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Stratford-upon-Avon is a magical, historic town with a variety of activities to keep visitors busy. As the birthplace of the world-famous playwright William Shakespeare, fans of his work are in for an immersive adventure into his life, with the nearby Royal Shakespeare Company and the home he grew up in as an interactive shrine to this most prolific writer.

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Shakespeare Houses & theatre in Stratford upon Avon

Visit five historic properties across an action-packed day out of exploration into Shakespeare's family homes. Hear first-hand the tales of Shakespeare's family life and the way in which his upbringing shaped his prolific writing career.

Visit the Shakespeare Family Homes site

MAD Museum

What kid wouldn't want to visit the UK's only mechanical art venue? The whole family can interact with eccentric artwork, contraptions and machines, build marble runs on the giant MAD Marbles wall and get inspired to think outside the box!

Visit the MAD Museum site

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Visit the grand stage where Shakespeare’s works are regularly performed. Little ones will delight in the dress-up box, while the adults might want to enjoy a meal in the rooftop restaurant.

Visit the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Site

Cadbury World

If you or your little ones are chocoholics, you simply can't miss a trip to Cadbury World on your next visit to Warwick. Discover how it's made, and even sample a few treats!

Visit the Cadbury World site

Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle is not your average castle. It is full to the turrets with dramatic shows, interactive experiences, storytelling, demonstrations, activities and more. Visit Warwick Castle and you will see great halls, beautiful landscapes, mournful dungeons and high towers - but you'll also see people having fun, laughing and being amazed. There's eleven hundred years of history, but also great battles, ancient myths, spellbinding tales, pampered princesses, heroic knights, Merlin's Dragon, and the dark castle Dungeon.

Visit the Warwick Castle site

Stratford-upon-Avon

A medieval market town in England’s West Midlands, is the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare. The Royal Shakespeare Company performs his plays in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and adjacent Swan Theatre on the banks of the River Avon.

Visit the Stratford-upon-Avon Visitor Site

Coventry Transport Museum

Just outside of Warwick you'll find the Coventry Transport Museum, a fantastic place for children and adults who are secretly big kids at heart. Throughout the year exhibitions and events are constantly changing, and it's a must-see for families who love motors and fun, free days out!

Visit the Coventry Transport Museum Site

Stratford Butterfly Farm

Prepare for a tropical greenhouse holding thousands of delicate butterflies as well as waterfalls, ponds and exotic plants. You won’t find anything like it in England!

Visit the Stratford Butterfly Farm Site