Press and Trade Pass

Many of the attractions and hotels in the area are pleased to offer free admission / hospitality to visitors representing the tourism industry, including Press and Visit Britain travel agents.

The Press Pass allows free entry to the bearer and an accompanying person. It can be used only once at each of the attractions listed below. The pass is to be used during normal opening hours only. The pass may not be copied and is not transferable. Further proof of identity may be required upon arrival. Please note that the Press Pass does not include entry on special events or bank holidays, so please check with us before visiting.

Shakespeare’s England also operates a Trade Pass for individuals working in the travel and tourism industry.

If you are in the Trade, a journalist visiting the area or for general press enquiries please contact Tanya Aspinwall, Press & Manager on or call 01926 624991 or 07810 118074.

Press & Media

August bank holiday fun in Shakespeare’s England!

Spend the bank holiday from 25 – 28 August in Shakespeare’s England with a host of special activities and events. Attend a family festival, go on a trivia trail quiz or an evening ghost walk, take a picnic with your dog at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage or enjoy a pub meal with live music. There is […]

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Spend a sizzling summer in Shakespeare’s England!

Spend a sizzling summer in Shakespeare’s England with a host of special activities and events for all the family. See an outdoor theatre performance, enjoy a picnic at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, experience the new Wars of the Roses Live at Warwick Castle, stay overnight in a tree pod, listen to live music or take part […]

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Have a cracking Easter!

Celebrate a cracking great Easter with a host of fun activities for all the family in Shakespeare’s England from 8 - 23 April. Search for clues to win chocolate prizes with Easter trails and egg hunts, make an Easter bonnet, wander around spring gardens or simply enjoy a traditional Easter lunch with friends and family. […]

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New brand to promote business tourism

Shakespeare’s England, the Destination Management Organisation for Warwickshire, is to launch a new 'Meet Shakespeare's England' brand to promote business tourism to both the international and domestic markets. The brand will officially be launched at International Confex which takes place from 1 – 2 March at London Olympia. The new umbrella brand has been designed […]

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Shakespeare’s England in 2017

Discover Shakespeare’s England in 2017 and enjoy a host of exciting events and activities for all the family. See four of Shakespeare’s great political thrillers by the Royal Shakespeare Company, have a go at wake-boarding at a new purpose built track, wander around new exhibitions and take part in a variety of festivals. Make 2017 […]

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Shakespeare’s 400 anniversary celebrations in 2016

Shakespeare’s England is gearing up for 23 April 2016 when the region celebrates 400 years of William Shakespeare’s legacy. 2016 commemorates 400 years since the death of the world famous playwright and this special anniversary year is a unique opportunity to visit his home of Stratford-upon-Avon and the surrounding area. Shakespeare’s England will celebrate his […]

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Destination Management Plan Launched

A major blueprint for the region’s tourism industry was launched last week. On Tuesday 19 May 2015, Shakespeare’s England, the tourism organisation for Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Kenilworth, Royal Leamington Spa and surrounding areas, revealed details of the area’s first ever destination management plan  (DMP) at Kenilworth Castle in front of an audience of tourism stakeholders from […]

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Celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth

Celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth in Shakespeare's England. Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon on the 23rd April in 1564 and many of the region’s key attractions will mark the anniversary with a year round programme of productions, events, festivals and exhibitions. With a whole host of celebrations and much to see and […]

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