Premier Inn Solihull (Hockley Heath, M42)
“The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays” - AA Inspector
SOLIHULL, WEST MIDLANDS
Look out of a window at Premier Inn Solihull (Hockley Heath, M42) and you'll see countryside all around. In fact you'll be surprised by just how green the Black Country really is, and with Shakespeare's hometown just up the road it's no problem at all to go and see one of his plays being staged there. See the jousting at Warwick Castle or take the children to Cadbury World. The hotel offers a Beefeater restaurant and comfy beds for a good night's sleep.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 78
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Open all year
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About the area
Discover West Midlands
After Greater London, the West Midlands is the UK’s biggest county by population, and after London, Birmingham is the UK’s largest city. There’s a lot to seek out here – it has a vibrant culture, with exceptionally good nightlife. Coventry used to be more important than Birmingham, until the 18th century when the Industrial Revolution started and Brum forged ahead.
Apart from Lady Godiva, Coventry is best known for its cathedrals. The medieval parish church became a cathedral in 1918, but the Blitz on Coventry in 1940 left only the spire and part of the walls. After the war, it was decided to build a new cathedral alongside linked to the ruins.
Dudley was one of the birthplaces of the Industrial Revolution, and this history is reflected in its architecture and the Black Country Living Museum, a recreation of an industrial village, with shops and a pub, cottages and a chapel. Stourbridge is also worth a visit, mainly due to its involvement in glassmaking, which has been going on since the 17th century, and is still a part of the town’s culture; there’s a glass museum and a bi-annual glass festival.
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