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Things to do in Stratford upon Avon

Internationally renowned town and birthplace of William Shakespeare

Are you looking for things to do in Stratford upon Avon? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Shakespeare and River Avon


Did you know...

  • Shakespeare was baptized on April 26, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon, just three days before the Stratford parish register recorded an outbreak of the plague.
  • Shakespeare is buried near the altar of Holy Trinity Church, where he was baptized, in Stratford-upon Avon.
  • Simon Pegg, actor most known from Paul, Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead, studied English literature and performance studies at Stratford-upon-Avon College.



 

  Attractions

Shakespeare's Houses And Gardens Attraction

Explore the house where the great 'Bard of Avon' William Shakespeare was born and grew up.
Henley Street
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

 

Stratford Upon Avon Butterfly Farm

Popular family attraction.
Swans Nest Lane
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 7LS

01789299288

 

CitySightseeing Stratford Hop On Hop Off

Relax and enjoy a guided tour of Stratford upon Avon, on an open-top bus - great for all the family.
Bridgefoot
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6YR

 

Avon Boating

Boat hire on the River Avon.
Swans Nest Lane
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 7LS

01789267073

 

Charlecote Park

National Trust - Superb Tudor house and landscape deer park.
Wellesbourne
Warwick
CV35 9ER

 

Kinwarton Dovecote

National Trust - Circular 14th-century dovecote.
Kinwarton
near Alcester
B49 6HB

 
 

  Children's Activities

Creative Spirit Studio

If you are looking for fun crafts to do over the coming weeks, or searching for a crafty gift, pop into our studio.
36 Greenhill Street
Town Centre
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6LE

 
 

  Museums

The MAD Museum

Wonderful and exciting collection of machines incorporating gears, chains, pulleys and whirligig paraphernalia.
Sheep Street
Stratford Upon Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6EF

 

The Falstaff Experience

Falstaff Experience's Tudor World is an award-winning museum of Tudor life.
40 Sheep Street
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 6EE

01789298070

 

Stratford Armouries

Stratford Armouries is a truly unique museum set in 86 acres of rolling Warwickshire countryside.
Gospel Oak Lane
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 0JA

 
 

  Cinema

Picture House

Independent cinema.
Windsor Street
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 6NL

08717042067

 
 

  Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Company

World famous theatre company, open every day for tour, free exhibitions, café and rooftop restaurant.
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
CV37 6BB

08448001110

Recommended by Jo Litt, Stratford upon Avon
“There are great exciting events and exhibitions for children and families!”

 

Civic Hall

Situated in the centre of Stratford the Civic Hall hosts a variety of concerts, performances and events.
14 Rother Street
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 6LU

 
 

  Golf

Stratford Minigolf

We are one of the premier minigolf venues in England and proud to be so.
The Recreation Ground
Swan's Nest Lane
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6BB

 

Stratford Upon Avon Golf Club

Golf Club.
Tiddington Road
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 7BA

 

Stratford Oaks Golf Club

Golf Club.
Bearley Road
Snitterfield
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 0EZ

 
 

  Leisure centres

Nature's Own

Nature's Own offer a wide range of Vitamin and Mineral supplements delivered directly to your door.
Stratford upon Avon
CV37 6YR

 

Stratford Leisure Centre

Wide range of indoor and outdoor sports available.
Bridgefoot
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 6YY

01789268826

Recommended by Gerry Bell, Warwick

 

Healthworks

Fitness studio.
Western Road
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 7JD

01789266633

 
 

  Walks

Stratford Bike Hire

Cycle Hire delivery to Stratford and the Midlands, including Warwick, Leamington, Coventry & Cotswolds.
Seven Meadows Road
Stratford upon Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6GR

 

Stratford Cycle Hire

Enjoy Stratford by bike.
7 Meadows Road
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 6GR

 
 

  Sport

Stratford Race Course

Prestigious racing venue.
Luddington Road
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 9SE

01789267949

 

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