Stratford-on-Avon is a quaint town in the county of Gloucestershire, located in the north of England. It is located in the heart of England, in the north east corner of England against the Snow Hill and Cotswolds. It is also one of the top tourist destinations in the UK because of its beautiful scenery and rich history. Its colourful and historic history makes it a perfect location to visit or invest in property.
Stratford-on-Avon is well known for being a spa resort in the Roman era. There was the Roman spa resort of Bath as well known during the time of King Herod. The Romans later became associated with Bath as bath houses, inns and baths.
When the Roman occupation of the town took place, it was turned into a military base. In the 6th Century, it was a major Roman military base. During the Middle Ages, it became a major center for trading and its economy grew by the sixteenth century.
When the city was reformed in the sixteenth century, it developed into a market town. It was an important stop on caravan tours and during this time, it started to develop into a major town with a population of more than five hundred thousand people. At that time, the population of the town was primarily farmers and fishermen. The main river in the vicinity of Stratford-on-Avon is the River Avon, which flows through the town. During the Middle Ages, the town was known for its wool exports.
Stratford-on-Avon is a popular destination for tourists and it has been a centre for many historic events. The most famous event taking place here is “The Battle of Boscastle”. This took place in the year 715 and involved an English army that was led by Richard the king of Scotland. The Scotlands managed to defeat the English army and the king was taken prisoner. The king was later beheaded. The Battle of Boscastle was won by the Scotlands and there are numerous other events taking place in this historic area.
Another popular attraction in the region is “Druid’s Well”. This is a well located area that is said to have several artifacts dating back to the prehistoric age. You can also visit “The Stonehenge monument”. This is an ancient monument that stands twenty-five hundred feet high. There is also “The Temple of Ephesus”.
If you are looking for historical sights you may want to visit “The Bannerstonian castle”. This is a large town that is located on the left bank of the river Stourwater. The town had a medieval history beginning in the eighth century. There are many sights and activities to see in the town. In fact, it is sometimes referred to as the gateway to Avon.
The town is known for its annual “Meadow festival”. It includes parades, poetry readings, traditional dancing and food. Other events include a market where local produce is sold. There are also events on New Year’s Day, Christmas and thanksgiving. Stratford-on-Avon is a very popular tourist town.
The Shakespearean village of Stratford-upon-Avon has a beautiful setting for weddings. The village was built around the River Stour. This has made it easy for visitors to have access to the top of Stour Lake. They can view the town from many different positions.
If you enjoy river rafting or angling you will love this place. There are two large rivers that intersect this area. One is known as the Avon River. The other is known as the River Cray.
When visiting the town, there are numerous places you can stay. There are hotels, bed and breakfasts, self catering cottages and camping sites. If you prefer to stay in your own house you have a choice here as well. There are three different sizes and kinds of houses to choose from. There are studios, one-room homes and large houses to rent.
There is so much to do in and around Stratford-on-Avon. The market town offers plenty of shopping for souvenir enthusiasts. There are many different stores to visit. In the summer months there are festivals to attend and family fun days to be organized.