Stratford- upon- Avon, Warwickshire,UK

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England ~Shakespeare was born into a family of importance in this town in The Royal Shakespeare Theater, Tudor village atmosphere and some great festivals make this a nice place to visit.

Anne Hathaway's cottage.  Wife of William Shakespeare outlived her husband by seven years.  Her cottage was near Stratford-on-Avon,  Warwickshire, ENGLAND.

I want to run up this walkway and knock on the door. It feels so welcoming :) Anne Hathaway's cottage ~ Wife of William Shakespeare outlived her husband by seven years. Her cottage was near Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England

Grab a beer where William Shakespeare used to and have yourself a Shakes-Beer at the Garrick Inn -- Best Pub Stratford Upon Avon

Travel Briefs: The Perfect Trip to Shakespeare's Stratford-Upon-Avon: What to do and Where to Stay

Grab a beer where William Shakespeare used to and have yourself a Shakes-Beer at the Garrick Inn -- Best Pub Stratford Upon Avon

The Clock Tower ~ Stratford upon Avon, England

The Clock Tower, Stratford upon Avon, England Enjoyed a tasty meal at the Old Thatch Tavern right across from the Clock Tower.

Stratford-upon-Avon is a place full of rivers, parks and a ton of history. It’s also home to Europe’s largest butterfly farm.    There is so much to do, including eating everything in some of the best pubs, getting your fill of everything Shakespeare, plays, rowing, Tudor style architecture, and even a bit of jousting.

13 reasons to visit Stratford-upon-Avon immediately

Stratford-upon-Avon is a place full of rivers, parks and a ton of history. It’s also home to Europe’s largest butterfly farm. There is so much to do, including eating everything in some of the best pubs, getting your fill of everything Shakespeare, plays, rowing, Tudor style architecture, and even a bit of jousting.

How to Have a Classic Day Trip to Stratford-upon-Avon

How to Have a Classic Day Trip to Stratford-upon-Avon

You don't need to be a big Shakespeare fan to visit Stratford-upon-Avon. Eat out, visit historical buildings and attend the theatre.

Itinerary for one day in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Free download for your trip included.

One Day in Stratford-Upon-Avon

This year marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, making Stratford-Upon-Avon a perfect destination for The city has always honored its most famous son, but the atmosphere feels even more celebratory these days.

Shakespeare's home in Stratford upon Avon.

Shakespeare's Birthplace is a restored half-timbered house situated in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, where it is believed that William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and spent his childhood years.

The Garrick Inn, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, is the oldest pub in Stratford and dates to the 14th century.

The Garrick Inn - The oldest pub in Stratford, dates back to the century, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK ♦cM

Weekend in Stratford-upon-Avon

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I have a weekend in Stratford-upon-Avon, and I& determined to see everything. From the Shakespeare highlights to the Old Town, there& a lot to cover.

One of the most famous, and most photographed thatched cottages in the world is Anne Hathaway's Cottage (above) at Shottery, near Stratford-Upon-Avon. It is here that Shakespeare is said to have courted Anne before they married. The skilled art of thatching is still alive and well in the UK today. Thatchers often leave their own unique signature on the newly thatched roofs, from decorative ridge designs to reed peacocks and corn dollies.

One of the most famous, and most photographed thatched cottages in the world is Anne Hathaway's Cottage (above) at Shottery, near Stratford-Upon-Avon.

I finally saw Shakespeare's tomb at Stratford, and then Janet and I ended up at a rummage sale in the hall next door.  I snagged some fabulous emphera there.  When Cousin Ardyth saw Shakespeare's tomb with Aunt Carolyn, she wept.  I just loved that dramatic story of Ardyth crying over the "Bard's" tomb.

Shakespeare’s tomb in Holy Trinity Church in Stratford upon Avon, England

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