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Longshoot Hotel (Nuneaton)

(Show map) Tel: 02476 329711
Hotel Policies
Check-in From 14:00 hours
Check-Out 07:00 – 12:00 hours
Cancellation/Prepayment Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.
Children Up to two Children under the age of 16 sharing a room with adults stay free of charge subject to the availability of a suitable room. Cots are available at most of our Hotels and at no extra charge. Please specify at the time of booking if a cot is required.  Any request for additional extra beds needs to be confirmed by management as this will be subject to availability and a room supplement may apply. Room supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay. Please ring the hotel directly for further information.
Pets Pets are not allowed.
Accepted Credit Cards American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro, Solo, Switch. The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

 

Facilities
Bar/Lounge On-site bar & lounge
Restaurant Pub restaurant on-site
Room Service 24 hour room service available
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair access to the hotel
Hairdryer In-room hairdryer
Free Wi-Fi Unlimited free Wi-Fi available
Television Flat-screen digital TV
Free Parking Ample on-site free parking
Tea & Coffee Making Facilities In-room tea & coffee making facilities
Telephone Facilities In-room telephone facilities
Functions

Events at The Longshoot

Whether you’re planning a birthday party, anniversary, christening or wedding, our experienced on-site catering team makes this is the perfect venue for your special event. We can host functions for all occasions at The Longshoot, depending on the size of your party.

 

The venue is also a great place to hold meetings, conferences or exhibitions as it’s conveniently situated bear to four major motorway networks. Delegates can travel to our hotel easily from Birmingham, Birmingham NEC, Coventry, Leicester or Nuneaton.

About the Hotel

The perfect hotel for business or pleasure in the Midlands

Superbly located for business destinations and attractions in the Midlands, The Longshoot Hotel is around a 20-minute drive from four major motorways, the M1, M42, M6 and M69. Handy for business trips to Coventry, Leicester, and Birmingham and Birmingham NEC, other Warwickshire attractions can be easily reached from The Longshoot Hotel. Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle and the historical Battle of Bosworth Field are a short drive away.

How to get here

Free Parking for guests

If you’re travelling by car and want to use our hotel as a base for business meetings or sight-seeing in the Midlands, you can park your car here free of charge.

 

How to get here

The Longshoot is easy to find on the main A5 Watling Street between Hinkley and Nuneaton, 4 miles from the M69. To find us by satnav, use the postcode CV11 6JH.

Area & Hotel History

The Longshoot Hotel is situated on the border of Warwickshire and Leicestershire. Originally built in 1938 it was a Bass house and Crest motel but has since been extended and remodelled to make it into the hotel it is today. It is close to the centre of Nuneaton, which takes its unusual name from two sources, the Benedictine nunnery around which the town was built and from the word ‘Etone’, which translates as water town.

 

Nuneaton was listed as a small hamlet in the Domesday Book and a local market was established in 1233 that is still held to this day. The town suffered heavy bombings during the Second World War due to the number of munitions factories in the area. This led to large parts of the town and the centre being re-built after the war.

 

The area is also famous for the field where the Battle of Bosworth took place and where Richard III came up against a formidable Henry Tudor in 1485. Recently his remains were discovered underneath a car park in nearby Leicester, reigniting interest in the battle where he met his death. Parts of the county were also the inspiration for many of George Eliot’s novels and Arbury Hall is famous for being the birthplace of this popular Victorian novelist, whose name was actually Mary Anne Evans.

 

The Leicestershire market town of Hinckley, with a history dating back to Saxon times, is equally close to The Longshoot Hotel, as Watling Street forms part of the border between the two counties. Almost opposite the hotel in 2002 a site known as Saxon Paddock revealed extensive archaeological remains of both Iron Age and Romano-British settlements, indicating the strategic importance of Watling Street as a trading route in ancient times.

Local Attractions

About Nuneaton

The name Nuneaton derives from the Benedictine Nunnery around which much of the town was built. With a thriving centre and bustling high street, all the essential amenities close at hand. The area is famous as the birthplace of 19th century author George Eliot and close to the field where Richard III met his death at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.

 

Coventry Cathedral (12 miles)

The ruins of the old Cathedral, completely destroyed by aerial bombardment in November 1942, sit in the grounds of the new modernist St Michael’s Cathedral, opened in 1962. Both are open to visitors daily, and among many noteworthy aspects are the Wooden Cross, made from the scorched timbers of the roof of the old cathedral, and the unconventional spire.

 

Stratford-upon-Avon (31 miles)

Shakespeare’s birthplace is a deservedly popular tourist attraction in Warwickshire. It takes just 40 minutes to get there from The Longshoot Hotel and you can visit the Shakespeare’s birthplace and the farmhouse cottage where his wife, Anne Hathaway, lived as a child. A beautiful place to visit with delightful bars, restaurants and parks along the River Avon, it’s a highly recommended place to visit when you’re in the area.

 

The Battle of Bosworth Fields (8 miles)

After the discovery of Richard III’s remains in Leicester, interest in the battlefield where he fought, and lost, his last battle against Henry Tudor in 1485 has risen. Visit the museum and field and you can enjoy re-enactments of the battle throughout the year where the battle took place. This fascinating historical site is just a short 20 minute drive away from The Longshoot Hotel.

 

Birmingham NEC (20 miles)

The Chase Hotel is just a 25 minute drive away from the National Exhibition Centre. Home of Crufts, the Clothes Show Live, many live pop concerts and exhibitions, The Longshoot is close enough to commute to the NEC if you’re visiting over a few days or just for the night. Once you’re back after a busy day, you can enjoy a meal from the delicious carvery and a drink from the bar.

 

Kenilworth Castle (17 miles)

Managed by English Heritage, this Grade I listed building is a ruined castle and royal palace with a magnificent Elizabethan Garden. The garden has been authentically recreated exactly as it would have greeted Elizabeth I touring the grounds in 1575, including a bejewelled aviary and marble fountain.

 

Drayton Manor Theme Park and Zoo (15 miles)

An excellent day out for all the family, Drayton Manor Theme Park and Zoo is home to thrill rides including Europe’s only stand-up rollercoaster, plus family attractions such as The Dino Trail, Thomas the Tank Engine Land and Drayton Manor Zoo, with over 100 species. Drayton Manor is less than half an hour’s drive from The Chase Hotel.

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