Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon

William Shakespeare is perhaps the most famous Western playwright, making his birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon an obvious destination for fans of his work.

And while you can visit the writer’s childhood home and other quaint cottages tied to his family, there’s more to Stratford-upon-Avon than just this one connection. That said, who can miss a performance by the Royal Shakespeare Company in his hometown.

Stratford-upon-Avon is full of half-timbered homes, making this medieval market town a dream to wander about. Then there’s the Stratford Butterfly Farm that’s a fun family-friendly attraction.

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Where to stay in Stratford-upon-Avon

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Macdonald Alveston Manor

Luxury at its best

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Pen and Parchment

Great value for money

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Holiday Inn Express

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Bard's nest

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