Central England Hotels
Number of hotels in this location - 623
With cosmopolitan cities, historical attractions, theme parks and lots of gorgeous countryside on the doorstep, our hotels in central England make the perfect destination for your short break or getaway. From luxury spa retreats in the country to budget city accommodation, there's something for everyone here.
Our central England hotels are a particularly good choice when you want to take the whole family away; whether it's Warwick Castle, Cadbury World in Birmingham or the National Space Centre in Leicester, there's plenty to see and do here. For the adventurous types, big and small, why not consider a break to some the country's top theme parks? Drayton Manor with the kids, or Alton Towers with the big kids, or you could always reconnect with nature in the outdoor playground that is the stunning Peak District National Park.
- For a fabulous shopping break, look no further than our hotels near Birmingham - home to the famous Bull Ring Shopping Centre, and a vibrant city centre, it has some of the best retail outside London.
- Get sent to Coventry, or Lincoln, or Nottingham for a fab cathedral city full of history, culture, fine dining and great shopping.
- Stratford-upon-Avon is home to the Royal Shakespeare Company and, as the Bard's birthplace, is the site of the must-visit Shakespeare's houses too; a quintessential short break for all theatre-lovers.
The only difficult part is deciding where to go! Be inspired by the exciting destinations and wonderful places to stay in our list of hotels in central England below.
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Hotels in Central England
A great choice when you’re looking for a short break, our Bedford & Milton Keynes hotels are fantastic for exploring the local area, the surrounding countryside and top attractions nearby. With excellent transport links from both the A1 and the M1 respectively, Bedford and Milton Keynes are incredibly easy to get to. Bedford boasts a vibrant city centre and a number of distinctive landmarks well worth a visit – Bedford Castle Mound and St Paul’s Church to name just a couple.
Explore our range of Birmingham hotels and enjoy a city break to remember with us; from city centre chic to budget retreats, we offer a wealth of hotels in Birmingham wherever you need to be. Modern, vibrant and chic, Birmingham continues to set the trend for cutting-edge design, world-class art and fantastic visitor attractions in the region.
Our hotels near Birmingham Airport are superbly located to help make the start or end of your getaway just a little bit easier. When you’re off on a longer break, flying early or landing late, these hotels offer a comfortable alternative to driving at obscene hours of the night. With handy transport links – including a position close to both the M5 and the M42 – many of the hotels Birmingham Airport is near also include your airport parking rate, packaged with the hotel room to make for a more cost-effective and efficient break.
Relax in the comfort of one of our Birmingham Airport hotels. Please note the hotels listed below do not include an overnight stay and are day rooms only. Rooms are normally available between the hours of 09:00 and 17:30. Please check these details at the end of your booking as each hotel differs.
Ideal for exploring the charming and historic towns and villages that lie just outside of the UK's second largest metropolis, our Birmingham Outer hotels have the best of both worlds. Relax in a country retreat or discover a brand new destination on your short break whilst also remaining within easy driving distance of all the sights and sounds of the big city.
A city steeped in myth, Coventry is found in the heart of the Midlands. With a great range of Coventry hotels to choose from, when planning a visit to this vibrant part of the world makes for exciting stuff – there’s much to see and do.
Derby lies in the heart of England surrounded by picturesque landscape. With a number of hotels in Derby you will be well placed for historical attractions such as the dominating Cathedral, world heritage sites such as the Silk Mill and QUAD – a contemporary art gallery, cinema and cafe bar in the Market Place.
A great place to enjoy the best of both worlds, our Derby and Nottinghamshire area hotels are well placed for enjoying both these cosmopolitan city break destinations and the outstanding natural beauty of the Peak District nearby. Whether you’re into shopping or hiking, fine dining or country pubs, this is the place for you.
A great alternative when you’re faced with the prospect of driving in the wee hours of the morning, our range of East Midlands Airport hotels are on hand for a comfortable stay – whether you’re flying early or landing late. With many of our hotels offering the added bonus of parking packages, make sure your getaway gets off to the best possible start and the transition between normal life and holiday mode goes as smoothly as possible.
A great choice for a short break in the country, or to explore the town and the surrounding area, our hotels in Grantham offer a short break to remember. Easily accessible by road and by rail, Grantham can be reached on the A1 and is also a stop on the London-Edinburgh East Coast Main Line.
Set in a vibrant city full of fascinating attractions and countless activities, our hotels in Leicester are a great choice for a city break. Easily accessed by road and by rail, Leicester can be reached on both the M1 and the A47, and is an important stop on the Midland Main Line.
Located in the east of England, the city of Lincoln is steeped in history with plenty of hotels in Lincoln available at a range of prices. The city is home to the striking Lincoln Cathedral that dominates the skyline, and our hotels in Lincoln are perfect for a city break to this traditionally charming destination.
Discover Northampton’s charming market town heritage, and the elegant villages with quaint thatched cottages set in rolling countryside which surrounds it. With beautiful country parks and traditional cosy pubs all around the town, our Northampton hotels are the ideal choice for a peaceful retreat or escape.
A really great choice for an escape to the country, our Northamptonshire and Rugby hotels are simply perfect destinations for discovering the pretty East Midlands. Easy to access both by road and by rail, the region is served by the M1 motorway and the Midland Main Line connects the region with London, Yorkshire and beyond.
Take a look through our fab range of hotels in Nottingham and start planning short break in this vibrant city. Packed with fantastic shopping, an exciting cultural calendar and a great selection of chic restaurants and bars, Nottingham has much to offer.
When you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life, there's few finer places to do it than in our Peak District hotels. Whether you're looking to take up outdoor pursuits, visit the quaint towns and villages of the region or simply to relax and unwind in breath-taking surroundings, this is the place to do it all. Easily accessed via Manchester and Sheffield by road and rail, the peace and tranquillity of the Peak District feels a million miles away from the stresses and strains of city life.
Tucked away in the rolling hills of the Shropshire countryside, Shrewsbury hotels offer easy access to the medieval market town that is bursting with history and attractions.
Set in the incredibly pretty and historic county town of Staffordshire, our Stafford hotels are the perfect choice for a short break with a difference. Easily accessed both by road and by rail, Stafford is on the M5 Motorway and the rail line from London to Liverpool.
Set within the pretty county of Hertfordshire, short breaks to our Stevenage hotels can enjoy the best of city life whilst remaining just a stone’s throw from the area’s natural beauty. Easily accessed both by road and by rail, Stevenage lies on the A1 motorway, and is a stop on the London to Edinburgh East Coast Main Line as well.
In the heart of Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent is a thriving city with plenty of Stoke-on-Trent hotels to choose from, and is known locally as The Potteries due to its long history as a major location for the pottery industry. As well as celebrating a rich industrial heritage, the city boasts a range of modern leisure and arts attractions for visitors staying in our Stoke-on-Trent hotels to discover.
We offer a great range of hotels in Stratford upon Avon, a town rich in history and culture and the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Experience the life and works of Shakespeare at The Waterside, take a leisurely cruise along the River Avon or visit the cosy pubs and inns dotted around the town. Warwick Castle, the Cotswolds and Blenheim Castle are also close by. Make your visit action packed by combining one of our hotels in Stratford upon Avon with return rail or tickets to top attractions, including RSC theatre tickets.
Our Sutton Coldfield hotels are the perfect base for exploring this historic and picturesque town. Home to a great number of listed buildings and conservation areas, around 15 per cent of the Sutton Coldfield urban area is green belt land. With the feel of a country break, even when you’re in the town, don’t miss the chance to discover the quaint villages that surround it and beautiful Warwickshire beyond.
There are a great range of hotels in Telford, the thriving town known as the birthplace of industry located in the heart of the West Midlands. Named after the famous civil engineer Thomas Telford, Telford is the largest town in the county of Shropshire and our Telford hotels are an excellent choice for enjoying the town’s many attractions.
We offer a superb choice of hotels in Warwick, a charming town home to the magnificent Warwick Castle. This historic town has something for all ages, boasting fantastic museums, stunning parks, a variety of eateries and a great range of Warwick hotels. Make your visit action packed by combining one of our Warwick hotels with return rail travel or attraction tickets such as tickets to Warwick Castle.
Set in an exciting region, with gorgeous countryside and vibrant cities, our West Midlands hotels are absolutely ideal for your next short break or getaway. Whether you're looking for nationally-renowned attractions, world-class shopping or an utterly relaxing spa break, this is the place for you.
Perfectly situated for discovering the region's top attractions, our hotels in Wolverhampton are a great choice for your next short break. Easily accessed by road and rail, Wolverhampton lies just off the M6 and M54, and the central station is a major stop on the West Coast Main Line. Discover the fabulous shopping, arts and history that Wolverhampton has in abundance.
Despite boasting a unique cocktail of ancient history and modern amenities, Worcester remains undiscovered for many. Sitting right in the heart of Worcestershire County, the city has something to tempt everyone, from shopaholics to history buffs. After a day of exploring or shopping ‘til you’ve dropped, hotels in Worcester provide the perfect base for your trip.
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