The picturesque riverside town of Stratford upon Avon is the home of William Shakespeare. Stratford has a wealth of beautifully preserved Shakespearean houses, including his Birthplace, it offers a unique insight into the life and times of the worlds greatest poet and dramatist.
Visit his grave at Holy Trinity Church which rest along the banks of the River Avon, you can walk along to Bancroft Gardens, where the river meets the canal, there are barges and rowing boats, or take a river cruise to further explore the sights.
The town has a great range of quality shops and restaurants, its arts and culture surround you, there is so much to enjoy in Stratford Upon Avon, which makes it a ideal choice for a short or long holiday.
The aim of the RSC is to keep modern audiences in touch with Shakespeare as our contemporary.
That means that as well as the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, their repertoire includes classic plays by international dramatists and work by living writers.
For uptodate information on The RSC and for all plays, visit their website on www.rsc.org.uk
Discover the sights and sounds of Tudor England.
Falstaff Experience's Tudor World is an award-winning museum of Tudor life, gift shop and theatre set within one of Stratford's most historic buildings. It is the real life home of Shakespeare's famous comic character John Falstaff. Terry Deary dedicated his book Stratford upon Avon to this building. www.falstaffexperience.co.uk
Bancroft Cruisers provide sightseeing and private charter river cruises on the beautiful River Avon in the heart of the Shakespeare Country.
Based at Stratford upon Avon we are well equipped to provide you and your family with a perfect walk-on sightseeing, or pre-booked, river cruise of 45 minutes or longer. www.bancroftcruisers.co.uk
Guided sightseeing walking tours in Stratford upon Avon - Winner of the Godiva Award for Best Visitor Attraction. Stratford Town Walk has featured on television, radio and in many national and local magazines and publications.
Stratford Town Walk, founded in 2002, comprises a team of enthusiastic and dedicated local guides with many years guiding experience, specialising in sightseeing walking and coach tours of Stratford upon Avon and the Cotswolds. www.stratfordtownwalk.co.uk
Kenilworth Castle, one of the grandest and most romantic ruined castles in the country. Once home to the favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester, and now maintained by English Heritage.
Britain's greatest Medieval Castle lies just a short walk from the town centre. This historic Market Town was devastated by the great fire in 1694. Today Warwick offers its visitor year round enjoyment, with its racecourse, thee museums, festivals, concert events, unique shops and restaurants.
The town of Leamington Spa, originally known as Leamington Priors, was a tiny village until about 1800. The value of the mineral springs was known in the middle ages, but it was not until 1784 that the small village began rediscovering its saline springs and started building baths around some of them.
Today Leamington Spa is an elegant regency town, with an excellent ranger of shops, with beautiful Victorian architecture and stunning parks and gardens, The centre piece of which are the Jephson Garden and the refurbished Royal Pumps Rooms which house a wonderful art gallery and museum.
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