Walking and Rambling in Stratford-upon-Avon

Walking and Rambling in Stratford-upon-Avon

Overview

Stride out on foot to discover this beautiful, vibrant town. Whether it be designated routes or exploring hidden corners and historic architecture, you’re sure to enjoy wandering around and taking in the sights. Or take a stroll along the river. Start at the Butterfly Farm and walk towards the Avon to take in views of the theatre and walk along the waterfront. Look across the river for fantastic views of Trinity Church, where Shakespeare’s grave can be found.
 
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Walking and Rambling in Stratford-upon-Avon

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Map references

OS Map: 151

OS Grid Ref: SP231562

Lat/Lng: 52.203665, -1.663415

Contact information

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Mary Arden's Farm

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On his mother’s Tudor farm, experience the country life Shakespeare and Mary Arden herself would have known.

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Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Shakespeare’s Birthplace

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Hall's Croft

Hall’s Croft

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