A day trip to Stratford Upon Avon and Warwick Castle
The day my exams got over, I went with my friend to the field behind Arthur Vick, and literally slept in the sun, for a good two hours, while listening to lana del rey on repeat. After rotting in my room and my second home aka the library for a month, that was so relaxing and felt unreal.
Since then, I have been doing anything but staying in my room. The past week, I went out to Jephson Gardens, in Leamington Spa, watched Nice guys in the cinema (you should definitely watch it if you haven’t already), treated myself to amazing mexican food, went out clubbing, and finally ventured out and went to Stratford Upon Avon and Warwick Castle today.
In my first year, I had not been to Stratford Upon Avon and Warwick Castle. I felt guilty of not having explored Warwick and so I decided the time had come.
And guess what??! The only day I decide to venture out of campus is the day it decides to rain. Despite the rain and the thunderstorms, it was a pretty good day.
Warwick Castle was beautiful in its own way. We took the kingdom tour which included a visit to the castle dungeons. It was quite interactive and scary, with us reliving the torture of the bygone era.
We also stopped by the maze in the castle, which was pretty decent; however, we didn’t really get lost, which was the whole point, and figured our way out in less than five minutes (lol).
Our next stop was Stratford Upon Avon. When we reached there, the rain was pouring down like never before, and my dream to see Stratford was shattered. We headed out to eat pizza in pizza express and when we were done, we stepped out. Literally, the minute we headed out it started to rain again (like that’s how bad my luck is) and so we took shelter in some souvenir shop.
As the the sun had come out, we enjoyed walking around the city till the sun set. By the time we reached Anne Hatheway’s Cottage and Shakespeare’s birthplace, they were closed, which was a pity, so we just had a lovely time walking around the city.
It was all in all a good day, (even though we just went to stratford to eat and walk around) despite the awful weather, and I’d definitely recommend you to visit it one day.
Hope you have a wonderful day xx