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Half Term, All the Fun!

01st February 2017

Kids in costume at Warwick Castle Easter fun at the Shakespeare family homes Half Term Family Fun at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Start planning what to do with the kids to keep them entertained during half term…or plan a short break to the Shakespeare’s England area to make the most of your holiday time.

From Shakespeare’s England… with love

24th January 2017

Valentines Batsford Arboretum Restaurant at Kings Hotel Mallory Court Hotel

Shakespeare’s England must surely be one of the UK’s most romantic settings for Valentine’s Day. And it certainly provides plenty of opportunities for you to romance your loved one – by day or night!

The new year brings new and improved hotels for you to discover

16th January 2017

The Arden Hotel Alveston Manor Hotel Exterior Mallory Court Hotel

Shakespeare’s England has always had an impressive selection of hotels. But this year it’s set to get even better with several of the region’s hotels undertaking – or recently completing – major refurbishment programmes.

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.

Where to walk off those Christmas chocolates

21st December 2016

Stratford Town Walk in the snow Boxing Day - Batsford Arboretum

For many people, Christmas means spending time at home with family and friends. But it’s also a time of overindulgence, so it’s good to get outdoors to blow away the cobwebs and burn off a few calories.

Get your glitz and glamour fix this New Year’s Eve

14th December 2016

New Year Champagne

For many people, New Year’s Eve is one of the best party nights of the year. If you fancy putting on your glad rags and hitting the dance floor, you’ve got plenty of options here in Shakespeare’s England. Several of these venues offer overnight accommodation, so you don’t even have to worry about driving or taxiing home.

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.

Community spirit comes alive at Christmas

01st December 2016

Christmas Tree Festival St Mary's Church

Christmas is as much about fostering community spirit as it is about spending time with our nearest and dearest. And there are several fabulous community-based events happening this coming weekend in Shakespeare’s England for you to enjoy, especially if you have children.

Eat, drink and make merry

25th November 2016

Christmas by Candlelight - The Fleece Inn Great Hall Dinner | Warwick Castle

It’s hard to believe it’s only a month till Christmas!

Whether you’re organising your work’s Christmas do, want somewhere special to eat out or fancy letting someone else cook the turkey this year, Shakespeare’s England has it covered.

Ready, steady… shop!

17th November 2016

Bicester Village Christmas Stratford Christmas Market

With so many wonderful shops and markets to choose from in Shakespeare’s England, this year’s Christmas shopping is sorted