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.
Step into the house where William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and re-enter the Tudor world. Newly refurbished, the house now offers visitors a fascinating insight into life as it was when Shakespeare was a child.
Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6GW, Tel: 0871 978 0800, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Stratford-upon-Avon is a picturesque market town in central England and is the birthplace of William Shakespeare.
9 Bull Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6DT, Tel: 01789 268 832, thenewbullshead.co.uk, (8 miles, 13kms)
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.
Bridge Street, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1BP, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
Rising Lane, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0DQ, Tel: 01564 783294, (6 miles, 10kms)
An atmospheric moated manor house with peaceful gardens, fish pools, lake, estate walk, Barn Restaurant and gift shop.
Barford, CV35, Tel: 0871 978 0800, (2 miles, 4kms)
Barford is a medium-sized village located approximately 4 miles from Warwick.