Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Cottage Lane, Shottery
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9HH

Discover where the young William Shakespeare courted his future bride Anne Hathaway at her picturesque family home. Anne Hathaway's Cottage is a thatched farmhouse containing many original items of family furniture, including the Hathaway Bed. It is nestled within stunning grounds and gardens, overflowing with fragrant blooms and traditional shrubs..

Baddesley Clinton - National Trust

Baddesley Clinton Rising Lane
Baddesley Clinton B93 0DQ

From refuge to haven, this atmospheric moated house has been a sanctuary since the 15th century, hiding persecuted Catholics in its three priest holes, and was home to the Ferrers family for 500 years. The peaceful gardens include fish pools, a romantic lake and a walled garden filled with colours for every season.

Bedworth Society Parsonage Heritage Centre

All Saints Square
Bedworth CV12 8NR

The cellar of the Almshouses has been completely renovated to house changing exhibitions focusing on the cultural, industrial and agricultural history of the town.

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre & Country Park

Sutton Cheney
Nuneaton CV13 0AD

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is a unique day out for all the family. Relive this famous turning point in British history - the death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty.

Charlecote Park - National Trust

Charlecote Park
Warwick CV35 9ER

The home of the Lucy family for over 700 years, the mellow brickwork and great chimneys of Charlecote seem to sum up the very essence of Tudor England. There are strong associations with both Queen Elizabeth and Shakespeare, who knew the house well - he is alleged to have been caught poaching the estate deer.

Chedham's Yard

All enquiries via 2 School Road
Wellesbourne CV35 9NH

Discover this secret wheelwrights, blacksmiths and much more. Chedham's Yard is a prize-winning heritage site, restored and maintained by a hard working team of volunteers.

Compton Verney

Compton Verney
Warwick CV35 9HZ

Visitors of all ages are warmly welcomed to this award-winning art gallery. Housed in a grade I listed Robert Adam mansion and surrounded by stunning 'Capability' Brown landscaped parkland, Compton Verney offers a great day out. Be enthralled by our programme of exhibitions, explore art from around the world and stroll along our woodland walk.

Coughton Court - National Trust

National Trust, Coughton Court
Alcester B49 5JA

Coughton Court is a beautiful Tudor house set in 25 acres of landscaped gardens in Alcester, Warwickshire. Through its rich and varied history, the house has witnessed some of the most defining moments in British history - from the court of Henry VIII to the Gunpowder plot of 1605.

Hall's Croft - Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Old Town
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG

Wander through the elegant home of Susanna Shakespeare and her husband, Dr John Hall. Enjoy the luxurious rooms and beautiful decoration of this fascinating house, befitting a wealthy physician of Dr John Hall's status.

Heritage Motor Centre

Banbury Road, Gaydon
Warwick CV35 0BJ

The Heritage Motor Centre is home to the world's largest collection of British Cars; it boasts nearly 300 cars in its collection which span the classic, vintage and veteran eras and is a mecca for car enthusiasts.

Kenilworth Castle - English Heritage

Castle Green
Kenilworth CV8 1NE

Enjoy a great day out in Warwickshire at Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden. One of the largest historic attractions in the West Midlands, the whole family will enjoy exploring the spectacular castle ruins. The ruins are best known as the home of Robert Dudley, the great love of Queen Elizabeth I.

Lunt Roman Fort

Coventry Road
Baginton CV8 3AJ

Close to the Air Museum in Baginton, is the Lunt Roman Fort, once inhabited by the Roman Army. This ancient site provides a fascinating snapshot of Roman military life.

Mary Arden's Farm

Station Road, Wilmcote
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9UN

Be surrounded by the sights, sounds and smells of a Tudor farm at Mary Arden's Farm. Discover the daily routine of a 16th century farm and marvel as the farmer, maid and labourer bring the farm to life. Home of Shakespeare's grandparents and childhood home of Shakespeare's mother, Mary Arden.

New Place / Nash's House

Chapel Street
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EP

Nash's House was named after Thomas Nash, first husband of Shakespeare's granddaughter, and a wealthy local property owner. Today, it is a well preserved Tudor building and the ground floor is furnished as it would have been in Nash's day. Next door to Nash's House are the foundations of New Place. This was the house bought by William Shakespeare in 1597.

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

Riversley Park, Coton Road
Nuneaton CV11 5TU

The museum and Art Gallery is set in the beautiful Riversley Park and has three galleries which house regularly changing temporary and touring art exhibitions. We also have galleries devoted to permanent displays of local author George Eliot, local history and our fine art collection.

Packwood House - National Trust

Packwood Lane
Lapworth B94 6AT

Much-restored Tudor house, park and garden with notable topiary. The culmination of a lifetime of dreams: salvaged objects and exotic pieces come together in a Jacobean meets Edwardian style.

Ragley Hall

Alcester B49 5NJ

Country estate with a Palladian mansion, designed by Robert Hooke and open in summer, plus gardens.

Roman Alcester

Globe House
Alcester B49 5DZ

Established around AD 47, the town of Alcester grew up around a fort located on the Roman road of Icknield Street, which stretched hundreds of miles from the North East to the South West of England. Thanks in part to being on the salt route from nearby Droitwich, Alcester developed into a town of bustling streets, temples and workshops. Collections: Designed specifically to evoke everyday life in Roman Alcester, the museum displays many of artefacts discovered in the town. As well these items, there is an interactive area where visitors can handle and sort the archaeological evidence.

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum - Royal Warwickshire

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum, St John's House
Warwick CV34 4NF

The museum tells the story of one of the oldest Regiments in the country, the 6th Foot (Royal Warwickshire Regiment), from its raising in 1674 to the Fusilier of the present day.

St John's House Museum

St John's
Warwick CV34 4NF

St John's House Museum occupies the ground floor of this 17th century historic house, with its gardens, a grassy picnic area and a nearby spacious car park. There is a Victorian school room and a kitchen, full of drawers to open and cupboards to explore; a real experience of how people lived in the past.

Stoneleigh Abbey

Stoneleigh Abbey
Kenilworth CV8 2LF

With humble beginnings as a Cistercian monastic house in 1154, Stoneleigh Abbey was converted at the Dissolution into a comfortable family home. One of the seats of the Leigh family, Stoneleigh has played host to several people of note, including King Charles I, Queen Victoria, and novelist Jane Austen.

Upton House & Gardens - National Trust

Upton House and Gardens
nr Banbury OX15 6HT

Outstanding art collections in a 17th-century mansion, with superb terraced gardens: outstanding collection of English and Continental Old Master paintings; important collections of English and French 18th-century porcelain; fascinating exhibition of Shell advertising posters from 1920s and 30s.

Warwick Castle

Castle Hill
Warwick CV34 4QU

Bursting to the towers with tales of treachery and torture, passion and power and above all fascinating people, times and events, Warwick Castle is so much more than simply a castle. Experience preparations for battle, feel the weight of a sword and get a soldiers eye view from beneath a battle helmet, see lavishly decorated State Rooms fit for Kings & Queens, watch as a Victorian household prepares for a Royal Weekend Party and discover how electricity was generated over 100 years ago to light up the castle.