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City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour - Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Duration: 24 to 48 hrs
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

From USD
$19.58

Explore Stratford-Upon-Avon with a 24-hour or 48-hour bus ticket aboard an open-top double-decker City Sightseeing bus! See Stratford’s most exciting landmarks and attractions with ease with our flexible hop-on hop-off feature – passengers can hop on and hop off at any of the 10 tour stops along the route! Hop-off and discover key points of interest including Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Hall’s Croft and the River Avon!

With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this City Sightseeing tour is the best way to see the sights of Stratford-Upon-Avon!

You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 10 stops in total and the entire route takes approximately 55-65 minutes ... More info ›

Explore Stratford-Upon-Avon with a 24-hour or 48-hour bus ticket aboard an open-top double-decker City Sightseeing bus! See Stratford’s most exciting landmarks and attractions with ease with our flexible hop-on hop-off feature – passengers can hop on and hop off at any of the 10 tour stops along the route! Hop-off and discover key points of interest including Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Hall’s Croft and the River Avon!

With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this City Sightseeing tour is the best way to see the sights of Stratford-Upon-Avon!

You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 10 stops in total and the entire route takes approximately 55-65 minutes. The bus departs every 30-60 minutes from each stop (weekdays and weekends differ).

Along the route, passengers will pass numerous famous locations relating to the famous English Language writer, William Shakespeare - including Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Shakespeare’s New Place, Hall’s Croft and Shakespeare’s Grave! Did you know that Shakespeare is the best selling fiction writer of all time with over 4 billion copies sold?! 

First up is Shakespeare’s Birthplace at Stop 2, hop-off and discover the story behind Shakespeare’s life as a child, how his father made a living as a glove manufacturer and the first few years he was married to his wife whilst living in the cottage.
Hop-off at Stop 4 And visit New Place, where you can walk-in the footsteps of Shakespeare and enjoy a stroll through the beautiful gardens located here.
Hop back on as the tour heads to Hall’s Croft, the former home of Shakespeare’s eldest, Susanna, where she lived with her husband in the 17th century. This elegant house boasts an extremely well-preserved exterior, as well as beautiful furnishings and decorations inside.

Take a break from learning about Shakespeare and hop-off at the River Avon to take a peaceful strong along the riverside, or hop-off at the Maybird Shopping Centre and enjoy a fabulous shopping spree!

Other major attractions along the route include Shakespeare’s Grave at Trinity Church and Anne Hathaway’s Cottage along Cottage Lane. Hop-off and discover the former farmhouse where Shakespeare’s wife Anne once lived.

Other stops along the route include:

  1. Visitor Information Centre, Bridge St
  2. Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  3. Market Sq and American Fountain
  4. Shakespeare’s New Place and Guild Chapel
  5. River Avon & Royal Shakespeare Theatre
  6. Hall’s Croft, Holy Trinity Church & Shakespeare’s Grave
  7. Evesham Place
  8. Alcester Road
  9. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
  10. Maybird Shopping Centre

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Tour of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon

Tour of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon - Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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$54.01

Join a local driver/guide on an award-winning small group day tour of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon on Wednesdays, Thursdays*, Fridays and Sundays.

Visiting towns, villages and viewpoints that demonstrate the beauty of the area your friendly local driver guide will tell you all about this fascinating and quintessentially English part of the world. 

You’ll have plenty of free time to shop and take lunch on a tour that visits Stow-on-the-Wold, Bibury, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Dover’s Hill, Broadway Tower and a ‘secret’ off-the-beaten-track village that you’ll have to join us to find out about! 

Your tour of this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty starts with a pick-up direct from your Stratford-upon-Avon hotel, B&B or the train station at approximately 9.00am (pick-up time confirmed at the time of booking).

After a short journey to the Cotswolds, and after the final customers have boarded the tour (usually at Moreton-in-Marsh station), the tour begins with a welcome and introduction by your driver/guide before departing for the first stop on the tour.

The 15 minute journey to Dover’s Hill viewpoint is an opportunity to watch the landscape change and meet your fellow passengers. Upon arrival, your tour guide will tell you the fascinating story of the Cotswolds; a story that includes facts, stats, history, unusual events and local folklore.

This 20 minute stop is followed by the short journey to Chipping Campden just 5 minutes away ... More info ›

Join a local driver/guide on an award-winning small group day tour of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon on Wednesdays, Thursdays*, Fridays and Sundays.

Visiting towns, villages and viewpoints that demonstrate the beauty of the area your friendly local driver guide will tell you all about this fascinating and quintessentially English part of the world. 

You’ll have plenty of free time to shop and take lunch on a tour that visits Stow-on-the-Wold, Bibury, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Dover’s Hill, Broadway Tower and a ‘secret’ off-the-beaten-track village that you’ll have to join us to find out about! 

Your tour of this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty starts with a pick-up direct from your Stratford-upon-Avon hotel, B&B or the train station at approximately 9.00am (pick-up time confirmed at the time of booking).

After a short journey to the Cotswolds, and after the final customers have boarded the tour (usually at Moreton-in-Marsh station), the tour begins with a welcome and introduction by your driver/guide before departing for the first stop on the tour.

The 15 minute journey to Dover’s Hill viewpoint is an opportunity to watch the landscape change and meet your fellow passengers. Upon arrival, your tour guide will tell you the fascinating story of the Cotswolds; a story that includes facts, stats, history, unusual events and local folklore.

This 20 minute stop is followed by the short journey to Chipping Campden just 5 minutes away. The hour long stop is the first of three “self-explore” stops during the tour where you’ll have opportunity to walk the streets of the historic market town on your own with maps provided by your guide. The map features a variety of things you can see and do from historic buildings to quirky shops selling gifts, local produce and fantastic coffee.

Broadway Tower and the “secret” off-the-beaten-track Cotswolds village are the next two stops on the tour where you’ll find out more about these interesting and beautiful locations.

At around 1pm the tour arrives in the highest town in the Cotswolds, Stow-on-the-Wold. This is your second self-explore stops and with an hour and ten minutes free time there is ample opportunity to grab a bite to eat from the fantastic array of options located around the market square. Maps are once again provided featuring a list of things you can see and do.

Following Stow-on-the-Wold the tour heads South to the village of Bibury – once famously referred to as "the most beautiful village in England" by poet William Morris. The 25-minute stop provides ample time to visit Arlington Row – arguably the most iconic row of cottages in the Cotswolds – and stroll alongside the river Coln. You may even be lucky enough to spot a water vole or a brown trout or two!

Leaving Bibury behind you'll then travel through the narrow country lanes to the final stop of the day and the “jewel in the crown” of the Cotswolds – Bourton-on-the-Water. After a brief introduction to the picturesque little village you'll have approximately 40-minutes free-time to explore on your own and stock up on souvenirs to remind you of your day in the Cotswolds.

The tour finishes at Bourton-on-the-Water before making its way back to Stratford-upon-Avon arriving at approximately 5.30pm.

*Thursday tours operate from June to September. Pick-ups from Leamington Spa station also available.

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Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Entry Ticket and Tour

Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Entry Ticket and Tour - Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Duration: 30 to 60 mins
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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$8.64

Discover where William Shakespeare was educated and inspired to become the world's greatest playwright with a visit to Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall. Immerse yourself in 16th century Stratford as you can literally take a seat in the very room that Shakespeare sat as a young pupil ... More info ›

Discover where William Shakespeare was educated and inspired to become the world's greatest playwright with a visit to Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall. Immerse yourself in 16th century Stratford as you can literally take a seat in the very room that Shakespeare sat as a young pupil. Visit the Council Chamber and experience the space where he first witnessed performances by the country’s greatest actors of the day. During this interactive and engaging experience, participate in a Tudor lesson, brush up on your Latin and dress up in Tudor-style for a 'selfie,' and play Tudor games. A visit to Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall is perfect for all ages and includes entrance fee, guide and Tudor lesson.

Stratford's newest visitor attraction provides the missing chapter of the story of William Shakespeare's life in his home town - his education and the inspiration that led him to become the world’s greatest playwright. 

Visitors are invited to explore the very building in which young William Shakespeare was educated in the 1570s. Learn about what subjects he would have studied and the teaching methods of the day.  Films provide background information about Shakespeare's school days and the historic significance of Stratford-upon-Avon's Guildhall. 

Built in 1420, this building is one of only a few remaining medieval Guildhalls in the country. Knowledgeable and passionate guides will bring the many stories to life about the building's role in Stratford's civic life over the centuries and how the Shakespeare family was involved.

See the Council Chamber, where William Shakespeare's father served as Bailiff (Mayor). Enter the space where Shakespeare first witness performances by some of the country's greatest actors of his time. Participate in a Tudor lesson and brush up on your Latin. With this interactive and engaging visitor experience for all ages, you can dress up in Tudor-style for a 'selfie,' play Tudor games and get messy with quill and ink, and marvel at the medieval wall paintings. Major restoration and meticulous conservation work of the Guildhall, provides an extraordinary history of the building and of over 400 years of civic history of Stratford.

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Shakespeare's Birthplace: 'Winter 4 House' Ticket in Stratford-Upon-Avon

Shakespeare's Birthplace: 'Winter 4 House' Ticket in Stratford-Upon-Avon - Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Duration: Flexible
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

From USD
$29.30

Shakespeare's family homes and gardens offer something for everyone. Enjoy tales from our fascinating guides, discover his life story through exhibitions, experience live performances, visit beautiful houses and gardens, or meet the animals and take part in trials, quizzes and family activities throughout the year.

Shakespeare's family homes and garden offer something for everyone ... More info ›

Shakespeare's family homes and gardens offer something for everyone. Enjoy tales from our fascinating guides, discover his life story through exhibitions, experience live performances, visit beautiful houses and gardens, or meet the animals and take part in trials, quizzes and family activities throughout the year.

Shakespeare's family homes and garden offer something for everyone. Enjoy tales from our fascinating guides, discover his life story through exhibitions, experience live performances, visit beautiful houses and gardens, or meet the animals and take part in trials, quizzes, and family activities throughout the year.

Shakespeare's Birthplace; Walk in Shakespeare's footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up.
Hall's Croft: Explore the beautifully furnished Jacobean home of Shakespeare's daughter Susanna and her wealthy physician husband, Dr John Hall.
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens: Relive Shakespeare's Tudor love story where he courted his bride-to-be.
Shakespeare's New Place: New for 2016 Visit Stratford-upon-Avon’s newest and most exciting attraction. In a contemporary landscape setting with specially commissioned sculptures, you can walk in the footsteps of Shakespeare while visiting his family's home of nineteen years.

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Shakespeare's Birthplace Ticket

Shakespeare's Birthplace Ticket - Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Duration: 45 to 60 mins
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

From USD
$23.63

Visiting Shakespeare's home town? Shakespeare’s Birthplace and garden offer something for everyone. Enjoy tales from our fascinating guides and discover Shakespeare's life story while you visit his beautiful home, explore various exhibits and watch live performances ... More info ›

Visiting Shakespeare's home town? Shakespeare’s Birthplace and garden offer something for everyone. Enjoy tales from our fascinating guides and discover Shakespeare's life story while you visit his beautiful home, explore various exhibits and watch live performances. Take part in trails, quizzes and many other family activities throughout the year.

Shakespeare’s Birthplace offers an interesting visit for everyone. Walk in Shakespeare's footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up.Enjoy tales from our fascinating Tudor guides and discover Shakespeare's life story while you visit his beautiful home and garden. Explore the Famous Beyond Words exhibition and get up close to rare artefacts from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's world class collections. Discover how the extraordinary William Shakespeare continues to influence our lives today. Watch live performances from the resident acting troupe Shakespeare Alive! See his father's glove workshop,take part in trails, quizzes and many other family activities throughout the year.


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Shakespeare's Birthplace: Shakespeare's Family Homes

Shakespeare's Birthplace: Shakespeare's Family Homes - Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Duration: 45 to 60 mins
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

From USD
$30.38

Shakespeare’s five family homes and gardens in Stratford upon Avon offer something for everyone. Enjoy tales from our fascinating guides and discover Shakespeare's life story while you visit his beautiful homes and gardens, explore various exhibits, watch live performances, and visit with rare breed farm animals. 

This ticket enables you to visit your choice of Shakespeare's Family Homes at your leisure, including the iconic Shakepeare's Birthplace and the quintessentially English Anne Hathaway's Cottage ... More info ›

Shakespeare’s five family homes and gardens in Stratford upon Avon offer something for everyone. Enjoy tales from our fascinating guides and discover Shakespeare's life story while you visit his beautiful homes and gardens, explore various exhibits, watch live performances, and visit with rare breed farm animals. 

This ticket enables you to visit your choice of Shakespeare's Family Homes at your leisure, including the iconic Shakepeare's Birthplace and the quintessentially English Anne Hathaway's Cottage. This multi-house ticket is extremely flexible, so even if you're only in town for half a day and you choose to vist just two houses or you can go to to all five if you are in Stratford for two days or more, it offers excellent value.

We recommend you allow at least one hour to visit each house and at least 2 hours for Mary Arden's Farm as it is a larger site. The houses can be visited in any order you like, over consecutive days.

Shakespeare’s Family Homes and gardens offer something for everyone. Enjoy tales from our fascinating guides and discover Shakespeare's life story while you visit his beautiful homes and gardens, explore various exhibitions, watch live performances, and visit with rare breed farm animals. Take part in trails, quizzes and many other family activities throughout the year.

  • Shakespeare's Birthplace: Walk in Shakespeare's footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up.
  • Hall's Croft: Explore the beautifully furnished Jacobean home of Shakespeare's daughter Susanna and her wealthy physician husband, Dr John Hall.
  • Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Gardens: Relive Shakespeare's Tudor love story where he courted his bride-to-be.
  • Mary Arden's Farm: Experience the sights, sounds and smells of his mother's working Tudor farm.
  • Shakespeare's New Place: Visit Stratford-upon-Avon’s newest and most exciting attraction. The house that isn't there - Walk in his footsteps on the site of his family home for nineteen years with specially commissioned sculptures and exhibitions in a contemporary landscape setting.

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