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Top Things to do in Stratford-Upon-Avon

Visiting Stratford-Upon-Avon and looking for fun, unique things to do? You’ve come to the right place! Here are top 5 things to do on a trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon.


Visit the Royal Shakespeare Company sights

You can’t visit Stratford-Upon-Avon, the home of Shakespeare (!!), without seeing some of the key sights. They have three theatres in Stratford; The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, The Other Place, and the Swan Theatre. Make sure you visit all three!

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If you’ve got time in the evening, we definitely recommend booking in to a show. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre has a show on most nights of the week, and the shows tend to run for months at a time.


Do a walking tour

The best way to see the town is on a walking tour with a local guide. Running every day (all year round!) at 11am from the Gower Memorial, join Walking Tours in Stratford-Upon-Avon for a tour. Info and booking here.

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If you’re looking for a different time, we also offer private tours, so have a look!

Visit Magic Alley

For something a bit more off the beaten track, head towards Magic Alley in Bell Court Shopping Centre. This is a quirky, little shop selling all sorts of vintage toys, pirate treasure and cool games.

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They run events which usually includes some puzzles and is family-friendly, so we’d recommend looking on their website ahead of going to see what’s on at the time!


Visit Shakespaw’s Cat Cafe

A visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon isn’t complete without visiting Shakespaw’s Cat Cafe – what a name!! Hang out with some furry friends and have some coffee/cake to relax after a morning stroll. Very centrally located on Union Street, this cafe is more than worth a visit.

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Visit Tudor World

One of the hottest spots to visit in Stratford-Upon-Avon is Tudor World. It’s a living history museum set in a 16th century house. They’ve created a really atmospheric environment and it’s definitely worth spending a couple of hours. The whole place is very family-friendly too so a good place to visit with kids!

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Walking Tours in Stratford-Upon-Avon is proud to show off our amazing sights, history and culture with local guides.
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