Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-Upon-Avon

This charming town is where William Shakespeare was born.

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON - AT A GLANCE

  • For all things Shakespeare, this is the place. You can still visit the cottage where he first drew breath.
     
  • You can also see the house where his wife grew up, visit his grave and see a play at the Royal Shakespeare Company.
     
  • Whether you fancy afternoon tea, a pub lunch or classic cuisine, Stratford-upon-Avon has a restaurant or eatery to suit every taste and budget. Enjoy local organic fruit and vegetables, speciality cheeses, farm produce, and mouth-watering dishes prepared by some of Britain’s finest chefs.
     
  • The Royal Shakespeare Society restaurant and bar offers fantastic food with great views over the surrounding countryside.
     
  • The medieval market town is also just 1 hour south of Birmingham, if you want to combine it with a visit to England’s second city.
     
  • From London you can get to Stratford-upon-Avon, in the county of Warwickshire, in 2 hours by train.

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