Situated in the heart of England, the Midlands offers a huge variety of landscapes and places to enjoy and explore. With four country house hotels in the Midlands, Hand Picked Hotels covers four counties, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Birmingham and Worcestershire.
The Midlands broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia therefore this region is full of heritage and culture. Stratford-upon-Avon is a medieval market town in England’s West Midlands, it is the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare, set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside on the banks of the river Avon.
Ettington Park Hotel is situated just six miles from the centre of the famed home of Shakespeare and just a few miles from the start of The Cotswold Way.
Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa is located in Northamptonshire the county often described as the Rose of the Shires. Conveniently located with easy access to the M1 and M40, Fawsley Hall is centrally located in a rural position in the Northamptonshire countryside. From picturesque villages with thatched cottages to the thrill of hosting the Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone, Northamptonshire is home to some of the most beautiful countryside in England.
Birmingham hosts our third hotel in the Midlands, New Hall Hotel & Spa located in Sutton Coldfield. Birmingham is a major city in England’s West Midlands region, known as a manufacturing powerhouse in the Industrial Revolution-era and now draws people from every continent in the world making it one of the UK’s most multi-cultural cities. Sutton Coldfield is just 7 miles north of the centre of Birmingham and just ten minutes from the M6, M42 and the NEC.
Stanbrook Abbey Hotel is located in Worcestershire which mainly lies between the majestic Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds. It is a county of contrasts with charming villages, bustling towns and the magnificent cathedral city of Worcester nestle in a mixture of mature woodland, meandering river valleys, fruit orchards and farmland. Stanbrook Abbey is only five miles from the M5 and 40 minutes from Birmingham International Airport.
Our hotels in the Midlands are inspiring historical venues ideal for weekend breaks and perfect bases to explore the beautiful counties of Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Birmingham and Worcestershire. Whether you stay in Ettington Park, Fawsley Hall, New Hall, or Stanbrook Abbey you will be sure to have a relaxing and enjoyable stay in all of our Midlands hotels.