Historic Places

The area contains a variety of stunning historic houses for you to visit ranging from the splendour of Ragley Hall, the creativity of the sensory garden at Charlecote Park to the atmospheric Shakespeare's Houses.

**Upton House** OOB
Discover the life and passions of a 1930s millionaire, when Upton House was the weekend home of Lord & Lady Bearsted. Enjoy the beautiful gardens,with terraced borders, ponds,bog garden, kitchen garden and the National Collection of Asters.
Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Anne Hathaway's Cottage

This world-famous thatched cottage continued to be owned by Anne Hathaway's descendants until the late 19th century.
Blenheim Palace
Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and home to the Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace is one of the finest baroque houses in England and is set in over 2,000 acres of landscaped Parkland and Formal Gardens
Charlecote Park
Charlecote Park has been the home of the Lucy family since the 15th century. The current house was extensively remodelled in the Victorian times by Mary Elizabeth Lucy and it is presented as it was when she was the mistress of the house.
Coughton Court
Celebrate 600 years of the Throckmorton family at Coughton Court. Explore the historic house that witnessed Gunpowder plotters, priest holes and Catholic intrigues. Also, walled gardens, restaurant and plant sales centre.
Hall's Croft
Named after Dr John Hall, who married Shakespeare's daughter Susanna. This impressive 16th century house, with Jacobean additions, includes outstanding furniture and paintings as well as an exhibition about medicine in Shakespeare's time.
Holy Trinity Church
Holy Trinity Church is one of England's most beautiful and most visited parish churches. It is the place where William Shakespeare was baptized, worshipped and buried.Many other treasures lay within this holy place worshipped for 800 years
Mary Arden's Farm
Mary Arden's Farm. Wilmcote, 5 miles north of Stratford-upon-Avon. Great for a family outing, the timbered farmhouse was the home of Shakespeare's mother before she married John Shakespeare.
Ragley Hall, Park and Gardens
Alcester, 8 miles west of Stratford-upon-Avon.
Ragley Hall, Park and Gardens, the Warwickshire home of the Marquess and Marchioness of Hertford, is set in 27 acres of beautiful formal gardens.
Rollright Stones
The Rollright Stones are a group of prehistoric megalithic monuments built from large natural boulders found within about 500m of the site. The stones are naturally pitted, giving them extraordinary shapes.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
This is where the Shakespeare story began.

As the house where William Shakespeare was born and grew up, Shakespeare's Birthplace has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years. Shakespeare also spent the first five years of married life in this house with his new wife, Anne Hathaway.
Be inspired by theatrical performances, take part in family activities, events and festivals and step back in time with our resident Tudors.

Explore, enjoy and be surprised by Shakespeare and his fascinating life story, whatever your age.
Warwick Castle
*Limited Time Family of 4 Castle entry ticket for £40! Make sure to purchase your ticket online at least 48hrs before your visit at www.warwick-castle.com*