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  1. Stratford-upon-Avon

  2. Welcome to... • Welcome to Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, steeped in culture and history. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon, it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK. With easy road, rail and airport access, it is the perfect place for a vacation or short break. Facilities for conferences and smaller business venues are excellent.

  3. Wellesbourne Water Mill • Wellesbourne Watermill is a working mill and tourist attraction situated six miles from Stratford-upon-Avon in South Warwickshire, the heart of Shakespeare country.   • The mill is open to visitors for demonstrations of its machinery and the milling of stoneground flour. The mill is certified to produce organic flour by the Soil Association.

  4. Shakespearience • Shakespearience is a unique and world class experience. For over 400 years William Shakespeare has been the world’s most exciting, influential and enduring playwright. • Every year millions of people from all over the world visit his birthplace – Stratford-upon-Avon. Using the very latest developments in show technology and special effects, Shakespearience is a groundbreaking new experience – revealing the man behind well-known face and providing spectacular entertainment and fun for all the family

  5. Holy Trinity Church • William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway are buried here. This ancient church provides a moment of calm away from the bustle of the town. Both the courtyard and the churchyard itself are breathtakingly beautiful. In the little shop you can even buy a copy of the Magna Carta on a roll in a tube in both authentic Latin text and a handy English translation for £3.50.

  6. River Avon • The River Avon is used throughout the year for a rich variety of activities. It is a lively scene where people of all ages can enjoy the various boating and strolling activities.   • The river meets the canal basin at the Bancroft Gardens. Many simply sit by the side of the river watching all the activities.   • During the summer a frantic river race takes place, where craft's of all types partcipate to 'struggle' down the river on rafts, canoes, home-made boats, all supported by the local clubs and individuals in aid of local charities.

  7. Wykonał: Damian Tomaszun Kl.Ia 2006