We are only five minutes walk from Solihull Town Centre with its huge variety of Restaurants and Bars. The new Touchwood Shopping Centre offers an amazing undercover shopping experience, and there is also a multi-screen Cinema! Within a few minutes walk is a Leisure Centre, and numerous Golf Courses are a short drive away.
We keep a good selection of information on local events, restaurants, bars and leisure facilities, along with bus and train time-tables.
For enquiries or to book your accommodation at the Ravenhurst Guest House directly, please telephone us.
The Ravenhurst Guest House
56 Lode Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 2AW
T: 0121 705 5754
Solihull boasts a unique geographical location, and with the M42 only five minutes away, gives a direct link to the M40 for London, the M6 North or South, and the M5 to the South West.
Exit M42 at Junction 5 taking the A41 Solihull Bypass towards Solihull to the third set of traffic lights. Make a left turn onto the B425 Lode Lane. Ravenhurst is the fourth house on the left hand side. Parking is available at the front of the property in addition to a car park which is located at the rear of the property (shortly after Guest House turn first left into Grove Road. After one hundred yards turn left onto Surgery car park to far end spaces marked No. 56).
A rail link from Solihull Centre connects Birmingham to London Marylebone via Warwick and Leamington Spa. Alternatively, a ten minute Taxi journey to Birmingham International Railway Station provides connections throughout the country.
Birmingham International Airport, at the same location offers a gateway to daily flights around the world, including a non-stop service to New York.
The bus number 966 connects Birmingham Airport, Birmingham International Railway Station, The National Motorcycle Museum, and The National Exhibition Centre, with Solihull Town Centre. The bus stops right outside our front door!
From the Airport, outside Terminal 2, go to Bus Stand K. The service runs every 30 minutes and operates Monday to Sunday. Head in the direction of Solihull. (The current fare is £2.20, and you must present the driver with the correct fare on entry.) The stop you will need is Grove Road/ Lode Lane (the stop before Solihull Hospital). Journey time is approximately 20 minutes. Please note that a more limited bus service operates after 7.00pm in the evenings and on Sundays.
Airport taxis are also available at a cost of around £22.(Journey time approximately 10 minutes)
Solihull is ideally located for exploring attractions such as Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwick Castle. The N.E.C and Concert Arena are only 10 minutes drive, and the city of Birmingham only 8 miles away which includes the N.I.A and Symphony Hall. Numerous other attractions include, Drayton Manor Park, The National Motorcycle Museum, Cadbury World and Blenheim Palace.