If you travel in the UK, you’ll know the M6 is one of its busiest motorways. Both business and leisure travellers use it, so easy availability of M6 hotels is essential.

Travelodge has a number of conveniently located hotels along the route which make exploring this part of the UK very easy.

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Along the M6, Birmingham is home to an international airport and to the NEC Birmingham, the UK’s No.1 venue for trade and consumer shows. The City is a magnet for business travellers and is famed for its trade shows, Cadbury World and the model village in Bourneville, as well as for its fantastic shopping and dining spots. There are many Travelodge hotels across the city of Birmingham, so you’re bound to find one in a suitable location for you.

Try our Birmingham Hilton Park M6 Southbound hotel which is 24 miles away from the NEC Conference Centre and 17 miles away from the city centre. If you’ve had your fill of driving, then Walsall train station with its frequent trains to Birmingham is only 5 miles away by car; you can leave your vehicle in the car park and make the rest of the journey by train.

Things to do near the M6

The area along the M6 in the UK is synonymous with British industry. From The Potteries in Stoke on Trent to the great train junction at Crewe, the Midlands region is a leading area of growth and development.  Anyone looking for a centrally located Travelodge hotel in the Stafford area will find the Stafford M6 hotel ideal for their purposes; travellers on the M6 can just turn off at the Moto Service Area and rest on a comfy bed after a long journey. The closest rail station is only 2.5 miles away for those pursuing business opportunities in Stoke on Trent or further afield. Wedgwood, the home of some of the most beautiful china in the world, is only 12.5 miles away and Stafford itself has some great restaurants and cafes for unwinding after a hectic business schedule. The stunning National Memorial Arboretum is 35 miles away and is well worth a visit; it was planted to recognise the sacrifices of the British armed forces.

This busy motorway isn’t just used for work purposes, though. If you want to see the wonderful old town of Shrewsbury in the West or take a hiking holiday in the Lake District, you can easily find M6 hotels for overnight accommodation. Our Shrewsbury Battlefield hotel is located 42.1 miles away from Junction 15 off the M6, and 3 miles away from Shrewsbury rail station. This is a perfect stop-off point for those looking to head further west to Wales or intending to drive north to the commercial centre of Telford.  Shrewsbury is famous for its wonderful timber-framed buildings as well as its numerous festivals, and the town also boasts a castle as well as boat trips along the River Severn.

If you want to recharge your batteries after a busy week, you’ll love the comfort of a Travelodge hotel and the opportunity to explore the beautiful countryside in this part of England.