Henley in Arden Hotels and Guide
A vibrant town that is surrounded by lovely countryside, Henley in Arden should be one of any tourist’s ‘must-visit’ English towns. Henley is situated on the A3400 in Warwickshire – some 18 miles away south of Birmingham and just 8 miles north of Stratford-Upon-Avon. Also, the towns of Leamington Spa, Warwick, Solihull and Coventry are just nearby. This guide tells you about Henley in Arden Hotels, aswell as what to do, where to eat and when to go.
A medieval market town, Henley in Arden offers a wide range of tourists spots and fun activities to make your stay enjoyable. With its picturesque shops, pubs and wine bars – as well as the regular markets on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays – this town offers an engaging place with both modern and medieval flavours looming. Here is our Henley-in-Arden guide to help you know where to go and where to eat.
Henley in Arden Hotels and Accommodation
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When visiting Henley in Arden, be sure that you get the nicest place to stay. If you want to escape to the tranquil surroundings of this lovely town, Henley Hotel can be the right place for you. It is just 15 minutes from Birmingham International Airport, as well as from the National Exhibition Centre (NEC).
This Henley in Arden hotel offers 30 en-suite rooms each with direct dial telephone, television, free WIFI access, hospitality beverage tray, radio and complimentary room service. Also, this hotel is well situated for visiting Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwick Castle, The National Indoor Arena, Coventry Cathedral and The Cotswolds.
Another great choice is the Ashleigh House, which boasts numerous quality restaurants and pubs. It is a large country house that is ideally suited for groups of 20-30 persons. So, if you are visiting this town for a family celebration, group holiday, special event, conference or a hen party, the Ashleigh is the place you need.
Things to do in Henley-in-Arden
When visiting Henley in Arden, let yourself be soaked up with some great medieval awareness. Over 150 buildings of this town have been deemed as being of Special Architectural and Historic Interest. The Joseph Hardy House (or The Heritage Centre) is arguably the oldest building in the area. At the same time, the town boasts 2 churches – the church of St. John the Baptist, which approximately dates from 1448 and the Church of St. Nicholas, which dates from the Norman times.
Since the town of Warwick is just 8 miles to the east, why don’t you have a look at its town gates? Another place to look forward to is The Royal Leamington Spa, which is just three miles farther and has a wealth of Regency, Georgian and Victorian buildings. Its well-kept Pump Rooms, Roman Baths and Jephson Gardens are a must-see. Additionally, situated between Henley and Solihull is the sixteenth century Packwood House – that is famous for the Yew Garden laid out to represent the Sermon on the Mount.
Where to eat
Henley in Arden offers a world of fine cuisine that will surely satisfy your cravings. From the latest Japanese sushi bar to Italian cuisine, this town has a huge range of eating hubs. If you want some Indian cuisine, try Arden Tandoori, India India, Pickles Fusion Indian and Shapla Tandoori Restaurant Henley in Arden.
For some British cuisines, you may want to try dining at the Fleur De Lys and Henley Cafe. If you prefer Italian food, the best place to visit is the Matricardi Bar and Restaurant. For those who prefer a good Chinese meal, then the Ocean Cantonese is the right place.
When to go
This little Tudor gem offers a lot of treats in store for its visitors. Most of which involve sight-seeing and walking. So, what better time to experience these things than on normal summer days! In this English place, walking amidst beautiful sights, historic tracks, canal tow-paths, local pubs and gourmet restaurants is an absolute delight.