Stratford-upon-Avon introduces you to a market town with more than 800 years of history. Shakespeare may have recognised many of the building still standing today.
Stratford Butterfly Farm Come along and see hundreds of the world’s most beautiful butterflies flying in an exotic environment of tropical blossom with splashing waterfalls and fish filled pools. This is the UK's largest tropical butterfly paradise located in the historic market town of Stratford-upon-Avon.
The Attic Theatre
The Attic Theatre is the No.1 fringe theatre in Stratford upon Avon and home to award-winning 'Tread the Boards' Theatre Company. First established in 2009 by Tread the Boards, an award winning theatre Company. This unique, riverside theatre is located in the heart of Shakespeares' birth town. This unique space is housed in a Grade 2 listed 15th century building and seats just 89 people. This makes for a very personal and intimate theatrical experience..
Holy Trinity Church
Located on the banks of River Avon, this is considered one of England's most-visited Parish Churches and the site where William Shakespeare was baptized in 1564 and buried in 1616. The 800 year-old church has some notable stained glass windows and 26 carved misericords dating from the 1400s. The high altar is one of the very few pre-reformation stone altars still in use in England today. Also is the sanctuary knocker on the inner porch door dating from the 1200s - anyone touching this could claim sanctuary within for 37 days.
Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park
This award winning art gallery close to Stratford-upon-Avon, Housed in a Grade I building. home to a growing collection of works of art from around the world including Naples 1600-1800, Germanic art 1450-1650, British portraits including Reynolds, exceptional collection of Chinese bronzes, unique collection of British Folk Art, the Marx-Lambert collection.
A living history museum is situated right in the heart of the historic town of Stratford upon Avon within a Grade 2 listed historically significant building. This museum depicts historical settings to simulate the Tudor time period, providing visitors with an experiential interpretation of history.
Stretching 25 miles from the Birmingham suburbs to the River Avon in Stratford, this scenic waterway passes through enchanting countryside in the very heart of England, cutting through the Forest of Arden and an area rich in Shakespearean history.
A stunning location and a unique shopping experience, jewellery, scarves, hand bags, cushions, home ware, the list goes on and on. Enjoy a cream tea or coffee and cake in the delightful garden room or on the peaceful deck overlooking the historic deer park. Free Parking and only 3 miles from Stratford upon Avon.
Magic Alley Stratford upon Avon
Magical Attraction and Emporium based in Stratford upon Avon. Everything the budding Harry Potter could wish for, including magic spells and antique prints, to incense, candles, puzzles, quirky books, board games and curious gifts. There are fairies and fairy houses, unicorns and dragons; vintage toys and games; and books that you never knew you wanted. Also there is a selection of crystals, incense, smudge stick, books on many magical subjects, crystal balls and Halloween all year round. Naturally, the rest of Magic Alley is generously stocked with Doctor Who, Sherlock Holmes, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter and a classic toy shop.