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Stratford-upon-Avon, known locally as "Stratford", is an English market town on the River Avon in Warwickshire, in the West Midlands. Stratford-upon-Avon is best known for being the birthplace and final resting place of William Shakespeare, arguably the most prolific poet and playwright in the English Language.
Getting to Stratford-upon-Avon
Stratford-upon-Avon is 30 miles south-east of Birmingham, 6 miles from the UK motorway network at M40 junction 15. Stratford-upon-Avon is well connected by rail, with operators Chiltern Railways and West Midlands Trains serving the local train station. Destinations reachable by direct train include Birmingham and Leamington Spa. Birmingham Airport is 25 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon, though with no direct transport links, booking a cheap airport transfer with a local taxi company is the best way to travel from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Airport. Public transport in and around Stratford-upon-Avon is limited, so local taxi services and minicabs are an effective way to get about.
With just 30,000 residents but several million tourists visiting every year, Stratford-upon-Avon was not built to handle such an influx of guests. With coaches, tour buses and individual cars all driving into town, traffic in Stratford-upon-Avon can be busy, with finding a parking space a challenge. Since Stratford-upon-Avon's historic town centre is compact, walking is the best option to avoid the congested roads, when making short trips. Alternatively, book a local Stratford-upon-Avon taxi service for trips around town and further afield. Local taxi drivers know how best to navigate Stratford's one-way systems and narrow lanes and how to avoid the traffic. Besides the convenience of taking taxis in Stratford-upon-Avon, booking a local cab may be cheaper than paying for town centre parking.
Ride-hailing apps with surge-pricing have yet to arrive, and very few local taxis drive around Stratford-upon-Avon looking for business, so booking in advance on Cabubble is the easiest way to find taxis in Stratford-upon-Avon. It takes moments to look up local Stratford-upon-Avon minicab quotes online.
Visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon come primarily because of the town's historic connections to William Shakespeare: local tourist destinations include Shakespeare's Birthplace (now a museum) at Henley Street, his wife Anne Hathaway's Cottage in nearby Shottery and his grave at Holy Trinity Church. The Royal Shakespeare Company theatre is perfect for anyone eager to catch a performance of the great bard's work in his home town. All attractions are within easy walking distance of each other within the town centre, except for Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, which is 1 mile from Stratford-upon-Avon town centre. Booking a local taxi is the best way to get there.
With no shortage of restaurants, coffee shops and bars, Stratford-upon-Avon is well equipped to feed and water visitors. Sheep Street, just 50 metres from the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre, is virtually dedicated to eating and drinking, with some of the town's finest restaurants located there.
Local Attractions Nearby
Visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon with more time may wish to walk along the stunning River Avon and journey to the nearby Cotswolds, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England. With its rolling hills, the area is perfect for exploring by bicycle, though if the Cotswolds hills present too large a challenge, local travel by taxi or minicab is a convenient alternative.