Holiday accommodation close to the NEC in Birmingham

self catering near NEC Birmingham, home to the National Exhibition Centre

The following self-catering holiday cottage accommodation is ideal for anyone wanting to stay within easy travelling distance of the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, and the Midlands. 

More apartments and cottages to rent in Warwickshire and the West Midlands might also be convenient for the NEC.

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Self-catering accommodation near the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

Little Beanit Farm Cottage is around 12 minutes drive from the NEC and Birmingham Airport

holiday cottage near the NEC Birmingham or National Exhibition Centre
Self-catering accommodation near NEC for 4
Looking for a cottage near to the NEC?  A stay at Little Beanit Farm Cottage could be simply perfect for you.  Located on the outskirts of the village of Balsall Common, it is less than 15 miles in to the centre of Birmingham from this cottage and the NEC is just around 6.5 miles away, within reach by car with an easy 15 minute drive.  The cottage is also well located for relatively easy access to Birmingham Airport and the Motorcycle museum.  

With 2 bedrooms, this cottage can comfortably sleep up to 4 people in a rural location on a working 120 acre cattle farm.  This cottage could offer that ideal combination of a tranquil rural setting with the added bonus of excellent transport links.   Places of interest to visit nearby are Shakespeare Country, Royal Leamington Spa, and Warwick for its castle and historic Mill Street.

The village of Balsall Common has numerous useful facilities for anyone self-catering including pubs, restaurants, supermarket and a delicatessen. For cyclists, the Kenilworth Greenway, an old railway line runs alongside the cottage giving an ideal route by foot or mountain bike to Kenilworth and links to the many public footpaths that cross it.

Self-catering Accommodation: 2 bedroom cottage, one double or can be converted to twin on request, and one twin bedroom.  This cottage benefits from lots of character including original wooden beams and a sloping roof on the first floor.  The cottage has its own garden complete with patio area and barbeque for use in summer.  Parking is available for up to 3 cars.

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Luxury cottages within half an hour's drive of the NEC, Birmingham

Upper Rectory Farm Cottages are a collection of award winning cottages set amongst the beautiful rural landscape of North-West Leicestershire.  These cottages have won a number of prestigious awards recognising the quality and high standards of accommodation on offer here.

These barn conversions offer a very high standard of accommodation and benefit from features such as exposed wooden beams and designer fabrics and furnishings.  What’s more, these barns are in a wonderful tranquil rural setting, on the outskirts of the pretty village of Appleby Magna, near to Ashby de la Zouch.   There are six beautifully restored barns in total and all offer cosy, homely accommodation in peaceful surroundings.

Beamed double bedroom Extensively beamed country kitchen

There are a variety of cottages, including one, two, three and four bedroom properties.  Some barn conversions can interconnect for large group bookings if required.  Some are single storey and may be suitable for this with mobility issues.  For that luxury touch, all bedrooms offer ensuite facilities.

Take a look at the photos to appreciate the wonderful countryside setting.  There are some excellent walks in the local area.  These barn conversions have been decked out with quality furnishings, fabrics and carpets and are waiting to welcome you.

Unlimited parking is available.  Free Wi-fi internet access.

The cottages are rated as 5 star by the English Tourism Council.

The cottages are available for bookings now.


20 minutes drive to the National Exhibition Centre ( NEC), Birmingham

The following 2 apartments/cottages are just a shortish drive away from the NEC, Birmingham.

cottages Stratford-upon-AvonAt Pear Tree Cottages there are two quality cottages on offer, Acanthus Cottage and the Apple Loft.  Located in the pretty village of Wilmcote near the village green, these two properties share a beautiful garden which totals almost one acre.  Apple Loft is a first floor, one bedroom self-catering apartment which enjoys views over the gardens and paddock.  Acanthus Cottage is a cosy 2 bedroom ground floor cottage sleeping up to 4.

Wilmcote is in the heart of Shakespeare’s Country and is well located for discovering this beautiful area.  Stratford Upon Avon is just 3 miles away and easily accessible whereas Warwick is just 8 miles away so if visiting this area to attend an event at the NEC don’t miss out on the other notable attractions nearby!

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30 minutes drive from the National Exhibition Centre ( NEC ), Birmingham


log cabins near the NEC BirminghamFor an extra special break or longer holiday close to the NEC, take a look at Forest View Retreat Lodges. These award winning log cabins are located on the edge of the Wyre Forest in Worcestershire and could be a great choice for a romantic break or even for a honeymoon.

Adults only, these two holiday lodges have been designed with your enjoyment in mind. Both feature fantastic country views and are set within 15 acres of grounds close to the forest. Guided walks to the forest can be arranged or you are free to explore yourself.
The holiday lodges offer high quality accommodation and are well equipped with modern conveniences to make things easy. Just one of the wonderful touches at Forest View include free champagne and chocolates provided on arrival, to make your stay get off to the very best of starts. Eat in or out, the choice is yours and for your convenience there is an award winning local restaurant just a few minute’s walk away.

This is a great place for walking and wildlife watching. Other activities on offer locally include golfing and fishing. Use of the local tennis courts is included in the price of your holiday. For pampering and relaxation you can even book a beauty treatment locally.

With a fantastic location right by the edge of the Wyre Forest, these high quality lodges are only an hour away from Birmingham’s International Airport, the NEC and the NIA. Also within relatively easy reach for day trips are the West Midland Safari Park and Bewdley’s Severn Valley Railway.

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40 minutes drive from the National Exhibition Centre ( NEC ) - Birmingham


cottages not far from NEC BirminghamMill House Holiday Cottages are located in a beautiful secluded valley in the Leicestershire countryside located around equidistant between Grantham and Melton Mowbray.  Surrounded by rolling farmlands and wild flower meadows, this is a tranquil, unspoilt place to stay.  There is plenty of space here to enjoy this tranquil setting and to find a quiet spot to read a good book or have a picnic.  A rippling stream runs by the cottages and the valley is rich with wildlife such as buzzards, kingfishers, barn owls and foxes.

This is an excellent part of England for walking and cycling.  There are so many footpaths, green lanes and quiet country roads to explore near the Leicestershire and Lincolnshire border.

The cottages are very well equipped and benefit from lots of character as well as special features such as woodburners, inglenook fireplaces and free Wi-fi broadband internet access.  Some of the barn conversions offer four poster beds and fabulous roll top baths.  There is a shared outdoor hot tub for relaxation.  Please visit the cottage record by clicking on the photograph.

It's about a 40 minute drive to the Exhibition Centre at the NEC in Birmingham for year round events.


45 minutes drive from the National Exhibition Centre ( N.E.C. ) - Birmingham - two self catering apartments to rent


self catering near NEC BirminghamThere are two smart good quality self catering apartments to rent in the village of Welford on Avon in Warwickshire. One has one bedroom with a king size bed, plus a sofa bed for an additional 2 people.

The second apartment sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and again has a king size bed in one of the bedrooms. Very comfortable apartments in a nice part of the country, you will be able to sleep well and perhaps visit Stratford upon Avon in the evening, which is just a short drive away, after you have finished visiting the National Exhibition Centre.

A cream tea awaits you on arrival.

It's about a 45 minute drive to the Exhibition Centre at the NEC in Birmingham, or 32 miles.


A small secluded group of 6, four star cottages sleep 2-5 - 11 miles NEC

Secluded and pet-friendly cottages, just 11 miles away from the National Exhibition Centre Farm Cottages in Warwickshire are a group of just six, secluded and adjoining cottages, each sleeping up to five people.

 They are equipped and furnished to a four star standard, pet and child friendly and convenient for visiting the castles, cathedrals, shops, theatres and museums in Birmingham, Stratford, Lichfield or Warwick.  View additional details about these cottages by clicking on their name or in the menu on the left under Warwickshire.

The National Exhibition Centre is 11 miles (20 mins) away.


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