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- 16 guest reviews
"Lilleshall National Sports & Conferencing Centre...."
"Lovely and very comfortable stay. Variety for breakfast, all fresh and good quality. Absolutely gorgeous surroundings. Beautiful hall and ga..."
"Stayed in Kent Hall, very clean and comfortable room with nice view down the orangery...."
"Stayed in Kent Hall which is the recently refurbished block, very nice comfortable room with easy access to the facilities at the Nation Spo..."
"interesting experience all round - rooms and food excellent, facilities clearly geared up for sports people but other visitors fit in fine...."
About the hotel
Lilleshall was originally built in 1831 as the hunting lodge and family retreat of the Duke of Sutherland. It first became a National Sports Centre in 1951 and was opened by the then Princess Elizabeth II with the original plaque still in place in the entrance to the main hall. It was Lilleshall’s connection with Association Football that brought the Centre to the attention of the Nation.
The England team trained for two weeks at Lilleshall prior to their success in the World Cup of 1966. In 1967, Sir Alfred Ramsey returned to the Centre to unveil a plaque to commemorate his team’s stay and endorse the view that Lilleshall could justly claim some credit for England’s famous victory. In 1984 The Football Association’s School of Excellence was established welcoming young talent such as Michael Owen, Jamie Carragher, Sol Campbell and Joe Cole to name but a few. Today Lilleshall is an elite training centre for some of the country’s leading sportsmen and women and regularly welcomes use by numerous sports bodies. With its unique and rich heritage and commitment to providing a World Class Experience, Lilleshall is a certainly a place where you can wake up and feel inspired. Lilleshall is situated among the spectacular and secluded surroundings of the Shropshire countryside within 134 hectares of English Heritage Grade II listed grounds. The main house (Lilleshall Hall) overlooks the beautiful Capability Brown inspired gardens. As well as a range of world class facilities available for use (bookable in advance), the Centre has two walking routes. The 2. 5 mile Discovery Trail will provide you with the chance to discover some of Lilleshall's many gems including the Italian Water Garden, the Pet Cemetery and the World Class Sports Facilities. The 6 mile Adventure Fitness Trail enables you to discover these gems but also provides you with the chance to test your fitness, taking you through the woodland belts alongside the estate’s 2 mile sweeping drive to the golden gates (an exact replica of those at Buckingham Palace), before returning (a steady climb all the way!) to explore the heart of the estate. Work is also underway on a nature trail which is due to be open in the Summer. Visitors can reserve rooms in Lilleshalls' very own 'Campus style' accommodation which has all the facilities you would expect to find in a modern building (sorry no rooms available in the main house): tea & coffee making, digital HD television, hairdryers and free WIFI along with ample free parking. There is a recently refurbished café bar open from 7:30 – 23:00 where you can enjoy hot and cold food and drinks. Beyond the site, Lilleshall is well placed for many local attractions including Weston Park, Ironbridge Gorge and Museums, Hoo Farm, Telford Town Park and Wonderland, The Wrekin, RAF Museum Cosford, Telford Ski Centre and Telford International Centre. The historic market town of Newport where you will find many independent shops, pubs and restaurants is approximately 4 miles away. Telford, with its many tourist attractions, shopping centre, cafes, bars, restaurants and cinemas, is within a 15 minute drive. The towns of Stafford,Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury are all within a 25 minute drive.
- Disabled Facilities
- Wi-Fi Available , Meeting Facilities , Private dining services
- In room entertainment
- In room facilities
- Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room , Hairdryer in each room
- Ground floor bedrooms
- Disabled Access Public Areas , Disabled Access Bedrooms , Disabled toilets on ground floor , Wheelchair Access , Wheelchair Access To Reception , Wheelchair Access To Restaurant , Wheelchair Access To Bar , Wheelchair Access To Conference Rooms , Wheelchair Access To Leisure Facilities , Wheelchair Access To Disabled Car Parking Spaces
- Bowls , Badminton , Squash Courts
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- From 13:30 hours
- Until 09:30 hours
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- Pets are not allowed
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Lilleshall National Sports & Conferencing Centre
Lilleshall National Sports & Conferencing Centre.
Lilleshall National Sports & Conferencing Centre
Lovely and very comfortable stay.
Variety for breakfast, all fresh and good quality. Absolutely gorgeous surroundings. Beautiful hall and gardens. Very helpful and kind security man. We came very late and couldn't see where to go as it was dark but he directed us and gave a smile, showed us where to go. The only improvement that I could suggest is placing more signs to reception and to the breakfast room.
Thank you for the feedback on your recent stay at Lilleshall. We are glad that you found the grounds and hall beautiful and your stay lovely and comfortable. Thank you also for your feedback as regards signage - this is certainly something we will look into. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.