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Stratford-Upon-Avon Attractions: What To Do In Stratford-Upon-Avon   by Arthur Townlands

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About Stratford-upon-Avon:

Stratford-upon-Avon is a very famous town located in the South Warwickshire, England. Upon-Avon means that the town actually lies on the River called as Avon. The town belongs to the similarly named district; District of Stratford-upon-Avon. According to the population report of 2001, the town had a population of 23,676. This town is considered to be a real tourist spot because of many facts. The town got much popularity because of the fact that it is the birthplace of one of the most admired writers of all time; William Shakespeare. 
Another interesting fact about Stratford-upon-Avon is that almost 3 millions visitors come here, from all parts of the world, every year. Out of these 3 million people, many use to come to visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare. The town provides excellent landscape views as well since it is set in the countryside; Warwickshire.

Attractions of Stratford-upon-Avon

The birthplace of William Shakespeare; Stratford-upon-Avon warmly welcomes all its visitor; almost 3 million visitors per year. It is considered to be a fantastic tourist spot in UK. The access to Stratford-upon-Avon is quite easy from either bus, train or your car. If you are having a short break during your busy work, then this is the ideal place for you to be. Stratford-upon-Avon usually conducts many exciting events for its visitors like art events, music events, theatres, racing etc. 

People on the Lawn Outside Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
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There are many attractions in Stratford-upon-Avon, some of the most interesting attractions are:
Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Shottery, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, UK, Europe
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Halls Croft:

Named after Dr. John Hall, the Halls Croft is a really attractive 16th Century house that includes exciting paintings and furniture. Dr. John Hall was married to Susanna; the daughter of William Shakespeare. The Hall will take you to the time of William Shakespeare. The Hall is open for all the days of the year except from 23-26 of December.

Anne Hathaway Cottage:

This cottage is one of the most famous cottages in the world. It is the childhood home of the wife of Shakespeare. It was owned by the descendants of the Anne Hathaway until the 19th Century. An interesting fact about the cottage is that it still houses the original Anne Hathaway Bed. If you go outside the cottage, you will find a beautiful garden with trees and a beautiful sculpture. Similar to the Halls Croft, the cottage is only closed during 23-26 December. 

River Avon:

If you come at Stratford-upon-Avon then you must visit the river Avon, because of which the town got its name. You can go for a boat trip to get closer to this wonderful river or you can walk beside it. You walk beside this river or you take a boat trip, you will certainly see many worth seeing sights in both cases. You may also find many live entertainers from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre near the river.

Shakespeare's Birthplace:

Shakespeare's Birthplace is probably the most visited place of the town of Stratford-upon-Avon. He was born in 1564 in the half-timbered house and the house was owned by the family until the 19th century. 

Palmer's Farm Building at Mary Ardens's Farm, Near Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, UK
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The house gives an insight of the life of William Shakespeare from his childhood.  The house also contains Shakespeare exhibition which gives complete information about the work of William Shakespeare. The house contains a beautiful garden and it is open for all the days of the work except 23-26 of December.

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Charlecote Pheasant Hotel Stratford
Offering a peaceful setting, the charming Charlecote Pheasant Hotel is an ideal place for a pleasant and tranquil stay.  Situated opposite the manor and park, the hotel is located in the village of Charlecote which is approximately 5 miles from Stratford City Centre. The hotel is just 8 kilometre from the train station, while the airport is 48 kilometres away.  Designed for your comfort and conveniences, the guestroom are well-appointed and equipped with all the modern facilities to ensure you a pleasant and memorable stay.   You can dine at the onsite restaurant that offers traditional English cuisine and later relax in the comfortable atmosphere the bar.
Holiday Inn Stratford Upon Avon
Set in the landscaped gardens, this superb property is an ideal place to enjoy the beauty of the surroundings.  Situated on the River Avon, Holiday Inn Stratford Upon Avon is 20 miles away from the Birmingham Airport and the NEC. This property is near the Shakespeare House, Charlecote Park National Trust as well as the amazing Warwick Castle.  All the 259 bedrooms are tastefully designed and elegantly decorated as well as facilitated with an array of modern amenities.  Overlooking the beautiful gardens, the Riverside Restaurant offers a traditional cuisine. After a tiring day, unwind at the cosy bar, which offers coffee or tea, light meals as well as a full range of beer, wines and spirits.
Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel Stratford
Boasting sophisticated accommodation, the Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel is an excellent base to explore Stratford and the surrounding Cotswolds.  Nestled in 5 acres of grounds, this property is within walking distance from Stratford Upon Avon. This property is 2 kilometres from the train station and 40 kilometres the Brimingham International Airport.  This hotel offers 112 exceptional accommodation units that are endowed with all the indispensable amenities to ensure you a comfortable stay.  Guests can dine at the Manor Restaurant that serves an excellent choice of traditional specialities as well as enjoy light snacks and refreshments served at the lounge. You can sip great varieties of drinks at the Manor Bar as well as the Terrace Bar.
Macdonald Swan's Nest Hotel Stratford Upon Avon
Being an oasis of serenity, the Macdonald Swan's Nest Hotel Stratford Upon Avon is an incredible venue for a fun filled holiday worth reminiscing.  Ideally located on the banks of River Avon, this property is just few minutes drive from Junction 15 of M40 and Stratford Upon Avon Train Station, while the Birmingham International Airport is 40 kilometres away.  This hotel offers 67 impeccable accommodation units that are exquisitely designed with all the essential amenities to ensure you a pleasurable stay.  Guests can dine at the Cygnets Restaurant that serves delicious English cuisines as well as relish various exotic drinks at the lounge bar.
The Legacy Falcon Hotel Stratford
Ideally located in the heart of Stratford Upon Avon, the Legacy Falcon Hotel Stratford is the perfect for exploring beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside and the surrounding shire counties of Oxfordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire as well as the picturesque Cotswolds Villages.  The hotel boasts 83 comfortable guestrooms that are beautifully decorated and comes with all the contemporary amenities to ensure you a pleasurable stay.  Guests can choose from any of the Will's Place and the Scholars Day Bistro that are renowned for their friendly service and combines with the culinary skills. Overlooking the garden, the Merlin Lounge a wide selection of snacks and light meals for you to enjoy.
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