Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Stratford-upon-Avon Quinsolve
Welcome to Stratford-upon-Avon
Here you will find hundreds of pages of information on: accommodation, eating out, drinking and relaxing, romantic breaks, theatres, places to visit - Shakespeare's houses and the beautiful Stratford-upon-Avon with its parks and gardens on the banks of the river Avon.
If you are planning to visit Stratford plan early especially during special occasions.
The RSC theatre has a very busy schedule for the Winter 2016 season (see our What's On for programmes from October to March) offering the following Shakespeare and other plays:
Hamlet, Cymbeline, King Lear, The Tempest
Doctor Faustus, The Alchemist, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Rover, The Seven Acts of Mercy plus a mixed bag of other entertainments.
We are also able to show the advanced programme for Spring/Summer 2017. Celebrating the 2000 year's anniversary of the poet Ovid this season will transport you back to Shakespeare's Rome.
Click here for the RSC's Spring/Summer programme for 2017.
Stratford-upon-Avon has a very rich and varied programme of events and activities see our What's On for 2016 throughout the year: theatres, arts, music in the parks, river racing, river cruising, walks along the river or simply relax and take in the atmosphere that is Shakespeare's Stratford.
Festivals and Events in Stratford-upon-Avon 2017
Stratford-upon-Avon is a wonderful place to enjoy throughout the year.
Programme of Events for 2017:
- Shakespeare's Birthday Parade (April)
- The River Festival (June/July)
- Stratford Literary Festival
- Stratford Food Festival (September)
- Stratford Races (throughout the year)
- Stratford Fringe Festival (June)
- Rotary Shakespeare Marathon (April)
- Sunday Bandstand Concerts (Summer)
- Stratford Mop (the town becomes a Fairground in October)
- Christmas Lights and Christmas Shopping (2016).
Stratford is a delightful town which can easily be walked around and explored on foot or using the hop-on, hop-off bus service operated by the Shakespeare Trust, who manage the five Shakespeare Houses in and around Stratford..
For accommodation choices in Stratford-upon-Avon: SECURE ONLINE BOOKING