We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
lovely walk

A lovely walk along the canal and locks, the weather did help but what a beautiful place, we spent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
James R
Walk at subset

We took an early evening walk along the eastern bank of the Avon having crossed from the city... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 359 reviews
All photos (152)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Stratford-upon-Avon
from US$107.60
More Info
from US$28.80
More Info
from US$19.20
More Info
from US$352.40
More Info
Reviews (359)
Filter reviews
328 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lovely walk swans and ducks holy trinity church boat ride dirty duck town centre royal shakespeare theatre boats avon wildlife locks footbridge stroll racecourse scenery boating route
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 328 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely walk along the canal and locks, the weather did help but what a beautiful place, we spent a couple of hours walking and sitting along the trail just listening to the birdsong and water.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James R
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We started a fairly short section of this trail just out of Stratford near the racecourse. The path down to the river is found at the end of a cul-de-sac which is the first turning off into houses after the racecourse. My nose took me...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WilliamCropredy
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We took an early evening walk along the eastern bank of the Avon having crossed from the city centre over the tramway bridge opposite the RSC complex, past the bandstand and the mini-golf centre, travelling at about the same speed as swans and geese swimming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank futtock21
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Had a lovely walk along the canal even on a wet day. Part of the walk is blocked off with construction fencing near the public toilets and towards the church, however nice views once you get past that. Great place for dog walkers and nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MrsCWR
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We walked along part of this trail on a sunny September afternoon. An attractive, fairly clean, historical trail. Good for the soul.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We did an abbreviated, hour long walk along the canal and the river. The river walk was pretty and the canal walk interesting. When you do not take the tour, you get to talk to people along the way. Most were happy to talk with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Lovely walk all along the river and great boat trip in the canal boat experiencing the locks and wildlife

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jet468102
Reviewed 27 August 2018

There is a great 4 mile circular route which goes along the Avon one side and a choice of routes on the other bank. A real pleasurable walk with country views

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Johntherunner
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We walked from the theatre to the Church containing Shakespeares grave, this bit is nice if you keep on the river bank and not on the road. We then walked a short distance along a small road till we came back to the river near...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank PeterQ008
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We were part of a coach party and were booked on a very comfortable river boat which runs from a small mooring off the beaten track next to the Crown Plaza hotel. The crew were very polite, offered refreshments including beer if wanted. We had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank E4136DPbryanh
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 29 nearby hotels
Macdonald Swan's Nest Hotel
1,965 reviews
.13 km away
Crowne Plaza Stratford-Upon-Avon
2,777 reviews
.21 km away
4 reviews
.21 km away
The Arden Hotel
1,311 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 238 nearby restaurants
The Fourteas
2,057 reviews
.22 km away
The Countess Of Evesham Restaurant Cruiser
450 reviews
.10 km away
No 37 cafe
457 reviews
.26 km away
The Marina Tapas style Bar & Restaurant
367 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 165 nearby attractions
The Attic Theatre
515 reviews
.09 km away
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
3,071 reviews
.18 km away
Swan Theatre
620 reviews
.22 km away
Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm
1,877 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The River Avon Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines