Shakespeare's Stratford - a walking tour of the town

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Tour Number

Activity Level

23692


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for teenagers interested in history and Shakespeare.

Friendly: Yes.
This tour is available for wheelchairs but may take longer than the 2 hours given.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

A walking tour of the places familiar to William Shakespeare


On this tour we will explore historic Stratford-upon-Avon and see places familiar to William Shakespeare, including his birthplace, his school and the church where he worshipped and is buried. We will also visit the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre on the banks of the river Avon.

We go into Holy Trinity church to see William Shakespeare's grave and the Foyer of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. We do not go into any other attractions in Stratford. The birthplace and other attractions are within a short walking distance if you wish to visit them at the end of the tour.

Itinerary

During the walking tour we will see the places that Shakespeare knew, starting at his birthplace and working through his life to the place where he was buried. We will then walk along the side of the River Avon and end the tour at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The distance is 1. 3 miles / 2. 1 km.

Depending on your itinerary, we can then walk back to the starting point. The distance from the main car parks is about 1. 8 miles / 3 km.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Windsor Street multistory car park (postcode CV37 6NL) OR Coach Park by the Leisure Centre (postcode CV37 6YY) OR Royal Shakepeare Theatre

Duration: 2 hours

The standard tour takes 2 hours.

The tour can start at 10:00 or 14:00.

Transportation

Walking

What’s Included

Other: A walking tour of Stratford-upon-Avon where we will see the tudor houses and buildings that Shakespeare would have known. We do not normally enter any of the houses on the tour. We can go into Shakespeare's Birthplace but the entrance fee will be extra.

Entrance fee to see Shakespeare's grave at Holy Trinity church.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3 GB Pounds - After the tour you can visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and two other houses for £17.50 per adult.

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance into houses, refreshments and incidentals.

A Recent Review of this tour

Anne was an outstanding guide and provided us with a perfect overview of Stratford! Absolutely recommended! She is extremely knowledgeable as well as delightful to be with. Overall terrific!!!
Monica Mandelli

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    23692


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for teenagers interested in history and Shakespeare.

    Friendly: Yes.
    This tour is available for wheelchairs but may take longer than the 2 hours given.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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