The Best Hotels to Book Near Kingsbury Water Park

A stay at the Genting Hotel wont be a gamble
A stay at the Genting Hotel won't be a gamble | © Genting Hotel / Expedia
Daniel Stables

Not far from Birmingham is the bucolic Kingsbury Water Park, where visitors can swap urban life for untouched countryside, spotting birds and wildlife, strolling along riverside paths and exploring further on a hired bike.

With no fewer than 15 serene lakes set in 600 acres (243ha) of lush forest, walking trails and cycle routes, Kingsbury Water Park is one of Warwickshire’s top draws for lovers of the great outdoors. Our selection of hotels near Kingsbury Water Park range from modern four-stars to historic country pubs; each is different, but all are perfect for exploring this attraction and others in this beautiful part of the country.

1. Lea Marston Hotel


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Relaxation is the word at this welcoming four-star, in a tranquil location in the Warwickshire countryside. A lush, landscaped nine-hole course awaits golf enthusiasts, while the relaxing indoor pool and spa treatments of the on-site health club are just the thing after a day on the links. Rooms, meanwhile, have a classic design, with lovely views over the hotel grounds.

2. Drayton Manor Hotel


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On the grounds of Drayton Manor Theme Park, this hotel is fantastic for a family getaway. A range of rooms exist for just that purpose – younger kids will love the Thomas & Friends rooms, themed around the classic locomotive characters. Safari Pizza & Pasta restaurant is a surefire family favourite, while fish and chips can be ordered to your room.

3. The Globe Inn Tamworth

Pubs with Rooms

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Proudly displaying its Victorian heritage with a carved “1901” on the façade – denoting the year it was built – the Globe Inn has the well-earned look of a classic pub. Today, its long history of hospitality continues with simply designed guest rooms and comfortable furnishings. For the pub, look downstairs – menu highlights include the home-made chicken, leek and stilton pie.

4. Holiday Inn Express Tamworth

Chain Hotel

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A modern, professionally run and stylish hotel, Holiday Inn Express Tamworth boasts an enviable location overlooking the scenic Borrowpit Lake in the Staffordshire town of Tamworth. The hotel also sits within walking distance of the Norman-era Tamworth Castle and the town’s shops and restaurants. Book here for sleek monochrome bathrooms and a pillow menu.

5. Genting Hotel

Spa Hotel

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From the people behind the world-renowned Genting casinos comes this Birmingham hotel, which has all the luxury you’d expect – rooms have a minimalist feel and are beautifully lit, with woodblock-style artworks adorning the walls. The Santai Spa and Leisure Club come from the Malaysian tradition of hospitality and relaxation, with hot stone loungers, hydrotherapy jet pools and a wide range of treatments.

6. The Fazeley Inn

Pubs with Rooms

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This classic British pub sits in the Midlands town of Fazeley, and its traditionally designed, comfortable rooms are perfect for bedding down after a day exploring nearby Drayton Manor Theme Park and Kingsbury Water Park. The pub area downstairs, with its real ale taps and superb pub grub, is particularly welcoming after a day in the great outdoors.

7. The Liberal House


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From its easygoing name to its brightly painted dining area, the Liberal House is suffused with a welcoming, laid-back atmosphere. The food is superb, from the full English breakfasts awaiting you each morning to the lavish Sunday roasts, while the 25 guest rooms are modern and comfortable; a sanctuary in the market town of Tamworth. Attractions nearby include the Church of St Editha and historic Tamworth Castle.

8. Castle Hotel Tamworth


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Housed in a historic red-brick building, the Castle Hotel sits just a few minutes’ walk from its namesake, the Medieval Tamworth Castle. Rooms have a cosy, traditional feel, and the extra-spacious Superior Suites, complete with wine and chocolate, are perfect for a romantic getaway. The Castle Carvery downstairs attracts people from across town every Sunday, while the Russian-themed Vodka Bar is a fun spot to pass the evening with some drinks and, if you’re feeling brave, a little karaoke.

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