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things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Travel through time and explore 16th Century homes in Stratford-upon-Avon, discover endless woodland wanderings and visit beautiful attractions time and again.

Whether you’re looking for a theatre break, a countryside adventure or a place to relax and unwind, Stratford-upon-Avon has something waiting for you to discover.

It’s impossible to talk about things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon without mentioning the world famous Bard, William Shakespeare. His legacy and stories are steeped in Stratford, from his birthplace to his family homes. There is so much to see and learn about the famous writers life, as well as seeing a host of his plays at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, as well as modern-day must-see shows.

 

Shakespeare’s houses

Stratford-upon-Avon is most famously known for being the home of the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare. There are five houses known as the Shakespeare’s houses which are hugely popular attractions in Stratford, walk the cobbled streets in the famous playwriters footsteps and learn more about his interesting life.

Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace, family home and final resting place, all stunningly beautiful places and perfectly restored to 16th Century homes. His wife’s home, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage is a truly beautiful day out, with colourful garden filled with sculptures and woodland walks, as well as charming huts where you can listen to his most famous sonnets.

There is so much to explore and discover about Shakespeare, his home, work and family, start planning now!

attractions in Stratford-upon-Avon

There are so many things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon, from peaceful canal tours where you’ll see the town from a completely new way, to family fun adventure attractions, like Hatton Adventure World.

Our stunning retreat is perfectly placed that there are endless attractions to explore within a 30 minute drive of your lodge! Discover beautiful art and design at The MAD Museum, step back in time and visit the Magic Alley shop where you’ll find a treasure trove of wizardry games and treats perfect for all ages!

Discover the stunning stately homes and castles around the area, from the imposing Warwick Castle and Blenheim Palace, to the breath-taking Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Gardens. Head to Tudor World to learn about the area’s history and what life was like during Tudor times.

Take in the stunning countryside on long winding walks and visit the beautiful Butterfly Farm where you can take in the magical colours of these fascinating flying creatures.

There really is something for everyone, explore and discover so much more on your escape with us.

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