The world's greatest playwright William Shakespeare was born, educated and inspired in Stratford-upon-Avon, a pretty historic market town in Warwickshire.
400 years on Shakespeare's legacy lives on and Stratford-upon-Avon is the place to visit in England for a truly authentic Shakespearian experience.
Brush up on your Latin and take part in a Tudor lesson at Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall.
Experience Shakespeare on stage with the Royal Shakespeare Company who perform year round in Stratford-upon-Avon. Visit The Play's The Thing at Swan Theatre and The Other Place to immerse yourself in theatre making.
With so many places to see and things to do, why not extend your visit - browse Where to Stay in the area to find your perfect hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon.