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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Indoor go-karting track, with computerised timing system, modern well-maintained "Biz" Karts and Honda engines. Three sizes of karts to suit 8 year-olds through to adults. Heated hospitality area with vending machines.
Charlecote Park has been the home of the Lucy family since the 15th century. The current house was extensively remodelled in the Victorian times by Mary Elizabeth Lucy and it is presented as it was when she was the mistress of the house.
Bridge Street, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1BP, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Abbey Fields is Kenilworth's main park and is set in the dramatic valley of the Finham Brook and enjoys views of the castle and the parish church.
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 .