Nearby you can experience Broughton Castle, the setting for the film Shakespeare in Love, a medieval manor house built in the year 1300, currently the home of the Saye and Sele family. Of course retail fans won’t be disappointed as Castle Quay Shopping Centre will cover all of your retail therapy needs.
This museum is top rate; lots so displays that will interest and attract all ages. You can get involved in programs here and attend workshops as well as dine at the award winning cafe located here. (01295 259 855)
If you fancy along walk in the Cotswolds this 86 mile trek is a treat. The route is varied and pretty and goes from Banbury to Bath.
Upton House and Gardens
This impressive estate was built in the 17th century. The art work here is second to none, the galleries are filled with world class artist’s work, as well as beautiful furnishings and antiques. (01295 670 266)
Brook Cottage Gardens
With over 200 varieties of shrubs and roses these gardens set on four acres are a delight to walk through. (01295 670 303)
This manor has strong links with North America, as a direct descendant of George Washington was known to have built the house in the 16th century. Subsequently there is the George Washington collection is displayed here. Located in Manor Road. (01295 760 205)