Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour of Stratford-upon-Avon

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Lluís Enric Mayans


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Discover Stratford-Upon-Avon with this 24-hour ticket aboard a double-decker bus. See all of the major sights as you hop on and off at 14 stops located around the city.


  • Performed in French, English

With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and engaging commentary, this really is the best way to experience the city of Stratford-Upon-Avon.

You can hop on and off as many times as you want on this hop-on hop-off bus. There are 14 stops and the complete routes take approximately 60 minutes. The bus departs every 10 – 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.

Travel to all of Shakespeare's homes: Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaways' Cottage, Mary's Arden House, New Place, Nash's House and Hall Croft. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, where The Bard plays most of the year. Holy Trinity Church where Shakespeare is buried, protected by a cursed headstone. The 15th century Old Grammar School, where Shakespeare was educated. You also get a wonderful excursion through the scenic landscapes of Warwickshire, visiting Wilmcote, the village where the Home of Mary Arden (Shakespeare's mother) can be found.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
The tour begins at the Pen and Parchment Inn in Bridgefoot. However, you can board the bus at any of the 14 stops around town.

Stops include:

  • Pen and Parchment Inn – Tourist Information Center
  • Rue Windsor – Birthplace of Shakespeare, The Shakespeare Center
  • Rother Street (opposite Civic Hall) – Tourist Centre, Market Square
  • Chapel Lane – Nash Room, New Place, Corporation Chapel, Harvard House
  • Southern Lane (Swan Theater exterior) – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterfront, River Avon
  • Old Town – Croft Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Shakespeare Monument & Grave
  • Place Evesham (entre la Marche Chestnut / Walk Broad)
  • Alcester Road (opposite the Station Entrance)
  • Lane Cottage – Gîte de Anne Hathaway’s
  • Lane Featherbed – Chambre Arden Mary’s
  • Road Birmingham – Maybird Shopping Centre, Artists' Country Welcome Center
  • Clopton Bridge (outside Swans Nest Hotel) – Butterfly Farm

Departure time :
March 15 to May 2
09:30 a.m. to 16:00 p.m. – every 30 minutes
May 3 to July 18
09:30 a.m. to 16:40 p.m. – every 20 minutes
19 juillet au 31 aott
09:30 a.m. to 17:00 p.m. – every 20 minutes
September 1 to October 26
09:30 a.m. to 16:40 p.m. – every 20 minutes
October 27 to March 14
09:30 a.m. to 15:30 p.m. – every 60 minutes

Valid from the time of first use, for the duration chosen.

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