The ORIGINAL sightseeing boat trip on the river Avon, established 1898.

Avon Boating is one of England's oldest and largest traditional boating companies, offering boats for hire and public cruises on one of the finest rivers in the country, the Avon at Stratford.

Our heated function boat Titania and our fleet of classic Edwardian passenger vessels are available for private or group bookings. Please get in contact for group rates and for any further information visit our website.

Swan's Nest Boathouse, Swan's Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 7LS.

OFFER: Early Bird Boating before Midday £1.00 off rowing boats & river cruises/£5.00 off motor boat hire. Terms and conditions apply.

EXCLUSIVE FREE AUDIO TOUR available on our River Cruises.

Visit Stratford's Top Attraction
(Herald Business & Tourism Awards 2022)

New Town Centre Experiences!

Join our Daily Public Town Walk Sunday to Friday 11am, Saturday 11am & 2pm, Christmas Day 10.30am

The award-winning walking tour is like walking through the pages of history...a must do.

The tour passes the main sights and attractions, including Shakespeare's Birthplace, New Place, Hall's Croft, Harvard House, a range of architectural gems, Shakespeare's School and Guildhall, the River Avon and Holy Trinity Church.

The guide will entertain and inform with amusing anecdotes and tales of Stratford's history and fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare.

Book a Private Walk at a time of your choice - call us for details.

Saturday Evening Ghost Walk - Call to book!

Adult: £10, Child: £5 (child 8-15 years, under 8 years Free)
Price includes Exclusive Discounts at a range of shops, eateries and attractions!

Visit website for booking and information.

Visit the Guild Chapel, Stratford's best kept secret...

Free Entry - Open Daily 10am-4pm

Stratford Town Trust - Creating a vibrant and connected community

Mechanical Art & Design Museum

Showcasing over 70 pieces of Kinetic Art and Automata, come and experience the wonders of this interesting, quirky museum.

Where William Shakespeare was inspired to become the world's greatest playwright

"The most outstanding Shakespeare experience in Stratford-upon-Avon"

Fully Accessible - Dogs Welcome

Take part in a live Tudor lesson with Shakespeare's teacher

Write with a quill and dress up in authentic Tudor clothes

Learn about William's family and hear many stories about the building from our award-winning guides

Open daily 11am to 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)

& Nature Inspired Gift Shop

The UK's Largest Tropical Butterfly Paradise!

Open all year from 10am.

NEW for 2023 Rainforest Realm!

Carers free entry, fully accessible.

Spellbinding Retail Emporium

Magic Wands - Crystal Balls - Dragons - Steampunk - Spells - Books - Tarot Cards - Pendulums - Vintage Toys - Crystals

Magic Alley is also an attraction with themed rooms full of puzzles, riddles and codes to crack.

Magic Alley is hosting a number of different types of events over the next few months, check out the website for more information and to book.

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Get entry to top attractions across Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwickshire for one great price, including:

To find out more visit our website.

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Tours of the Cotswolds

Small-group guided day tours of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon and Moreton-in-Marsh,

From £55 per person - Private tours and minibus transport also available.