Heart of England Tourist Information & Visitor Guide

recommended places to visit and explore throughout central England


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picturesque market town, famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare, with attractive riverside setting, shops, pubs and restaurants

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the beautiful and historic Cotswold village of Broadway is a memorable place to stay and a perfect base from which to tour the local area and enjoy the stunning walks

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birthplace of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury is set amidst the glorious Shropshire countryside near to the Welsh Borders and is one of England’s finest medieval market towns

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England's second city with strong industrial heritage, rejuvenated centre and extensive shopping, bars, restaurants and entertainment

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from music, theatre and festivals, to museums, Cathedrals and medieval history, the city has something for everyone. Home to rich history, ancient legends and an abundance of unique arts and culture

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known for the medieval Warwick Castle, founded by William the Conqueror. Family friendly events often held in the castle grounds and with guided tours and within easy driving distance of Stradford-upon-Avon and Kenilworth Castle ruins

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with a smart Edwardian Theatre Complex and home to many historical figures, arts and craft shops, a magnificent, medieval priory and a small, informative museum

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magnificent Cathedral but is also famous for the world renowned Worcester Porcelain, the piquant Worcestershire Sauce and the most picturesque cricket ground in the country