Stratford upon Avon Photo Gallery

Here are a few photos from a recent visit to Stratford upon Avon. We hope you enjoy looking over our shoulders!

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This likeness of Lady MacBeth washing her hands is one of several Shakesperian characters that stand at the foot of the Shakespeare Memorial
Photo of Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Carved head on the base of the Shakespeare Memorial
Photo of Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Detail of a half timbered inn on Henley Street. This is a good example of the kind of traditional timber frame with brick infill that you will see in Stratford.
Photo of Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.
The Stratford Library. Here you see a good example of Stratford architecture - a mix of the old medieval timber frame style with red brick. Notice how the upper floor projects out, creating more space without adding to the taxable value of the property.
Photo of Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.
The front of the Shakespeare Birthplace
Photo of Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.
A section of the Shakespeare Birthplace front wall has been intentionally exposed to reveal traditional wattle construction techniques. This interwoven wall of branches would have been covered in daub and washed with limewash
Photo of Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Shakespeare Birthplace garden entrance
Photo of Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Gables on the Shakespeare Birthplace
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Harvard House, on High Street, the home of Katherine Rogers, mother of John Harvard, the founder of Harvard University

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All images are © David Ross

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Napton-on-the-Hill (Self catering)
Owl Cottage, Napton-on-the-Hill

Owl Cottage

This detached cottage is located near the village of Napton-on-the-Hill and can sleep two people.
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Primrose Cottage, Stratford-upon-Avon

Primrose Cottage

This is a beautifully-presented, terraced cottage located in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
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Mercure Shakespeare Hotel

Mercure Shakespeare Hotel

Located in the town centre, it is close to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeares Birthplace and other attractions. Shakespeares birthplace, Warwick Castle, Heritage Motor Museum, Broadway Halls, Croft New Place, Mary Ardens House, Blenheim Palace and Coventry Cathedral. The Tudor facade and original stone floors in the hotels reception suggest … more >>

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Best Western Grosvenor Hotel

Best Western Grosvenor Hotel

The Best Western Grosvenor Hotel in Stratford upon Avon is a delightful Grade II listed hotel located in the centre of Stratford upon Avon, just 3 minutes walk from the main shopping area, and only a few miles from Warwick, Leamington Spa, Birmingham and the National Exhibition Centre (NEC). This … more >>

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