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Chesford Grange

My husband and I were recently invited to sample the facilities at the Chesford Grange, a delightful 4 star hotel situated on the outskirts of Kenilworth. The hotel is set in 17 acres and close to Leamington Spa, Warwick and just 13 miles from Birmingham Airport. Situated on the edge of the River Avon, the […]

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The Townhouse – Review

My husband and I were fortunate to dine and stay overnight at newly refurbished Townhouse, a 400 year old, Grade II listed building with 16th century rooms at the rear and an 18th century castellated frontage. Situated opposite Shakespeare’s Schoolhouse in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon, The Townhouse re-opened in April 2017 following an extensive refurbishment. […]

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Jam or cream first? Now THAT is the question…

Afternoon tea is a much-loved English tradition, believed to have been created by the 7th Duchess of Bedford back in 1840. But if you’ve ever been to Devon or Cornwall you’ll probably be aware of a long-standing dispute between residents of the two counties. Namely whether the ‘correct’ way is to spread the clotted cream […]

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Family Trips

Knights in armour and ancient castles; playful swarms of gorgeous butterflies; madcap machinery and crazy contraptions; Shakespeare’s England is the playground of your family’s dreams! Whether it’s a weekend break or a full school holiday, there’s no time to be bored – from Warwick to Stratford-upon-Avon, you’ll find opportunities for excitement all throughout Warwickshire: you […]

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Take time out to tee off…

Fancy getting away for a golfing break this summer, but don’t want to drive too far? Check out Shakespeare’s England. Located in the heart of the country with easy motorway access and a wealth of fabulous golf hotels, the region is the perfect destination for business or pleasure golfers alike. For starters there’s the Ardencote […]

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Ready to be bowled over this summer?

Whether you’re into betting, bikes or bowls, sports fans have much to keep them entertained in Shakespeare’s England over the coming months… If you enjoy a flutter, then head over to Warwick Racecourse located near to Warwick Castle in the town centre. One of the oldest racecourses in the country, it offers a full racing […]

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‘Cracking’ Easter treats for all the family

Wondering how to entertain the kids over the Easter holidays? You’ve come to the right place, as Shakespeare’s England is a real treat at Easter time… Alongside sensational shows, gruesome history, birds of prey and the mighty trebuchet, this Easter sees the launch of a brand new Horrible Histories Maze at Warwick Castle. Meanwhile over […]

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Mum’s the word

Just in case it’s slipped your notice, it’s Mothering Sunday on 26th March. But don’t panic, as we’ve got lots of great ideas for how you can spoil your mum. Instead of the usual chocolates and flowers, why not spend a few hours together and take her out to one of the fabulous places in […]

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Children go on a Mission with Shakespeare!

Children across the nation have been set a mission to get online and learn about Shakespeare thanks to a new interactive partnership for Shakespeare Week 2017. Mission Shakespeare is a series of age-appropriate online challenges for primary school children to encourage active learning of all things Shakespeare whilst introducing them to new digital skills in […]

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Ready for the three Rs… rest, relaxation and rejuvenation?

Feeling a bit jaded? Fancy a bit of TLC? Or just need to escape from the daily grind? One of the best ways to recharge your batteries is to spend a few hours at a spa. Even better, stay overnight at a hotel with spa facilities and you’re guaranteed to check out feeling like a […]

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