William Shakespeare lived from 1564 to 1616, and is undoubtedly the most famous playwright in the English literary canon. Today, Shakespeare's fans have a fascinating selection of attractions to choose from when indulging their interest in the Elizabethan writer. We provide visitor information for ten of the most important Shakespearean sites, from his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon to the site of the original Globe Theatre in London.
Whatever your interests, in the seaside city of Brighton you will find much to see. Whether it is the regency splendour of the Royal Pavilion or the activities on the Brighton Palace Pier. Brighton is also a prefect base from which to explore the south coast of England. From prehistoric and Roman sites to the Battle of Hastings and many medieval castles. From historic houses to an Art Deco airport. We suggest 25 day trips from Brighton, under or around an hour away.