Things to do
Things to do in Shakespeare's Country
Shakespeare Country is endowed with a wealth of attractions to enjoy, like beautiful castles, magnificent gardens, and stately homes. Visitors coming to this magnificent place are sure to experience some scenic and historical delights, which have been preserved for ages and will be for future generations. With countless attractions and innumerable activities, visitors are guaranteed of some memorable experiences. As well as visiting the multiple houses that are associated with William Shakespeare, such as Shakespeare's birthplace, Anne Hathaway cottage, Nash's house and New house, Mary Ardens farm and Hall's croft, there is also:
The Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre – People visiting Shakespeare Country are advised to experience the world’s largest classical theatre company, where they get the opportunity to enjoy the great works of Shakespeare along with other classic and contemporary writers. The theatre was completely renovated and opened again in the year 2010. The stunning performances from Shakespeare’s play are real delight to watch and even if one finds difficult to follow Shakespeare can enjoy the play because the superb acting and ideal stage presentation will convey the story to every audience.
Warwick Castle – Visitors must spend an electrifying day at this castle that gives them opportunity to explore 1000 years of amazing history. Historical myths and amazing tales will lighten the visitor’s imagination. People get the chance to meet history face to face as well as the option of participating in castle life.
Avon Boating – River Avon naturally attracts people to its grassy banks and to enjoy boating in its tranquil water. Since 100 years visitors have been hiring small boats from the boathouse to enjoy boating in the river Avon. River Avon is considered as one of the finest place for boating that has virtually remain unchanged since time memorial. Boating in this river is still a magnificent delight. Visitors find extreme pleasure to boat on its peaceful waters that provide them complete enjoyment.
Visit the Cotswolds- An area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty' the Cotswolds is mesmerizing to anyone visiting the area. Popular with both international and English visitors, the cotswolds is well known for its rolling hills, river valleys, beech woods, flowing rivers and water meadows. It is also described as 'typically English' because of its quaint limestone villages and market towns.
Leamington Spa-Lovely town to visit when in the Warwickshire area, steeped with history because of its Victorian and Georgian architecture. It boasts tree-line squares and avenues and stunning gardens. It also has fantastic opportunities to shop, with large stores and small boutiques on offer. You can visit the Royal Pump rooms which is now the cultural and tourism complex, here you can find the town's museum, Art gallery and tourism visitor centre and a lovely cafe.