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Kick-start 2017 by planning a ‘staycation’

05th January 2017

Golf at The Ardencote, Warwick Castle Street Warwick

The beginning of a new year is a popular time to start making holiday plans as our thoughts turn to the year ahead.

Keeping old traditions alive

09th December 2016

Wassail - Fleece Inn Wassailing and Carol Singing | Hill Close Gardens

Christmas time is associated with lots of wonderful customs and traditions, many of which go back centuries.

Pip, pip, hooray!

12th October 2016

Apple & Ale Weekend at The Fleece Inn Apple Day & Country Fair

As the autumn leaves begin to change colour, our thoughts turn to nature’s abundant harvest.
To mark this special time of year, there are events coming up in Shakespeare’s England with a strong focus on apples.

Ready to shift into a different gear?

21st September 2016

Girls walking in Ragley Gardens

September 22nd is World Car Free Day. There are plenty of places around Shakespeare’s England where you can enjoy a couple of traffic-free hours and a change of scenery.

Picnics at the ready.

21st July 2016

Picnic in Warwickshire Family Picnic in Warwickshire

The perfect way to spend a warm Summer's day!

Blooming lovely

06th July 2016

Warwick Castle Capability Brown Tour Capability Brown 300 Festival at Compton Verney Lost & Found Weekend at Hill Close Gardens

The Gardens of Warwickshire are positively bursting with colour and scent during the summer months...

On your bike!

07th June 2016

Women Cycling Warwickshire

Warwickshire is gearing up to host Stage 2 of the 2016 Aviva Women's Tour on Thursday 16th June.

Happy birthday ‘Capability’ Brown!

11th April 2016

Capability Brown 300 Festival at Compton Verney Warwick Castle Capability Brown Tour

As anyone with an interest in horticulture will know, 2016 marks the 300th birthday of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown – the most eminent landscape architect of the 18th century.

Olde world charm at The Fleece Inn

22nd February 2016

The Fleece Inn Fleece Inn, Bretforton

There are many fine pubs in Shakespeare’s England but The Fleece Inn at Bretforton has got to be one of the very best.

This quintessential picture postcard of a pub is the embodiment of a traditional English hostelry, with a claim to fame as being the first in the UK to be owned by the National Trust.

A Warwickshire girl at heart!

09th June 2015

Ragley Hall Holding butterfiles at Stratford Butterfly Farm

A Warwickshire girl born and bred explains why she loves Shakespeare's England...