Sights & Attractions in Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England

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All Saints Church
On the west side of High Town, this 13th-century...
Religious Sites Hereford
 
Anne Hathaway's Cottage
The most picturesque of the Shakespeare Trust...
Houses / Mansions Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Attingham Park
Built in 1785 by George Steuart (architect of the...
Houses / Mansions Shrewsbury
 
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
You can see the architecture typical of the...
Museum Village Birmingham
 
Bancroft Gardens
Between the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Clopton...
Gardens / Arboretums Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Barber Institute of Fine Art
Part of the University of Birmingham, the museum...
Museums / Galleries Birmingham
 
Birmingham Back to Backs
Of the 20,000 courts of back-to-back houses...
Museums / Galleries Birmingham
 
Birmingham Cathedral
The early-18th-century Cathedral of St. Philip, a...
Religious Sites Birmingham
 
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Vast and impressive, this museum holds a...
Museums / Galleries Birmingham
 
Black Country Living Museum
It was in the town of Dudley, in the 17th...
Museum Village Birmingham
 
Butterfly Farm
Europe's largest displays of exotic butterflies,...
Nature Preserves Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Cadbury World
The village of Bournville (4 miles south of the...
Museums / Galleries Birmingham
 
Charlecote Park
A celebrated house in the village of Hampton...
Houses / Mansions Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Chester Cathedral
Tradition has it that a church of some sort...
Religious Sites Chester
 
Chester Zoo
Well-landscaped grounds and natural enclosures...
Zoos / Aquariums Chester
 
ChesterBoat
This company runs excursions on the River Dee...
Tours Chester
 
Cider Museum
A farm's cider house (the alcoholic, European...
Museums / Galleries Hereford
 
City walls
Accessible from several points, the city walls...
Architectural Sites Chester
 
Compton Verney
A neoclassical country mansion remodeled in the...
Museums / Galleries Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Grosvenor Museum
Start a visit to this museum with a look at the...
Museums / Galleries Chester
 
Guild Chapel
This chapel is the noble centerpiece of...
Religious Sites Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Guildhall
Dating back to 1416, the Guildhall is occupied by...
Educational Institutions Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Hall's Croft
One of the finest surviving Jacobean (early...
Houses / Mansions Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Hereford Cathedral and Mappa Mundi
Built of local red sandstone, Hereford Cathedral...
Religious Sites Hereford
 
Holy Trinity Church
The burial place of William Shakespeare, this...
Religious Sites Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Ikon Gallery
Converted from a Victorian Gothic–style school,...
Museums / Galleries Birmingham
 
Ireland's Mansion
The cluster of restored half-timber buildings...
Houses / Mansions Shrewsbury
 
Jewellery Quarter
For more than two centuries, jewelers have...
Industrial Sites Birmingham
 
Kilpeck Church
One of Britain's best-preserved Norman churches,...
Religious Sites Hereford
 
Lichfield Cathedral
It's worth a detour (14 miles northeast of...
Religious Sites Birmingham
 
Mary Arden's Farm
A working farm, where food is grown using methods...
Houses / Mansions Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Nash's House and New Place
The house where Shakespeare died in 1616, called...
Houses / Mansions Stratford-upon-Avon
 
National Sea Life Centre
Almost as far from the sea as you can get in...
Zoos / Aquariums Birmingham
 
Old House
The half-timber Old House is a fine example of...
Houses / Mansions Hereford
 
Pen Room
During the 19th century, Birmingham was the...
Museums / Galleries Birmingham
 
Rows
Chester's unique Rows, which originated in the...
Architectural Sites Chester
 
Shakespeare's Birthplace
A half-timber house typical of its time, the...
Museums / Galleries Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Shrewsbury Abbey
Now unbecomingly surrounded by busy roads, the...
Religious Sites Shrewsbury
 
Shrewsbury Castle
Guarding the northern approaches to the town, the...
Castles / Palaces Shrewsbury
 
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
Newly expanded and moved to a new site in the...
Museums / Galleries Shrewsbury
 
St. Chad
On a hilltop west of the town center, this church...
Religious Sites Shrewsbury
 
Tudor World at the Falstaff Experience
Designed like a traditional Victorian museum,...
Museums / Galleries Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Wrekin
If you head south of Shrewsbury on B4380 for...
Geological Sites Shrewsbury

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