Stratford-upon-avon

Shakespeare country means Stratford-upon-avon, as most of the associated with the great man lie within few kilometers of the town. If you are at Stratford, you may also want to visit nearby Warwick.

Stratford's main sights:
Shakespeare's House
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
Holy Trinity Church
Hall's Croft
Nash's House
Mary Arden's House
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Shakespeare House
Above photo - Shakespeare's House
Explore this historic market town and its surroundings and discover where Shakespeare was born and grew up, where he gained inspiration for his work.

There are five houses linked to Shakespeare and his family - all around Stratford-upon-Avon -

Nashs House
Photo above: Nash's House
Hall's Croft
Photo above: Hall's Croft

where he was born, lived, worked and lies buried. In town visit Shakespeare's Birthplace. Hall's Croft where his daughter lived and Nash's House the home of his granddaughter. In the neighbouring village of Wilmcote visit Mary Arden's House - a rambling Tudor farmhouse which belonged to Shakespeare's mother. Anne Hathaway's Cottage nestles in the village of Shottery, on the edge of Stratford, and was the family home of Shakespeare's wife.

In Stratford Old Town by the River Avon is Holy Trinity Church - one of the most beautiful parish churches in England - where you can visit Shakespeare's grave. Anne Hathaway Cottage
Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Nearby Warwick is probably best known for its magnificent castle - one of England's top attractions set in gardens landscaped by Capability Brown. The historic town itself is well worth exploring.
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An easy way to find your way around the Shakespeare Properties is to take a tour on the hop-on, hop-off tour bus.
Traveling by Train in England and London - Information on getting and reading your train ticket, the high speed and regional train system; a link to train schedules.
 

 

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