Welcome to Shakespeare & Stratford-upon-Avon



"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them"

 Twelfth Night, Act 2, Sc.5 

William Shakespeare 


Stratford-upon-Avon has long been synonymous with William Shakespeare.

 So if you would like to discover more about this famous Warwickshire playwright and author look no further. 

We have a host of interesting facts and figures about William Shakespeare available to you on this site.


Select from 

  • The works of The Bard

  • Life history

  • Shakespearean Properties

  • Details of life in Shakespearean times

  • Historic Stratford-upon-Avon

  •  Link to the world famous Royal Shakespeare Company website

On this Shakespeare -Stratford web site you will find all you need to know to enable you to plan your visit to Shakespeare's Stratford.

For further information on the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, including information on 

Accommodation, Eating Out and What's On, 

and much more - why not visit www.stratford-upon-avon.co.uk


Maximise your stay in the area by following our touring guide.


If you are looking for accommodation. Select the link and you will find a host of accommodation choices from: hotels, B&B's, guesthouses, private houses, farmhouses, self-catering, (vacation rentals), long and short-stay lets, caravan and camping sites and even the YHA.



 The Works of William Shakespeare 

 Whilst there are many works attributed to William Shakespeare, the list of works given below, whilst not complete, indicates the order and date in which it is thought the works were completed.

Titus Andronicus - 1588-94

The Comedy of Errors - 1588-94

Henry VI Parts 1,2,3 - 1590-91

The Taming of the Shrew 1590

The Two Gentlemen of Verona - 1590-95

King John - 1591

Richard III - 1592

Love's Labour's Lost - 1593

Romeo & Juliet - 1593-96

A Midsummer Night's Dream - 1595-96

The Merchant of Venice - 1596-98

Richard II - 1595-96

Henry IV Part 1 - 1596-97

Henry IV Part 2 - 1597-98

The Merry Wives of Windsor 1597

Much Ado About Nothing - 1597

Henry V - 1599

Julius Caesar - 1599

As You Like It - 1600

Twelfth Night - 1599-01

Hamlet - 1600

Troilus & Cressida - 1602

All's Well That End's Well - 1602-04

Measure for Measure - 1603-04

Othello - 1604

King Lear - 1606

Macbeth - 1606

Timon of Athens - 1606

Antony & Cleopatra - 1608

Coriolanus  -1608

Pericles -1607-08

Cymbeline - 1609-10

The Winter's Tale - 1610-11

The Tempest - 1611

The Two Noble Kinsmen (& Fletcher) - 1613

Henry Viii (& Fletcher?) - 1613

Life history of William Shakespeare

Over the span of his fifty two years, from a relatively obscure background, he achieved fame, wealth and status without ever losing touch with his roots in his native Warwickshire. He began and ended his life in Stratford-upon-Avon. Click here for an in-depth look at William Shakespeare's life.

Shakespearean Properties

In Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, you will find the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust for further details on the work of the Birthplace Trust click here.

Details of life in Shakespearean times

The Shakespeare family, its life and times an insight to what's on offer at the family home, here in the middle of Stratford-upon-Avon. Click here to discover how the Shakespeare family lived .


Stratford in Shakespearean Times

To find out about life in Shakespearean times during the reign of Elizabeth 1 just 

click here to discover what Shakespeare's Stratford looked like.


Royal Shakespeare Company

For full details on the theatre programmes and schedules 

please click here to link to the RSC Royal Shakespeare Company web site.

For more information on Stratford Go to Stratford-upon-Avon Home Page

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