Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town steeped in history and heritage. There are a range is a wide variety of cultural and entertaining activities for visitors as well as opportunities to be active or relax.
Stratford-upon-Avon has a range of restaurants, inns and cafes for visitors to enjoy. From the oldest pubs in town, the Old Thatch Tavern and the Garrick, dating back to the 1400’s to a range of modern riverside restaurants, there is a wealth of choice. Stratford-upon-Avon is a shopper’s haven, offering everything from high street names to independent boutiques to vintage shops and antique centres.
Stratford-upon-Avon is most famously known for being the birthplace of the playwright and poet William Shakespeare. Immerse yourself in his life by watching a play at one of the three Royal Shakespeare Company theatres and visiting the Shakespeare Centre. Step back into the Elizabethan era by visiting the half-timbered house in Henley Street where he was born and the thatched farmhouse, which was the home of his wife, Anne Hathaway.