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Royal Shakespeare Company

One of the world’s best-known theatre ensembles, the Royal Shakespeare Company performs the works of Shakespeare, his contemporaries and new writing, throughout the year in Stratford-upon-Avon. Showcasing two thrust stage auditoria, the 1,000 seat Royal Shakespeare Theatre and 450 seat Swan Theatre, bring audiences and actors closer together in the best possible setting to experience live theatre. If you don’t have time to see a performance then why not enjoy the stunning views from the Tower, discover theatrical secrets on a Theatre Tour, spend time exploring the award-winning The Play’s The Thing exhibition, relax with a coffee at The Other…

Ansty Hall

Our Warwickshire hotel is perfect for country adventures; roam our beautiful 8 acres of landscaped gardens and marvel in the glorious scenery we have on offer at our historic manor house retreat. Once you’ve finished exploring – we recommend a visit to our AA Rosette awarded Shilton Restaurant, followed by a nightcap in The Warwick Bar and Lounge. Boasting superb hotel accommodation, stylish meeting and function rooms and breath-taking views over our hotel grounds, our hotel is a popular choice for family holidays, business and weddings and is perfect for celebrations, events and conferences.

Edward Moon

Famously Independent Since 1989 Edward Moon is a long established award winning English brasserie with plenty of its own history, characteristic of Stratford-upon-Avon and Shakespeare’s country.  Situated in Chapel Street, we are just a few metres away from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Our pre theatre menu runs Monday-Friday, 5pm- 6.30 pm, offering the very best in quality and value.  2 Courses just £14.95.  We also offer a Monday 2 course menu for the same price, which includes a free drink.  Every 1st Thursday of the month we have a special vegetarian evening. Moon’s (as it is affectionately called by regulars)…

Lunt Roman Fort

It’s A.D. 60; the Iceni of East Anglia led by the legendary Boudica have rebelled against Roman rule, and have just been defeated in a terrible battle fought somewhere in the Midlands. As a result the Romans are building a series of fortifications across the Midlands including the Lunt… Come and explore this partially-reconstructed timber fort. Stand on the ramparts, explore the exhibition about life in a fort in Roman times, try Roman games in the granary and imagine yourself training horses in the gyrus – a feature not found anywhere else in the Roman Empire.

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry

Located in the historic centre of Coventry, next to the Cathedral ruins, the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum is the cultural hub of the city. Visit us for FREE to immerse yourself and your family in arts, history and culture. With a selection of permanent galleries and temporary exhibition spaces, along with a whole host of ongoing workshops and events, the Herbert offers a great day out. Our fantastic family offer was recognised when we won the Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award in 2010.   Discover what life was really like in Coventry through the centuries, through personal stories, historical…

Coventry Transport Museum

Coventry Transport Museum houses the world’s largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles, and tells the fascinating story of Coventry and its people through the rise and fall of its biggest industry. After a £9.5m redevelopment programme, this huge museum offers a whole day out of fun and discovery for visitors of all ages – all in an iconic city-centre building. Get within touching distance of some of the most amazing vehicles ever invented. See the cars your parents and grandparents drove or explore what you might be driving in the future. Get caught up in the real-life stories of…

Hilltop Hideaways

Welcome to your perfect escape… Enjoy the best of the beautiful British countryside from the luxury of our cabins or canvas. Hilltop Hideaways is nestled into the rolling Warwickshire hills on a third generation family farm. We’re just a few miles from Royal Leamington Spa, with Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon and the magical Cotswolds right on our doorstep too. Our newly established glamping site is family-run, offering a choice of cabins, shepherds hut and canvas for you to stay in. Our campsite offers a choice of either our wooden cabins, luxury bell tents or a beautiful shepherds hut. All have double beds…

Ardencote

A fabulous four star hotel and spa Ardencote is located in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside, situated just off M40 J15 and a short drive from the historic towns of Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon. Within the 83 acre estate lies a quintessential English 19th century manor house and courtyard building along with a tastefully designed purpose-built Conference Centre that overlooks the three acre lake. Both buildings combine traditional elegance with the amenities of a modern four star Hotel and Spa. The beautifully appointed four star bedrooms, complete with FREE WiFi and air-conditioning are complemented with 18 meeting/function rooms, two award-winning…

Coombe Abbey Coventry

Coombe Abbey

Set in the tranquil Warwickshire countryside. With 500 acres of parkland, formal gardens and a peaceful lake, you can explore the outdoors and then retire to the restaurant, bar or relax back in your bedchamber. Experience a touch of something different, with candlelit corridors, mediaeval entertainment, four-poster beds, individually designed bedchambers, and more. With 119 rooms and wedding, conference and banqueting facilities, you can stay with us for a relaxing weekend away or celebrate the most special of occasions. Originally founded as an abbey in the 12th century, our historical buildings have had an interesting life. The Abbey was surrendered…

Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Walk in Shakespeare’s footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up This is the house where William Shakespeare was born, grew up and played. He ate meals in the hall and he slept and dreamt in these rooms. Shakespeare also spent the first five years of married life in this house with his new wife, Anne Hathaway. For millions of Shakespeare enthusiasts worldwide, the house is a shrine. Discover the world that shaped the man and find out what other famous writers thought when they visited here. Follow in the footsteps of not only Shakespeare, but…

Ardencote Dining

Ardencote provides its guests with an unrivalled variety of award winning cuisine Guests can look forward to a most gratifying gourmet experience at the Ardencote. The two fine establishments under our roof have gained quite a reputation for wonderful tastes elegantly presented and served with poise. The Brasserie Restaurant is situated at the heart of the Ardencot and overlooks the glorious Warwickshire countryside. The Brasserie Restaurant offers you a contemporary space to relax and enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner. The Brasserie offers a modern European menu including a selection of classic starters, salads, seafood dishes and an array of…

Belgrade Theatre

The Belgrade Theatre is one of the most dynamic producing theatres in the country offering an exciting mix of entertaining and engaging live experiences all under one roof. It is the only professional theatre in Coventry and so acts as both the city and region’s commercial and producing theatre. We are also highly respected for our ground-breaking community and education initiatives. With a distinctive and brave artistic policy designed to cater to and develop the different audiences in and around Coventry, productions range from large scale tours such as West End musicals like Blood Brothers to home produced shows like…