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Stratford Town Walk

Waterside by the Swan fountain | near the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BA, England
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Interesting walk with a great guide

A great way to get a feel for Stratford. Thank you to John our guide who was very knowledgable and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Helbell_12
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Enough interesting information without overload

Our guide was Jan & she gave us a lovely, interesting & amusing tour. Loved the little quips... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dabblings
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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Award-winning, entertaining, DAILY guided walking tour in Shakespeare's Stratford - interesting & informative. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 11am. Sat & Sun 11am and 2pm. Christmas Day 10:30am. Adult £6, over 65/stud £5, child £3. Under 8's free! No need to book (unless 10+), just turn up! Groups/Schools & bespoke private walks by prior arrangement. For entertainment with a difference, join the magical evening Ghost Walk every Sat at 7.30pm with Vincent, Herbert, Mib or Jocasta, professional entertainers or actors. Hear stories of ghosts, witches, murder & misery. Good old-fashioned story-telling. Please telephone to book the Ghost Walk (before 6pm on the day). Adult £7, Child £5. Groups by arrangement & Halloween special. For more info and updates about walks/tours visit out website or call us!
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Waterside by the Swan fountain | near the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great way to get a feel for Stratford. Thank you to John our guide who was very knowledgable and approachable and made the walk so interesting. We found out things and visited parts of the town we would never have discovered left to our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was Jan & she gave us a lovely, interesting & amusing tour. Loved the little quips & meanings of some everyday sayings. The 2 hours flew by. She brought Shakespeare to life in a way that I'd never heard before. As a senior...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great tour with the lovely Barbara. An extremely knowledgeable guide with lots of humour. We were a group of 9, celebrating a 52 year anniversary of us starting our nurses training with the Queen Alexandra Royal Naval Nursing Service. A great way to start...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed today's tour with Barbara. She was really engaging and approachable as well as informative making the two hours pass very quickly. We also took her advice and visited a fab tea shop where we got a 10 per cent reduction. It was a...More

1  Thank Alan R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined Barbara on a nippy grey day. The tour lasts 2 hrs and covers approx. 3km. Barbara knew her stuff. Interesting history and anecdotes and great recommendation for a cream tea. Alas the 12 and 14 yr old were uninspired and we left the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Stratford town Walk yesterday with Owen, who was brilliant - very entertaining and very knowledgeable. No booking required just meet by the Swan Fountain by the river front and pay a small fee. The walk takes about 2 hours and includes all...More

Thank Hazel S
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We found ourselves slightly reluctant to spend two hours out in the cold this morning and so it was with chilly trepidation that we sauntered down to the swan fountain for the 11:00 Stratford Town Walk. However, we were greeted by Barbara whose personality beamed...More

4  Thank Ross B
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Our Group of four decided to go on a walking tour to find out more about Stratford. We got a brilliant tour with good insight from Joyce, our guide, who had held the post of Mayor in the past. The cost was a steal at...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We weren't sure if we should do the ghost walk after a busy day but sooo pleased we did! We joined a group consisting of about 6 others couples of varying ages.Our guide was Vincent,a lovely,funny gentleman who has a way with words and timing.Lots...More

1  Thank sezzac2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I had a really good walking tour. Helen was our guide and she was so pleasant and funny! You get to see all of the important places in this beautiful little town and get to know a lot of interesting pieces of information. At the...More

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traveling12345La
16 May 2018|
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Response from tom793 | Property representative |
We have a 2pm tour on Saturdays and Sundays only and it takes around 2hrs, depending on how quickly people walk, but you can leave at any time. Depending on when you are visiting, check the closing times of the Shakespeare... More
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sian o
2 May 2018|
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Response from tom793 | Property representative |
You will be most welcome to join our walking tour and the 2pm one will fit your timings best. You will have time for refreshment before the tour starts. No need to book, unless a group of 10+ Just turn up by the swan... More
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Steve H
22 April 2018|
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Steve & Tracey ,give us a call on arrival and we will direct you to the guide and group 07855760377
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