Stratford-upon-Avon has plenty to offer groups and individual travellers with a range of specialised itineraries to suit every need and budget. The town has a wide variety of accommodation for both small and large groups ranging from budget hotels to luxury country house hotels. Many of the attractions including the Shakespeare Houses and RSC offer special tours and packages specifically for groups.

A number of companies also specialise in offering guided tours of the town such as Guiding You Ltd, Rita Mansfield Associates and Stratford Town Walk.

Stratford is well equipped to cater for coach parties and has a number of coach parking facilities. There are coach set down points at Windsor Street (Shakespeare's Birthplace only) which is 3 minutes from the town centre and the Riverside Coach Park which is approximately 5 minutes walk from the town centre.

For charges and parking information, please contact Parking Services at Stratford-on-Avon District Council on 01789 260 691 or by e-mail to

Staff at the Stratford Tourist Information Centre can also help you to plan your trip providing practical advice and tips. For further information on how we can help please contact the Tourist Information Centre Tel: 01789 264293 or email

Forward Events

To assist with the planning of your next visit we have a forward events diary covering events that happen throughout the destination during the next 12 months. Events are added to this diary as soon as we become aware of them, therefore the diary is constantly changinging. When an event is on more than one month it will be listed in each month.