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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.

The Falcon Hotel surprises on every level

13th January 2016

Main meal raspberry dessert

Local Head Chef Carl Aspinwall reviews the restaurant at the Falcon Hotel

Be brave, let the Chef decide

04th December 2015

Brasserie & Champagne bar Dessert at The Arden

The Arden Hotel is top of the billing for a pre-theatre meal.

A favourite with locals and visitors alike

26th November 2015

The One Elm Restaurant The One Elm

A stone’s throw from Shakespeare’s Birthplace you will find the One Elm...

Gunpowder, treason and plot

22nd October 2015

Baddesley Clinton_credit John Millar Coughton Court_west exterior

The notorious Gunpowder plot had its origins here in Warwickshire...

Retail therapy in Leam

16th October 2015

Regent Court Shopping Leamington Spa Rosie's Vintage Tea Shop Leamington Spa

Royal Leamington Spa is a shoppers' paradise

Halloween with Stratford Town Ghost Walk

08th October 2015

Hall's Croft Ghost Walk Guides Spider

Experience the spookier side of Shakespeare's home-town...

Theatre at the table

24th September 2015

Townhouse Broth Apple Cheesecake

Theatre at the table at Church Street Townhouse

Warwickshire Races

14th September 2015

Warwick Races Warwick Racecourse_Queen Mother

A look back on one of Warwickshire's most noble pursuits at Warwick Racecourse

To thine own self be true

14th August 2015

Shakespeare's England Blog Beccy Rimmer Shakespeare's England Blog Beccy Rimmer 2

Originally from Blackpool, I moved to Warwickshire in 2010. The events that preceded me working for the Royal Shakespeare Company, were serendipitous to say the least...