Henley-in-Arden is a vibrant town of just 4000 residents surrounded by lovely countryside. Situated on the A3400 in Warwickshire 8 miles north of Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare's birthplace and 18 miles south of Birmingham, England's second city.
The towns of Warwick, Leamington Spa, Coventry and Solihull are also near by. Henley-in-Arden railway station provides links to Birmingham and Stratford-upon-Avon. The M42 and M40 motorways are only minutes away.
WARWICK & WARWICK CASTLE
This is not your average castle. It's full to the turrets with dramatic shows, interactive experiences, story-telling, demonstrations, activities and more. The young and young at heart, want to do more than just look.
You will see great halls, beautiful landscapes; mournful dungeons and high towers - but you'll also see people having fun, laughing and being amazed. With 1100 hundred years of history, great battles, ancient myths, spellbinding tales, pampered princesses, heroic knights, Merlin's Dragon and the dark Castle Dungeon
ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA
Wide boulevards, Georgian and Edwardian architecture and expansive, award-winning parks provide a sophisticated backdrop to this Regency shopping paradise. Often described as ‘the best bits of London, all in a ten-minute walk’
Leamington town centre combines a treasure-trove of independent, specialist boutiques with all the national chains you would expect to find in a large city. With an impressive array of entertainment venues, a rich choice of restaurants and some of the country’s best spas & salons
Famously blitzed during the second world war, Coventry
is now a thriving city centre for popular cafes, bars and quirky restaurants, guaranteed to delight and captivate in equal measure
Within an hour of London, Coventry is a region rich in culture and heritage, steeped in history, conveniently located at the very heart of England. From Cathedrals and Castles to Lady Godiva, the numerous local legends and stories are unrivalled in any other city
Visit Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, steeped in culture and history. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon, it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK. It's the perfect place to relax.
Wander through Stratford's streets and enjoy a taste of Olde England amidst the various tea rooms, cafes, shops & restaurants. And don't miss Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, the wonderful river side and of course the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Solihull is famous as an attractive and friendly destination for premium brand shopping with hundreds of UK, international and boutique retailers packed into a cosmopolitan, leafy town centre known for its relaxed contemporary café, restaurant and entertainment culture.
There’s a myriad of international and home-grown food and drink venues on offer in Solihull with something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a leisurely lunch, a special evening out, family occasions or a quick snack whilst you shop!
BIRMINGHAM CITY CENTRE
A culture fix, the latest fashion or just something to keep the kids occupied? From museums, attractions and shopping centres to restaurants - take a look at what Birmingham has to offer and be inspired!
Selfridges, the Mailbox, the fabulous Bullring or the stunning new Grand Central - all offer fantastic shopping, restaurants, bars and cafes to suit all tastes.
And for the kids there's Cadbury World & Sea Life Centre.
Not mention the night life!
Explore quintessential villages of honey-coloured stone; take in splendid market towns; visit some of the country’s greatest country houses; marvel at the natural world at some of the most famous arboretas in Britain.
Defined by its rolling hills, or ‘wolds’, this glorious region runs through five counties – Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire – and offers a host of activities and attractions. In all seasons, too!