Stratford-upon-Avon: the birthplace of one of the greatest writers in the English language. A cottage holiday in this literary town will undoubtedly have you quoting lines from some of Shakespeare's most famous works such as King Lear, Hamlet, and Romeo and Juliet. Set on the beautiful river Avon in Warwickshire, Stratford is most certainly Shakespeare country, and is also one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK. So why not find a great deal on a lovely cottage and see this famous town for yourself?
The town of Stratford-upon-Avon is filled with attractions related to William Shakespeare. Watch a live performance of one of Shakespeare's works at the RSC and combine it will dinner at the restaurant overlooking the river, considered by many to be the finest in town. Visit Shakespeare's childhood home or that of his wife Anne Hathaway, which remain in incredible condition owing to the respect that the town has for their greatest son's legacy. Stratford also has a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities available including swimming, horse riding, cycling, fishing and golf. Stratford is a real treat and the perfect destination for some Great British culture on your cottage break.