Town of Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire
Stratford-upon-Avon is a small market town in south Warwickshire. The town is very famous and a popular tourist destination- millions of visitors come to see the birthplace of the well-known playwright and poet William Shakespeare, born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564, and to get a glimpse of life in 16th century England through the five Shakespeare properties that are preserved by Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust.
Stratford is close to Birmingham and is easily accessible from junction 15 of the M40 motorway. The town is also served by Stratford-upon-Avon railway station, with good links from Birmingham and London Marylebone.
Stratford-upon-Avon District Council website
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