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Things to do in Shakespeare Country

Shakespeare Country's great choice of visitor attractions provides something for the whole family to enjoy at any time of year, whatever the weather!

There is so much to keep the kids occupied, you won't know where to start! Let their imaginations run wild by exploring ancient castles at Warwick and Kenilworth, indulge in the numerous interactive experiences on offer, let off steam at adventure playgrounds, see amazing tropical butterflies and pet cute farm animals.

Many attractions hold regular events and festivals to make your visit even more memorable.

Visit the magnificent castles at Warwick and Kenilworth with their magnificent castles, enjoy regency Royal Leamington Spa and step back in time in Stratford-upon-Avon, home of William Shakespeare.

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Hatton Farm Village at Hatton Country World

Hatton Adventure World

Located in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, a special kind of Adventure for children right up to the age of 12.

Snorty's Superslide Mania Hatton Adventure Worl

Snorty’s Superslide Mania

Whatever the weather enjoy a day out at Hatton Adventure World with plenty of indoor play. With its brilliant ball pool splash, stunning soft play and spectacular slides, Snorty’s Superslide Mania will keep the kids entertained for hours.

Hatton Shopping Village

Hatton Shopping Village

Hatton Shopping Village is home to a myriad of independent gift and speciality shops and is created from Victorian farm buildings set in the heart of the beautiful Warwickshire countryside.

Avon Boating

Avon Boating Limited

Fleet of vintage Edwardian passenger vessels regularly departing for 40 minute river trips from our Boathouse in Swan's Nest Lane, or from the moorings on Bancroft Gardens next to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Vintage motor boats

Public River Cruises

Enjoy a forty minute cruise aboard one of our traditional Edwardian passenger launches. We cruise downstream past the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity Church.

Half Hour River Cruises

River Cruises

Enjoy a cruise aboard one of our traditional Edwardian passenger launches. Our Boats, originally from the Lake District and Loch Lommond represent some of the finest boat building of the Edwardian Era.

Abbey Fields

Abbey Fields

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.

Kenilworth Castle during Elizabeth I Visit

History

Lying in the heart of the Midlands, the town’s history goes back to Roman times - there being evidence of Roman occupation - and the town was mentioned in the Domesday Survey of AD 1086.

Tomb in Chapel

Chapel

Compton Verney’s chapel was designed by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. It was built between 1776 and 1780 when the grounds were re-landscaped. The Chapel was completely restored in 2016.

Compton Verney

Compton Verney

Visitors of all ages are warmly welcomed to this award-winning art gallery. Explore artworks from around the world, relax in the stunning parkland and enjoy a refreshing break in the fully licensed, waitress service restaurant.

Playground

Parkland

Explore more than 120 acres of Grade II listed parkland, landscaped by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. The restored wheelchair friendly footpaths through woodland provide stunning views of the gallery across the lake just as Brown intended.

Stratford Literary Festival 2014

2014 Festival

Celebrating its 7th year in 2014, The Stratford upon Avon Literary Festival is a delicious mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, workshops and humour.