.
Postcode: LE17 5JD Travel Time from Hotel: 9mins

MOTORSPORT CIRCUIT GUIDE
Motorsport Circuit Guide published by Discovery Media Group provides complete and up-to-date information about motor racing circuits and tracks worldwide as well as local amenities

LEICESTER RACECOURSE
Leicester Racecourse is a dual Flat and National Hunt venue located in the East Midlands, hosting 32 race meetings throughout the year. www.leicester-racecourse.com
Postcode: LE2 4AL Travel Time from Hotel: 35mins 

STONEY COVE – DIVE CENTRE
Stoney Cove the UK’s National Diving Centre. Diving first started here around 1960 and as the sport gained popularity Stoney Cove was developed into the amazing underwater adventure park it is today.
Postcode:
LE9 4DW Travel Time from Hotel: 10 mins

TAMWORTH SNOWDOME
Indoor snow slope with real snow, with rental fleet of skis and snowboards and also has snowblades and toboggans for hire. Find out more on the Tamworth Snowdome website.
Postcode: B79 7ND Travel Time from Hotel: 44mins 

WISTOW MAZE
WINNER OF LEICESTERSHIRE'S "BEST VISITOR ATTRACTION". 
Enjoy a great day out exploring one of the country's largest maize mazes, set in 8 acres of living maize and sunflower crop. It's great exercise for mind and body! See more on the Wistow Maze website.
Postcode: LE8 OQF Travel Time from Hotel: 46mins 
ROOMS
Superior Double Room (can be made into a Twin)

Take a look at our rooms, Book a stay, and use the BEST WESTERN Ullesthorpe Court Hotel as a base to explore the local area and attractions.

DINING OPTIONS
Lincolns Bar

When you have arrived back to the hotel from a day out why not sit down for a meal in our restaurant or Lincoln's Bar.