Places to see
Tour Series Cycle Race
Redditch welcomes the Tour Series Cycle Race on Thursday 9 May, almost exactly one year on from when JLT-Condor and Team Breeze triumphed in the men’s and women’s 2018 series openers there. Redditch has one of the most prestigious roll calls in the 10-year history of the OVO Energy Tour Series. Individual winners in the town include four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny (née Trott, 2015), Commonwealth Games medallist Jon Mould (2015 and 2016) and leading British road racer Hannah Barnes (2013).
Arrow Valley Park
Situated in the heart of Redditch borough it is hard to believe you are in an urban environment when you are walking or cycling around the Arrow Valley lake.Next to the flagship Countryside Centre there is an extensive playground area. Slides, climbing nets, swings and frames feature in this multi-level, state of the art play area. It is a an adventure paradise for kids of all ages.
Stratford upon Avon
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town with more than 800 years of history containing not only many historic buildings that still survive today and would have been familiar to Shakespeare, but also a thriving community offering a wide variety of leisure, accommodation, shopping experiences and also the new Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres which are now open.