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Despite its worldwide fame, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON is at heart an unassuming market town with an unexceptional pedigree. As the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the greatest writer ever to use the English language, this ordinary little town is nowadays all but smothered by package-tourist hype and, in the summer at least, its central streets groan under the weight of thousands of tourists. Chief among the attractions are the home of Shakespeare himself – the Birthplace Museum – and those of various relatives, including his mother, Mary Arden, wife Anne Hathaway and daughter, Susanna Hall. …
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White Swan Hotel

Steeped in history, The White Swan stands, as it has done since 1450, in the heart of Shakespeare's Stratford. With its gabled, medieval, black and white frontage, outwardly the hotel ...

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Naquiba

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Thai Boathouse

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