10 Sep

Stratford-on-Avon: Picturesque towns and villages in a central location

Stratford-on-Avon: Picturesque towns and villages in a central location

Stratford-on-Avon is situated in southern Warwickshire, where residents can choose town or country living. The district enjoys good transport links, picturesque countryside and multiple historical attractions.

Anyone considering property for sale in Stratford-on-Avon won't be disappointed, as there are plenty of idyllic villages and towns in picturesque southern Warwickshire.

Stratford-upon-Avon is arguably the most famous of all thanks to the fact is it the birthplace of probably the world's most famous playwright, William Shakespeare. Situated on the banks of the river Avon, there are plenty of parks and gardens to enjoy.

River cruises are a good way to explore the town and for those who want to learn more about navigating the waters themselves, the Stratford-on-Avon boat club is worth investigating.

There are plenty of places to eat in Stratford-on-Avon's towns and villages, from top-class restaurants to pubs and bistros. Many establishments serve pre and post-show meals, so it's easy to fit in a trip to the theatre with some top-quality food.

Fans of the Bard can enjoy the proximity to the Royal Shakespeare Company. In addition, there's the opportunity to visit Shakespeare's house and take a tour of his birthplace and other notable buildings relating to him, including the home of his wife, Anne Hathaway.

There are so many places to explore nearby. Blenheim Palace and the Costwolds are a short journey away and Warwick Castle is just north of the district. Town living is accessible here, as are country retreats, so there really is something to suit every taste.

Getting to and from the towns and villages in Stratford-on-Avon is easy, as the area is serviced by good train links, coach services and roads, courtesy of the M40 and M5 motorways.

Shops range from those selling valuable antiques to everyday goods. There are several department stores and health and beauty outlets.

Foodies won't be disappointed either, as Stratford-upon-Avon has a bi-monthly Farmers Market selling fresh local produce. There is also a well-renowned cheese shop, butchers and several independent wine merchants.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801747587-ADNFCR

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