Exclusive discounts are available for anyone joining the Stratford Town Walk and Ghost Walk. The discounts are for a range of attractions, cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops (see venue list below). Discounts range from 10% to substantially more and can equate to real savings. Stratford Town Walk customers will be given full access to each discount after booking and payment.
Please note – groups should contact the venue direct to discuss group rates and availability.
A tropical Butterfly paradise. Come rain or shine, enjoy the unique pleasure of discovering hundreds of the world’s most beautiful butterflies flying in an exotic environment of tropical blossom with splashing waterfalls and fish filled pools. Don’t miss the Minibeast Metropolis, one of the largest insect collections in the UK. It is also home to snakes, reptiles, amphibians and other invertebrates.
Escape Live Stratford upon Avon
Officially Stratford upon Avon’s most fun ‘Thing to Do’, Escape Live is perfect for families, friends, couples, colleagues and special occasions. With the world’s only Shakespeare escape room, designed to be a complete replica of Shakespeare’s house this adventure is perfectly tailored for both avid fans as well as those who don’t even know his first name (it’s William, by the way). For the witches, wizards and Harry Potter fans out there, you can take on the Chalice of Champions, a magical fantasy escape room that takes place in a world of wizardry.
An independent award-winning family run business providing fun, friendly guided tours of the Cotswolds National Landscape, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Tours include the famous Cotswolds in a Day, Cotswolds Trails & Villages and Brewery and Pub Lunch & The Cotswolds. Private Tours by arrangement and mini-bus private hire.
The MAD Museum is a wonderful and exciting collection of machines incorporating gears, chains, pulleys and whirligig paraphernalia. The exhibits fall into three areas, Kinetic Art (art in motion), Automata (interesting mechanical contraptions) and Steampunk (modern gizmos with a Victorian twist). Superbly engaging for all ages, the museum offers an extravaganza of visual entertainment with lots of rolling balls and plenty of clanking and rattling thrown in for good measure!
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is an independent charity that cares for the world’s greatest heritage sites in Stratford upon Avon, including Shakespeare’s Birthplace, New Place and Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Discover the fascinating stories of Shakespeare the boy, husband, family man and businessman across his family homes. Check SBT website for seasonal opening times of each house.
Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall
Immerse yourself in sixteenth century Stratford upon Avon and discover the ancient schoolroom where William Shakespeare was educated and inspired to become the world’s greatest playright. Explore the medieval Guildhall, the heart of civic life for over 400 years.
CAFES & RESTAURANTS
Barnaby’s Fish & Chips
Popular fish and chip shop, eat in or take away. Close to the picturesque Bancroft Gardens, River Avon and Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Quaint, half-timbered and cosy independent coffee shop. Serving sandwiches, afternoon teas, cream teas, macaroons, delicious cakes, hot and cold drinks. Small courtyard garden.
El Greco is a stunning restaurant located in the heart of Stratford upon Avon overlooking the historic market square. An independent family-owned and operated business, El Greco is focused on offering good food and good value with good service. There is an emphasis on Greek food and drink, but with a touch of Italian, Spanish and English, to reflect the travels of El Greco the famous Greek artist who lived around the same time as Shakespeare. Enjoy the Prix Fixe menu or famous Mezzes, the award-winning 22 dish Greek Banquet.
Food of Love Cafe
A busy and bustling cafe offering cracking home-cooked food, served with a smile by friendly staff.
Fourteas 1940’s Tearoom
An idyllic family run 1940’s tearoom. Step back in time to an era of 1940’s music, good quality home cooked food and high quality friendly service. The Fourteas is passionate about the flavours of loose leaf teas and the quality of the cakes and scones which are all baked on the premises from locally sourced, fresh ingredients. In the warm weather enjoy the secluded tea terrace and large garden with an original Anderson shelter. Private facilities upstairs cater for pre-booked groups, or private parties. The Fourteas is not just a cup of tea, it’s and experience!
Lily’s Waffles and Crepes
Lily’s Waffles and Crepes is a family run cafe offering sweet and savoury options to eat in or take away. Their best sellers include Strawberry & Nutella, Cookies & Cream and the Apple Pie waffles served with fresh cream. There are plenty of toppings to choose from.
Thespians Indian & Bangladeshi Restaurant
Popular family run restaurant (minutes from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre), specialising in Indian, Bangladeshi, Balti and Tandoori dishes. Stimulate your senses, tantalise your taste buds and savour the sublime. Comfortable, cosy surroundings and friendly staff.
Authentic family-run Greek Souvlaki & Gyros. Extensive menu, snacks, lunch and dinner with vegetarian options. Healthy, nutritious food, freshly cooked. Take-away and dine in. Delightful courtyard for outside dining & drinks.
15th century building full of history and world famous in theatre circles. If you are in town for a show or just passing through, don’t forget to pop in for a coffee, a drink on the terrace or a delicious meal.
One of the oldest buildings in Stratford upon Avon, the Garrick Inn is a traditional half-timbered building dating back to the 16th century with some parts of the building as old as the 14th century. Open all day, serving real ales and great pub food – old favourites and exciting seasonal dishes using the finest, locally sourced ingredients. British food at its best
Old Thatch Tavern
The only building in Stratford town centre with a thatched roof – and it’s haunted! Warm and friendly welcome, good food, freshly homemade on the premises and good beers (included in the Good Beer Guide). Relax in the sun in the bijou courtyard garden.
Rose & Crown
The Rose & Crown resides in a magnificent timber-framed building dating back to 1596. Open daily (except Christmas Day), enjoy an extensive food menu, convivial atmosphere and with TV screens to watch key sporting events it’s the perfect spot to relax with a little refreshment.
Step into Christmas at the Nutcracker Christmas Shop, a magical place where you will find beautiful, stylish Christmas and winter-themed gifts for your loved ones and for yourself!
For Something Different
For Something Different is a delightful, friendly independent family run gift shop in the heart of Stratford. For Something Different offers a unique shopping experience whether you are looking for a gift for yourself, a friend or loved one. Stock changes regularly and ranges from quality Italian leather handbags and silver and pearl jewellery, to greetings cards, mugs, scarves and much more.
House of Spells
Step into the enchanting world of House of Spells, a one-stop shop for licensed collectables from favourite franchises. Discover magical treasures of all things Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Peaky Blinders, Lord of the Rings and many more.
Italy’s Little Secret
Charming, award-winning independent Boutique situated in Sheep Street. Ethical and sustainable business offering a warm welcome and friendly shopping experience. The unique and exclusive products are updated regularly and include Italian made handbags and attractive clothing range.
Roly’s Fudge Pantry
Visit Roly’s Fudge Pantry to see the fudge freshly made every day. It is lovingly crafted in large copper pans, before being poured onto marble slabs and cut up ready to eat. Flavours may vary from day to day, but include the traditional Vanilla Clotted Cream, Salted Maple and Pecan, Chocolate and Honeycomb and many more. Vegan options are available.
A delightful shop on High Street stocked with a full selection of spirits in varying bottle sizes. Favourite purchases include premium, handcrafted gins and rums made at the distillery on the Drayton Manor Farm Estate (less than 10 mins drive from Stratford town centre).
Creators of fine jewellery. Gemstones, birthstones, pearls and precious stones gathered from many remote locations around the world. Shipton’s stones are known for their brilliant, vivid colours, creating a play of light that seems to go deeper than the stone. Diamonds in beautiful, unique settings are also hand-picked for colour, clarity, carat and cut.
Sniff & Bark
A shop for dogs! Quality products for the comfort and care of dogs. Products include dog beds, harnesses, leads, coats, travel accessories, dog toys and snacks and treats.
Teddy Bear Shop
Teddy Bear and Russian Doll specialist store stocking a fantastic array of teddy bears from well known manufacturers – soft and cuddly bears, traditional jointed bears and collectable bears. Look out for Dolls House Miniatures and a Baby and Nursery range. All ages and prices are catered for including collectors from all over the world.
Whittard of Chelsea
Whittard of Chelsea is a World-Famous confectioner of the Finest Tea, Coffee and Hot Chocolates. Renowned providers of the nations’ favourite past-time since 1886, striving to provide in-depth knowledge of products and first-class customer service. Pop in for a tasting and learn to brew it cold this summer.
STRATFORD TOWN WALK CUSTOMERS WILL BE GIVEN FULL ACCESS TO EACH DISCOUNT AFTER BOOKING AND WHEN PAYMENT HAS BEEN RECEIVED.