Mad Minds & Shakespeare's Stratford
Sleepy Stratford-upon-Avon is a mecca for Shakespeare fans and enthusiasts, the birthplace of this literary mastermind with a collection of visitor attractions associated with different points of his great life. His impressive works still grace the stage, forever alive through the great work of the Royal Shakespeare Company. If Shakespeare is not the order of the day, there are other ways to spend your time here. For one the idyllic scenery; perhaps a relaxed river cruise or the rather unusual, fun and interactive MAD Museum. An acronym for Mechanical, Art & Design, the museum is the only specialist attraction of its kind in the UK showcasing the finest handcrafted pieces of Kinetic Art and Automata belonging to artists from all over the world.
- 3 nights Half Board in 3* accommodation
- Entry to 3 Shakespeare Houses
- Performance at the Royal Shakespeare Company
- Entry to Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall
- Cruise on the river Avon from Stratford-upon-Avon (45 mins)
- Entry to the MAD Museum, Mechanical Art & Design
3* Mercure Honiley Court,Kenilworth (or similar)
• Lift • Bar
• Coach parking
• Tea/coffee making facilities in room
Upgraded option from £369pp
4* Hallmark The Welcombe Hotel, Stratford upon Avon
4* Doubletree Stratford Upon Avon Hotel, Stratford Upon Avon
Day 1: Arrive and settle into your hotel base. You could perhaps pre-arrange an evening Shakespeare stage performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre (at supplement) – a perfect first night icebreaker for your customers group travels in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Day 2: Shakespeare exploration is the order of the day as you enjoy the chance to take in three from the five Shakespeare Houses as well as the quite recent addition of Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall.
Day 3: This morning gets your mind working in the most refreshing way with a visit to the MAD Museum – a Mechanical Art & Design specialist attraction with interactive exhibits showing the inner workings of its features – one of a kind in the UK. Followed this afternoon with some well-deserved downtime on a river cruise upon the Avon.
Day 4: Depart hotel after breakfast to make your return journey home.