Stratford-upon-Avonis one of Britain's most famous literary cities, being the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Stratford has many interesting places to visit, including a number of theatres and museums, as well as many historic buildings which were all significant to the Bard.

Shakespeare was bornon 23rd April1564 at the house in Henley Street (right below), which has been called the 'most honoured monument of the world's greatest genius’.This famous portrait of the shows him in his middle age. He died 23rd April 1616.

Visitors seeking more information should make a point to see Hall’s Croft, Stratford, which was the home of Shakespeare's successful son-in-law, Dr John Hall, and his wife, who was Shakespeare's first daughter, whom he named, Susanna.

Nearby, Warwick should also not be missed. It has perhaps the most spectacularly sited and architecturally impressive, still inhabited castle in England.

Stratfordhas many attractions;excellent restaurants and cafe's with an abundance of good food anda wide variety of interesting shops. Additionally there is plenty of entertainment and a vibrant nightlife all to be found around this graceful city.



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