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Fabulous Warwickshire retreat with Leisure and Spa

Located near the revered Warwickshire town of Royal Leamington Spa, this traditionally English 4* Top Secret Hotel offers its guests a relaxing country retreat. The hotel’s spacious, double en-suite rooms feature a flat screen LCD TV, climate control, living area, complimentary luxury toiletries and high speed Wi-Fi internet connection. As well as excellent guestroom facilities, there is also a currency exchange, laundry, florist, library, 24 hour concierge and decorative gardens with terrace all on the hotel complex. Perfect for both leisure and business guests, this fabulous Warwickshire retreat with leisure and spa boasts a swimming pool, gym and beauty salon in addition to a fully equipped business centre comprising of exhibition rooms, conference venues and an executive lounge.

The hotel’s convenient location near to Stratford-upon-Avon, Leamington Spa and Warwick, as well as its excellent transport link to the UK’s ‘second city’ Birmingham, ensures that guests are within close proximity to numerous popular tourist attractions. With the M40 motorway within reach, as well as extensive rail and bus links getting around Warwickshire from the hotel couldn’t be easier.

Those with young families will enjoy the hotel’s close proximity to Drayton Manor Park and Zoo, one of the UK’s most popular amusement theme parks. The park is home to 5 rollercoasters, several thrill rides and waterparks as well as a 15 acre zoo featuring over 100 wild animals from across the world. Divided into 7 areas including a Thomas the Tank themed land and Pirate Cove, the park is an ideal day out for all the family at any time of the year. Also just a short journey away via car or train is the famous Cadbury World in Bourneville, which is another great idea for a family excursion. The tour of the Cadbury manufacturing premises is highly interactive, allowing visitors to sample some of the world famous milk chocolate as well as the opportunity to create bespoke confectionery products from a tub of liquid chocolate.

Those keen on history and literature can pay a visit to the nearby market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, famously known as the birthplace of illustrious English playwright, William Shakespeare. Attracting 3 million visitors per year, Stratford is one of the most culturally significant destinations in the country and popular attractions within the town include the house Shakespeare was born in, as well as his wife Anne Hathaway’s home and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, home to revered theatre company the RSC. Boasting a scenic riverside locale, the theatre puts on regular Shakespeare performances and also features a rooftop restaurant bar with views over the Bancroft Gardens.

Another site of historical interest popular with tourists in the local area is Kenilworth Castle, built after the Norman Conquest. This Grade I Listed building is entirely open to the public and the castle complex remained in use as a military stronghold until Tudor times. The site is best known as the home of Robert Dudley, who was famously a great love of iconic monarch Queen Elizabeth I, and its history can be experienced via regular costumed character days, guided tours and audio tours.