Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Open Road Classic Car Hire
Step into a house where William Shakespeare was born-1564 & re-enter aTudor world. Newly refurbished, the house offers a fascinating insight into life as it was when Shakespeare was a child.
Mary Arden's Farm. Wilmcote, 5 miles north of Stratford-upon-Avon. Great for a family outing, the timbered farmhouse was the home of Shakespeare's mother before she married John Shakespeare.
The five Shakespeare Houses are owned and cared for by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. They are an independent charity who depend entirely on the public for support to maintain and preserve the World's Shakespeare Heritage.
This multi award winning attraction is set in one of Stratford's most beautiful and historic buildings and depicts Tudor life in a series of authentic and interesting recreations. Fun ghost tours by lantern light every evening.
Jubilee House, Smalley Place, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1QG, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Kenilworth is a delightful town with some of the most magnificent castle ruins in the country, a good selection of small local shops and superb choice of places to eat and drink.
Enjoy a meander around the converted Victorian farm buildings that are home to Hatton’s Shopping Village, a walk or drive to Hatton Locks and for those with children a visit to Hatton Farm Village or Family Camping.
Swans Nest Boathouse, Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 7LS, Tel: 01789 267073, Email, www.avon-boating.co.uk/river-cruises/private-charter, (6 miles, 9kms)
40 Minute cruises on the River Avon. Regular departures from the Bancroft Gardens adjacent to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Rowing boats, punts, and motor boats available for hire from our Boathouse on the other side of the river.
9 Bull Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6DT, Tel: 01789 268 832, thenewbullshead.co.uk, (6 miles, 10kms)
The New Bulls Head is a traditional town bar and bistro, well used by both locals and visitors that venture into The Old Town end of Stratford upon Avon.
Wellesbourne Airfield, A429., Wellesbourne, CV35 9EU, Tel: 0208 9509509, www.wellesbournemarket.co.uk, (5 miles, 8kms)
Wellesbourne Airfield Market has been in existence since 1975 and is one of the largest open markets in the British Isles.
Sitting in 690 acres of parkland and gardens with the river Avon flowing by, Stoneleigh Abbey is a beautiful place to visit. For Jane Austen enthusiasts, Stoneleigh Abbey offers the chance to walk in her footsteps!
Bancroft Cruisers provide frequent sightseeing cruises with live commentary. Also private parties, wedding celebrations, champagne receptions & corporate events. Onboard bar and a full range of hot and cold buffets and on location BBQs.
Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6GW, Tel: 01789 264 293, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Stratford-upon-Avon is a picturesque market town in central England and is the birthplace of William Shakespeare.
Holy Trinity Church is one of England's most beautiful and most visited parish churches. It is the place where William Shakespeare was baptized, worshipped and buried.Many other treasures lay within this holy place worshipped for 800 years
A museum of the history of a market town from the time of the Norman conquest, housed in a building dating from 1345. Exhibits show the changes in social, business and domestic life and commemorate notable local figures.
Group of restored hedged gardens with delightful summerhouses overlooking Warwick racecourse used as a retreat by people living in the town in Victorian times. Large glasshouse and unusual varieties of trees, plants and vegetables .
- Sightseeing, Guides & Tours
- Arts, Crafts & Galleries
- History & Heritage
- Parks & Gardens
- Museums & Exhibitions
- Restaurants & Bistros
- Function Services
- Travel & Transport
- Wildlife & Nature
- Shopping & Outlet Centres
- Cities, Towns & Villages