Warwickshire Information

Home to world famous names such as Lady Godiva, William Shakespeare and Sir Frank Whittle, Warwickshire is bursting with history and heritage. In Warwickshire you will find pretty villages to discover, grand castles such as Warwick and Kenilworth to explore and canals and waterways to walk beside.

The Warwickshire ring is a connected series of canals forming a circuit around the West Midlands. The ring is formed from the Coventry Canal, the Oxford Canal, the Grand Union Canal, the Stratford-on-Avon Canal and the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal. It is a popular route for narrow boating holidays due to its circular route and mixture of urban and rural landscapes.

The Hatton Flight, just west of Warwick, is a flight containing 21 locks and right next door is Hatton Adventure Farm which offers a wonderful family day out with a fun packed programme of farmyard animals adventure play, fun fair rides, children’s shows, falconry displays and tractor rides.

Visit Stratford-upon-Avon a market town on the bans of the River Avon with more than 800 years of history. In Henley Street stroll around the house where William Shakespeare was born find out how his father earned his living as a glove maker. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre (RST) is a large national theatre owned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, the RSC is probably the most famous classical theatre company in the world. Attend a performance of one of the Bard's plays or take a guided a tour of the theatre.