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A charming little town of half-timbered houses on the shady banks of the River Avon, Stratford would be interesting enough without having given us the genius that was William Shakespeare, the English language’s greatest dramatist. Thanks to him the town is one of Britain’s most popular tourist destinations, with more than four million visitors annually.
Tourist attractions Stratford-upon-Avon : Things to see and do
Henley Street GB - Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW
The half-timbered house where the dramatist was born is part museum (including a First Folio) and part shrine. Note the graffiti on the upstairs windows (Scott, Carlyle, Ellen Terry and Henry Irving).
Old Town GB - Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG
Shakespeare's eldest daughter, Susanna, married a physician, John Hall, and the couple lived here until around 1616. The restored house part 16C, part 17C, contains furniture and paintings from this period, notes about the physician's patients and a ..
26 High Street GB - Stratford-upon-Avon CV37
This ornately carved half-timbered house bears the date 1596 when it was the home of Katherine Rogers. The American flag flies here in honour of her son, John Harvard (b 1607), the founder of Harvard University which is the present owner of the build..
16 Church Street Townhouse GB - Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, The Church Street Townhouse is situated in Stratford-upon-Avon, 200 metres from Royal Shakespeare Company. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. All rooms are equipped with a TV. All rooms have a priva..
Payton Street GB - Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6UQ
In historic Stratford-Upon-Avon Central, on the edge of the scenic Cotswolds, this Premier Inn has comfortable, modern accommodation. The town’s tourist attractions are just a 10-minute walk away. Bedroom’s each feature a flat-screen TV, a telepho..
44 Waterside GB - Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BA
Situated opposite the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre, The Arden Hotel offers free private parking and luxury marble bathrooms, with a central location in historical Stratford-upon-Avon. The property is part of the Eden Hotel Collection which has b..
Leisure activities Stratford-upon-Avon
Explore Stratford-Upon-Avon with this 24 hour ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main sights as you hop on and hop off 14 conveniently located stops around the city. With great views from the top of the bus, strategically pla..
Warwick Rd GB - CV37 0NR Stratford-upon-Avon
9 Church St. GB - CV37 6HB Stratford-upon-Avon
A friendly, cosy restaurant in a 400 year old townhouse a little off the main streets. The experienced chef-owner offers flavoursome British cooking with an original modern twist. Dishes are attractive and use lots of ingredients.
12 Sheep St GB - CV37 6EF Stratford-upon-Avon
Attractive 16C house with an interesting history; dine on one of several intimate levels, surrounded by characterful beams and original features. The classic bistro menu lists simply, carefully prepared favourites and daily fish specials.
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterside GB - CV37 6BB Stratford-upon-Avon
Curvaceous open-plan restaurant with a lovely terrace, set on top of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and boasting great views over the canal basin, river and gardens. Menus offer brasserie classics with some European influences.
Waterside GB - CV37 6BA Stratford-upon-Avon
Contemporary hotel brasserie with purple chairs and doors that open onto a landscaped terrace overlooking the river. Light bites at lunch are followed by well-presented British brasserie classics at dinner; the set menu is good value.
16 Church St GB - CV37 6HB Stratford-upon-Avon
Handsome part-17C property opposite Shakespeare's old school. The bright, bold interior is made up of a number of adjoining rooms. Appealing menus have Mediterranean influences and offer good value lunch and pre-theatre choices. Drinkers are also wel..