Come and explore the newest property to join the Warner family! Set in rural Warwickshire, the gothic revival listed building dates to 1834, and Warner’s £50 million renovation has restored Studley Castle to its former glory. We also have a chance to explore Tudor and Elizabethan connections and taste some gin!
Day 1 After a taxi pick up from your home, we make our way via some of the pretty towns of the Cotswolds to Studley Castle. This evening enjoy the live entertainment after dinner.
Day 2 After a leisurely breakfast, we travel into Stratford-upon-Avon, for free time to discover this remarkable town. Early afternoon we transfer to the award-winning Shakespeare Distillery, for a fun and informative tour with the master distiller. Learn how gin in made, have a tutored tasting and, of course, enjoy a gin and tonic. Then return to our hotel, for another evening of live entertainment.
Day 3 We travel to Warwick to explore the Lord Leycester Hospital, with its 11th century chapel and Tudor courtyard. After free time for lunch we visit St Mary’s Church, steeped in history and the final resting place of Robert Dudley, favourite of Elizabeth I.
Day 4 A relaxing day as we meet our guide for a two-hour guided tour of the northern Cotswolds followed by some free time in Evesham. We return to our hotel mid-afternoon.
Day 5 Leaving our hotel after breakfast, we begin our journey home, with a stop in Winchester for a little shopping and some lunch. We continue to the local area meeting our taxis late afternoon.
Studley Castle offers modern comfort in an historic setting, with plenty of space to unwind. There are quizzes every day and cinema showings four times a day, or enjoy one of the local walking routes or relax in the swimming pool, steam room and sauna. There is also the chance to book spa treatments (cost not included). Our dinners are taken in the Evesham Restaurant, where we are entertained each night by the resident team and guest singers, dancers, comedians or magicians. Our bedrooms in the Studley Wing are equipped with TV, telephone, WiFi, ironing facilities, robes, minifridge, hairdryer and hospitality tray. There is a lift.