There are plenty of reasons to book hotels in Warwickshire and enjoy a stay in England’s heartland. Read on for some of the best…
Warwickshire's most famous inhabitant was William Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon is still a town wrapped up in his legacy. It is one of Britain's most important tourist destinations, where visitors come to watch performances at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Holy Trinity Church is the final resting place for Shakespeare and his wife and is found just a few streets away from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The Falstaff Experience's Tudor World is an attraction based in one of Stratford's most haunted buildings, Shrieve's House barn. The museum takes visitors back to Tudor times, with exhibits showing life in 16th-century England.
Warwick Castle dates back to the 11th century and sits on the banks of the River Avon. In each part of Warwick Castle exhibits show something from different times in its history, from the gruesome plague which can be witnessed in the dungeon, to the lavish interiors of the Great Hall.
Stately homes: among the most popular stately homes in Warwickshire are Compton Verney, a beautiful mansion housing an art gallery, and Charlecote Park. Stoneleigh Abbey is not far from Kenilworth and is another excellent place to visit on a day out.
Atherstone, in the north of the county, is a busy market town and is the nearest town with hotels to Twycross Zoo. Twycross houses 1,000 animals, including a huge collection of primate species.
Coventry is a busy commercial city, as well as being the place with the greatest choice of night life, hotels and restaurants in the county. Sights in the city include the ruins of the cathedral bombed during the second world war. As the birthplace of the British cycle and motor industry, the city is the perfect host of the Transport Museum. The museum has 200 cycles, 100 motorcycles and 240 cars on display.
If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Warwickshire it’s wise to book as possible to secure the best rates. Summer is a busy time for tourism in Warwickshire, as are bank holiday weekends. Look for cheap Sunday night deals and out of season rates for the most budget-friendly stays in Warwickshire.
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Whether you’re heading to Warwickshire for the Shakespeare connection, to visit Warwick Castle or to see any of the other great attractions in the county, there are plenty of hotels at which to stay.
Hotels in Stratford-upon-Avon are in abundance, with many centrally located hotels and a good number within just minutes of the compact and historical town centre. You’ll find many four- and five-star country-house style hotels, as well as cosy B&Bs and pubs with elegant rooms.
If you’re looking for hotels in Warwick, for easy access to the famous castle, you’ll find a small selection within the town centre. Many of these are independently run and reflect the history of this charming place.
For budget hotels around Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon look to the outskirts of the towns, where brands such as Premier Inn, Holiday Inn and Travelodge run properties. If you have a car during your stay in Warwickshire, and it’s wise to do so because of the spread of attractions, you could also consider checking in at one of the many Leamington Spa hotels.
This pretty spa town, where the Royal Pump Rooms and attractive crescents offer clues to the past, is great for shopping and dining.
Hotels in Coventry will be cheaper than those around the tourist hotspots in the south of the county, though the city can be a good base for travels around Warwickshire if you’d like amenities such as cinemas, shopping and a well-connected railway station close by.
We can also show you deals on spa and golf hotels in the Warwickshire countryside, plus hotels in other urban destinations such as Kenilworth, Nuneaton, Rugby and Atherstone.
Warwickshire is packed with historic towns and world-class attractions...
Top five attractions
Without a doubt, the jewel in Warwickshire’s crown is William Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon. As well as the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the various Shakespeare houses, you’ll find a charming and picturesque town centre full of great restaurants, cafes, shops and wide open spaces.
Warwickshire is home to a number of castles, with those at Warwick and Kenilworth attracting big crowds. Warwick Castle is an all-singing, all-dancing tourist attraction with shows, displays and battle re-enactments throughout the day. Kenilworth Castle is quieter, but not short of historical importance as it often hosted Queen Elizabeth I.
The streets of pretty Georgian town Royal Leamington Spa are lined with handsome, independent boutiques as well as well-known high street stores.
Warwickshire has several art galleries, but for a whole day out, take a look at Compton Verney in the south of the county. This grand stately home has been transformed into a stylish art space.
Warwickshire is home to two top-class racecourses at Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon.
There’s never a dull moment in Warwickshire’s many vibrant towns. Here are just a few of the best annual events…
Atherstone Ball Game; February: The streets of this seemingly unassuming North Warwickshire town witness sporting carnage as people battle it out for two hours to get hold of a ball. The winner of this ancient game is the one clutching the ball at close of play.
Global Gathering; July: Long Marston Airfield hosts this weekend-long dance festival each summer.
Mop Fair; October: Each year the town of Stratford-upon-Avon is transformed into a huge fairground with Ferris wheels and rides dotting the streets. It’s a lovely time to see this pleasant destination.