What to Do

Stratford and its surrounding area has a wide range of unique and first class attractions for visitors to enjoy. From family attractions, stunning gardens, art galleries, historic castles and houses, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

In Stratford there are the five Shakespeare Houses which include his Birthplace, Hall's Croft, Nash's House & New Place, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Mary Arden's Farm. Other attractions include the Royal Shakespeare Theatre which opens its doors in November 2010 after a multi-million pound refurbishment programme plus The Courtyard Theatre, Stratford Butterfly Farm, The Creaky Cauldron, The Falstaff Experience, Stratford Armouries, Bancroft Gardens, Stratford Racecourse, Stratford Town Walk, river cruises and so much more.

Close by, Warwick boasts the finest medieval castle in England at Warwick Castle plus it is home to the Lord Leycester Hospital and Hill Close Gardens. In Royal Leamington Spa, visit the Royal Pump Rooms and award-winning Jephson Gardens.

Other attractions in the area include Kenilworth Castle, one of England's most spectacular castle ruins, Compton Verney Art Gallery, the Heritage Motor Centre, Hatton Farm Village and Country World plus splendid National Trust properties such as Charlecote Park, Coughton Court, Upton House and Hidcote Manor. There is so much to explore in the District and all are within easy reach of each other.

Places to visit in Stratford-on-Avon
Discover a wide variety of places to visit in Stratford-on-Avon.