Discover over the weekend…..
Stratford-upon-Avon is a beautiful place to visit, so why not make a weekend of it?
Start planning your stay through http://shakespeares-england.co.uk it is the best site to get an overview of our locality and the easiest to navigate round and the site offers planned days out for your entire family.
Combine the historical and the contemporary Stratford-upon-Avon and the local area as it has a wealth of places to visit – Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Shakespeare.org.uk with all things Shakespeare, the Royal Shakespeare Company www.RSC.org.uk 08448001110 who bring to life the very best of Shakespeare’s plays and his contemporaries, Warwick Castle the ancestral home of the King Makers, Bicester Village for discount Designer wear, English Heritage sites and of course the National Trust.
Pick up a free Stratford-upon-Avon Essential Guide www.essential-stratford.co.uk for clear maps and local information at the Visitor Information Centre on Bridgefoot.
Visit the Mad Museum who showcases the world’s finest pieces of Kinetic Art and Automata belonging to pioneering artists, www.themadmuseum.co.uk , have afternoon tea in the Fourteas a 1940s themed Tea Room www.thefourteas.co.uk or have an interesting and informative guided walk around the town during the day or a ghost walk with Stratford Town Walk via www.stratfordtownwalk.co.uk 07855 760337.
Contact www.accessiblestratforduponavon.co.uk 07850 715782 for any issues of accessibility.
Further afield visit the stunning Compton Verney near Kineton www.comptonverney.org.uk 01926 645500 for an award winning gallery set in 120 acres of Capability Brown parkland complete with children’s play area.
If you are passionate about cars you must not miss the Heritage Motor Centre, near Gaydon that has the biggest collection of motorcars and tells the history of car manufacture from the 1880s to the present day along with the Land Rover Test track.
Honestly you will find that there are so many things to discover you may even have to stay longer than a weekend….