March 04, 2017
Top 6 things to do this Easter
You need never be at a loss for things to do near Nailcote Hall, no matter what your age. From cathedrals, castles and manor houses, to acres of parkland, green space, sporting venues, theatres, shopping landmarks and historical sites of interest, Coventry, Warwickshire and Birmingham provide a fantastic day out for all the family.
Make Nailcote Hall your base to explore and take full advantage of our Easter Breaks.
Kenilworth Castle - 3.6 Miles from Nailcote Hall
From medieval fortress to Elizabethan palace, Kenilworth Castle has been at the centre of England's affairs for much of its 900 year history. Today, you can scale the heights of the tower built to woo Queen Elizabeth I and marvel at the mighty Norman keep. Explore the exhibition in the Gatehouse, and imagine the majesty of the Great Hall playing host to medieval monarchs and early Tudor kings.
EASTER ADVENTURE QUEST - Fri 14 - Mon 17 Apr 2017 (bank holiday)
Hatton Adventure World - 8.3 Miles from Nailcote Hall
Set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, Hatton Adventure World, really is a complete family day out. There is a seasonally changing programme so there is always something new to see and do, join the Easter Egg and Bunny Hunts.
Children will be able to enjoy all the facilities and attractions of the Adventure World, including Superslide Mania, participating in a changing programme of exciting and adventurous activities such as animal handling, arts and crafts, tractor rides, bug hunting, pond dipping and indoor play.
During school holidays and on weekends one FREE game of Laser Combat is included in the entry price to Hatton Adventure World for children aged 8-13yrs and up to 2 accompanying adults or older friends.
Warwick Castle - 11 Miles from Nailcote Hall
Experience a full day out with more than 1,100 years of jaw-dropping history, magic, myth and adventure at Warwick Castle!
Between 7th — 22nd April, your family can enjoy sensational shows, weird and wonderful characters, heaps of gruesome history!
Get ready for Horrible Histories® live on stage with the truly unique seen-nowhere-else WICKED WARWICK SHOW. This high energy show is well worth catching and guaranteed to educate and entertain everyone in a fun and exciting way.
Coventry Transport Museum - 7 Miles from Nailcote Hall
The world's largest collection of British road transport.
The last 150 years of Coventry’s history have been shaped, in part, by the rise and fall of its motor and cycle industries. In this time, around 475 bicycle and tricycle makers, 161 car manufacturers and 116 motorcycle manufacturers have operated in the city, touching the lives of millions of people.
Today, Coventry Transport Museum traces the paths of these industries through massive social change and momentous world events. It tells the fascinating story of the city, its inhabitants and their phenomenal achievements from the very first bicycles to world record-breaking cars.
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum - 6.7 Miles from Nailcote Hall
The museum is named after Sir Alfred Herbert, a Coventry industrialist and philanthropist whose gifts enabled the original building to be opened in 1960. Building began in 1939, with an interruption by the Second World War, and the Herbert opened in 1960. In 2008, it reopened after a £14 million refurbishment.
The Herbert has extensive and wide ranging collections which are grouped under four broad headings:
- Visual Arts
- Social and Industrial History
- Natural History
The Herbert is run by Culture Coventry, a registered charity, and admission is free. In 2010, the museum and gallery received more than 300,000 visitors, making it one of the most popular free tourist attractions in the West Midlands.
Resorts World - 7 Miles from Nailcote Hall
Joining similar complexes in destinations including Singapore and New York, Resorts World Birmingham is Europe’s largest integrated leisure and entertainment complex.
Resorts World is home to a an 11-screen cinema, a wide range of international restaurants and bars, outlet shopping with 50 stores and a casino - all under one roof. The 50 store outlet shopping experience is the first of its kind in the region, offering shoppers a minimum of 30% off RRP across a wide range of brands such as Gap, Next and Nike, all year round.