With beautiful countryside weaved together by rivers and canals, villages and hamlets Shakespeare's England is bursting with character alongside historic houses, glorious gardens and woodlands, all captivating our unique heritage making it ideal for a countryside break.
Here you will discover a wonderful escape for a break where the whole family can unwind. Escape the daily grind and enjoy great hospitality, relaxing country house hotels, picturesque market towns such as Alcester and Henley-in-Arden and fabulous local food festivals all set admist miles of rolling countryside ready to be explored.
Explore Stratford-upon-Avon with a countryside ramble through wooded glades and across gently rolling hills. Follow tranquil nature trails and scenic cycle routes all through the heart of Warwickshire. Visit the many country parks and nature reserves, explore way-marked trails and footpaths, take a relaxing stroll alongside the River Avon or cycle the Greenway to Long Marston.
Kenilworth is certainly worth exploring and the Kenilworth to Berkswell Greenway is a linear Country Park set in the beautiful South Warwickshire countryside. The site forms a 6.5 kilometres section of former railway. Within Warwick itself the farmers markets give you a taste of the countryside or head for one of Warwickshire's country parks or walk up the famous flight of 21 locks between Warwick and Hatton on the Grand Union Canal.
Shakespeare's England also encompasses parts of The Cotswolds, with its famous rolling hills and meadows, so you will be spoilt for choice for ways to spend your time on a countryside break in the area.