Splendid events at the restored glory of Hawkesyard Estate
Near Cannock Chase forest in Staffordshire, and 10 minutes from Lichfield, Hawkesyard Estate offers a great setting with more than a small touch of class. Recently restored to its former glory, the estate includes the grand hall and grounds, the orangery, plus a golf club, with options for different types of event. Whether you're here for a dreamy wedding, a business conference or just visiting - Hawkesyard Estate is sure to rise magnificently to the occasion.
What to do and see in Staffordshire
There's lots for everyone in this busy corner of Britain. Outdoor types will love Cannock Chase with its great mountain bike trails, Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and Tree Top Junior courses, adventure playground for young ones and peaceful walks. For more thrills Alton Towers Resort is around 40 minutes away or for chilly fun head to SnowDome Tamworth. Younger children will love to meet Thomas the Tank Engine at Nearby Drayton Manor Theme Park while the beautiful city of Lichfield is well worth a visit for the atmospheric cathedral surrounded by interesting streets and shops.
Shop till you drop in Birmingham
Britain's second most populated city, Birmingham, is 45 minutes away by car. Head to the stunning New Street station, recently refurbished, which is now a sleek silver shopping mecca with lots of stylish stores and a big John Lewis. A few minutes' walk away and you can't miss the similarly spectacular, silver Selfridges. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Hawkesyard Estate? Travelodge Rugeley Hotel should fit the bill or Travelodge Burton A38 Northbound Hotel has great travel links.