Above photo - Shakespeare's House
this historic market town and its surroundings
and discover where Shakespeare was born and grew
up, where he gained inspiration for his work.
are five houses linked to Shakespeare and his
family - all around Stratford-upon-Avon -
Photo above: Nash's
Photo above: Hall's Croft
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
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.
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.
easy way to find your way around the Shakespeare
Properties is to take a tour on the hop-on, hop-off
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