Living in Warwickshire
Discover a county with a deep history
With medieval castles, Shakespearean history and a huge range of scenic parks and gardens, it's no wonder so many people are choosing retirement properties in Warwickshire for their golden years. Our properties provide you with the perfect blend, allowing your retirement to be as active or as relaxing as you like. Whether you’d rather spend your time making friends at the development or exploring Warwickshire’s deep history is entirely your choice.
Living in Warwickshire
Whether you're looking for modern drama or quirky boutiques, there's lots to keep you busy all over the county. You can catch classic Shakespeare at the recently redeveloped Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, see contemporary British artwork at the Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, or community-based theatre at the Loft Theatre in Leamington Spa.
When you feel like treating yourself, you'll find more than 50 stores at the Rugby Central Shopping Centre or renowned brands at the Maybird Shopping Park in Stratford. Alternatively, it's just a short trip to explore a massive range of malls and stores in the nearby cities of Coventry and Birmingham.
Whether you're looking for stately homes or curious museums, there are plenty of intriguing historic sites around Warwickshire. You can climb the towers at Kenilworth Castle, see the buildings where Shakespeare was born and went to school in Stratford-upon-Avon, or admire the intricate Gothic architecture of the All Saints’ Church in Leamington Spa.
You'll also find nearly 300 classic, vintage and veteran cars at the British Motor Museum, a recreated Victorian classroom at the St John's House Museum in Warwick, and a full-on 16th century experience at Tudor World in Stratford-upon-Avon.
From rolling hills to sleepy villages, you'll find scenic landscapes and diverse wildlife around Warwickshire. You can wander through 140 species of tree at the Jephson Gardens in Leamington Spa, follow the picturesque Stratford-upon-Avon Canal along its journey to Birmingham, or absorb the immense views from the top of the Burton Dassett Hills, which stretch as far as Coventry.
In addition, you'll find nearly 90 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys at Redwings, the UK's largest horse sanctuary. You can also discover owls and hawks at S&D Falconry, and the largest collection of monkeys and apes in the western world at Twycross Zoo, which houses nearly a thousand animals from over 150 different species.
From peaceful fishing to challenging hill walks, you'll find all sorts of ways to stay fit and active around the area. You can ride camels across the scenic Warwickshire countryside at The Old Farmhouse, catch trout at the 600-acre Draycote Water Reservoir, or play at more than 25 golf courses and more than 30 tennis clubs around the area.
If you'd like to retire to a part of England that's rich with history, packed with nature and just a short trip from several major cities, see if one of our impressive retirement properties in Warwickshire is a good fit.
Retirement Homes in Warwickshire
A Full Range of Lifestyle Options
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