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Shakespeare’s birthplace is a site of cultural importance and amazing history here in Warwickshire. Take a step back in time while exploring the birthplace of one of the country’s most prolific writers.
Shakespeare’s birthplace showcases the environment that shaped Shakespeare, containing artefacts, exhibitions and even a glover’s workshop. Take a step back in time and see a snapshot of Shakespeare’s life at one of the most interesting historical places to visit in Warwickshire.
Continuing on the Shakespearean theme, why not add the Holy Trinity Church to your list of places to visit in Warwickshire? The Holy Trinity Church boasts a rich history and was where Shakespeare was baptised, where he attended church, where he was married, and where he was eventually buried.
This beautiful church is hailed as Stratford’s oldest building, dating from 1210 and is surrounded by stunning picturesque views that simply shouldn’t be missed.
If you’re interested in an interactive historical experience, the Tudor World Living Museum should definitely make your list of places to visit in Warwickshire. Set in an incredible 16th century building in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon, this museum is the perfect opportunity to learn all about the lives of the tudors in Warwickshire. The talented museum team takes you through the lives of notable historical figures as well as providing experiences such as ghost tours, an interactive classroom and fabulous exhibits to explore.
For further exploration of the life of Shakespeare, the New Place in Stratford-upon-Avon is a must when looking for places to visit in Warwickshire.
Shakespeare’s New Place is a reconstruction of the house where the playwright spent most of his life up to his death. Although the original house is no longer there, a garden has been constructed in its place where you can experience a connection to Shakespeare while admiring the statues based on his works. The building itself has been reconstructed to give visitors a real feel of what it would have been like during Shakespeare’s occupancy, including beautiful commissioned artwork and period furnishings.
To round off your visit to these impressive sites, why not come and enjoy the historical atmosphere here at Billesley Manor? As well as being the place where Shakespeare penned his comedy “As You Like It”, at Billesley Manor, we have a rich history of our own to take in when you’re looking for places to visit in Warwickshire.
Our hotel dates back to the Norman invasion and contains a range of period features to reflect our past, including our Stuart Restaurant, our Victorian Topiary Garden and the Church of All Saints which is located on site. To book a room with us to explore our historic grounds or to book a table to enjoy a delicious meal, visit our website to get in touch.