Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in south Warwickshire, England. It lies on the River Avon, 22 miles (35 km) south east of Birmingham and 8 miles (13 km) south west of the county town, Warwick. The town is a popular tourist destination owing to its status as birthplace of the playwright and poet William Shakespeare, receiving about three million visitors a year from all over the world. The town is located on the River Avon ("avon" being a Celtic synonym of "river"), on the banks of which stands the Royal Shakespeare Theatre (RST) designed by the English architect Elisabeth Scott and completed in 1932, which is the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Classic Cars - There is no better way to explore the Heart of England than by driving a Great British sports car. Bring some adventure to your time away. This premium tour includes premium accommodation in London and Stratford-upon-Avon, private airport transfers, 1st Class rail, and a mix of shared and private sightseeing.
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