Getting here

Travelling to and around the region couldn't be easier.

The destinations in and around Shakespeare’s England – Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon and Leicester – are all located in the centre of England.

This area is very well connected via air, rail and road, which makes getting to the destinations, and getting around them once you are here, very easy.


Getting here by air

Birmingham Airport welcomes more than 50 airlines and flies to over 140 destinations worldwide. Just 8 miles from Birmingham city centre, the airport also has its own train station, getting you to your end destination quickly and efficiently.

Getting around by rail

Several rail providers service our destinations, making them simple to get to and from. You can travel direct from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon and Leicester, making travel around the Shakespeare trail effortless.

Getting around by road

Being located at the heart of England, our destinations are surrounded by the UK’s road network, with major motorways (M6, M1, M40, M42) all connecting up, so if you are driving during your visit, we’ll be easy to reach no matter where you are coming from.