If you’re travelling far to visit the zoo, we’ve got some great recommendations of places to stay that are close to the zoo. If you’re travelling with a family, get a great deal with Stay Play Explore!

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Twycross Zoo is proud to be part of Stay Play Explore!

From only £109 a family of four can visit any 3 of 5 fantastic Leicestershire attractions including Twycross Zoo, and enjoy overnight accommodation including breakfast at a choice of four top hotels


Hinckley Island Hotel

Hinckley Island Outside

Watling Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3JA, 01455 631122.

This 4 star family friendly hotel offers superb family accommodation and fun activities for the kids during school holidays. Located within easy reach of the M6, M69 & M1 motorways, this hotel provides a perfect base for exploring central England.

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Sketchley Grange Hotel

Sketchley Grange

Sketchley Lane, Burbage, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3HU.

This elegant country house hotel is nestled away in the heart of England combining the perfect blend of past and present, with historical character and contemporary design.

The Sketchley Grange is situated on the borders of Leicestershire and Warwickshire, just minutes away from the M69.

The original country house, built in a Mock Tudor style, has been extended and enhanced over the years into a luxury four star hotel, enticing guests with an array of facilities. Our Award Winning Romans Health and Leisure Club allows guests to stimulate and soothe their senses within the 17 metre indoor pool, Sauna and Spa..

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Millers Hotel, Sibson


Millers, Twycross Road, Sibson, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV13 6LB

The Millers is housed in a beautifully reconstructed village bakery in picturesque Sibson, with a working millwheel running through the oak beamed bar. The recently refurbished hotel has 38 en-suite bedrooms as well as a cosy restaurant, bar and enclosed terrace area.

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Yew Lodge Hotel, Kegworth

Yew Lodge

Yew Lodge Hotel, Packington Hill, Kegworth, Derby, DE74 2DF

The BEST WESTERN PREMIER Yew Lodge Hotel sits at the heart of Kegworth Village close to East Midlands Airport and is perfect for every kind of guest. From holiday makers and families to business travellers or those who want to relax in a wonderful hotel, it's the perfect place to stay! With award winning cuisine, extensive conference facilities, state of the art fitness equipment, and a spa, the hotel is great for both business and pleasure.

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Horseshoe Cottage Farm, Charnwood Forest


Horseshoe Cottage Farm, Roecliffe Rd, Cropston, Leics, LE7 7HQ

Relax and be pampered in a lovely award winning B&B, recently restored, sustainable, award winning, 200 year old stone farmhouse and barns in Leicestershire’s Charnwood Forest. Located 30 yards from the Hallgates entrance to Bradgate Park, an 800 acre estate and the site of the ancestral home of the ‘nine day Queen’, Lady Jane Grey. Horseshoe Cottage Farm provides a luxury accommodation haven for both business people and pleasure seekers.

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Smithy Studio Bed & Breakfast, Ashby de la Zouch


Smithy Studio Bed & Breakfast, 41a Wood Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1EL

Enjoy the feel of an oasis in the country in this former 1770 forge, yet be within a five minute walk of wonderful restaurants and shops in the charming market town of Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire when you stay at the Smithy. A warm welcome is offered at this unique accommodation by the artist owner.

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Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes, Rosliston. Camping & Caravanning

Camping with nature at Beehive Woodland Lakes | Rosliston, Derby

Beehive Woodland Lakes, Rosliston, Derbyshire, DE12 8HZ

In the heart of the National Forest and within easy reach of many great local attractions, Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes is a great place to stay over.

Beehive Woodland Lakes is situated on the edge Rosliston Village, a many times winner of the East Midlands best in bloom competition. The local shop and post office provide all those essentials you need and there's a choice of pubs serving good food and Ale.


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Hilton Leicester

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Hilton Leicester, 21 Junction Approach, Leicester, LE19 1WQ

The Hilton Leicester is just off junction 21 of the M1, and at the end of the M69 Motorway. This 4-star Hilton hotel has spacious rooms, and the LivingWell Health Club boasts a modern gym and an 18-metre heated indoor pool.

The hotel includes Flavours Restaurant which serves traditional cuisine and international dishes, while Caffè Cino offers light meals and drinks. The Court Bar overlooks the garden patio and provides a comfortable stay at this hotel.

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Hilton at St George’s Park

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Discover the stylish Hilton at St George’s Park, Burton upon Trent hotel, nestled in the National Forest, right in the center of England. Located 6 miles west of Burton upon Trent and 35 miles from East Midlands Airport, our hotel is close to the M1, M6 and M42 motorway links. St George’s Park is home to all 24 English football teams and an inspirational centre for coach education. Our hotel features a health club, indoor pool and spa. Offering 228 guest rooms and suites, a restaurant and lounge and complimentary WiFi, this hotel makes it easy to be away from home.

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Hilton East Midlands Airport

Hilton EMA

The conveniently located Hilton East Midlands Airport hotel is just four miles from East Midlands Airport and three miles from the East Midlands Parkway Train Station. Enjoy a variety of family friendly attractions during your stay at the Hilton East Midlands Airport hotel or relax and rejuvenate with our amenities including our 16-meter pool and hotel restaurant and bar.

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Please note the accommodation listed here is provided for the benefit of our visitors only. Although this information is provided in good faith, as third parties we can take no responsibility for the quality of service they provide.