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 Town Centre connects Birmingham City Centre with London Marylebone. Alternatively, a ten minute Taxi journey to Birmingham International Railway Station provides connections throughout the country. (Approximate cost using our local taxi company as @ Jan 2019 is around £12). The bus number X12 stops right outside our front door and a one way ticket currently costs £2.40.
Birmingham International Airport, (at the same location as Birmingham International Railway Station and The N.E.C) offers a gateway to daily flights around the world.
The bus number X12 connects Birmingham Airport, with Solihull Town Centre via Ravenhurst. (Journey time to us is around 20 minutes and the stop you require is Lode Lane/Grove Road) The bus stops right outside our front door! A single ticket is currently priced at £2.40 as @ Jan 2019.
Exit Terminal 2 and go to Bus Stand for X12. The service runs every 30 minutes and operates Monday to Sunday. Head in the direction of Solihull. (The current fare is £2.40, and you must present the driver with the correct fare on entry.) The stop you will need is Lode Lane/Grove Road (the stop before Solihull Hospital). The bus stop is right outside our front door! 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 15 minutes.)
Alternatively, our local taxi company will collect you from the "drop and go can park" opposite the arrivals hall, if you call them after passing through customs. They will call or text you the vehicle details. They will charge around £13. More Details on Request.
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.