Summer has arrived and with it comes lighter days, sunshine, and the blooming of flowers. We welcome this seasonal shift and all the new life it has to bring. With new life comes a chance to make new memories, as the summer holidays fast approach, this provides the perfect opportunity for families to get away and enjoy a family UK staycation together. Enjoy your family getaway with Mallory Court Hotel and Spa.
Set within the Warwickshire countryside, Mallory Court Hotel and Spa is the perfect place to explore a wide range of family friendly activities.
We have gathered the top five things to do in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire where you will be able to create new, lifelong memories with the family.
Satisfy your historical cravings at Warwick Castle
For those with an appetite for learning and immersing themselves into history, Warwick Castle will satisfy all your historical cravings. A visit to the castle offers a fun and memorable way to explore medieval history. The castle was originally built by William the Conqueror in 1068 and in that time has been rebuilt and remodelled over the years. It has remained standing throughout the centuries bearing witness to countless battles, wars and also housing the Earls of Warwick, the most famous being the Grenville family.
As you walk around the Castle there are different rooms and stairwells that can be entered and explored. For example, you can visit the very popular Princess Tower for any aspiring princesses or you can climb the 600 steps to get the best view of the castle’s defensive walls and towers.
If you’re feeling brave whilst at the castle there is also the opportunity to enjoy a unique and interactive experience inside the Dungeons, where some people have supposedly spotted ghostly figures from the past!
Warwick Castle is well known for the shows and demonstrations that take place on their grounds. These shows are designed to be family-friendly, fun and educational. From archery and jousting shows to birds of prey demonstrations the castle has something for the whole family to enjoy on your staycation.
Explore the fun and beauty that St Nicholas Park has to offer
A visit to the famous St Nicholas Park is a must during a family staycation in the Leamington area.
It has its very own Fun Park which is full of rides and games, perfect to keep the children entertained for the whole day. There is also an exciting 18 hole Mini-Golf Course, where parents and children can practise their skills and get competitive with each other. The park also has an outdoor pool, where children up to 12 years old can make a splash and cool down during the hotter months.
Once everyone has worked up an appetite having all this fun, you can go for a picnic in one of the designated areas in the park. St Nicholas Park also offers some breath-taking views with their lawns and gardens being the perfect place to go on a peaceful stroll, away from all the hustle and bustle. Another way to get around the park is on the river, where families can book a boat and take in the sights of the park and it’s beautiful surroundings.
Get lost in butterfly paradise at The Butterfly Farm
The Butterfly Farm is located in Stratford, around 20 minutes from Leamington. It is a unique place to visit for a family day out. It is the UK’s largest tropical butterfly centre and is home to hundreds of species of butterflies, who can be found flying high in their natural habitats.
No matter the weather, the butterflies can be found out in the open, around waterfalls, pools and tropical plants and flowers. It is a butterfly paradise. Perfect for children of any age and adults with a fascination for these spectacular insects. The Butterfly Farm is also extremely useful in providing its visitors with educational information on all the various types of butterflies that exist, whilst making it a fun and unique experience for all. If you’re lucky a butterfly may even land on you!
Booking a trip to see these magnificent butterflies is simple and can be done online now.
Discover the unique setting of Charlecote Park
For those of you who are looking for another unique experience that can be enjoyed by the whole family, a visit to Charlecote Park is an ideal place to visit.
The 16th century country house overlooks the River Avon and is surrounded by its own deer park. The picturesque views are astounding and can be enjoyed by going on a walk around the vast grounds. There is an array of wildlife that can be seen dotted around the grounds, including fallow deer, sheep and various bird species.
Parts of the country house are also open to the public to visit and walk around on certain days. As well as a second-hand bookshop on site and multiple gardens which can be explored by all.
Charlecote Park has events throughout the year for children of all ages to enjoy within the parkland, making it the perfect place to visit during your family staycation. Take a look at their events on their website here.
Enjoy a family UK staycation at Mallory Court Hotel
After creating the best family memories together and partaking in all that Leamington has to offer, you can relax at the luxurious Mallory Court Hotel. Set within ten acres of gorgeous grounds in the heart of Warwickshire, Mallory Court Hotel welcomes all families to its beautifully English country house hotel and spa. Many of the locations and activities that have been mentioned are located close to the Hotel making it the perfect place for families to come and retreat after exploring the surrounding area. Get settled in and enjoy your evening in our spacious and lavish family suite.
Our Blenheim Suite is a two-bedroom family suite. One bedroom has a Queen size double bed, which has beautiful views overlooking the rose garden. This bedroom also comes with a private bathroom opposite the bedroom. The second bedroom comes with a King size bed, which can be a double or a twin bed. The windows overlook the stunning lawn, terrace and the rose garden. Alongside this there is a fireplace with a seating area, ensuite bathroom and a fridge. There is additional space in the bedroom for one extra bed, which means the luxurious family suite can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults and 3 children.
Breakfast for the whole family is available in the Dining room each morning, with an array of fruits, cereals, pastries and a delicious hot breakfast made to order.
Lighter options are available for lunch and afternoon tea for the children and in the evenings children can enjoy a selection of three courses from the children’s menus whilst adults can indulge in the Taste of the season menu served in the Dining Room.
Families can enjoy exploring the 10 acres of grounds and gardens that Mallory has to offer, whilst your children will be spoilt for choice with all that there is to discover. They can also take part in our Mallory Scavenger Hunt, giving them the opportunity to explore Mr Holdsworth’s vegetable patch, the apple trees and the orchard with the queens tree, the pond beyond the terrace and so much more. For the adults, our grounds are the ideal place to enjoy some peace and tranquility. Whether you want to enjoy a romantic stroll taking in the views, encounter some of the natural wildlife or discover the various plants and flowers we have dotted around our manicured lawns, we have something for the whole family to enjoy, making for the perfect staycation.
Both bedrooms in our luxurious family suite include, a Nespresso machine, digital TV with Freeview, a desk, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, bathrobe, children’s robe and slippers, complimentary Wi-Fi and much more.
Prices from £490.00 per suite, per night, inclusive of Bed and Breakfast (2 adults, 2 children).
Here’s to the ultimate UK family staycation
With endless family activities to explore on our grounds and in Leamington on your family staycation, your stay will be full of fun moments and memorable experiences. Your children Call us on 01926 330214 or book your stay at our remarkable hotel through our website.