#TBT: A tour of Shakespeare’s Birthplace at Stratford-upon-Avon, England

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Beginning to learn the works of William Shakespeare at school can seem like an incredibly intimidating prospect for any student. His writings are without question the finest in the history of the English language.  But to really get a feeling of the great man and his works, there is nothing better than visiting his birth home in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. There, a treasure trove of history and information are presented to you in a way that really allows you to absorb how it must have felt to live in his time period… and to actually be in the same house he was born and spent his childhood in.

So the journey began, a few weeks before Christmas last year….

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Blimey! is your daily dose of British news and features for anglophiles everywhere. This article was carefully written by Tim Holt, a British actor and author based in North Carolina. He misses England very much indeed, but also loves America too. Forever torn between two magnificent slices of sod.
  • Mahri Shelton

    Going there would be a dream come true, thank you for sharing it!

    • Welcome! It’s well worth a trip. Warwick Castle is nearby so you can experience a real castle AND Shakespeare in a weekend. It’s utterly heaven.