Just over 40 minutes away by car, Warwick Castle is the ultimate day out. Visitors are surrounded by history, magic, myth and adventure. You can plan your day around shows, battles, the stunning scenery and refresh yourself with the food and drink facilities. Book in advance to save on ticket prices.
Rutland water nature reserve
Rutland Water is less than an hour away from the hotel and hosts a number of outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy. Activities include water sports, cycling, zorbing, walking trails, wildlife workshops and many more, Rutland Water is a great destination for a day of activities for the whole family. It is free to visit, with hiring of equipment and activities priced - for more information visit their website.
The Crufts Dog Show is an essential event in the dog-lovers calendar. As the world's largest dog show, the event draws huge crowds and features a wide variety of competitions, as well as offering a shopping extravaganza.
The Midlands Grand National is the biggest race of the year. Soak up the atmosphere this March at the beautiful Uttoxeter Racecourse.
In the beautiful grounds of Burghley House, the Burghley Horse Trials is a three-day event designed as a test of horsemanship. Spectators can enjoy watching the world's best riders, as well as visiting the famous 'shopping village'.