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Stratford Town Walk


Swan Fountain, Waterside
opposite Sheep Street
Stratford upon Avon
CV37 6BA

Contact Details

Tel: 01789 292 478
Make the most of your visit to Shakespeare's Stratford upon Avon. Join the Pride of Stratford, award-winning guided walking tour - 365 days a year - yes even Christmas Day!

Discover Stratford and its fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare.

The walking tour passes the Shakespeare town houses (Birthplace, New Place, Hall's Croft), the Royal Shakespeare Theatres, River Avon, a range of architectural gems, Shakespeare's School, the Guild Chapel to see medieval wall paintings (free entry) and Holy Trinity Church. If you would like to see Shakespeare's grave and hear about the curse/blessing on his tomb there will be a small fee to the Church on the day.

Hear fascinating stories of fire, flood, plague, old-fashioned sayings, medieval cures and Stratford's rich history, all wrapped up in Shakespeare's life and story.

Entertaining, informative. Accessible. Dogs are welcome! Duration 2hrs (approx).

Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri at 11am
Sat at 11am and 2pm
Christmas Day at 10.30am

No need to book (unless a group of 10+), just turn up by the swan fountain on Waterside. Near the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and opposite Barnaby's fish & chip shop on the corner of Sheep Street.

Ticket includes tear-off vouchers to obtain discounts at over 30 shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions. Eg the MAD Museum, Butterfly Farm, 20% off entry to the Shakespeare Houses and 50% off entry to Shakespeare's School.

Guides can be pre-booked for private bespoke walking tours and coach tours - for all kinds of groups, including education groups. Call us to discuss group rates - 07855 760377 (between 9am and 6pm)

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From the Stratford Tourist Information Centre head towards the town centre and take the first road on the left (Waterside), towards the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The guided walks start on Waterside, by the swan fountain, opposite the fish & chip shop on the corner of Sheep Street about 100 yards in front of the theatre.

Prices and opening

Adults £6. Over 65's and students £5. Children (under 16) £3 Under 8's FREE!

Opening details

Season DatesOpening Hours
Thu 11 Jul 2019 - Tue 30 Jun 2020Mon - Fri 11:00 to 13:00 | Sat 11:00 to 13:00 14:00 to 16:00 | Sun 11:00 to 13:00
Every Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri at 11am
Sat at 11am and 2pm
Christmas Day walk is at 10.30am