We can arrange a private guided walk/coach tour/activity in Stratford upon Avon for your group - small or large, at a time suitable for you. We work regularly with all types of groups, including: Women's Institute, Rotary, Round Table, U3A, Corporate, reunions, hen & stag parties, special interest groups etc. Bespoke tours can also be arranged for individuals or families requiring their own private guide. Stratford Town Walk is an award winning organisation, specialising in providing a high quality customer service. Please call us on +44 (0)7855 760377 to discuss your requirements and see our Discounts page to assist in planning your visit e.g. discounts at attractions, shops, pubs & restaurants.
Stratford Town Walk
Award winning guided walk around the historic streets of Stratford upon Avon. Explore Stratford, its history, attractions and fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare. Walk in Shakespeare's footsteps to see the Shakespeare town houses, Grammar School, Royal Shakespeare Theatres, Guild Chapel, Holy Trinity Church and much more. Hear fascinating stories of fire, flooding, plague, mediaeval cures, old fashioned sayings and history of the town, wrapped up in a little Shakespeare. Discover favourite tea houses, shops and restaurants. Don't forget your camera! Duration approx. 2hrs
Stratford Coach Tour
A guided panoramic tour from the comfort of your own coach. The tour includes the
historic town of Stratford upon Avon, continuing on through the beautiful Warwickshire countryside. See the Shakespeare town houses (Birthplace, Nash's House/New Place, and Hall's Croft) and visit the village of Shottery to see Anne Hathaway's Cottage, and Wilmcote to see Mary Arden's Farm. The guide provides a lively, interesting commentary throughout the tour. Stops for photographs, refreshments, or to visit the Shakespeare Houses and other attractions can be arranged. Duration 1 - 2 hrs. (excluding house visits)
Guided walk to Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Starting from Shakespeare's Birthplace in Henley Street, walk with your guide to the picturesque village of Shottery to see Anne Hathaway's Cottage. The beautiful thatched cottage is where Anne Hathaway lived before her marriage to William Shakespeare. As you leave behind the hustle and bustle of the town, enjoy the birdsong, flowers and scenery, as you walk in Shakespeare's footsteps. Hear interesting stories about thatching, Shakespeare's courtship and the occasional sonnet. On arrival enjoy some refreshment in the tea garden by Shottery brook and then spend some time visiting the cottage before returning to Stratford. Don't forget your camera! Duration approx. 2hrs.
Stratford Town Ghost Walk
"Witches and Ghosts and things not right; fire and plague in an evil old night; knives and blood and cures from hell; beware beware the ringing bell!" Join The Man in Black, Vincent, Herbert Mortimer or Jocasta for an entertaining walk around the haunted town with good old-fashioned story-telling. Discover the buildings seeping with stories of ghosts, witches and hauntings. For example, the witch who lived in a slum, the 17th century haunted tearoom and the ghost at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The guides are professional entertainers or actors, so it promises to be a magical and ghostly evening. Be afraid, very afraid. Duration approx 1 1/2 hrs.
Stratford Ghost Cruise
As you cruise gently along the beautiful River Avon The Man in Black or Vincent will tell ghostly stories from Stratford and afar and entertain with a little magic and mind-reading. For example, a St. Valentine's Day murder, the ghost at an historic Stratford Inn, the lady seen running along the banks of the river Avon and much more... The Man in Black and Vincent are professional Magical entertainers, so it should be a ghostly and magical evening. The boat is covered, centrally heated, has toilet facilities and a mini bar to raise the spirits! Duration of cruise approx 1 1/2hrs, including a brief interval.
Stratford Shakespeare Cruise
A gentle cruise (daytime or evening) along the beautiful River Avon in Stratford, with magic, stories of old Stratford and snippets of Shakespeare. A Member of the Magic Circle to entertain, mini bar to refresh and riverbank scenes to delight. The boat is covered and centrally heated. A range of refreshment options can be provided, if required. The duration of the cruise is approximately 1 1/2hrs. The cruise is a partnership between Bancroft Cruisers and Stratford Town Walk. Bancroft Cruisers provide the boat and crew, Stratford Town Walk provide the entertainment.
Ghost Talk or Shakespeare Talk
The Man in Black or Vincent will join you at your Hotel for an evening of ghostly stories with magic and mind reading. Not for those of a nervous disposition! Duration approximately 45 mins to 1hr.
Alternatively, an entertaining talk at your Hotel about Stratford's history and old fashioned sayings, wrapped up with a little Shakespeare and magical entertainment. Duration approximately 45 mins to 1hr.
Magic shows for any age, any occasion with magical magician - member of The Magic Circle and Equity. Humour is the key used to unlock a Pandora's box of magic with cards, mind reading, cups and balls, appearances, disappearances and much more.
Magic shows for children with stories and puppets.
Lively and entertaining.
All tours and activities can be arranged at a time convenient to you and are tailor made to suit your requirements. If you have a particular request we will be happy to accommodate you. Please contact us so that we can discuss your requirements.