Welcome to Stratford-upon-Avon (also known as Stratford), the home of William Shakespeare! This market town and civil parish finds itself in the county of Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon.
It lies approximately 90 miles from London, 20 miles from Birmingham and 8 miles from Warwick. Coming here to enjoy all things theatrical is an excellent choice, especially when you opt for an Afternoon Tea in Stratford Upon Avon. Go on – treat yourself today!
Historically, Stratford grew out of an Anglo-Saxon settlement. It remained a village until the lord of the manor, John of Coutances, set out plans to expand it into a town in 1196. In that same year, Stratford received a charter from King Richard I to hold a weekly market. This, in time, brought about significant development.
Nowadays, Stratford is a popular tourist destination due to its status as the birthplace and gravesite of renowned playwright and poet William Shakespeare.
It is no real surprise, then, that there are plenty of Afternoon Tea Stratford Upon Avon venues well worth visiting. Whichever one you choose, you’ve undoubtedly decided exceptionally well.