Heavenly celebrations at Hampton Manor
Just seven minutes' drive from Birmingham Airport, Hampton Manor's setting in lush West Midlands countryside is a far cry from the hustle and bustle. The former home of politician Sir Frederick Peel - son of Robert - this lovely country house is popular for weddings, parties, business meetings and romantic candlelit dinners. Expect stunning surroundings and Michelin-starred food.
Splash the cash in Solihull
Not only has Solihull been voted the best place to live in Britain, it's also been named one of the country's five best shopping destinations. Here you'll find top designer brands and high street names with two big shopping centres conveniently close. Solihull is also rich in leafy parks, so take a break in the beautiful Malvern and Brueton Park or Elmdon Nature Park to get up close to wildlife and give young ones the chance to let off some steam. Bike-lovers will love The National Motorcycle Museum or you can pop down the road to the NEC which has a large programme of big exhibitions such as Grand Designs Live.
What to do and see in Birmingham
Jump on the train at Hampton in Arden and you can be in Birmingham city centre in 15 minutes. New Street station has had a huge facelift with great shopping options. Take the kids to the National SEA LIFE Centre or catch a show in one of the city's vibrant theatres. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Hampton Manor? Travelodge Birmingham Airport Hotel is your closest bet or Travelodge Birmingham Sheldon Hotel is also Nearby.