Shakespeare’s Birthplace In

Stratford-u.-Avon

Stratford, located in Warwickshire, is a popular tourist destination mainly thanks to the famous playwright and poet William Shakespeare, who called this town home. You can hardly find a better place to watch his plays. Walking the streets, you will truly feel the 16th century England upon you.

United Kingdom

March 2, 2020

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Willflies, Willflies. This theatre, owned by Royal Shakespeare Company, is the first thing you’ll notice in the city centre. Its distinguished 32-metre-high tower packs a bar and a viewing platform on top of the stage. Also known as the Shakespeare’s Church, it’s the place of baptism and burial of the English poet. Thousands of people access the site every year for a small contribution. The 16th-century timbered house can be found in Henley Street and nowadays is home to a small museum. By many people, it is also referred to as a “mecca for all literature lovers”. Stratford Photo Guide, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford Photo Guide, Stratford Photo Guide, Stratford Photo Guide

Enjoy The Plays

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

The theatre, owned by Royal Shakespeare Company, is the first thing you notice in the city centre and many people start their tours right there. Its 32-metre-high tower packs a bar and a viewing platform on top of the stage.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Hall's Croft – house that was owned by Shakespeare's daughter
Shakespeare is believed to have attended this grammar school
Church of the Holy Trinity

Shakespeare’s Monument

Church of the Holy Trinity

Also known as Shakespeare’s Church, it’s England’s most visited Parish Church and the place of baptism and burial of the reknown poet. Thousands of people visit the site every year for a small contribution.

The grave of William Shakespeare
Inside the Church of the Holy Trinity
Typical English timber architecture
Typical English timber architecture

Playwright’s Childhood

Shakespeare’s House

The 16th-century timbered house was the poet’s birthplace. It can be found in Henley Street and nowadays is home to a small museum with rare artefacts. By many people, it is also referred to as a “mecca of all literature lovers”.

Shakespeare's Birthplace
Shakespeare's Birthplace
Typical English timber architecture
Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Anne Hathaway's Cottage

The Love Story

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

The house of the Shakespeare’s wife is situated in the calm village of Shottery within a short 30-minute walk from Henley Street. Uncover the life of the 15th century and go through adjacent flowered gardens.

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4 Comments

  1. Abildgaard

    Enjoyed reading the content above, the article is interesting and photos are nice. Good luck for your posts.
    Kind regards,
    Abildgaard Zacho

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    • William

      Thank you very much, Abildgaard!

  2. Karolina

    Opět vynikající příspěvek, už se těším na další 🙂

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    • William

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