There's plenty of exciting things to do in Warwickshire this Summer. Here's some of our top picks:
Enjoy Woolly Week at Mary Arden's Farm
- Where: Shakespeare's Family Homes, Stratford-upon-Avon
Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Hall’s Croft, Shakespeare's New Place and Anne Hathaway’s Cottage are also a fun and educational visit for the whole family.
More information: www.shakespeare.org.uk
See the Sheep being Sheared at Hatton World
- Where: Hatton, Warwick
- When: June 2019
See the sheep receive their annual haircuts in our sheep shearing demonstrations every weekend in June. There is also a fun packed programme of events, including pick your own strawberries!
More information: www.hattonworld.com
Enjoy a Traditional Afternoon Tea at Woodside Hotel
Come and enjoy afternoon tea at Woodside Hotel in Kenilworth. Served in the conservatory or if the weather is fine, on our beautiful lawns. Celebrating a special occasion? Upgrade your afternoon tea to include a glass of Champagne or Pimm's.
Watch The Taming of the Shrew at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
- Where: RST, Stratford-upon-Avon
Enjoy this explosive performance of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, a love story and battle of the sexes, portraying a fresh perspective of hierarchy and power.
More information: www.rsc.org.uk
Get Hands On with History at Kenilworth Castle
- When: 20th July - 25th August 2019
Learn to sword fight, shoot a bow and arrow or transform into a lord or lady this Summer at Kenilworth Castle. Bring the whole family along and discover what it was like to live, work and fight in a real life castle.
More information: www.english-heritage.org.uk
Visit a National Trust Property
- Where: Charlecote, Upton Park, Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House
Warwickshire is home to some beautiful National Trust properties, and this Summer there's plenty to see and do at each. From spotting wildlife to walking amongst stunning gardens.
More information: www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Spectate the UK's biggest Bird of Prey Show
- Where: Warwick Castle, Warwick
Look up to the skies as up to 70 Birds of Prey execute an action-packed display or aerial acrobatics - this is bound to be a spectacular show!
More information: www.warwick-castle.com
Have a Day Out at the British Motor Museum
- Where: Gaydon
Enjoy a day out at the British Motor Museum and see the largest collection of historic British cars, celebrating the past, present and future of British motoring. There's also lots of fun activities on for the entire family.
More information: www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk
Row a Boat Along the River Avon
- Where: Swan's Nest Boathouse, Stratford-upon-Avon
If the sun is shining this Summer, hiring a rowing boat, canoe or punt is a fun day out for all! Make your way along the 3 mile stretch of peaceful river and enjoy the beautiful views.
More information: www.avon-boating.co.uk
Take on the Maize Maze at The Cotswold Farm Park
- Where: Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park, Cheltenham
- When: 20th July - 1st September 2019
Visit Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm park and see over 50 breeds of animals. The farm was founded in 1971 to help protect some of our rare breeds of farm animal and is now run by Adam from BBC One's Country File. The Maize Maze is a great addition to your day and will definitely be an exciting activity for the whole family.
More information: www.cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk
Explore West Midlands Safari Park
- Where: Bewdley
Go on a real life safari experience at West Midlands Safari Park and see lions, zebra, giraffe, elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, tigers and much more. There is also a theme park and even a dinosaur discovery zone!
More information: www.wmsp.co.uk
Enjoy all that Warwickshire has to offer this Summer!