St George's Park

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Located in the heart of England, near Burton-Upon-Trent, St. George’s Park is the home of the new National Football Centre. Set within the National Forest, in 330 acres of beautifully landscaped parkland, the centre will be the training base for the 24 England teams.

St. George’s Park is also the home of FA Learning, the FA’s educational department. Through the delivery of national coach education courses, St. George’s Park will provide a platform for the communication of The Future Game philosophy, which outlines a vision for the development of English football.

The Holiday Inn Express – Burton upon Trent is 5 miles from St George’s Park, which is just a 15 minute drive away.

Seasoned Cookery School

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Seasoned Cookery School is situated in the picturesque surroundings of the Catton Hall Estate, in the stunning Derbyshire countryside. With a newly fitted kitchen courtesy of sponsors Hoover and a continuous supply of high quality local produce, Seasoned strive to provide one of the country’s leading cookery school experiences.

Renowned for enjoyable and informative days, they hope to inspire their visitors with fabulous food that they will reproduce effortlessly again at home.

Branston Golf and Country Club

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Fancy a game after a tiring day? Only 2 miles away is the Branston complex, its 18 hole course is recognised as one of the top clubs in the Midlands, the 9 hole academy course is testing and the Driving Range is a great tension loosener.

For 18 holes you need to book in advance, 9 holes is ‘Pay and Play’

Alton Towers

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Take the whole family for a fun-packed day out at thrilling Alton Towers. Here you will find 12 themed lands where you can enjoy both the rides and scenery, there is something for everyone. It is one of the UK’s top theme parks and tourist attractions, in Staffordshire.

National Memorial

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The National Memorial Arboretum was created in 1997 and is a special place that remembers those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways.

With some 50,000 trees already planted, and 200 dedicated memorials established on the site, the Arboretum is a living tribute that will forever acknowledge the personal sacrifices made by the armed and civil services of this country.

Covering 150 acres, the Arboretum has something for everyone. For some it is a wonderful place to stroll and enjoy the beauty of the trees; for others it’s a peaceful and beautiful place to remember loved ones, particularly those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

National Memorial Arboretum is just a 12 minute drive away from the hotel which is only 7 miles.

Drayton Manor

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Enjoy a family orientated theme park and zoo. Here you will find rides for the whole family from Thomas Land to thrill rides for the older children and adults.

With the zoo you can become a zoo keeper for a day, or have an Animal Experience where you can spend 20 minutes with your favourite animal (age limits and additional fees apply).

Drayton Manor is just a 30 minute drive away from the hotel which is only 19 miles.

Intu Shopping Centre

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Intu Shopping Centre Derby is mostly indoors with a few shops outside. Take advantage of the late night shopping on Thursdays and Fridays and even later closer to Christmas. Enjoy the indoor multiplex cinema and restaurants that stay open later every night of the week.

The different shops that Intu Derby offers include: Bank, Barratts, Boots, Build-a-Bear Workshop, Superdry, Lacoste, Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, Jane Norman, G-Star Raw, JD Sports, Monsoon, New Look, Quiz, Thomas Cook, and Pumpkin Patch.

And there are plenty more as there are over 200 stores in total. Intu Shopping Centre is just a 24 minute drive away from the hotel which is only 16 miles.

Donington Park

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In the heart of England, Donington Park is one of the UK’s most popular racing circuits and is a venue for exciting prestigious events such as The British Touring Car Championship, European Truck Racing and the SBK Superbike FIM World Championship to name just a few.

The Donington Grand Prix Collection, houses the largest collection of Grand Prix racing cars in the World!

Donington Park has something for everyone, so why not bring your family and friends to one of the worlds most famous motor racing circuits?

Donington Park is just a 35 minute drive away from the hotel which is about 20 miles.