Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Redditch is the perfect base to explore the surrounding area. If you are looking for some travel inspiration, here are our top picks in the local area:
Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating fun-packed day out at Cadbury World. Learn how your favourite confectionery is made, play in chocolate rain and create your own delicious taste sensation covered in warm liquid Cadbury Dairy Milk. With fourteen amazing zones, there’s something for everyone!
Attacked in 1264, besieged in 1642 and damaged by fire in 1871, the castle has nevertheless gloriously survived the ever-changing fortunes of history. The origins of Warwick Castle can be traced back to the Saxon fortification which Ethelfleda, daughter of Alfred the Great, used to defend against the invading Danes. The first castle to appear on the site was a wooden motte and bailey constructed in 1068 at the command of William the Conqueror. The Castle was home to the Earls of Warwick until 1978. Lord Brooke David Greville sold Warwick Castle in November 1978, after which it became a visitor attraction.
Experience the magic of Sodor at Drayton Manor Park! For the first time in Europe, Thomas and his friends will have their very own home at Drayton Manor Park. Families can experience the magic of Sodor and interact with their favourite characters as never before.
Set in 6,000 square metres of beautiful parkland, Thomas Land is a multi-million-pound attraction promising fun and adventure for the young and young at heart. It boasts 12 wonderful themed rides, a spectacular indoor play area and a shop filled with fantastic Thomas & Friends merchandise.
Set in a beautiful country location, there is something for the whole family at Hatton Country World. From Hatton Adventure World to the Shopping Village, visitors to this attraction will not be disappointed. Enjoy a fun-filled family day out with farmyard animals, pony rides, tractor safaris and a whole lot more!
Go on an undersea voyage at the Birmingham Sealife Centre. There are over 60 displays of underwater life, including the show-stopping Ocean Tank which holds over 1 million litres of water. During your visit, be sure to attend some talks and feeding times, where you will learn some amazing facts and if you're feeling brave, come face-to-face with penguins and sharks in the creature zones.
Experience this award-winning science museum and enjoy a fun-filled day for the whole family. With a Spitfire Gallery, planetarium and outdoor science garden, Thinktank has over 200 hands-on science and technology displays, which are sure to delight and enlighten children.
Set in 25 acres of beautiful gardens, the historic Coughton Court is simply magical. Home of the Throckmorton family since 1409, this attraction holds a unique place in British history. Book a private tour to fully experience the stunning surroundings or even a showing of the private North Wing by one of the family members.
Don't miss out! Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market is on 16th November to 24th December 2017.
For any queries on your trip to Redditch, please do not hesitate to contact our friendly hotel team on 0871 221 2847.