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Boat Trips, £4-£5.50

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Bancroft Cruisers

Bancroft Cruisers


Bancroft Cruisers

01789 269 669

0777 1560 906


Holiday Inn Stratford,
CV37 6YR


Bancroft Cruisers offers 45 minute sightseeing cruises along the River Avon on our traditional passenger boats, with a crew member on board to point out places of interest along the way, such as Clopton Bridge, the riverside Gardens, the hand operated chain ferry, Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity Church. Not to mention the considerable wildlife along the banks of the River Avon.

Both of our boats are licensed for the sale of alcohol and we also offer buffet and bar cruises for corporate events, weddings, private parties as well as cream teas and jazz barbecues.

Schools parties are always welcome with a drop off point close to our landing stage at the rear of the Holiday Inn Hotel.

Duration: 45 minutes

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Disabled access and facilities.

Opening details

Cruising all year round weather permitting. 7 days a week from mid-February to November and weekends from November to February half-term


Includes 45 minute sightseeing cruise with live commentary and hot & cold refreshments & cream teas..
Adult £5.50
Child £4.00
Family £15.00
(2 adults & up to 3 children) U5s free




Plan route to Bancroft Cruisers using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SP 206549  Lat: 52.19251 Long: -1.70001

Our landing stage is located in the town centre at the rear of the Holiday Inn Hotel just off the one way system as you enter Stratford-upon-Avon from B4439 from Junction 15 of the M40. Or alternatively over Clopton Bridge from A3400.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Disabled access and facilities.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu


  • Our attraction is situated at the Holiday Inn hotel, where all usual hotel type facilities are available.

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