Just as the global pandemic was taking hold in China in February, we decided to take a mini-break in Stratford-Upon-Avon, birthplace and home of William Shakespeare. I had not been there for over 40 years and had never stayed there.
As the shadow of the virus loomed. we visited sites owned by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: his birthplace, the site of his house, his daughter’s house and Anne Hathaway’s cottage.
Here’s his house – the outside!
Hall’s Croft where Shakespeare’s daughter lived: