A new app is available for travelers in England’s Shakespeare country, from Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwickshire to Ludlow and the Welsh Marches. “Stratford & West Midlands: As You Like It,” by Alison Plummer, is an app for iPad, iPhoneand Android.
The app is designed to help plan trips through 170 entries with galleries of 1,895 images. The app features hotels, regional food and wine, micro-breweries and drives with classic carsfor hire. It also works for biking and walks as well as gardens and properties to view, including those in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. It covers other authors as well as Shakespeare such as J.R.R. Tolkien with places that inspired characters for “The Hobbit,” the ancestral home of George Washington and more. The “Stratford & West Midlands: As You Like It” app sells for $3.99.