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Listen to outdoor music concerts, see pop-up theatre, get close up and personal with creepy crawlies or classic cars or take part in a festival.
Learn like Shakespeare at Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall
When you visit Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall in Stratford-upon-Avon, you’re on more than just a visit, you’re in for an incredible experience. As you enter, you walk through the doors where William Shakespeare himself walked through as a child and young man to learn many of the things that made him the World’s greatest playwright. A wonderful attraction for all, including families and groups, one not to miss when you’re in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Your group will love Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall. Share the layers of history and immersive experience with like-minded individuals. Standard Group*, paying within 14 days of visit or on arrival = 20% discount
Super Saver Group, paying 14 days or more in advance of visit = 25% discount
Please email Sarah Jervis-Hill at Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall or telephone +44 1789 203172 with any Group
See Stratford-upon-Avon from the air
Take a look at the Warwickshire countryside from the air with an Air Experience Flight or Flying Lesson from Take Flight Aviation. Take Flight Aviation flying club and flight school offers flying lessons, flight training and light aircraft hire. Learn how to fly and achieve your Private Pilot’s Licence, re-validate an old licence, add ratings to your licence or look for a fulfilling flying club. With unrivalled facilities and a fleet of 15 aircraft, club membership is just £40 a month (hire rates are additional).
A walk around town with Stratford Town Walk
Passing Shakespeare's Birthplace and other sights in the town, the guide tells fascinating stories of fire, flood, plague, old-fashioned sayings, medieval cures and history, wrapped up in a little Shakespeare. Takes place Mon - Fri 11am & Sat & Sun 11am and 2pm. Duration: 2hrs. Cost: Adult £6, Over 65's & students £5, Child £3. Under 8yrs FREE.Town Walk (2hrs approx.)Private walk one guide up to 25 people = £120 Additional guides as needed. Ghost Walk (1 1/2hrs approx.) Private walk one guide up to 25 people = £130 www.stratfordtownwalk.co.uk
Some creepy new inhabitants at Stratford Butterfly Farm
These include 3 Redback spiders, a close relative of the black widow, along with a Chilean Rose Tarantula and a giant prickly Stick Insect. Throughout the holiday's children and adults can take part in twice daily ‘Meet the Mini-Beast’ handling sessions in the Discovery Zone and hold creatures such as a Madagascan hissing Cockroach, giant African Millipede, African Land Snail and a variety of Stick Insects.
Stratford Butterfly Farm welcomes groups, call 01789 299288 www.butterflyfarm.co.uk
Enjoy FREE events with Inside Out from the Royal Shakespeare Company
The RSC will bring the world of theatre from inside to the Bancroft Terrace. Highlights include an outdoor pop-up theatre hosting a range of puppet shows and production-themed mini performances and interactives for people to play with including Montagues v Capulets table football and an opportunity to create your own sound effects.www.rsc.org.uk
Celebrate Land Rovers 70th birthday
The British Motor Museum will be celebrating Land Rover's 70th Birthday with a programme of themed fun, family activities. Discover some of the Land Rovers in the collection with the Land Rover Explorer Trail. Every Wednesday visitors can
discover the world of science with AutoScience LIVE - two 25-minute shows full of cool interactive demonstrations with the ‘mad scientists’
The British Motor Museum is great for groups. They offer a range of exclusive discounted packages for groups of 12 or more starting from £9* per person. Not only do you get discounted Group rates, you can also make your day extra special and pre-book a private tour** or private talk**. For more information about their tours or talks see below.
*Minimum size group 12 people. Group Visits must be booked at least 1 week in advance of your visit.
Mary Arden’s Farm
There are lots of exciting things to discover at Mary Arden’s Farm. Experience the childhood home of Shakespeare’s mother, the sights, sounds and smells of a working Tudor farm on a fantastic family day out. Meet the Tudors who run the farm just as Shakespeare’s mother would have done, watch craft and falconry demonstrations and explore the farmyard, playground and historic buildings.
They ask all groups to please book in advance by calling
+44 (0)1789 201806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
They offer substantial savings to groups of 15 or more paying visitors.
To save even more, complete and pay for your booking two weeks before arrival to qualify for the Super Saver Rate.
Discounted admission and guidebook
Free familiarisation visits
Free admission for organisers and coach drivers
Free coach parking at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Mary Arden’s Farm
Enhance your visit by booking one of their special interest talks or exclusive tours
Award-winning breakfast at Arden House
And last, but by no means least, we finish our list with a beautiful boutique hotel and an award-winning breakfast. Arden House offers their guests something unique and different, a ‘home from home’ experience like no other and an opportunity to experience luxurious hospitality in a relaxed, private atmosphere. This wonderful little hotel was awarded 5 Stars by the AA for Guest Accommodation as well as their Breakfast Award, so this is truly something to write home about.