Stratford Town Walk – Stratford upon Avon

3rd December, 2018 | Article By Stratford Town Walk

Stratford Town Walk – multi, award-winning guided walking tour in Stratford upon Avon – a must do when visiting Shakespeare’s home town.

The ideal way to discover Stratford upon Avon and its fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare, is to join the award-winning, daily town walk, every day even Christmas Day!

The entertaining walking tour passes the Shakespeare Town Houses, Royal Shakespeare Theatres, River Avon, 15th century timber-framed buildings, Shakespeare’s School and includes a visit to the Guild Chapel (free entry) and Holy Trinity Church to see Shakespeare’s grave (subject to a small fee to the Church on the day).

The guides are passionate about Stratford and Shakespeare and deliver the tour in their own unique style. A few laughs along the way, snippets of interesting information with fascinating stories of fire, flood, plague, old-fashioned sayings, medieval cures and history, wrapped up in a little Shakespeare.  Something for everyone.  Duration around 2hrs, but you can leave any time.

There’s no need to book the Town Walk (unless a group of 10+), just turn up whatever the weather.  Meet just before the start time, by the swan fountain on Waterside, near the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and opposite Barnaby’s fish and chip shop.


See website for times and prices.

It’s a good idea to take the walk at the start of your visit, to make use of the discount vouchers.  Each person is given a ticket with 5 tear-off vouchers.  With no use-by date, they can be used to obtain discounts at a range of shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions. For example, the Butterfly Farm, MAD Museum, the Shakespeare Houses and Shakespeare’s School.  The vouchers mean you can return to Stratford again and again.

Stratford Town Walk won the Godiva Award for Best Visitor Attraction in 2006, the Pride of Stratford Award for Tourism Initiative of the Year, Best Tour and Best Company, a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award and Theo Paphitis SBS Award.

Guides can be pre-booked for private Town Walks, Ghost Walks and Coach Tours on a day and time of choice.  Add-on activities can include a visit to one or more of the Shakespeare Houses, a river cruise or cream tea.  Ask us about group rates.

For more information, contact us:


Tel: 07855 760377


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