IHG, one of the world's leading hotel groups, provides immaculate, elegantly decorated accommodation in Warwickshire that represents outstanding value for money. This historic county, which is best known for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare, has a fantastic range of historic landmarks and museums, and benefits from fast motorway links to Birmingham International Airport, and easy access to the Birmingham and London by train. Each year, IHG serves tens of millions of guests all around the world, and prides itself on its consistently high standards of hospitality, especially in a tourist hot-spot like Warwickshire.
Impressive Medieval and Elizabethan Landmarks
If you're fascinated by Norman history, you won't want to exclude a visit to Warwick Castle after your hotel check-in. This imposing site, which was originally a military defence, offers an intriguing exhibition into English medieval history and is now a Scheduled Ancient Monument, surrounded by elegant grounds designed by the acclaimed landscape gardener Lancelot 'Capability' Brown.
Warwickshire is also home the remnants of the 12th century Hartshill Castle near Nuneaton, the grand Norman and Elizabethan-themed Kenilworth Castle, and the Elizabethan house on Henley Street on Stratford-upon-Avon that was the birthplace of William Shakespeare.
Magnificent Country Mansions
Spend some time at Coughton Court, which has existed for approximately five centuries and is a fine example of Tudor architecture mixed with Gothic and Renaissance features. This site has been owned by the wealthy Throckmorton family for more than 600 years, and is now carefully managed by the National Trust.
Treading The Boards At The Bard’s Theatre
Book a show at the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Theatre, which performs many of the playwright's plays and welcomes hundreds of thousands of theatre enthusiasts throughout the year. You can book a stay at the nearby Holiday Inn at Bridgefoot, which has a fully equipped gym and stylish, spacious rooms.
The Home of Motoring
The Motor Heritage Centre contains the world's largest collection of historic British motor vehicles, and is a great place to learn about this nation's profound motoring heritage. Just a short drive from this museum is the 3-star Holiday Inn Leamington Spa, a popular and welcoming contemporary hotel that provides free parking and a tasty free breakfast for guests.