What we are up to and what's happening in the local area this January.
It’s January and it’s snowing! The Guest House looks very pretty in the snow….
To find out what is going on in the local area contact Tamworth Tourist Information Centre
Telephone: 01827 709 581 / 01827 709 618.
Fax: 01827 709 582.
Tamworth castle is a lovely place to visit. It is one of the oldest and one of the best preserved of all Norman motte-and-bailey http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/motte-and-bailey-castle.htm) castles from Britain. You will have a special feeling when you are visit this Norman heritage and you will leave with another beautiful and enjoyable history experience of Tamworth.
After the winter the Castle will open again in April 2013 and on 20th April there will a celebration for St. George, the patron saint of England.
This event http://www.tamworthassemblyrooms.co.uk/outdoor-events/st-georges-day it will include:
Children`s medieval Workshop Zone
Children`s medieval joust show
Medieval toys and games
`Have a go` archery
Knights, squires, ladies and combat
How to dress a knight: discuss armour and period clothing
The Grand Medieval Joust- see a tournament by knights with squires and retinue.
Thanks to a £1 million grant from Tamworth Borough Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund this will be a free event.
You can book now to stay with us and help celebrate it next year!
It is just a short drive from The Hollies Guest House to Tamworth Castle.
Tamworth Castle website
Tamworth Castle Address
Holloway Ladybank, Tamworth, Staffordshire B79 7NA
The Amazing Tamworth Snow Dome
We are just a short drive from the amazing Tamworth Snow Dome. A visit there is certain to be unforgettable and an awesome experience awaits you.
You can stay over with us afterwards!
Visit the amazing Winter Wonderland, have fun and get fit.
An exciting 2013 at Drayton Manor
If you are a business , organisation or individual, planning regular or longer term stays, you can call or email us and we would be happy to discuss you requirements.