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Bourton House Garden
Burford Town
Charlecote Park
Chastleton House
Chipping Campden
Cotswold Falconry Centre
Cotswolds Farm Park
Cotswold Motoring Museum
Cotswold Wildlife Park
Coughton Court
Hailes Abbey

Hidcote Manor Gardens
Holy Trinity Stratford
Jephson Gardens Leamington
Kenilworth Castle
Kiftsgate Court
Packwood House

Painswick Garden
Prinknash Park
Ragley Hall
Snowshill Manor

Stratford Butterfly Farm
Sudeley Castle
The Slaughters
Upton House

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Mary Ardens House near Wilmcote Shakespears Birthplace Nash's House
Stratford-upon-Avon is famous above all else as the Birthplace of William Shakespeare and because of this and easy access to the Cotswold countryside, is one of the premier tourist attractions in the UK.

The list of Shakespearian attractions incudes the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespears Birthplace, Nash's House, Anne Hathaways The Alms Houses in Church StreetSwans by Clopton BridgeCottage and Mary Ardens House. You do not have to be a fan of Shakespear's writings to enjoy the period atmosphere that the town offers. The attractions are very well presented and good value for money.

It is best to avoid weekends, but the town is always busy. The river Avon with it's swans, colourful barges and wide grassy banks and footpaths, provides space to have a picnic or enjoy a stroll by the river.

Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, Stratford was originally a market town and still retains the market place at it's centre. The name Stratford means street-ford a crossing point (ford) over the Avon. The ford was supplemented by a medieval wooden bridge and eventually at the end of the fifteenth century by the stone Clopton bridge of today.

Most of the Cotswold attractions, towns and villages can be reached by a modest drive from Stratford leaving on the A3400 south.
The River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon Nash's House / New Place Barges in the Stratford Basin
RSC Tower 2011 Royal Shakespear Theatre 2011
The new RSC theatre opened in 2011 following an extensive programme of rebuilding, including the surrounding riverside gardens and a new viewing tower.
The 36M high tower provides fantastic views over shakespears home town
RSC Tower view Stratford Rowing Club 2014