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Local Attractions & events
at Hinckley Island Hotel, Leicestershire

4 Star AA rating

Local attractions

St George’s Day Celebrations: 19th April 2014, 10am-3pm

Celebrate a great patriotic day in your community. With flags lining the streets, activities, demonstrations, theatre and stalls. A great chance for the whole community to come together. All performances and activities are free.

Grossology Easter: 5th – 27th April 2014

This Easter school holiday we will be hitting the pimple on the head and rooting around in the bogie infested nostril of life to find the impolite truth behind the human body.

Bosworth Battlefield Easter Fundays: 18th – 21st April

All day programme. Come and meet our birds, dogs and ferrets. Child admission includes an Easter egg hunt. £2 per person for all events.

Somewhere In No Man’s Land:  21st April – 25th October 2014

The museum season opens with a major new exhibition on Hinckley and District in the Great War 1914 – 1918. Through artifacts entirely donated by the public, the Museum will tell the peoples’ story of how the area responded to the most climatic of events of the early 20th Century. Visitors ‘go over the top’ into no man’s land to the sound of gunfire and shellfire.

National Space Centre

The UK’s largest space visitor attraction.  Upon arrival you will understand why this really is a visit that’s out of this world.

How far: 21.8 miles

Bosworth Battlefield

Journey through medieval England in the interactive exhibition, witness the horrors of medieval warfare in the Battle Room and test your skills as an archaeologist in the BFI Science Laboratory.

How far: 7.9 miles

Twycross Zoo

Set in 50 acres of parkland, the zoo is home to 1,000 or so animals, most of which are endangered species.

How far: 14.1 miles

Warwick Castle

Experience a totally electrifying day out at Britain’s ultimate castle and immerse yourself in over 1,000 years of jaw-dropping history.

How far: 20.7 miles

Snibston Discovery Museum & Country Park

The showcase for Leicestershire’s historic science, technology, design and fashion collections.  Adjacent to the main entrance is the country park.

How far: 22.5 miles

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Family theme park with children’s rides, family fun, zoo and thrill rides.  Featuring Stormforce 10, Maelstrom, Shockwave, and the vertical drop.

How far: 16 miles


Driving Time
Leicester 16 miles 25 mins
Warwick 25 miles 30 mins
Towcester 35 miles 50 mins
Wolverhampton 50 miles 1 hour
Stratford 32 miles 40 mins

Burghley House

Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan age.

How far: 50 miles


Award-winning attraction at the heart of the National Forest.  A unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep you and your family engaged for hours – whatever the weather.

How far: 26 miles


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Dog Policy

Our hotels welcome well behaved dogs.

One dog allowed per bedroom. We provide a bed, bowl and goody bag for your dog. Your dog is permitted in a selected number of Courtyard room type bedrooms only. Dogs are not permitted in any other room type and we reserve the right to change your booking to a courtyard bedroom on arrival. There is an easy access to and from the selected bedrooms to designated areas to walk your dog. There are dog bins on location which must be used. We welcome responsible dog owners. Dogs are not permitted in any food serving areas of the hotel or the leisure club and spa. The charge for your dog is £25 per night