Our family rooms are perfect for a family trip, stay with us in either our standard family room or one of our interconnecting family rooms and in the day visit one of the perfectly located attractions.
Fantastic Nearby Family Attractions
Excite and inspire your little monkeys with a visit to Twycross Zoo. Home to over a thousand animals, including the largest collection of primates species in the western world, the zoo is so close (only 3km) you can almost hear the elephants! Their major exhibits include Great Apes, Monkeys, Amur Leopards, a stunning Himalaya-themed snow leopard exhibit, Elephants (with walkway suspended over their bathing pool) and Bornean Longhouse (exotic animals and birds in amazing jungle recreation).
The hands on experience at the heart of the National Forest uniquely blends indoor and outdoor activities. Areas include:
• Discovery Centre with 100 indoor exhibits exploring British woodland life throughout the year from root to canopy.
• Waterside features live outdoor concerts and performances in the amphitheatre or explore the pond life.
Outdoors boasts 120 acres of woodlands, lakes and gardens to discover along trails and paths or climb to the treetop platform for a birds eye view!
Conkers is 10 minutes drive from the BEST WESTERN Appleby Park Hotel along the A444.
Ski on real snow anytime of the year! The 170m slope at the SnowDome Tamworth is the perfect place to practice skiing or skateboarding throughout the year. Lessons with qualified instructors and equipment hire are available – just don’t forget your gloves!
Located on the world famous Bournville site 45 minutes from Tamworth, Cadbury Wold is a wonderful opportunity to discover chocolates history and the story behind Cadburys on a fun and sometimes whimsical self-guided tour through 14 exciting zones.
National Space Centre
The National Space Centre is just 20 minutes drive in Leicester but the experience is out of this world! Hands-on exhibitions include interactive displays, artefacts and simulators exploring space, travel, astronomy and how space affects life here on earth. The centre is home to one of the two Soyuz spacecraft on display outside Russia and also boasts the only Challenger mission control/space station simulator outside North America!
National Sea Life Centre
Fantastic family day out with a great range of children’s activities. See sharks, fish, turtles, seahorses & rays up close. Hold and crab or touch at starfish in the rock pool or watch the feeding demonstrations. The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham also features a 1 million litre tropical tank, Nemo’s Kingdom and 4D Turtle Vision Cinema!