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The Stratford
Arden Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6QQ 01789 271000 Get Directions

Things To Do

The Stratford is perfectly located to enjoy all the sights that Stratford-upon-Avon has to offer as well as the delights of the Warwickshire countryside slightly further afield. From all things Shakespeare to picturesque river cruises on the River Avon, you are spoilt for choice.  Ask a member of the hotel team for our recommendations.

Top Travel Tip!

On 18th - 20th July visit The Stratford Upon Avon Home and Garden Show. For more details visit the website http://www.stratfordhomeandgardenshow.co.uk/


Shakespeare Christmas Event:

1st December 2016 - 6th January 2017

Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace this festive season and see how the Tudors decorated their homes for Christmas. Make and take your very own Tudor Christmas card.


We Recommend


Ghost Walks

Tours and Guided Walks

Join Blake Barrington, Vincent, Jocasta Spell, Grubb, MIB or Rosemary, for an entertaining walk around the 'haunted' streets of Stratford upon Avon.  

Kenilworth Castle

Landmarks and Historical

Take your family to one of England's most spectacular castle ruins in Warwickshire. Visit the new Elizabethan Knot Garden designed by Robert Dudley to astound visitors, including Elizabeth 1 in 1575. It presents the most complete picture of an Elizabethan garden anywhere in the World.


Ragley Hall is a stately home, located south of Alcester, Warwickshire, eight miles west of Stratford-upon-Avon. It is the ancestral seat of the Marquess of Hertford. 

Royal Shakespeare Theatre


As well as the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, the repertoire includes classic plays by international dramatists and work by living writers. To purchase tickets call 0844 800 1110 or click here.  Alternatively please click here for information on upcoming performances, behind the scenes tours and the new attraction 'tower' where views across Stratford-upon-Avon are truly awe-inspiring.

Stratford Food and Drink Festival


Around 25 local traders are already on board for this year's town centre food festival which takes place between This Food Festival will feature continental, specialist food and farmers' markets as well as a taste trail around town, allowing the public to sample tester portions of the best food and drink on offer from local businesses.

Stratford River Festival


For a weekend in the summer, come and enjoy free family fun in Stratford-upon-Avon with music, narrow boats on the River Avon, craft and food stalls, family zone, charity stalls, illuminated boat parade and spectacular fireworks.

Stratford Town Walk

Landmarks and Historical

Make the most of your visit with a guided walk around Stratford to see the Shakespeare Town Houses, Royal Shakespeare Theatres and Holy Trinity Church. The guide will entertain with amusing anecdotes, tales of fires, flood, plague, medieval cures and history of the Town. The tour lasts approx. 1 1/2 - 2hrs.

The Shakespeare Houses

Houses, Gardens and Parks

Choose between Shakespeare's Birthplace, Nash's House, Hall's Croft, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Mary Arden's House - or visit all of them - to witness the history behind William Shakespeare.

warwick castle

Warwick Castle

Landmarks and Historical

The finest medieval fortress in Britain, Warwick Castle is bursting to the towers with tales of treachery, torture and power, and above all fascinating people, times and events.

For a great value family break, why not take a look at the Warwick Castle package offered at Chesford Grange? Click here for details.

Fantastic accommodation is also available in the local area at The Stratford and Stratford Manor.

Theatres, Shows & Concerts

  • The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Houses, Gardens & Parks

  • The Shakespeare Houses
  • Coughton Court

Theme & Adventure Parks

  • Drayton Manor Theme Park

Zoos, Farms & Wildlife

  • Butterfly Farm
  • Hatton Country World
  • Domestic Fowl Trust


  • Touchwood Shopping Centre
  • The Bullring
  • Bicester Village

Galleries & Museums

  • Heritage Motor Centre
  • Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park
  • Cadbury World
  • The Falstaffs Experience

Landmarks & Historical

  • Warwick Castle
  • Sudeley Castle
  • Kenilworth Castle

Boat Trips & Cruising

  • Avon Boating

Tours & Guided Walks

  • Stratford-upon-Avon Open Top Bus Tour
  • Stratford Town Ghost Walk

Sports & Recreation

  • Stratford Racecourse

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