Things to do

Things to do

We've curated the best things to see and do in Warwickshire and Stratford-upon-Avon. From historical houses to picturesque villages and country walks, you won't want to miss these during your stay with us.

Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall

Immerse yourself in sixteenth century Stratford-upon-Avon; explore the very room where William Shakespeare sat in the 1570s and where he wrote his first works. Discover the space where young Willia...

Halloween Ball

Join us for an evening of fine dining, live music and spooky fun in aid of local charity The Shakespeare Hospice. Save the Date, tickets on sale soon.

The Great Gatsby performance

We have collaborated with Tethered Wits Theatre Company to bring The Great Gatsby to the lawn of Billesley Manor. Tickets on sale soon.


Whether you want to organise an activity for a family gathering or a corporate event speak to our events team to find our the endless possibilities of enhancing your event.

All Saints Church

Rumour has it that William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway in this small church in 1582. Certainly his grandaughter, Elizabeth Nash, was married here in 1646. The church was declared redundant in...


Billesley Manor is set in 11 acres but if you want more off the beaten track please do speak with our reception team who will be more than happy to seek out a route for you, welcoming you back to t...

Relax and Unwind at our ESPA spa

Treat yourself or a loved one to the ultimate in relaxation and indulge in an ESPA treatment, or a whole day of pampering. Using the best products our therapists will leave you feeling rejuvenated.

Celebrate, As You Like It

Planning something special?  We have the perfect room for you.


We have two courts in our grounds which can be used by our guests complimentary, so grab a racket and focus you inner Tim Henman.
“Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.“
Franz Kafka

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  • 17 March 2023
    Celebrate St Patrick's Day with a Paddy's Punch at Billesley Manor for only £10! ☘️ Made with Vodka, Curaçao Bleu, orange juice and soda. 🍸 . . #BillesleyManor #StPatricksDay #HappyStPatricksDay #StPaddysDay #PaddysDay #Cocktails
  • 15 March 2023
    Do you want to have a leGINdary day out this summer? Get your tickets to our annual Gin and Rum Festival, taking place on Sunday 9th July on our very grounds in partnership with @shakespearedistillery! 🥃 🍸 Find out more and secure your tickets by visiting the @shakespearedistillery website.
  • 13 March 2023
    Lunch time envy. 😍 Swing by The Great Hall Bar & Lounge to enjoy a range of delicious lunches and light bites!
  • 10 March 2023
    Espresso martinis in the spring sunshine... sign us up! 🍸 Don't forget to tag us next time you visit- we love to see your pictures popping up on our feed. 😍 Thanks for sharing @ganners2!
  • 08 March 2023
    Have you had the pleasure of meeting Laura, our Director of Sales and Marketing? Laura is the brilliant brains behind all of our fun events, like our upcoming Gin and Rum Festival and murder mystery nights. You may have seen her on our feed a lot recently, as she's been going live with some of our trusted wedding suppliers too! When you next visit us at Billesley Manor, be sure to say hi! 👋
  • 06 March 2023
    Product of the month: Muscle Rescue Balm! 🧖‍♀️ The nourishing blend of Cocoa Butter, Coconut Oil, and Beeswax restores the skin through hydration, whilst the ALARIA ALGAE helps to smooth and moisture the skin and the Peppermint, Eucalyptus, and Clove Bud work together to invigorate the skin. This balm is perfect for those that want to soothe their mind and soul, relax their muscles and enjoy and invigorating experience. Since it's our product of the month, we're giving you £5 off the retail price throughout March! 😇
  • 05 March 2023
    Bringing the Spring colours to your feed. 💐 Indulge in a traditional English afternoon tea with us. Sink back into our plush sofas in the Great Hall Bar or venture out to the patio and enjoy the views of our gardens. Who would you bring for an afternoon tea at Billesley Manor?
  • 02 March 2023
    Don't forget about our Wedding Fayre happening this Sunday! 💍 Join us for free from 12pm - 3pm and enjoy a glass of fizz whilst you chat with our amazing local suppliers about all things weddings! Will we see you there?
  • 02 March 2023
    It's #WorldBookDay, which means we obviously have to share a picture of everyone's favourite room- the As You Like It Lounge! 📚 The As You Like It Lounge is named after the play written by William Shakespeare, which is thought to have been penned on our very grounds.
  • 28 February 2023
    Introducing our Nearest & Dearest Wedding Package! 💍 This package is for couples that want to keep things intimate on their big day, and can accommodate for 30 guests (including the couple). The ceremony and wedding breakfast reception room hire, as well as a three course breakfast for guests and a variety of beverages and canapés throughout the day are included in this package. And of course, the couple will get to stay in the Honeymoon Suite on the evening of their wedding! 💌 Find out more about this package by visiting our website.
  • 25 February 2023
    We can hardly wait for this summer's Billesley Gin and Rum Festival in collaboration with @shakespearedistillery! 🍸 Take a stroll around our 120-year old Topiary Garden with a gin in hand and the warm sun on your face. Sunday 9th July can't come fast enough! ☀️ Get your hands on early bird tickets for only £19pp (until 30th April) by visiting the Shakespeare Distillery website.
  • 24 February 2023
    It's not too late to take advantage of our February spa offers! ❤️ Celebrate the month of love with a couples massage in our new double treatment room, where you can enjoy two full body massages knowing you're saving £40, or two back, neck and shoulder massages for £20 less. Treatments subject to availability. Visit our website for more info and to book.
  • 22 February 2023
    There's so much to do when you stay with us without even leaving our grounds, but if you do want to pop out and explore the local area, you won't be disappointed! Explore our top things to do by visiting our website.
  • 20 February 2023
    Today is #LoveYourPetDay! We don't want to brag, but we do speak dog... And we've been told that the best way to show your pup some love is by bringing them with you on your next stay with us (read out pet policy by tapping the link in our bio). 😅 How are you going to show your four-legged-friend some love today? 🐾
  • 17 February 2023
    We're exhibiting at The Perfect Brides National Wedding Fayre this weekend! We look forward to seeing those of you that are coming along! Don't forget that we have some special offers that are exclusive for those that visit us in-person this weekend. 😉 Book your last minute ticket on the Perfect Brides website, and get 50% off a standard ticket using the code CBS, or 15% off a VIP ticket using the code VIP15.
  • 14 February 2023
    “Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.” - Venus and Adonis, Shakespeare. Happy Valentine's Day! ❤️ It's believed that William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway in the Church on our grounds; it doesn't get more romantic than that! Take inspiration from the Bard himself and take a look at our wedding packages, link in bio.
  • 11 February 2023
    Be our guest at The Stuart Restaurant. Tag who you would bring for a meal with us.
  • 09 February 2023
    We'll be exhibiting at The Perfect Brides National Wedding Fayre on 18th and 19th February. 👰 We have some special, on-the-day offers for those of you attending, and a code for 50% off a standard ticket using the code CBS, or 15% off a VIP ticket using the code VIP15. Save this post as your reminder!
  • 07 February 2023
    Only one week to go until Valentine's Day! 💌 Book your romantic meal in our Stuart Restaurant to show your loved one how much they mean to you.
  • 06 February 2023
    Are you thinking of having a celebrant-led wedding? Tune in to our live with @ldcelebrant on Wednesday at 7pm to learn more about what an independent celebrant can do for your wedding. 💒
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