Or worse, throngs of those whose Shakespeare knowledge only extended to that one time their teacher forced them to read Romeo and Juliet in high school. To keep updated, like our Facebook page. Renata · June 5, 2018 at 7:09 am This is exactly the kind of visit I love: tracing the life and path of a genius celebrity. You can also tuck into traditional afternoon tea in the garden cafe. We promote London and attract businesses, events, congresses, students and visitors to the capital.
The Provoked Wife: 2 May 2019 to 7 September 2019 The Swan Theatre. Today, visitors can tour the inside of the home, much of which is original from the 16th century. The trip takes about 4 hours. How to Get There: Stratford-upon-Avon is just a couple of hours from , so it makes for a great day trip or weekend getaway. Five sights have been designated significant enough to preserve and maintain within the trust, and one ticket will get you into all of them.
We have never been to London, but hope to get there soon and needless to say one of our first trips is going to be to Stratford upon Avon. As a base to discover this beautiful part of the Midlands and the Vale of Evesham with its abundance of produce, Bidford could not be better placed. I still prefer Heinz baked beans to any other lol. If you want to hit it all in one day, you can. After enjoying a free lunch, you will visit the Warwick Castle before heading back to London. And, depending on the time of year, pretty good value too. Francis Gastrell was the owner at the time and became so frustrated with the number of tourists wanting to see the house that he just knocked the whole thing down.
You can sit in the very room where he would have been a pupil in the 1570s and also see the council chamber where his father served as mayor. So he was the one who put Stratford on our itinerary. Visitors who are not careful and selective could find a level of bad service, unappealing food and tired, overpriced accommodations that more customer-oriented English towns left behind decades ago. The big wheel Big Wheel, Stratford Fancy seeing Stratford from the skies? Don't look for good food or great rooms in the prettiest half-timbered buildings - unless someone has specifically recommended them to you. An expert guide will reveal all the stories and interesting facts about the rich history of these beautiful places.
Step back in time with a walk through the pretty streets of this quintessential English landmark. Closures happen seasonally and occasionally for upkeep and restorations. The Guild Chapel, which in some parts dates back to the 13 th Century, has stunning stained glass windows and old wall paintings. Harvard House: This beautiful Elizabethan town house was built by Thomas Rogers, whose grandson, John Harvard, went on to found Harvard University. Duration - 11 hours 8am-7pm. Save your money and spend it across the road on an production instead.
We hold a number of exciting events in Bidford throughout the year both in the village and on the meadow. You can also take a stroll through the gardens, or have some Shakespeare monologues recited for you from one of the actors who work for the Trust. Venice Preserved: 24 May 2019 to 7 September 2019 The Swan Theatre. Shakespeares home would definitely be special since I like him so much. Taming of the Shrew: 8 March 2019 to 31 August 2019 Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Opening times for the church can be found , but be prepared for unlisted closures. If you have any more questions please visit our If you would like to complete your booking on the phone instead, please call the Box Office on 01789 331111.
The Waterside area gets as crowded as Times Square on New Year's Eve. Tours are available daily from London and provide an enjoyable, easy and hassle-free way of visiting Stratford-upon-Avon and the surrounding areas. I love that the houses maintain that Elizabethan Era feel. Stratford-upon-Avon - home town of legendary playwright William Shakespeare is the first stop. Truth be told, with hardly any actual records to go by, a lot of these claims are just guesses. They've been coming for hundreds of years - and they come regardless of the quality of much of what they find. We take a look at some of the best places to go and things to do in this market town with a colourful 800+ history.
We visited the majority of the sites connected to Shakespeare in Stratford Upon Avon in just a few hours without feeling too rushed. If you love cheese, its definitely worth paying Paxton and Whitfield a visit. Which, after a full day spent walking all over Stratford, are god-sends. The authentic Shakespeare-related places you want to visit in Stratford-upon-Avon are all part of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Start with a walking tour in Oxford, where you'll stroll the captivating college courtyards and cobbled lanes. For more information see or fill out our enquiry form below.
Steeplechasing has taken place at Stratford Racecourse since 1755. Click here for more details. Here you will find hundreds of pages of information on: accommodation, eating out, drinking and relaxing, romantic breaks, theatres, places to visit - Shakespeare's houses and the beautiful Stratford-upon-Avon with its parks and gardens on the banks of the river Avon. Stratford-upon-Avon is wildly popular with visitors. Plus, I love small towns so thanks for putting another on my list! Stratford-upon-Avon has a very rich and varied programme of events and activities throughout the year: theatres, arts, music in the parks, river racing, river cruising, walks along the river or simply relax and take in the atmosphere that is Shakespeare's Stratford. Find out the places they like.