Places to Visit
Arts and Leisure
Tours of Stratford-upon-Avon
Events in Stratford-upon-Avon
Transport and Travel
Sports in Stratford-upon-Avon
The Surrounding Area
Books on Stratford-upon-Avon
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- The Surrounding Area
presented on these Stratford-upon-Avon pages is based on the Stratford-upon-Avon
City Centre Street Map and Guide
Station Road, Long Marston, Nr. Stratford-upon-Avon,
Warwickshire, CV37 8RB. Tel: 01789 721399. Website
Open 10am-5pm every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's
The largest antique centre in the area -- over
50 dealers in 13000 sq feet crammed with antiques, bygones and collectibles
of all descriptions.
5 miles East of Stratford. Tel: 01789 470277. Website
House: 23 March to 3 November 2002: daily except Wed & Thur 12noon-5pm.
Park & Gardens: 23 March to 3 November 2002: daily except Wed & Thur 11am-6pm.
9 November to 15 December 2002: Saturday & Sunday 11am-4pm; 1 February
to 16 March 2003, Saturday & Sunday 11am-4pm
Charlecote Park has been the home of the Lucy Family
since 1247. The park was landscaped by "Capability" Brown. Shakespeare
is said to have been caught poaching deer from these grounds. Charlecote
Park is a National Trust property.
On the A435, 8 miles northwest of Stratford. Tel:
Open April to September from Wednesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays
and Tuesdays, 11.30am-5pm (Gardens 11am-5.30pm). Open in October on Saturdays
and Sundays only. Restaurant.
Coughton Court has been the historic home of the
Throckmorton family since 1409. There are two churches in the grounds,
a Gunpowder Plot exhibition, flower garden, riverside walks, gift shop
and plant sales.
information about Stratford-upon-Avon, including a free visitor pack,
please contact the Stratford-upon-Avon Tourist