The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is one of the most significant literary festivals in the UK, in a town which has been associated with the written word for hundreds of years. This festival attracts thousands of people who share one passion: a love of books, writing and reading. Our accommodation is only 20 mins drive from Stratford, close enough to be able to visit the festival every day. More information and booking is available on the website
Autumn has properly arrived, the nights are drawing in and the leaves are falling. Why not come and enjoy a stay in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside this autumn. Our cottages are lovely and warm, heated by a wood pellet boiler. There are beautiful walks straight from the doorstep and pubs just down the road. Cottages available from £500 pw and sleep 4 – 6.
The Classic Motor Show brings together the UK’s leading classic car dealers and 300 classic car clubs and classic motor bike clubs. The show also hosts a collection of vintage vehicles, a haven of car parts and spares, and specialist automotive exhibitors and traders offering a mix of products and services.
It is being held at the NEC, Birmingham 9th – 11th November 2018. Visit their website for further details.
Kenilworth Arts Festival is 10 days(20th – 29th September) of events, workshops and exhibitions, held around our historic town. The festival brings award-winning, internationally-acclaimed writers, musicians and visual artists to the town.
For further information and book tickets go to https://www.kenilworthartsfestival.co.uk/
Romeo and Juliet is now at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre (RSC) until September. This is a contemporary version of Shakespeare’s most famous love story.
Book a ticket for while you are staying with us, we are only 20 mins drive from the historic town of Stratford -upon -Avon.
The Pop Art exhibition at the The Herbert should definitely be on your list to visit if you are heading to Coventry during your stay. The Herbert is a great free gallery and museum only about 20 mins drive from North Mere. With Coventry becoming the UK City of Culture in 2021 there will hopefully be some more little gems like this to visit.
We still have availability for this February half term if you fancy a quick family get away, either for the week or a short break. We are located in an ideal location for lots of year round visitor attractions including Cadbury’s world, Shakespeare’s Stratford, Warwick Castle, British Motor Museum and not forgetting Kenilworth Castle which is just a field away.
If you would like some thing different for your kids to do while you are away, why not try one of the workshops that the RSC is offering.
Shakespeare’s England have just launched their Explorer Pass. A great way to see what our area has to offer. You can buy a 1, 2 or 3 day pass which gets you into 19 attractions in Warwickshire and beyond and exclusive special offers in shops, cafes and restaurants.
The attractions include the five Shakespeare family homes (Shakespeare’s Birthplace, New Place, Hall Croft, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, and Mary Arden’s Farm), Warwick Castle, Kenilworth Castle, the British Motor Museum and many more.
The Coach House is still available to book for October half term. Our holiday cottages are in a perfect location close to Kenilworth and the numerous visitor attractions in rest of Warwickshire including Cadbury World, Shakespeare’s Stratford, British Motor Museum, Warwick Castle, Kenilworth Castle, Packwood House and Compton Verney.
We are just a couple of fields, just a short walk away from the amazing ruins of Kenilworth Castle. Make sure you don’t miss out visiting here as there are loads of events for the whole family planned throughout the summer, from a musical travelling circus to ‘Clash of the Knights’ and lots of activities for children that bring history alive.
For further details see Kenilworth Castle Events