Located in the stunning county of Warwickshire, Stratford-Upon-Avon is proving a popular location with home buyers and is an attractive centre for employment. The Midlands market town has a growing population of approximately 30,000 along with a successful tourism industry, generated mostly from its status as Shakespeare’s birthplace.
In close proximity to the Cotswolds, Stratford-Upon-Avon benefits from convenient access to junction 15 of the M4. The larger cities of Birmingham and Coventry are both highly commutable and provide a wider range of leisure and entertainment facilities for residents of the town. Served well by public transport, non-drivers benefit from regular bus and train services.
Home to one of Britain’s finest cultural venues, Stratford-Upon-Avon is well known for its Royal Shakespeare theatre. After the original theatre was destroyed by fire in 1926, English architect Elizabeth Scott created the modern building that flocks of tourists from around the world see on the riverside today.
Buyers who enjoy an active lifestyle won’t be disappointed with what’s on offer in Stratford-Upon-Avon. The local leisure centre includes a swimming pool, gym, health club and dry side activities for all to enjoy. Alternately, for those who prefer the social side of exercise, Stratford-Upon-Avon is home to the historic Stratford-upon-Avon Cricket Club and Stratford town football clubs.
With a large array of schools to choose from, Stratford-Upon-Avon provides a great standard of education for all ages and abilities. In terms of higher education, the universities of Birmingham, Coventry and Warwick are all within easy reach.