|Lairhillock Touring Park
18 Sandy Lane
Tel: 01926 632119
|Local information and tourism
The village of Marton is a short walk from the park, where there is a local pub (which is also an Indian restaurant), and a "Museum of Country Bygones" .
Marton village church was founded back in 1292. It was rebuilt in 1869 following a devastating fire. The building is dedicated to St Esprit and is thought to be unique in the British Isles. There are also preserved medieval bridges.
There are bridle paths, attractive canal tow paths and disused railway line walks.
Two and a half miles away is the village of Long Itchington which has a small general store, a Co-Op, a Post Office and a hairdressers.
Birdingbury village (2 miles away).
The market town of Southam (4 miles away) has many facilities, e.g. pubs, small supermarkets, hairdressers, Post Office and other shopping outlets, a swimming pool and several take-aways. Southam is an old cattle driving stop between Wales and London. Charles 1 stayed in the town before the Battle of Edghill in 1642. St James Church has a handsome timber rooof, octagonal spire and 14th centry tower. The town also boasts Dallas International Polo Ground.
There are many nearby places of interest within reasonable distance from Marton, which makes Lairhillock an ideal centre from which to radiate:
Warwick with its 14th century castle
Kenilworth with its 12th century castle
Stratford on Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare
Royal Leamington Spa and Jephson Gardens
Lunt Roman Fort - a reconstruction of the AD60 original
Bagington Aircraft Museum at Coventry Airport
Ryton Organic Gardens
Ryton Pools for those who enjoy fishing
Draycote Water Park for those who enjoy fishing
Coventry (old and new) Cathedral, Steam Railway Centre and Transport Museum
We are withing easy reach of the Cotswolds
There are lots of canals in the area
Stoneleigh Show Ground with nearby village of timbered houses
Birmingham with its amazing new Bull Ring Shopping Centre, Symphony Hall and the ICC and the Jewellery Quarter
The NEC is approximately 17 miles away