Visiting the birthplace of the world’s famous storyteller in Stratford-upon-Avon. Yes im talking about William Shakespeare.
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town that lies on the River Avon in southern part of Warwickshire, England. A place full of history in the heart of England. If you like history this is a great place to start. Stroll along Henleys street, entering Shakespeare’s Birthplace House of world’s famous poet and playwright was born and grew up.
After the acting performance, why not have a look inside the house, famously known the birthplace of Shakespeare. There’s a bed reproduction where he used when he was young, he used to share with his other siblings.
After the house visit, it’s a good time for stroll photography. Why not continue to walk along the High Street admiring the Black and White Tudor Style frontages of buildings in this street. The beautiful old shop signs gives you a feel of what the town might have looked like during Shakespeare’s time.
If you had fun visiting the birthplace there are other places in Stratford might interest you. Includes Hall’s Croft (home to his daughter), Nash’s House and New Place (he spent the last chapter of his life), Anne Hathaway’s cottage (a very romantic setting) and Mary Arden’s Farm (the childhood home of his mother).
Continue the photo walk towards Bancroft Garden, and admire the swans and feeding the ducks. Go on and continue to walk along the riverbank or just sit on the bench and watch the day go by or a good chance to people watch.
Another way to explore the place is to jump on the queue for the river cruise. A fantastic way to admire Stratford and more relaxing way too.
If your looking for the best view of the town, it can be admire through aerial view by the RSC Tower for a small fee. The perfect place to go overlooking the whole town, River Avon bank and the beautiful greenfield and meadow afar. A very picturesque place, an endless camera clicks for picture perfect.
Have you been to Stratford-upon-Avon? If you love Shakespeare’s it’s a great excuse to visit for a day out.