Cultural Shakespeare Country

Explore England at its iconic best in the Shakespeare Country. From chocolate box villages to the medieval splendour of castles standing tall, the Shakespeare Country has something for every walker and cyclist to enjoy.

The area of South Warwickshire was home to England’s most famous playwright, William Shakespeare. This fantastic destination has a wide variety of attractions including shopping districts to regular plays in Shakespeare’s town of Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Did you know...

  • Stratford Upon Avon was the birthplace of literary legend, William Shakespeare and his birthplace can be visited and explored
  • The oldest pub in Stratford is reportedly The Garrick Inn which dates back to the 1400s - Fancy a pint?
  • The Royal Shakespeare Theatre was built in 1932 and the Shakespeare Centre opened in 1964 and still hosts plays today

The best places to visit in Shakespeare Country include:

  • The Birthplace of William Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare's Theatre
  • Traditional English Pubs and Inns

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating to and from Warwickshire.

By Car – Warwickshire can be reached via the M5 Motorway.

By Air – There are a number of airports close to Warwickshire including Birmingham Airport.

For more information on getting to Warwickshire please visit the VisitWarwickshire website.

Stratford Upon Avon and South Warwickshire is famous for being the birthplace of writer, William Shakespeare and actress Sarah Douglas. Well known actor, Simon Pegg also studied at Stratford-Upon-Avon College.

Visiting Stratford-Upon-Avon is best in the warmer Spring and Summer months although can be an lovely destination to visit in the colder months too!