This famous literary town is one of Britain's top tourist
destinations and our Stratford-upon-Avon cottages make the perfect
Think Stratford, think Shakespeare - the extraordinary poet and
playwright whose works have shaped our educational curriculum and
inspired so many people across the world. Trace his steps at
Shakespeare's Birthplace, Hall's Croft, Nash's House
and New Place, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Mary Arden's
Farm - all providing an intriguing insight into his life.
Experience his works through the amazing performances of the
Royal Shakespeare Company. Or plan your Stratford-upon-Avon cottage
holiday around Shakespeare's Birthday, when the town showcases
a three-day extravaganza of events associated with literature,
music and theatre.
Architecturally, Stratford is very attractive and a delight to explore on foot, especially as the streets are brimming with wonderful shops, not to mention a fabulous collection of eateries - traditional tearooms, gastro pubs, gourmet restaurants, family-friendly bistros - they're all here.
On sunny days, enjoy riverside picnics in Bancroft Gardens or a
cruise along the Avon into the Warwickshire countryside. Another
option is to hop aboard the open-air bus, which takes in all the
sights guided commentary included.
Other reasons to book a Stratford-upon-Avon cottage
Watch hoofs pound turf at the races. Go exotic at the Butterfly
Farm. Step back to Tudor times at the Falstaff Experience, starring
Shakespeare's beloved character. Wander around the graveyard of
Holy Trinity Church, final resting place of the great writer
himself. Pick up tasty local produce and homemade treats at the
twice-monthly farmers' market. Or plan a stay during the Fringe
Festival or GlobalGathering dance festival.
Isn't it time you booked a Stratford-upon-Avon cottage?