- See & Do
Cottage Lane, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 9HH
Discover where the young William Shakespeare courted his future bride Anne Hathaway at her picturesque family home. For info please see Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Arbury, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 7PT
Known as the 'Gothic Gem of the Midlands', Arbury Hall has been the ancestral home of the Newdigate family since the 16th Century.
Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5JA
Celebrate 600 years of the Throckmorton family at Coughton Court.
Broadgate, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5EX
The Holy Trinity Church is a 13th Century Parish Church in the city centre. It features a Medieval Doom Painting of the last judgement, 14th Century misericords, two superb stained glass windows. There is a ramp for wheelchair access.
Shipston-on Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 5AA
Visits by appointment
High Street, Warwick, CV34 4BH
Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, converted the picture-book buildings of the dissolved Warwick Guilds into a retreat for old soldiers and it has continued to serve that purpose until the present day.
Station Road, Wilmcote, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9UN
Explore the house where Shakespeare's mother, Mary Arden, grew up and experience for yourself the daily routine, skills and crafts the young William would have known from visits to his grandparents in the 1570s.
5a Priory Row, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5EX
Once an 18th Century charity school for girls, the present building, renovated in 2000, is built over the ruins of Coventry's original Cathedral an is now the Holy Trinity Church Centre.
Priory Row, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5EX
The visitors centre tells the story of Coventry's first Cathedral founded in 11th Century by Lady Godiva on the Earl Leofric. Access to Priory Undercroft from here.
Bayley Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5RN
Coventry's best kept medieval secret. Once a prison to Mary, Queen of Scots, a theatre for Shakespeare and an inspiration to George Eliot, St. Mary's Guildhall is a fascinating free experience for all ages, at the heart of the city.
Estate Office, Stoneleigh Abbey, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LF
Stoneleigh Abbey, former Cistercian House and family seat of the Lords Leigh, has a fascinating and varied background that covers over 800 years of history.