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Tel code: 01564 | code search
Postcode: B93 | code search
Population: 7800
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Located in the Midlands the town of Dorridge is the archetypical commuter town, it is suggested that prior to the arrival of the railway system that this was nothing more than a few properties. Lying to the east of the M40 and south of the M42 and that is part of the attraction of this location which is on the edge of the Green Belt on the outskirts of Birmngham. The Industrial Revolution of the 19th century saw the coming of the railways and Dorridge, which even in those days was a relatively affluent area, felt the need for a railway station. The Knowle and Dorridge Railway station was duly opened and this encouraged the growth of the local community. Today, despite the closure of many railway stations in the1960ís, Dorridge with its village status still retains its railway station. Today Dorridge is still very much a sought after location in which to live, it boasts a small shopping centre, a village hall, three churches and an excellent primary school. Lying adjacent to the Warwickshire countryside and with excellent housing and transport links to Birmingham either by rail or car its appeal to a wide range of people is understandable.


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The Forest (0.10 miles)

The Forest
The Forest is a privately owned hotel with 12 boutique en suite bedrooms, a friendly local bar and contemporary restaurant listed in Michelin, the Good Food Guide and awarded 2 rosettes with the AA since ... More | visit website
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Hogarths (1.07 miles)


Nestling in 26 acres of beautiful, unspoilt woodland, a visit to Hogarths Hotel and Restaurant promises to be a truly memorable experience. With every last detail designed to perfection, the venue provides a truly glorious offering ... More | visit website

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Innkeepers Lodge (1.20 miles)

Innkeepers Lodge
** ALL OUR RATES INCLUDE COMPLIMENTARY CONTINENTAL BUFFET BREAKFAST ** Within easy reach of Junction 5 of the M42, this lodge is adjacent to the Herons Nest Vintage Inn. Overlooking the Grand Union Canal, the ... More | visit website
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The Greswolde Hotel, Bar & Brasserie (1.27 miles)

The Greswolde Hotel, Bar & Brasserie

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The excellent location of the Greswolde Hotel, Bar & Brasserie makes it a great option for business travellers, families and tourists alike. It is situated in Knowle, Solihull, just a few ... More

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Aylesbury House Hotel (1.41 miles)

Aylesbury House Hotel

Formerly a private manor house owned by the Aylesbury family, set in 12 acres of beautiful grounds. With excellent service and comfort, the hotel is ideal for both business and pleasure.

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Achill Guest House (1.42 miles)

Achill Guest House
Whether on holiday or business the Achill Guest House is ideally placed, just 1 mile from the M42 junction 5 and easy access to surrounding areas such as the NEC, Birmingham Airport, Solihull, Blythe Valley ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Solihull (Hockley Heath) (1.61 miles)

Conveniently located within easy reach of the M42 with excellent transport links; Dorridge train station is 2 miles away and if you're catching a plane Birmingham International Airport is just 8.5 miles away. Our Solihull (Hockley ... More | visit website
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Eden End Guest House (1.67 miles)

Eden End Guest House
Eden End 4 Star Guest House in Solihull offers a high standard of en-suite accommodation. All rooms have been totally refurbished, with access to wireless network, flat screen TV's with freeview and DVD players, power ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Solihull (Shirley) (2.16 miles)

Ideally situated within easy reach of the M42 junction 4 and only 10 miles from both Birmingham NEC and Birmingham International Airport. Conveniently located for Shirley train station 3 miles away. Our Solihull (Shirley) Premier Inn ... More | visit website
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Nuthurst Grange Country House Hotel & Restaurant (2.41 miles)

Nuthurst Grange Country House Hotel & Restaurant

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Nuthurst Grange nestles in 71/2 acres of landscaped gardens and woodlands and has fifteen luxuriously spacious bedrooms. All the bedrooms have private bathrooms with air-spa baths and showers, and are provided ... More

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