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 Stratford Upon Avon

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As the birthplace of the world's greatest playwright, Stratford-Upon-Avon is often refered to as Shakespeare Country and is considered buy some as the jewel in England's crown. Here you can visit were Shakespeare was born, and with three Royal Shakespeare theaters can enjoy his everlasting works in a magical mix of classical and modern performances.

Set on the River Avon Stratford-Upon-Avon is a picturesque town alive with culture and history, with excellent restaurants and shops. There is plenty for the whole family to enjoy from strolls down the river, boat trips or visiting some of the many attractions. There is also children's trail, which links some of the attractions such as, The Butterfly Farm, Shire Horse Center, Teddy Bear Museum, and the famous Ragdoll Shop.

Set in the heart of England you can experience the rolling countryside, and the picturesque towns and villages nearby. There is so much to do and see in Stratford-upon-Avon from discovering the history of the town,and visiting historical buildings to enjoying a performance by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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