As the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford Upon Avon lies in the center of England, and is a point of pilgrimage for millions of visitors every year. Beginning as a quiet and provincial market town, its fortunes turned considerably as devotees of the Bard and the theatre prompted its expansion.
Delve into the Bard’s life, death, and legacy when you pay a visit to Shakespeare’s birthplace, the preserved homes of his family members, and his final resting place at the Holy Trinity Church. The majority of these properties are administered lovingly by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Nearby, Warwick Castle, constructed under the reign of William the Conqueror, opens its gates to another treasure of English history.
Picturesquely pitched on the banks of the River Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company has long held the title of one the world’s most prestigious cultural institutions. Whether you hope to catch a performance at its art deco style Royal Shakespeare Theatre, or to simply breathe in the atmosphere of its illustrious stage and famous cast members, your day there will certainly be one to remember.
Stratford Upon Avon’s delightfully compact city center is the perfect place to idle away time and browse shops selling books, antiques, jewelry, and local crafts. Lose yourself in its Tudor-style streets and savor your foray to another time.
Our Stratford Upon Avon hotels bring Shakespeare’s city to you. You can count on us for premium comfort, service, and value, every time.
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