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Bookshelf

Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

William Shakespeare

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)

John Wyndham (Day of the Triffids)

Local directory

Find your perfect cuppa or indulge your sweet cravings by choosing one of these great local companies.

Places to eat and drink

Badgers Tea Room

Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

Brandon Lane

Coventry

CV3 3GW

Time For Tea

40 Castle Hill

Kenilworth

CV8 1NB

Riverside Tea Garden

Stone Cottage

Swans Nest

Warwickshire

CV37 7LS

The Cowshed Eaterie & Tea Rooms

The Arden Craft Centre

Yew Tree

Henley-in-Arden

B95 6BY

Warwickshire

Warwickshire is known as the birthplace of one of the most revered playwrights of England, William Shakespeare (Oxfordians notwithstanding), and certainly provides a historical feast of activities. Take a trip in a boat along the River Avon, see a live Shakespeare play in Stratford-upon-Avon, travel back to Elizabethan England at Kenilworth Castle or visit the beautiful market towns with their timber-framed houses. There's no cities in Warwickshire, but plenty of things to do.

Places to visit

 

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Tudor World, Shakespeare's Schoolroom, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Stratford Butterfly Farm, Kenilworth Castle and Gardens, Drayton Manor Theme Park, Warwick Castle.

Map  by Nilfanion [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons. Not affiliated with The Travelling Reader.