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.
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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