Warwickshire is a landlocked county situated at the heart of England and this central location and being the birthplace of Shakespeare make this a very popular holiday destination. There are towns and picturesque villages dotted amongst rolling hills and ancient oak trees, which are the remains of the Forest of Arden. This once huge forest was heavily cleared in the eighteenth century to provide timber for ship building. Self Catering Cottages in Warwickshire provide excellent accommodation for a couple on a romantic break or for a family holiday.
The cottages come in various styles from the cosy and traditional to the open plan and contemporary and they can sleep from varying numbers of people and are situated all over the county. Choose a cottage near a town or village or one that is out in the countryside in a secluded and quiet location ideal for a getaway from it all break. Self Catering Cottages in Warwickshire provide a fantastic base from which to go out and explore this wonderful county.
The town of Stratford-upon-Avon is an obvious choice to visit as it is the birthplace of Shakespeare and it has a theatre and a cottage where he lived, plus there are also some great shops, bars pubs and restaurants. The old town of Warwick is also a place of interest and the magnificent castle dominates the skyline above the River Avon.
There are a number of stately homes that are open to the public and Coughton Court has a particular interest in that it was home to the Throckmorton family who were among the conspirators of the gunpowder plot. It is a fine Tudor house with award winning gardens and has a great collection of art. There are many activities and leisure pursuits to participate in Warwickshire such as walking, cycling, horse riding, boating and golf.
Self Catering Cottages in Warwickshire are available to hire all year round and they are very reasonably priced to ensure you get a fantastically good value holiday whenever you choose to go. Most are pet friendly so you do not have to worry about finding kennels for your dog and the dogs will enjoy the fresh air and walks in the countryside as much as you. Warwickshire is a diverse county with lots of things to see and do so everyone on a holiday here will have a truly memorable time.