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Bancroft Gardens

Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 260616
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Bancroft Gardens is the perfect spot in Stratford to watch the world go by. It can get busy, but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Debbie B
a place to relax after touring around stratford and shops just over the road to get something to eat

its a lovely spot to just sit and relax and have a picnic and see the world go by, you will see the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Located in front of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and alongside the River Avon, this delightful park and garden area has a holiday feel with open-air performers.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good42%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 260616

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bancroft Gardens is the perfect spot in Stratford to watch the world go by. It can get busy, but you have a great vista of the river, the RSC and town.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 4 days ago

its a lovely spot to just sit and relax and have a picnic and see the world go by, you will see the boats drifting along the river and a nice view of the big wheel. the bird fountain there is connected to the swan...More

Thank balawaya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today for the first time, warm sunny day, very busy, lots of tourists. gardens & riverside were very clean & tidy, perfect for a family day out. free entertainment throughout the park & town centre, would definitely recommend.

Thank qu0man
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandering around Stratford and found these lovely gardens by the river Avon. Very nicely set out. I can imagine that it can get very busy her as it is right by the theatre.

Thank KenMaideheadUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place to visit when the weather is good bit does get very busy with several statues dotted around on both sides of the canal. Place to relax and the majority of different cultures from different parts of the world relax there

Thank Joshua L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a busy bank holiday Sunday the gardens were packed with people enjoying themselves. The gardens are right in the heart of the town overlooking the river and right next to the theatre meaning it is a great place to people watch or just enjoy...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a well kept garden area, bequeathed to the people of Stratford for future generations - a lovely area that is well used and maintained with beautiful well established trees ( a shame some were cut down by the council even though they were deemed Healthy)

Thank David T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Went here after the recreation park had a lovely walk round fed the ducks and took photos of the girls with Shakespeare's statue and looked at the statues from Shakespeare's plays

Thank rjotton
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Really nice space to just let you relax and enjoy being in a very special town. We got a boat trip from here which was very enjoyable too.

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We sat in the gardens twice in the two days we visited and listened to licensed, quality live musicians on both days. With the canal boats in the immediate area selling baguettes, coffee and ice cream and with the weather on our side, this was...More

Thank Dansam2211
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