Your guide to local and heritage attractions near Ettington Park

Your guide to local and heritage attractions near Ettington Park

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While you enjoy a relaxing stay at Ettington Park Hotel in Warwickshire, visit the wonderful cultural and heritage attractions on offer in the surrounding area of Stratford-Upon-Avon and South Warwickshire, the charming Cotswolds covering most of Gloucestershire and the Vale of Evesham. Ettington Park is also the perfect bolt-hole for day trips to Oxford, Bath and Bicester Village.

 

Things to do near Ettington Park Hotel.


Heritage Motor Museum

 

Open Throughout The Year  (Closed 24th December - 1st January Inclusive)

Distance from Ettington Park Hotel: 13.4 miles

The Heritage Motor Centre motor museum in Gaydon is home to the world’s greatest collection of British Cars!

The motor car is over one hundred years old and is one of the world's most influential inventions. The Heritage Motor Centre motor museum in Gaydon tells its story, from some of the very first cars to take to British roads, right up to the latest designs.

For further details, please visit the Heritage Motor Museum website

 

Warwick Castle

 

Open Throughout The Year (Except Christmas Day)

Distance from Ettington Park Hotel: 13.3 miles 

Experience life in a Victorian household and take away a little piece of history with a visit to Warwick Castle which stretches back almost 1,100 years.

Based on the hit BBC One family drama, Merlin: The Dragon Tower will be the first ever experience inspired by the show. Warwick Castle aims to give visitors the chance to experience the magic of Arthurian legend first hand.

. For further details, please visit the Warwick Castle website

 

 

Compton Verney Art Gallery

Open from 23rd March - 15th December 2013

Tuesday - Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays 11am - 5pm

Distance from Ettington Park Hotel: 8 miles 

Set in a Grade 1 listed mansion remodelled by Robert Adam in the 1760s, Compton Verney offers a unique art gallery experience.  Relax, enjoy and explore the 120 acres of 'Capability' Brown landscaped parkland which it stands in.

Within the gallery discover a growing collection on nationally and internationally significant art from around the world including: paintings from the 'Golden Age' of Neopolitan art (1600 - 1800), Northern European art from (1450 - 1650) by Cranach and Schogauer; British portraits featuring work by Sir Joshua Reynolds and a collection of British Folk Art and textiles by 1930s designer Enid Marx.

All of this alongside an exciting events programme, including fun family activities, adult workshops, lectures and artists talks.  

 For further details, please visit the website www.comptonverney.org.uk

T 01926 645 500

The Royal Shakespeare Company

 

Open all year round - check the website for more details.

Distance from Ettington Park Hotel to Stratford-upon-Avon: 6 miles

The Royal Shakespeare Company has reopened the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres following a four year redevelopment as part of the £112.8 million Transformation project designed to bring actors and audiences closer together.

There are lots of things to see and do – you can enjoy a meal in the Rooftop Restaurant, take a Theatre Tour or book a ticket to go up the Tower, from which you can take in views across Stratford-upon-Avon.

For more details on tickets, visit the Royal Shakespeare Company website

 

Ragley Hall, Park & Gardens

 

Ragley Hall Open Every Sunday: 17th March - 27th October 2013

Ragley Park & Gardens Open Every Weekend: 16th March - 27th October 2013

*Check the website for more details.

Distance from Ettington Park Hotel to Stratford-upon-Avon: 15 miles

The magnificent Ragley Hall, at the heart of the Ragley Estate, dates back to 1680 and is open to the public on select dates throughout the year for guided tours of the impressive state rooms.

If a fun family day out is what you’re looking for then Ragley Park really does have something for everyone! Children of all ages will be entertained for hours within our Adventure Wood and 3D maze and with boating on Ragley Lake, water zorbing, pony rides and a Woodland Walk; it’s easy to see why Ragley is one of Warwickshire’s most popular family days out.  Whilst visiting, if gardens are your passion then you just have to explore Ragley Gardens. The 10 hectares of ‘Capability’ Brown gardens surrounding Ragley Hall are diverse and display a spectacular array of snowdrops in the winter, tulips and daffodils in the spring and a Rose Garden and Prairie Garden throughout the summer months.

For more details on tickets and opening, visit www.ragley.co.uk

 

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

 

Open all year round - check the website for more details.

Distance from Ettington Park Hotel to Stratford-upon-Avon: 6 miles

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is the independent charity that cares for the world’s greatest Shakespeare heritage sites, and promotes the enjoyment and understanding of Shakespeare’s works, life and times all over the world.

Together, our five Shakespeare Houses and Gardens in Stratford-upon-Avon form an iconic destination in the UK which has been attracting visitors from around the globe for centuries.  Today, a tour of these houses takes you on a natural journey through Shakespeare’s life from his birth at the house on Henley Street, to his death at New Place across the town.

For more details on tickets, visit the www.shakespeare.org.uk 

 

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