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The Pheasant pub, Neenton, - alfresco pub food in Shropshire The Pheasant pub, Neenton, - alfresco pub food in Shropshire

Central England – a top destination for weekend breaks, dog friendly and family friendly holidays.

Central England with its diverse range of tourist attractions is a top destination for short breaks, weekends away, dog friendly and child/family friendly holidays.  An ideal staycation location which is within easy train reach of London. Accommodation choices in Central England are many however, for the best of all worlds, staying in a pub with rooms or a country inn offers not only super flexibility but also great food with a hearty full English breakfast, real ales, and fine wines.  Most country pubs are very family friendly and dog friendly welcoming children and dogs thus providing the perfect recipe for a great stay away.

Why Visit Central England?

Central England encompasses a wide area including Britain’s second largest city, Birmingham, and William Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon.  This diverse area stretches from the rolling hills of Shropshire, bordering Wales on the west, right across to the meandering waterways of Norfolk on the east coast and to many it is known as The Midlands.  Central England abounds with rolling hills and luscious green valleys, where rivers slowly meander to form a rich verdant and fertile landscape. This central area stretches from the industrious Staffordshire and Peak District to the edge of Wales and down to the affluent south and includes the counties of Northamptonshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Herefordshire and Nottinghamshire.

Central England is certainly known for its dramatic countryside with the Peak District National Park being a famous holiday destination for climbing, walking, and cycling holidays as well as narrow boat holidays on the Grand Union Canal.

Walk the Pennines Way or the Derwent Valley Heritage Way, make time for the twin glories of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and take in any of the numerous other attractions including Lincoln Cathedral, William Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon, the traditional seaside town of Skegness, the National Space Centre, Chatsworth House, and Creswell Crags.  If travelling further West, don’t miss out on the Malvern Hills in Herefordshire, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the Wye Valley where there are numerous walking trails both short and long – keen walkers should try the The Wye Valley Walk and the Mortimer Trail.