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The River Avon Trail

Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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Shakespeare's haunts

Walked along here from the old town area to the church where Shakespeare is buried. Very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elmira, New York
Lovely place to take a walk, but near enough to enjoy some shopping.

A very pleasant afternoon spent in Stratford upon Avon. Busy place to visit this weekend due to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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“boat trip” (24 reviews)
“lovely walk” (18 reviews)
“both sides” (7 reviews)
Stratford-upon-Avon, England

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked along here from the old town area to the church where Shakespeare is buried. Very scenic.....swans, couples rowing, pretty trees.

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very pleasant afternoon spent in Stratford upon Avon. Busy place to visit this weekend due to annual celebrations of W Shakespeare's birthday . Plenty going on with lots of street theatre, music , puppets and dance. A lovely walk around the river area which...More

Thank mummajules2015
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Try to go on a sunny day, the river and walks and trees are truly splendid, take a piknik, and chill by the river, you will be immersed in nature, also a great place to meditate, or fish, Hope this has been of some help...More

Thank garylomas
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Excellent place to see , it is a very impressive Gothic architecture, large park well maintained, offers nice spar facilities lovely and welcoming staff.

Thank hartmaria
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Leaving the barge lock and walking out alongside the river (opposite RSC), there is plenty of wildlife and flora to see. Buildings are left behind and woodland, fields and open spaces soon come into view. Be aware that there are two sets of wooden steps...More

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 1 January 2017

While there is plenty to do in Stratford on Avon, you really should make time for this walk. It is not a strenuous trail and you can navigate the distance to suit all levels of fitness. The walk itself can take in nature at its...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Loved teaching kids about locks, liked watching rowers and swans. Lovely countryside river stroll even in winter.

Thank fourplus
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Nice views from either side of river. Next time I will walk more of this well marked trail,nice easy terrain, suitable for all

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The River Avon, with its consistently attractive views and waterside gardens, theatre and church, is one of the strengths of Stratford, so take advantage of it and walk its banks.

Thank BruceCox
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We did this walk from the footbridge near the boatclub and followed the river as far as the old railway bridge near the racecourse where we crossed over and walked back. The first part of the walk is easy going along a wide path where...More

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