1-Visit Shakespeare’s England
A visit to Warwickshire wouldn’t be complete without taking in some of the quintessential English towns. Towns like Stratford Upon Avon, Warwick, Kenilworth or Leamington Spa to name but a few. With castles to explore and a unique blend of history, arts and culture available, there are definitely no excuses for getting bored! Visit https://www.shakespeares-england.co.uk/ to find out more.
“A destination boasting thousands of years of history and heritage, intriguing art and culture, delicious food and drink, endless family fun, and of course, world-famous theatre and the birthplace of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.”
Famously known for being the home of rugby football but also Rugby School. A number of well known scholars have walked its halls. Lewis Carol (The author of Alice in Wonderland) being one and also David Croft. Writer, producer and director of many BBC sitcoms including “Dad’s Army”, “‘Allo ‘Allo!” and “Hi de Hi!”. Those of a certain generation will fondly remember these shows of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. With tours available of the school, and museums, parks, galleries and a bounty of gorgeous boutique shops and eateries, a visit to the Warwickshire town of Rugby should not be missed. Find out more here.
From its virtual destruction during a second world war blitz, to its automotive heydays in the 1960’s, Coventry is a city full of history and surprises! Learn about the invention of the bicycle and the city’s roots in the automotive industry by visiting Coventry Transport Museum. Take in the architectural magnificence that is Coventry Cathedral, built next to the ruins of its 15th century counterpart, all but destroyed during the second world war. Visit The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, currently home to Dippy, a 26 metre-long, life-size replica of a Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton that lived 155-145 million years ago. The Herbert is the perfect place to learn more about the history of Coventry and immerse yourself in some art and culture. For more information on things to do in Coventry pop over to the Visit Coventry website.
4-Visit the Cotswold’s
Travelling down the ancient roman road, known as “The Fosse Way” and headed towards the most southern tip of Warwickshire, you enter the picturesque Cotswold’s. Its distinctive honey coloured limestone properties that make up the quaint towns and villages and the 5000 km of footpaths and bridleways is what draws in the visitors each year. Whether you are a hiker and explorer, a moocher of antique shops and boutiques or love indulging in the aromas of freshly baked treats in a traditional tea room, The Cotswold’s will not disappoint. To find out more visit Explore The Cotswold’s here
However, if you are a fan of the bright lights and hustle & bustle of city life, then Birmingham is the place for you. Britain’s second largest city, is fit to bursting with shops, museums, restaurants, bars, galleries and so much more. But don’t be fooled, beneath its vibrant atmosphere, lies a city full of history and culture. Celebrating their 200th anniversary this year is the world famous chocolate company, Cadbury. Located in a suburb of Birmingham, Bournville is the purpose built “garden village” created in the 1800’s to house the workers of the chocolate factory. After a tour of this much loved establishment, sampling their delicious chocolates, why not burn off some calories with a walk along a stretch of Birmingham’s many canals. Once at the heart of the city’s industrial revolution success during the 1800’s, this network of waterways are a must for walkers, cyclists and canal boat enthusiasts. To learn more about a visit to Birmingham pop over to visitbirmingham.com.
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