Places of Interest
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is an area of gently sloping hills, interspersed with honey coloured limestone villages and bustling market towns. Quintessential England is brought to life in villages such as Moreton-in-the-Marsh which is one of the principal market towns of the region, Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-in-the-Water, often described as the ‘Little Venice of the Cotswolds’.
known as the ‘Town in the Marches’, is an historic market town in the heart of Herefordshire. Its range of facilities, including small independent shops, cosy cafés, traditional pubs, interesting Folk Museum and antique shops are perfect for whiling away a lazy afternoon.
is England’s second city and with a traceable history going back over 10,000 years, there is plenty to see and do. The industrial revolution created abundant wealth in the region, producing Georgian and Victorian architecture which mixes perfectly with modern buildings to create a vibrant and exciting city. Learn about Birmingham’s rich history in the numerous museums, browse the vast array of shops or visit the city’s famous ‘Balti Triangle’, the centre of Asian cuisine.
is a medieval town with a thriving market, famed for its annual international food festival and summer arts festival which includes outdoor productions of Shakespeare in its splendid castle. Antique shops, booksellers and art galleries add to the cultural feel of the town.
surrounded by breathtaking Warwickshire countryside, boasts a wealth of attractions for all ages. The striking medieval Guild Hall, which served as the centre of King Henry VI’s court during the Wars of the Roses and as a prison to Mary, Queen of Scots, is one of the finest in the country. Coventry Cathedral, built on the site of a medieval church which was destroyed in WW2 bombing raids, boasts the third highest spire in England. Other attractions include the Transport Museum, Herbert Art Gallery and Coombe Park, comprising of 500 acres of woodlands, gardens and lakeside walks.