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Day One - Home to Stratford-upon-Avon
Travelling from the interchange, we’ll make our way to the Charlecote Pheasant Hotel for a delicious evening meal. (D)
Days Two to Four - Stratford-upon-Avon
Enjoy an excellent time in Stratford-upon-Avon, exploring at leisure and making the most of our included excursions. (B,D)
Day Five - Stratford-upon-Avon to Home
Time to return home today, as we make our way back to the interchange and then continue home. (B)
Charlecote Pheasant Hotel
The Charlecote Pheasant is the perfect base for exploring this historic region around the West Midlands. The hotel is set in an old farmhouse amid beautiful gardens and amazing countryside meaning you will be in quaint and pleasant surroundings throughout your stay.
Charlecote Park is just across the road from the hotel and the National Trust property is a great place to simply wander around looking out for one of the many deer who call the park their home. Beautiful villages surround the hotel with fabulous country pubs and small tea rooms such as Hampton Lucy and Wellesbourne which are perfect to explore on a sunny day.
Travelling a little further afield you can visit the historic towns of Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick. Stratford-upon-Avon is just less than 20 minutes away by bus or car and was the birthplace of William Shakespeare and a traditional Tudor town where there are a number of attractions concerning the era. Warwick Castle is a great place to learn about medieval history and is just less than a 15 minute drive or half an hour bus ride away.
The hotel is a historic farmhouse with a beautiful courtyard with outside seating. Stroll around the grounds or enjoy a game of tennis at the onsite court. The hotel’s restaurant is a stylish venue serving tasty breakfast and evening meals, after which you can enjoy a delicious tipple from our gin-parlour menu in the cosy lounge.
En Route: Leamington Spa
Call at the elegant town of Royal Leamington Spa. Famous for its wonderful waters and the Royal Pump Rooms and Baths, as well as for its attractive Georgian and Victorian architecture, there’s plenty to discover here.
We make the short journey to Stratford-upon-Avon, the town is renowned the world over as the birthplace, and for much of his life, the home of William Shakespeare. Now home to the Royal Shakespeare Company it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Sights include the playwright’s birthplace and grave and a museum dedicated to Tudor England, The Falstaff Experience.
Visit the medieval city of Warwick, steeped in history there is plenty to explore in the bustling, historical streets.