Discover Stratford Upon Avon

Nestled in the rural Warwickshire countryside, on the picturesque banks of the River Avon, lies the charming medieval market town of Stratford-upon-Avon. As the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the world’s greatest playwright, it is steeped in more than 800 years of Ye Olde English culture and history.

The Birthplace of William Shakespeare

Follow in the footsteps of William Shakespeare and his family in a poetic town full of history and English charm. Venture through the cobbled streets to find Stratford’s oldest tea room housed in a 16th century Grade II* listed building, celebrate the works of the ‘Bard of Avon’ in a theatre dedicated to his plays and one of Stratford’s last remaining Elizabethan townhouses.

A Cultural Town Rich in Unique Offerings

Award winning museums and attractions

Discover Stratford-upon-Avon, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK, and its unique history. Travel back in time to explore the 16th century at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust before going on an inspiring journey of William Shakespeare’s life. Explore the historic heart of Stratford and take in the quintessential charm and it’s stunning riverside setting.

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