South Warwickshire is on the edges of the Cotswolds but has some of the most attractive towns and villages in area. The principal town is Stratford-Upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and the south of the county is better known as "Shakespeare's County" rather than the Cotswolds.
Situated in the centre of England, the South Warwickshire Cotswolds are within easy reach of the rest of the country. The area is crossed east to west by the M42 motorway which links the M5/M1/M6 through the region, and the nearby airports of Coventry and Birmingham and main rail links are in easy reach.
South Warwickshire Attractions
South Warwickshire has several major attractions including Stratford-upon-Avon, Charlecote Park and Coughton Court.
The River Avon and Stratford Canal pass through South Warwickshire. The 100 miles Heart of England Way wanders through the area. and Stratford-upon-Avon Race Course is just outside the town.
There are a number of golf courses and the local authority manages a number of leisure centres.