Warwickshire

Get to know the local area

Explore the stunning Warwickshire area and learn all of the many heritage sites and activities there are to offer close to Redlands Park.

The Antelope Inn

A beautiful, early eighteenth-century pub set in the picturesque village of Lighthorne, with a real log fire, exposed beams, and flagstone flooring. Serving fine wines, real ales, and great tasting food, The Antelope Inn is the perfect place for business lunches, dinner with friends, Sunday roasts, and hosting your special occasions.

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Lighthorne Pavilion Cafe

A very good café set on the cricket ground. Serves tasty all-day breakfasts, superb coffee and cakes, and wonderful ice creams. Open all year Tuesday – Friday 7.45 am – 4.15 pm & Sat and Sun 8.00 am – 4.30 pm

They have a new outside seating, table tennis, badminton and will soon have outside catering facilities.

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The Malt Shovel Inn

Beautiful 16th-century village pub in Gaydon Warwickshire, just off junction 12 of the M40. Open all day every day serving fresh, locally sourced food and a good selection of cask ales, lagers, wines, and spirits. We also offer vintage afternoon teas. A warm welcome awaits all. Dog friendly

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The Crown Inn, Harbury

Family run, fresh food establishment with great traditional and contemporary dishes. Friendly atmosphere with a traditional touch. Just 10 minutes from Leamington Spa and Warwick, and close to M40.

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British Motor Museum

The British Motor Museum, is the World’s largest collection of historic British cars in Warwickshire. There are over 300 Classic cars on display from the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust and the Jaguar Heritage Trust. With free tours and interactive family activities it an exciting day out for everyone in the family!

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Stratford Garden Centre

Stratford Garden Centre  a local, independent garden centre just a short drive from Marston Edge. With a large selection of shrubs, bedding, and trees for your garden along with all the tools, pots and equipment you’ll need. They also stock a large range of gifts, homewares, toys and garden furniture. You can browse around the outdoor shopping courtyard or simply enjoy a treat in their restaurant.

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Hidcote National Trust

Hidcote National Trust is an Arts and Crafts garden in the north Cotswolds, a stone’s throw from Stratford-upon-Avon. Created by the talented American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston its colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ are always full of surprises.

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Warwick Racecourse

Warwick Racecourse is a National Hunt course and has a programme of 25 meetings throughout the year, many of which are televised. It has recently undergone a major refurbishment of its facilities. The area is a popular place for local people to walk their dogs. There is parking next to the course and it is a five-minute walk away from the town centre.

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The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Renowned around the world, the Royal Shakespeare Company performs throughout the year in Stratford-upon-Avon. One of the world’s best-known theatre ensembles, the company performs the works of Shakespeare, his contemporaries and new writing. Don’t have time to see a performance? Then why not simply enjoy the stunning views from the Tower, discover theatrical secrets on a Theatre Tour, spend time exploring the free exhibitions, simply relax by the River Avon with a coffee or kick back with a divine cocktail in the Rooftop Restaurant.

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The MAD Museum

The MAD Museum does what it says on the tin! Based in the centre of Stratford upon Avon, this quirky attraction displays interactive pieces of mechanical art, in particular; kinetic art and automata. “MAD” stands for Mechanical Art and Design. If you’re not quite sure what mechanical art is all about, think of the machines and gismos used in Wallace and Gromit, Scrapheap Challenge and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. As well as a lot of fun, The MAD Museum demonstrates inspirational creativity and clever, often witty design. In a nutshell if you like art, design, science and/or engineering, The MAD Museum is for you!

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Charlecote Park

Charlecote Park is a grand 16th-century country house, surrounded by its own deer park, on the banks of the River Avon. Manged by the National Trust Charlecote is home to over 900 years of Lucy family history. Visitors can spot fallow deer and Jacob sheep roaming in the parkland or enjoy picnics by the river.

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Warwick Castle

Experience one thousand years of jaw-dropping history at Warwick Castle; great battles, ancient myths, spellbinding tales, pampered princesses and heroic knights. Built by William the Conqueror in 1068 Warwick Castle is a medieval castle situated in Warwick on a bend of the River Avon. Experience a Themed Banquet, get lost in the Horrible Histories Maze, prepared to be scared at the Castle Dungeon and watch ‘Wars of the Roses LIVE’ these are just a few of reasons to choose Warwick Castle for your family day out!

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Kenilworth Castle

From medieval fortress to Elizabethan palace, Kenilworth Castle has been at the centre of England’s affairs for much of its 900 year history. Today, you can scale the heights of the tower built to woo Queen Elizabeth I and marvel at the mighty Norman keep. Explore the exhibition in the Gatehouse and imagine the majesty of the Great Hall playing host to medieval monarchs and early Tudor kings.

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Stratford Butterfly Farm

Stratford Butterfly Farm is the UK’s largest tropical butterfly paradise. The centre is home to over 250 different species of butterfly from a range of 20 different countries. Learn all about these exotic butterflies and their life cycles in the Emerging Cage, where you will see butterflies hatching from their chrysalis before your very eyes.

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All Things Wild Nature Centre

All Things Wild is a fantastic year-round family attraction, comprising of a zoo, nature reserve, dinosaur trail, soft play and much more. With plenty of activities both indoor and outdoor to keep all ages entertained whatever the weather!

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Lighthorne Village Shop

Thriving, family run, village shop providing a wide range of groceries, fresh fruit and veg, and locally sourced produce to Lighthorne heath and other surrounding areas. Open 7am-8pm

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The Antelope Inn

A beautiful, early eighteenth-century pub set in the picturesque village of Lighthorne, with a real log fire, exposed beams, and flagstone flooring. Serving fine wines, real ales, and great tasting food, The Antelope Inn is the perfect place for business lunches, dinner with friends, Sunday roasts, and hosting your special occasions.

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The Antelope Inn

A beautiful, early eighteenth-century pub set in the picturesque village of Lighthorne, with a real log fire, exposed beams, and flagstone flooring. Serving fine wines, real ales, and great tasting food, The Antelope Inn is the perfect place for business lunches, dinner with friends, Sunday roasts, and hosting your special occasions.

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