by boat. </li></ul>How To Arrve in Stratford – upon – Avon
Stratford offers a wonderfully rich choice of accommodation from hotels, guest houses, B&Bs, farmhouses, self-catering cottages through to camping and caravaning and the Youth Hostel. Whether you choose to be in town or out in the country (this is rural England where the countryside is beautifully pastoral), you will find the warmest of welcomes. Accomodation
<ul><li>Tradition holds that the 23 April is William Shakespeare's birthday, three days prior to the date recorded in the church records for his baptism. Every year in Stratford-upon-Avon, thousands of people celebrate the occasion with a whole host of events. The Bard's birthday celebrations begin with a parade to the Holy Trinity Church where representatives from all over the world lay flowers at Shakespeare's grave.
Every October, Stratford-upon-Avon venues are filled with chamber music, early music, jazz bands and orchestral concerts for the Stratford on Avon Music Festival.
Many gigs and drama performances. </li></ul>Events