Tours

To help you make the most of your visit why not join one of the organised tours, use the tour buses or book a blue badge guide who will tailor a tour specifically to your requirements?

To find out more about what is available call the Tourist Information Centre Tel: 01789 264293 or email tic@discover-stratford.com and a member of the team will deal with your enquiry.

**Harvard House - Shakespeare Birthplace Trust** O
Harvard House is one of Stratford-upon-Avon's most striking Elizabethan town houses, at what is now 26 High Street, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Avon Boating Ltd
Forty Minute cruises on the River Avon in a fleet of traditional passenger boats. Regular timed departures from the Bancroft Gardens adjacent to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Rowing boat, motor boat, and punts available for hire by the hour from our Boathouse on Swan's Nest Lane.
Bancroft Cruisers
The best daily sightseeing cruise in Stratford upon Avon on the only heated boat with full bar, cream tea, coffee & cake and Mulled Wine & Mince pies in the winter months and all with a live commentary. From 45 minute walk-on cruises to private charters, we provide the ultimate river experience complete with expert guides & delicious food. And cruise all year round.
City Sightseeing Stratford Tours
Bus tours of Stratford-upon-Avon departing from the town centre at regular intervals. Hop on and off as often as you wish to visit the five Shakespeare Houses and many places of interest.
Go Cotswolds Tours
Tours of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

As part of your visit to Stratford-upon-Avon you can also experience the Cotswolds by joining a Go Cotswolds tour. The small-group minibus day tour offers visitors the opportunity to explore the area's unique towns, off-the-beaten-track villages and beauty spots with a local guide.
Guide Link Stratford
Tour Guide & Booking Service
Heli Air Ltd
Established in 1985, Heliair is one of the most experienced helicopter operating companies in the UK also being the largest Robinson distributor. We offer trial lessons for that breathtaking experience providing fabulous gifts.
Lantern-lit Ghost Tours
Nightly lantern-lit ghost tour of England's Most Hautned Bulding at 6pm. Also at 7pm, 8pm and 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
Stratford Literary Festival
Celebrating its 9th year in 2016, the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is an exciting mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, workshops and humour. Alongside this is a programme of education events in Stratford and local schools involving favourite authors, poets and illustrators, entertaining and inspiring children from 2 to 18.

The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is the highlight of the regional calendar and one of the most significant literary festivals in the UK, attracting thousands of people who share one passion: a love of books, writing and reading.

Dates of the 2016 Festival:
Sunday, 24th April to Sunday, 1st May 2016
Stratford Town Ghost Walk
Stratford Town Ghost Walk every Saturday at 7.30pm
Halloween Walk on 31 October
Private Walks Sun-Fri
Additional walks during school holidays
Winner of a Pride of Stratford Award, Godiva Award and Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
'A Must do" "Fantastic evening entertainment"
Stratford Town Walk
Award-winning, entertaining DAILY guided walking tour - just turn up!
Private walks & coach tours for Groups & Schools by arrangement.
Evening Ghost Walks
Walking tour of Stratford upon Avon with William Shakespeare live and in person!
Visit Stratford-upon-Avon and you will learn lots about Shakespeare. Yet until now it has been impossible to meet the man. The Falstaff Experience Tudor World has taken a walk down its ancient cobbles back in time and returned to the 21st Century with the Bard. Unbelievably for the first time in world history, visitors can enjoy a tour of Shakespeare's Stratford and learn about his life from the man himself. In Shakespeare's No Holds Bard Tour the bard will tell you tales of his loves, tragedies and inspirations in front of a backdrop of Stratford's most famous sights. The tour is often moving and funny.