Stratford-upon-Avon is located close to the centre of England, getting here couldn't be easier.
Shakespeare Country is the local source of information - CLICK HERE (opens in a new window)
Travelling by Car
Stratford-upon-Avon has excellent links with the motorway network with easy access from the M40, M42, M1 and M69.
Approximate journey times if you're travelling by car from:
Bristol - 1½ hours
Birmingham - 30 minutes
Cotswolds - 30 minutes
London - 1½ hours
Oxford - 1 hour
Travelling by Train
Stratford is connected to Britain's rail network. Chiltern Railways run direct trains from London Marylebone
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 48 49 50 (24 hours)
The area is served by a large number of B&Bs, guest houses, hotels etc and there is a Youth Hostel at Alveston (about 1 mile from Stratford).
There are two Travelodge hotels in the Stratford area (in the town on Birmingham Road, half a mile from the start) and at Alcester on the A46 (approx 5 miles)- there are also two Premier Inn hotels in the town.
Shakespeare Country operates an accommodation booking service CLICK HERE (opens in a new window)
There is a camping site (for tents, caravans and RVs) at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse CLICK HERE for details (opens in a new window)