River Avon and Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford

This evening, I am posting highlights information on the town of Stratford-upon-Avon in central England.

Stratford is forever associated with famous playwright and poet, William Shakespeare ( 1564-1616) who was both born and buried in the town. In addition to birth and burial places (both of which are open to visitors) there is also the famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

More information:

  • Stratford is a prosperous town with a population of about 26,000.
  • Located about 104 miles N.W. of London.
  • Situated on the banks of the gentle flowing River Avon. Boat trips are available.
  • Shakespeare’s burial-place is inside the 13th century, Church of the Holy Trinity which itself is an interesting medieval structure.
  • The town centre is well populated with ancient, black and white, timber-framed buildings dating back hundreds of years.
  • To accommodate high volumes of visitors Stratford is well resourced with hotels, lodgings, restaurants and shops.
  • Well located for tours from London which include Blenheim Palace and the Cotswolds.

Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon

Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon

Inside Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon

Shakespeare’s Grave, Church of Holy Trinity, Stratford

Meer Street, Stratford-upon-Avon

Traditional Half-Timbered Architecture, Stratford

Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

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