Town Walk on Wednesday

Wednesday 6 April - Sunday 31 December 2017

Town Walk on Wednesday Winner of a Pride of Stratford Award, Coventry & Warwickshire Godiva Award and Certificate of Excellence, Tripadvisor.

Guided walking tour around historic Stratford upon Avon every day of the year with a local professional guide. Explore Stratford, its history, attractions and fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare. Informative, interesting and entertaining.

As you walk in Shakespeare's footsteps through the historic town, see the Shakespeare Houses, Royal Shakespeare Theatres, River Avon, 15th century timber framed buildings, Guild Chapel (free entry), Shakespeare's School and much more. The walk includes a visit to Holy Trinity Church to see Shakespeare's grave in the Chancel (small fee payable to the Church on the day). The Chancel visit is optional and subject to church opening times. During the walk, hear stories of fires, flood, plague, medieval cures, old fashioned sayings and history of the town, all wrapped up with a little Shakespeare. Discover favourite tea houses, pubs, shops and restaurants. Don't forget your camera!

Meet on Waterside, by the fountain opposite Sheep Street, near The Royal Shakespeare Theatre. No need to book, just turn up, whatever the weather!

Mon, Tue, WED, Thur, Fri at 11am

Sat and Sun at 11am and 2pm

Christmas Day at 10.30am

The walk is wheelchair friendly, and dogs are welcome. Duration approx. 2hrs.

You will receive 5 vouchers with your ticket to obtain discounts in Stratford at specially selected shops, restaurants, pubs, coffee shops and attractions - example: the Butterfly Farm, MAD museum, Bancroft Cruisers, 30% off entry to the Shakespeare Houses and more.

Stratford Town Walk Guides are available for private walks, group walks, and to join coach parties for panoramic tours of Stratford the Cotswolds or Oxford. Stops for refreshments, visiting attractions or shopping can be arranged. Please telephone to discuss your requirements.

For more information, or details of the entertaining magical Ghost Walk please call 07855 760377 / 01789 292478 or visit .


  • Stratford Town Walk, On Waterside, by the Swan fountain, opposite Sheep Street, Correspondence address: The End, The Nashes, Clifford Chambers, S.O.A. CV37 8JB
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • +44 7855 760377 or +44 1789 292478

Travel by road

Walk from the bottom of Bridge Street, along Waterside towards the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, keeping the gardens and canal basin to your left. The guided walks start opposite Barnaby's fish & chip shop at the junction of Sheep Street, by the Swan fountain (2 silver swans on the top)

Travel by public transport

Stratford upon Avon train station is a 10-15 minute walk from the walk meeting place.