Cultural Breaks

Cultural Breaks


Home to probably the most famous cultural figure in the world – William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s England is the ideal destination to immerse yourself in the best cultural experiences England has to offer.

Whether you want to secure the best seat in the house to enjoy a Shakespearean play at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre or explore local villages and countryside in the footsteps of the Bard.  But of course there is culture beyond Shakespeare: Enjoy world-class art in historic settings and find out about other Warwickshire literary greats during your cultural break.

Shakespeare’s England offers a wealth of cultural activity and is the perfect place for culture enthusiasts to indulge themselves and explore the thriving arts scene in the region.  Explore our website to plan your perfect break in this wonderful part of England.



Our accommodation is ideally located to explore the cultural hotspots

You will find a variety of accommodation ideally located to explore the cultural hotspots in Shakespeare’s England.

Mercure Shakespeare Hotel this 4 star Stratford-Upon-Avon hotel is in the heart of Shakespeare’s England and is the perfect spot for a cultural break.

The Arden Hotel is a luxury hotel, right opposite the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and is the perfect base for theatre goers.

Falcon Hotel located in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon. Perfect for exploring all the local atttractions.

AvonLea Guest House is just 5 minutes walk from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, a comfortable 4 star bed and breakfast.

Quilt and Croissants a warm and friendly welcome awaits you at this wonderful guest house


Cultural Attractions

You will be spoilt for choice on your cultural break

Take in a show by the internationally renowned theatre ensemble the Royal Shakespeare Company.  Pay a visit to one or both of the two world famous theatres in the heart of Stratford upon Avon.

Visit Warwickshire’s award winning art gallery Compton Verney. This fantastic art gallery offers an exciting international programme of exhibitions and events, alongside a diverse collection of art from around the world.

A trip to Shakespeare’s England would not be complete without a visit to Shakespeare’s Birthplace or one of the other 4 historic houses in the area, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Gardens, Nash’s House and New Place, Mary Arden’s Farm and Hall’s Croft.

Shakespeare’s England also offers a fantastic array of annual Festivals including the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival  and Warwick Folk Festival.

Stratford ArtsHouse in Stratford-upon-Avon programmes a wide range of events from classical concerts, comedy nights, literary events, family theatre and Christmas shows. Playbox Theatre in Warwick is a family focused theatre and a great place to take young ones with a taste for culture.

Culture vultures will be spoiled for choice with the variety of things to see and do in Shakespeare’s England.