Explore Shakespeare's England

Below you will find a series of trips created by us and our users. If you're looking for inspiration for what to do during your visit to Shakespeare's England then this is the place to find it.

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Shakespeare

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Plan the trip of a lifetime in Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare and visit his five family houses in the town including Halls Croft, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Gardens, Mary Arden’s Farm and the newly restored New Place. See a Royal Shakespeare Company production on stage at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, see the Play’s […]

Culture

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Culture vultures are in for a treat! With theatres, museums, festivals and art galleries galore, Warwickshire is the perfect destination for a cultural trip. Compton Verney, Warwickshire premier art gallery set in in 120 acres of spectacular parkland, offers an exciting international programme of exhibitions and events, alongside a diverse collection of art from around the […]

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Theatre

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Plan a theatre trip to the area, which is justly proud to be the home of the world famous Royal Shakespeare Company. The Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres regularly wow audiences with Shakespeare productions, as well as showcasing works from contemporary playwrights. If new writing is your thing, then check out the regular Festivals at the RSC’s […]

Avon Boating

Rivers & Canals

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The serenely beautiful waterways of Warwickshire are the perfect way to stop, relax, and simply enjoy the idyllic surroundings at the heart of England. Take a leisurely cruise with Avon Boating – named after the great river which flows through Stratford – and take in the lush green parkland, flower gardens, and weeping willows that […]

Fargo Village

Shopping

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The perfect destination for a shopping trip; the region is simply brimming with places to indulge in a spot of retail therapy, with shops ranging from the big-name designer outlets of Bicester Village to the kinds of shops you just don’t get anywhere else, like Magic Alley, where witches and wizards can purchase a selection […]

Avon Boating

Romance

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Take a romantic trip in Shakespeare’s England. Discover where the writer of Romeo and Juliet lived, worked and married his own sweetheart Anne Hathaway. Take a stroll together through Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Gardens or idle away an hour or two on the River Avon with Avon Boating and relax in your own private gondola. At […]

The Cross-Restaurant.

Food & Drink

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No matter whether you’re looking for a family meal for five or fine dining for two, Shakespeare’s England has eateries to suit every occasion, and some of the quirkiest venues. Start your day with a full English breakfast at the chic-but-comfy Loxley’s in Stratford-upon-Avon, then take a traditional lunchtime cream tea (not forgetting the scones!) […]

Alcester Summer Street Market
Kenilworth-Castle
The Cross-Restaurant.

Countryside

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Think of the classic English countryside – sweeping meadows, ancient leafy trees, flowers of every colour – and you’re thinking of Shakespeare’s England.  The scenic natural landscapes that inspired the Bard still thrive in Warwickshire, and even a journey by train between the region’s bustling historic towns offers wonderful views of lush greenery. There’s a […]

Warwick Castle
Kenilworth-Castle

Heritage

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England is a land steeped in history and tradition, and nowhere more so than Shakespeare’s England, where reminders of ages past lie around every corner, just waiting to be discovered. No visit to Shakespeare’s England could be complete without paying homage to the Bard himself at the five Shakespeare family homes – his Birthplace, New […]

Warwick Castle

Family

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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 […]