Planning guide for cottage and self-catering
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Heart of England cottage holiday planning guide
you are planning a cottage holiday in the Heart of England area the
following resources may help. We are building these pages so you will
have all the information you need to support your holiday, including
weather and travel information, visitor attractions, activity providers
and information about where to eat, drink and find entertainment.
The central England area covers the Cotswolds, the Peak District, the
Marches of Herefordshire and Shropshire, the Malverns, Shakespeare country
and Sherwood Forest. And includes the counties of Worcestershire, Warwickshire,
Staffordshire, Shropshire, Rutland, Oxfordshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire,
Leicestershire, Herefordshire, Derbyshire and Gloucestershire.
If you know of or run a site you think we should list in this section
then please contact us with details.
Central England weather
The Met Office weather reports for the Central/Midlands
area provide a current general forecast as well as local five day
forecasts. There is also historical information on past weather patterns
to help you plan the best time for your holiday.
Travel information for the North West
For up-to-date news about roadworks and traffic congestion and try
the BBC travel news pages for the area: Hereford
and Worcester, Warwickshire,
The main airports serving the Central/Midlands area are Birmingham
Midlands and Norwich
Attractions in North West England
Towers needs no introduction, its famous theme park, and probably
less well known Cariba Creek water park make great family days out.
For the chocolate lovers amongst you a visit to Cadbury
World in Bournville, Birmingham, is a must. Learn about the history
of Chocolate, see it being made, follow the Cadbury Land trail, visit
the playground and of course try the goods!
For something a little out of this world try the National
Space Centre (Leicester), the UK's largest attraction dedicated
to space. Tickets can be bought on-line.
Whatever the time of year, at Tamworth you can get away from the weather
outside with some real snow! The SnowDome
offers a year round 170m snow slope for skiing, snowboarding, snowblading,
snowmobiling, tobogganing and adrenalin tubing.
Holiday Inn Hotel in Birmingham City – 5 minute walk from Birmingham New Street Train Station.
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