Of Interest in Stratford-Upon-Avon
||Get out and about
during your visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon and visit some
of the more unusual places off the tourist map.
If you want to see some of the most important places in
the Bard’s life you’ll find that many are
packed with tourists, we suggest you try some of the more
King Edward VI Grammar School [map] can be found at Church Street, and was once the place
where a young Billy Shakespeare learnt to read and write.
Today it is still a boys' school and continues to inspire
The Vinter [map] on Sheep Street is a beautiful restaurant which was once
an off licence and is rumoured to have been a regular
haunt of a certain Mr Shakespeare. Order a coffee in the
café bar and sit back to soak up the atmosphere.
With a town as steeped in history as Stratford-Upon-Avon,
don’t be surprised if you feel a presence whilst
navigating the quieter areas of the town. You never quite
know where the ghosts of the past might suddenly appear
from and for this reason it’s wise to take advantage
of Grimm’s Ghostly Tour of Stratford [map],
which sets off from the Country Artists Fountain, Waterside,
every summer evening at 7.30pm.
Not for people of a nervous disposition, storytellers
lead the trusting crowd into some of Stratford-Upon-Avon’s
darkest places to hear about what happened to its most
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