Overlooking 1600 acres of woodland and at the centre of its vibrant community is Belvoir Castle where you can experience an array of events and activities in and around the estate. Similarly Rockingham Castle offers tours, plentiful history and gardens to explore. Admission charges will apply so please visit their individual websites for more information.
Leicestershire's Donnington Park
Just 45 minutes' drive from the hotel, Donnington Park is host to over 10 decades of motorsport and was the first permanent park circuit in England. After years of uncertainty the parks future is now assured and provides a great day out for those who love motor racing. Aside from the racing visitors can also enjoy festivals through the year as well as to visit the nearby Donnington Markets.
Leicestershire's Rutland Water
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.
Every March, the Birmingham NEC arena hosts the prestigious Crufts Dog Show. As one of the largest dog shows in the world, this is an essential date in any dog-lover's calendar.
Hear the crowds roar at this year's Midlands Grand National. Every march, the beautiful Uttoxeter Racecourse becomes the battleground for the biggest race of the year.
The Burghley Horse Trials is an essential event in the equine calendar. Held in the grounds of the stunning Elizabethan Burghley House, this three day event is a test of horsemanship, attracting the world's best riders.
Or you could experience the exhilarating feeling of watching Formula One live at the historic Silverstone circuit.