Home to the world’s most famous playwright, majestic castles and unique heritage, vibrant theatre and cultural attractions, as well as tranquil gardens, unique shops, restaurants, tea rooms and pubs; there’s plenty to see and do in Shakespeare’s England.
When you visit South Warwickshire, you’ll find we’ve plenty to see and do – whether you’re a Shakespeare buff or not. The region has town and countryside side by side making it a wonderful area to explore, whatever your interests.
We’re famous for being home to the world’s most famous playwright, William Shakespeare, but we have a place for everyone to escape to in Shakespeare’s England, whether that be history, theatre, arts and culture or family and fairy tales.
Whilst you’re in Warwickshire you’ll want to visit some of the world’s top attractions, including Shakespeare’s Birthplace, The Royal Shakespeare Company theatres, Warwick Castle, Kenilworth Castle and the British Motor Museum – to name but a few!
Wander along the banks of the River Avon or River Leam and enjoy quintessential English scenery, or discover top sights in the nearby historic towns of Stratford upon Avon, Warwick, Royal Leamington Spa and Kenilworth.
Take your time and enjoy the wide variety of food and drink by following the food & drinks trails. Join a distillery tour or a gin cruise, meet alpacas and dine in The Royal Shakespeare Company’s rooftop restaurant or the former newspaper offices at The Telegraph’s Forme & Chase in Coventry. You can always indulge in a little retail therapy on the high street or in the artisan stores that hold such talent.
After a busy year, why not treat yourself and escape to Shakespeare’s England for an extended stay? With a wide choice of accommodation from glamping at Warwick Castle, to peaceful country house hotels and boutique town centre bolt-holes, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets.