Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Travel Guide
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Plan Your Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Vacation
The lyricism of England's geographical heartland is found in the remote, half-timber market towns of Herefordshire, Worcestershire, and Shropshire, and in the bucolic villages of Warwickshire. It melts away around the edges of Birmingham—England’s second largest city, often maligned by Brits as a grubby postindustrial metropolis, but forging a new identity for itself as a cultural hub.
Stratford and Warwick have accommodations to fit every wallet. Because Stratford is so popular with theatergoers, book well ahead. Most hotels offer discounted...read more
Stratford has many reasonably priced bistros and unpretentious eateries offering a broad choice of international fare; Warwick and Kenilworth both have...read more
Things To Do in Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England
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The city of Birmingham: The revamped city center shows off its superb art collections and cultural facilities, international cuisine, and renowned... Read more
"Going for an Indian" or "going for a curry"—the two are synonymous—is part of English life. On any self-respecting town's main street there's... Read more
With eight canals and 34 miles of waterways, Birmingham has more canals in its center than Venice. The city is at the heart of a system of waterways... Read more
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