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 Known worldwide as the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon is a popular tourist destination with worldwide acclaim! A visit to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre is a must and there are museums, activities perfect for a family day out, kid-friendly farms and historic castles. Further afield in neighbouring towns, there are plenty of local attractions, many of which are frequented by our owners and their holiday guests alike. 

Owning a holiday home in Stratford-upon-Avon gives you all these amazing treats on your doorstep! We also offer a unique River Taxi service into the town centre marina allowing you to soak up the stunning riverside scenery and some of the more local day to day services you can enjoy can be found on our local services page.

 

Charlecote Park

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Charlecote Park is a country house set in rural parkland near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Stroll through the gardens that Mary Elizabeth loved, picnic, play and wander through the wider parkland, inspired by ‘Capability’ Brown, with views across the river Avon. The kitchen is brought to life in cooking and costume and discover the stables which house the family’s carriage collection, each with its own story to tell. Tel: 01789 470277

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Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust

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Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust is a restored 16th-century half-timbered house situated in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. It is an independent registered educational charity wherein you can visit the place he was born and grew up. Hear tales of Shakespeare’s family life, enjoy live theatre on demand, general museum, pictures, library of books and get up close to rare artifacts from the Trust’s world-class collections.

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Warwick Castle

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Warwick Castle is a medieval castle built in 1068. It is a place for people of all ages, with plenty to look at, with a jaw-dropping history dating back over a thousand years ago learn the ancient myths, great battles, spellbinding tales and participate in, with new activities promised. This is a perfect day out if you live close enough to benefit from the annual ticket. Tel: 0871 265 2000

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MAD Museum

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The MAD Museum does what it says on the tin! Based in the centre of Stratford upon Avon, this quirky attraction displays interactive pieces of mechanical art, in particular; kinetic art and automata. “MAD” stands for Mechanical Art and Design. If you like art, design, science and/or engineering, The MAD Museum is for you! Tel: 01789 269 356

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Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park

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Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park Situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park is a home of rare breed conservation and home to the best-known farmer in the UK. It is established in 1971 and has a long-standing reputation for a fun-filled day out. Visitors of all ages can interact closely with the animals and learn about farming, past, and present. There's plenty of entertainment for children of all ages, like the Farm Safari, Maze, Tractor School, Sandpits and Jumping pillows, plus their on-site restaurant serves seasonal food and Adam’s crafted beer, which is a hit with the adults. 

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Hatton Adventure World

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Hatton Adventure World is an ideal West Midlands family day out. The farm embraces the concept of farm diversification. The Arkwright family acquired Hatton Estate in 1830, and was originally seven small farmsteads. Over the years the small buildings on the farms became redundant due to the modernisation of British farming. The current owners, Johnnie and Arabella Arkwright saw a different future for these buildings and in the early 1980’s created Hatton Country World. Tel:01926 843411

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Kenilworth Castle

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Kenilworth Castle From medieval fortress to Elizabethan palace, Kenilworth Castle has been at the centre of England's affairs for much of its 900 year history. Today, you can scale the heights of the tower built to woo Queen Elizabeth I and marvel at the mighty Norman keep. Explore the exhibition in the Gatehouse, and imagine the majesty of the Great Hall playing host to medieval monarchs and early Tudor kings. Tel: 0370 3331181 

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Anne Hathaway's Cottage

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Anne Hathaway's Cottage The cottage is in Shottery, a hamlet within the parish of Stratford-upon-Avon. Explore this 600-year old cottage and some of its original family furniture, including the Hathaway four-poster bed and the courting settle. There are nine acres of beautiful cottage gardens and heritage orchards, woodland walks and sculpture trail.

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Mary Ardens' House

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Mary Ardens' House  Experience the childhood home of Shakespeare’s mother and have a fantastic day out working in a real Tudor farm, and get a real-time living history experience transporting visitor’s back to the 1570’s to see how a farmer's wife prepare and cook her home-grown food in the farmhouse kitchen and learn about Tudor table manners as the household prepares for meal time.

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All Things Wild Centre

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All Things Wild Nature Centre is an all-weather, all ages family attraction, including a zoo, nature centre and dinosaur experience. They have designed a range of activities which work alongside their existing facilities, so that you can complete your Children's University Activity sheets & trails and your leisure. They aim to deliver high quality resources which make learning fun! Tel: 01386 833083

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Stratford Butterfly Farm

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Stratford Butterfly Farm is one of the visitor attraction in Stratford-upon-Avon and known as the UK’s largest tropical butterfly paradise. The centre is home to over 250 different species of butterfly from a range of 20 different countries. Whatever the weather you can bring your family here for a simple stroll and learn things like different life cycles of butterflies in the Emerging cage, you will see butterflies hatching from their chrysalis before your very eyes. Tel: 01789 299288

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Stratford RaceCourse

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Stratford RaceCourse One of the country’s leading small jumps racecourses. Stratford Racecourse has an excellent reputation for levels of prize money and being host to 19 thrilling horse racing fixtures. Racing takes place regularly between March and November, with many top trainers and jockeys attending. The summer racedays attract families and groups who can picnic in the centre of the course. Tel: 01789 267949

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British Motor Museum

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British Motor Museum formerly known as the Heritage Motor Centre, is a British motor museum in Warwickshire. It has the world's Largest collection of historic British cars. With over 250 classic cars on display. Free tours and interactive family activities. An exciting day out for all the family! Tel:01926 641188

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Stratford Armouries

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Stratford Armouries is an Arms and Armour museum on the outskirts of Stratford-upon-Avon. The museum contains personal arms and armour collection of James Wigington, Shakespeare's souvenier by Thomas Sharpe, and as well as Indo-Persian Armour. The museum comprises of 4 main galleries where you can see full-size armoured horse placed in centre stage and a conference space. Stratford Armouries is open to public.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre Renowned around the world, the Royal Shakespeare Company performs throughout the year in Stratford-upon-Avon. It focuses on works by Shakespeare, other renaissance dramatists and contemporary writers. Don’t have time to see a performance? Then why not simply enjoy the stunning views from the Tower, discover theatrical secrets on a Theatre Tour, spend time exploring the free exhibitions, simply relax by the River Avon with a coffee or kick back with a divine cocktail in the Rooftop Restaurant. Tel: 01789 403493

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Compton Verney

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Compton Verney experience the best delights of Compton Verney, where there’s something for all-ages to enjoy. This 120-acres of stunning parkland and lake is surrounded by an award-winning art gallery, a family friendly café and sovenier and gift shop. It is located 9 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon.

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