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

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Name Category Location
 
Anne Hathaway's Cottage
The most picturesque of the Shakespeare Trust properties, on the...
Houses / Mansions Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Attingham Park
Built in 1785 by George Steuart (architect of the church of St...
Houses / Mansions Shrewsbury
 
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
You can see the architecture typical of the region at this 15-acre...
Museum Village Birmingham
 
Barber Institute of Fine Art
Part of the University of Birmingham, the museum has a small...
Museums / Galleries Birmingham
 
Birmingham Back to Backs
Of the 20,000 courts of back-to-back houses (constructed around...
Museums / Galleries Birmingham
 
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Vast and impressive, this museum holds a magnificent collection...
Museums / Galleries Birmingham
 
Black Country Living Museum
It was in the town of Dudley, in the 17th century, that coal...
Museum Village Birmingham
 
Charlecote Park
A celebrated house in the village of Hampton Lucy, Charlecote...
Houses / Mansions Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Chester Cathedral
Tradition has it that a church of some sort stood on the site...
Religious Sites Chester
 
City walls
Accessible from several points, the city walls provide splendid...
Architectural Sites Chester
 
Hereford Cathedral and Mappa Mundi
Built of local red sandstone, Hereford Cathedral retains a large...
Religious Sites Hereford
 
Holy Trinity Church
The burial place of William Shakespeare, this 13th-century church...
Religious Sites Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Jewellery Quarter
For more than two centuries, jewelers have worked in the district...
Industrial Sites Birmingham
 
Lichfield Cathedral
It's worth a detour (14 miles northeast of Birmingham on A38)...
Religious Sites Birmingham
 
Mary Arden's Farm
A working farm, where food is grown using methods common in the...
Houses / Mansions Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Old House
The half-timber Old House is a fine example of domestic Jacobean...
Houses / Mansions Hereford
 
Rows
Chester's unique Rows, which originated in the 12th and 13th...
Architectural Sites Chester
 
Shakespeare's Birthplace
A half-timber house typical of its time, the playwright's birthplace...
Museums / Galleries Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Shrewsbury Abbey
Now unbecomingly surrounded by busy roads, the abbey was founded...
Religious Sites Shrewsbury
 
Shrewsbury Castle
Guarding the northern approaches to the town, the sandstone castle...
Castles / Palaces Shrewsbury
 
St. Chad
On a hilltop west of the town center, this church designed by...
Religious Sites Shrewsbury
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