Tee off in Earl Shilton
Handily placed just off the M69, this small Leicestershire town is around five miles from Hinckley and 10 miles from Leicester. It’s surrounded by lush parks and golf courses, including Hinckley Golf Course, where the greens are quick and the water hazards challenging.
Between the 19th and late 20th centuries, Earl Shilton was a busy industrial hub made up of shoe, hosiery and knitwear factories, and even produced boots for Russia’s Red Army.
Hi-octane action at Mallory Park
This iconic motor racing circuit is only a five-minute drive from Earl Shilton. Although it's got adrenaline-fuelled racing, it isn't just for spectators - you can be in the driving seat of a supercar or driven around the circuit at high speed.
Mallory is more than just a famous motor sport arena - it’s also a world-class cycling and triathlon venue, with races and time trials held here.
Winging it at Tropical Birdland
Animal lovers will be in their element at this tropical oasis. It’s home to more than 250 birds, from colourful parrots and macaws that fly freely to exotic treasures housed in a walk-through aviary. Take the Woodland Walk to spot native wildlife, and watch cute newborn birds in the Chick Room - you might even see one hatch before your very eyes.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Earl Shilton? Travelodge Leicester Hinckley Road Hotel is less than 10 minutes away by car. Travelodge Nuneaton Hotel is six miles away.