- Tours and River Cruises
Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Outdoor
The birthplace of the world’s most famous playwright, William Shakespeare, Stratford upon Avon is rich in history and culture. The imprint the writer has left on the town is still present today as you can see in one of five sixteenth century houses related to Shakespeare, including Anne Hathaway’s cottage and Hall’s Croft.
Take a walk along the scenic River Avon, the surrounding wonderful Warwickshire countryside, or around the Holy Trinity Church where the ‘Bard of Avon’ was buried in 1616 then stop and see one of his classic plays performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Have some fun at Mary Arden’s Farm! The childhood home of Shakespeare’s mum is a working Tudor farm that is open to the public, here you can meet the Tudors who run the farm just as she would have, see falconry demonstrations, meet lots of friendly animals and explore the historic buildings.
There’s always time for some shopping so stop off at the Maybird Shopping Park for a spot of retail therapy. The culture rich city’s medieval streets are also lined with lot’s of top-quality restaurants and pubs, perfect to relax in at the end of a busy day of sightseeing!
There’s so much to see in Stratford upon Avon so climb aboard a City Sightseeing big red bus and let them help you to make the most of your visit!
- Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare
- Enjoy the scenic River Avon and surrounding Warwickshire countryside
- See the town’s many famous landmarks
- Picnics Allowed
- Restaurant Onsite
- Onsite Shop
- Snacks Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available Nearby
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Stratford Upon Avon Tourist Information Centre, Bridgefoot, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6GW, England
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Tour available year round excluding 25th & 26th December and 1st January.
Adults from £14.00
Kids from £7.00
16:00 Oct-April and 17:00 May-Sep
Manual ramp for accessibility
Town centre car parks (not provided by City Sightseeing)