iVisit...Cotswolds Distillery

iVisit...Cotswolds Distillery

The desire to reflect the natural beauty of North Cotswolds and honour its heritage runs through everything they do there – they use local raw materials, traditional kit and techniques and partner up with other independent producers in the area as much as possible.

When they first found the site it was in a bit of a state – the shell of the two buildings were there but nothing else. they set about restoring the buildings to working order, landscaping the grounds and then creating the region’s first full-scale distillery. they opened there doors in September 2014 and have welcomed visitors to the site every day since.

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iVisit.... King Richard III Visitor Centre

iVisit.... King Richard III Visitor Centre

Less than two years have passed since Leicester City Council purchased an old school building with the aim of creating a centre that would tell the story of the remarkable search for –and at that point unconfirmed discovery of – King Richard lll.

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iVisit.... Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

iVisit.... Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway runs for 13 ½ miles from the picturesque Cinque Port town of Hythe, through the family friendly seaside village to Dymchurch, towards the railways headquarters at New Romney and finally reaching the National Nature Reserve of Dungeness. Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence this world famous steam railway is one of Kent’s top attractions.

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iVisit.... Smallhythe Place National Trust

iVisit.... Smallhythe Place National Trust

Smallhythe Place is a medieval house in Kent that was owned by famous Victorian actress, Ellen Terry. Built in the early sixteenth century, Smallhythe Place has a rich and varied history that spans from shipbuilding and farming, to later being frequented by theatrical and literary greats of the 20th century.

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iVisit.... Lydiard House & Park

iVisit.... Lydiard House & Park

Lydiard Park is a beautiful historic estate on the western edge of Swindon, with the Palladian House, Church and Walled Garden, set in 260 acres of parkland. The children's play area, Cafe & Tea Rooms, events and education programmes make Lydiard Park a great destination for a family day out.

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iVisit.... Dudley Canal

iVisit.... Dudley Canal

The Dudley Canal Trust was created to protect and preserve the tunnels. Through our subsidiary charity, Dudley Canal Trust (Trips) Ltd, they run regular guided boat trips through the tunnels, accompanied by videos, lifelike reconstructions and stunning music and light shows.

These excursions are fun, informative and entertaining, and they attract over 80,000 visitors every year.

Any trading surplus is re-invested in maintaining the tunnels and their environment, so visitors can enjoy and appreciate 420 million years of living history long into the future.

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iVisit.... Shakespeare's Stratford

iVisit.... Shakespeare's Stratford

t the centre of it all is the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre.

Situated on Waterside, alongside the River Avon, the 1,040-seat Royal Shakespeare Theatre is the main thrust stage auditorium.

A Grade II listed building which retains many of the art deco features of the 1932 Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, it re-opened in November 2010 after a three-year transformation project.

The Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres are open daily from 10am when you are welcome to explore. You can:

Of course you shouldn't make the visit without seeing a performance.

The RSC want to make sure as many people as possible have a great first experience of Shakespeare and theatre. They produce large-scale exciting stories at Christmas for families, specially created Shakespeare productions aimed at young people which tour to schools and theatres around the UK and short new plays by writers alive now who are are as exciting and daring as Shakespeare. 

For whats on and ticket check out the RSC website

https://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/?from=mdd

For more information about Stratford upon Avon and its surrounding area: 

http://shakespeares-england.co.uk/whats-on

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