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Thurs & Fri |

6-7 Jun 2024

Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground

Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY

Upcoming Warwickshire antique events

Oct

2024

Fri 25 Oct - Sat 26 Oct, 2024

NAEC Stoneleigh

Warwickshire

A little bit about the area….

Nestled in the heart of England, between the historic towns of Kenilworth and Coventry, lies Stoneleigh Park, a beacon for visitors far and wide. This area, rich in history and natural beauty, offers a unique blend of countryside charm and vibrant city life, making it an ideal destination for those seeking to explore the best of both worlds.

Stoneleigh Park itself is renowned for being a premier event venue, hosting a variety of shows, fairs, and exhibitions throughout the year. From agricultural shows that celebrate the region’s farming heritage to modern expos that showcase the latest in technology and innovation, there’s always something happening here to pique your interest, including of course our very own Celebration of Antiques.

Beyond the bounds of the park, the surrounding area is a treasure trove of attractions and activities. Just a stone’s throw away, the ancient town of Kenilworth holds court with its magnificent castle ruins. Kenilworth Castle, with its Elizabethan gardens, is a must-visit for history buffs and romantics alike. The town itself, with its charming streets and traditional English pubs, invites visitors to step back in time and enjoy the slower pace of life. Find our more about visiting Kenilworth here.

In contrast, the vibrant city of Coventry offers a more contemporary experience. As one of the UK’s cities of culture, Coventry is alive with the arts, from the striking Coventry Cathedral, a symbol of rebirth and reconciliation, to the myriad of museums, galleries, and theatres. The city’s rich tapestry of history and innovation is evident in its architecture, with medieval buildings sitting alongside modernist designs. Coventry’s bustling markets, diverse cuisine, and lively nightlife provide a cosmopolitan atmosphere that’s hard to beat. Find out more about Coventry and all it has to offer here.

The area around Stoneleigh Park is also a haven for nature lovers. The River Avon and its tributaries meander through the landscape, offering picturesque walking and cycling paths. The nearby Warwickshire countryside, with its rolling hills, ancient woodlands, and traditional English villages, offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely stroll, a challenging hike, or a peaceful spot for a picnic, you’ll find it here.

Moreover, the area’s central location makes it an excellent base for exploring further afield. The historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, is just a short drive away, offering cultural experiences and performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Similarly, the cosmopolitan city of Birmingham, with its shopping, dining, and entertainment options, is easily accessible, providing a perfect day out for those looking to experience urban life.

In essence, the area around Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, and Coventry offers a compelling mix of history, culture, nature, and innovation. Whether you’re visiting for a specific event at Stoneleigh Park or looking to explore the wider region, you’ll find an array of experiences that cater to all tastes and interests. It’s a part of England that, once visited, is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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