The West Midlands is a beautiful and diverse region encompassing vibrant urban areas such as Birmingham and Wolverhampton, and stunning rural localities in Shropshire and Herefordshire. Here at Patshull Park Hotel, Golf and Country Club we are perfectly placed as a base to explore them all. We’re a superb hotel facility with top quality leisure facilities located midway between Telford and Wolverhampton in 200 acres of secluded Shropshire Countryside and perfectly maintained parkland.
The West Midlands events calendar is always full with a variety of exciting activities and events catering for all tastes. Here we have selected a few late-spring and summer highlights to tempt you. Why not make a weekend of it and enjoy our excellent hotel accommodation and delicious food after a busy day exploring?
Ludlow Spring Festival – 9th-11th May
Ludlow is a stunning medieval market town situated in Shropshire with an excellent reputation for quality food and drink. Surrounded by the beautiful South Shropshire and Welsh hills, the historic and unspoilt town centre is the perfect setting for the Ludlow Spring Festival. Featuring 190 Real Ales, Live Music, over 60 local food and drink producers and 200 classic cars as well as many talks and demonstrations, this event is extremely popular and great fun.
BodyPower Expo NEC 16th -18th May
Are you a health and fitness enthusiast? BodyPower is now in its 6th year and offers three exciting days of fitness related exhibitions, interactive features and competitions. Join International Athletes and industry renowned experts learning about the newest products and crazes in the fitness world.
Baby Show NEC 16th-18th May
If you are expecting or have young children, then a trip to the Baby Show is truly worthwhile. It is the UK’s leading pregnancy and parenting event, with plenty of shopping opportunities and expert information and advice on pregnancy, birth and parenting. This family friendly event is fun for all. Why not combine it with a weekend break at Patshull Park and book one of our relaxing Mother to Be Spa Packages to treat yourself?
Cosford Air Show 8th June
The award winning Cosford Airshow is a must visit Shropshire event for families and Aircraft enthusiasts alike. It won the Tourism Event of the year in the Shropshire Star awards and was voted best RAF Air Show in the Airscene Awards in 2013. This year’s event promises to be even bigger and better with a full display from the Vulcan now confirmed and first appearances at Cosford from the C17 and Voyager.
Good Food Show Summer NEC 12th -13th June
Are you a foodie? Well you won’t want to miss the Good Food Show Summer. This event celebrates all things food with shopping, displays, exhibitions and demonstrations. There is a speciality food market where you can try before you buy and a dedicated baking and cake zone, sure to get your mouth watering. Or if you like to grow your own there is a Chefs Kitchen Garden Containers display. The highlight of the Good Food Show is always the array of top chefs giving live demonstrations and talks on stage. This Summer is no exception with Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Atul Kochher, James Martin, John Torode, Lisa Faulkner and Valentine Warner, to name but a few.
Gardeners’ World Live NEC 12th-15th June
If you are green fingered, you will want to visit this exhibition event at the NEC. Gain inspiration for your garden and seek out expert advice for your burning growing related questions. Gardeners’ World Live has an outstanding expert line up and an unbeatable array of exhibitors.
Tough Guy and Tough Kids Challenge Wolverhampton 12th-13th July
You need to be tough to complete this fun but challenging competition. There are a variety of distances available, filled with hair raising obstacles such as Tarzan ropes, commando crawling under razor wire, mud, tunnels, walls and freezing lakes to cross. The sense of achievement when you finish will only be beaten by the happiness brought on by a warm shower when you get back to Patshull Park!
V Festival 2014 Weston Park 16-17 August
V Festival is a long established festival offering a variety of musical genres over the course of the weekend. From top pop acts to true rock and rollers there is something for everyone. This year sees Justin Timberlake, The Killers, Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Example and Lily Allen headline. If like us, you love the idea of a festival but can’t stand the thought of camping, why not book to stay at Patshull Park? We are only a short taxi ride away from Weston Park, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds - top class live music and a comfortable bed and warm shower.