In 914AD Ethelfleda, daughter of Alfred the Great ordered the building of a 'burh' or an earthern rampart to protect the small hill top settlement of Warwick from Danish invaders.
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
The RSC is one of the world's best-known theatre companies. we perform throughout the year in Stratford-upon-Avon, Newcastle upon Tyne and London, and tour nationally and internationally.
Herbert Art Gallery
The Herbert Art Gallery provide places for the people of Coventry and visitors to the City to meet, celebrate and explore their cultural and creative past, present and futures.
Coventry has been a centre of prayer and worship for over 1000 years. The Priory Church of St Mary became Coventry's first Cathedral in 1102, reputedly established on the site of the Anglo-Saxon St Osburg's Nunnery.
National Motorcycle Museum
The National Motorcycle Museum is recognised as the finest and largest motorcycle museum in the world. Our aim is to make it even better.
Shakespeare's Birthplace has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years. William Shakespeare grew up here and he played here. He ate meals in the hall and he slept and dreamed in these rooms. Shakespeare also spent the first five years of married life in this house with his new wife, Anne Hathaway.
Come and see the comprehensive collection of primates, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and fish! They have over 1,000 animals on show including Bornean Orangutans, Asian Elephants, Inland Bearded Dragons, Northern White-faced Owls, Boa Constrictors, Red-kneed Tarantulas and many more.
Everyone’s favourite theme park, packed with a host of great rides and attractions set in 280 acres of lakes and parkland. Drayton Manor features some of the biggest, wettest and scariest rides around! Apocalypse is the world’s first stand up tower drop.