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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Daily 10am-late, tours by booking only
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BB

The basics

As well as hosting regular dramatic performances, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre features on many Stratford-upon-Avon tours, which range from hop-on hop-off bus tours to Shakespeare-focused history tours, and day trips that also cover the Cotswolds. On a theatre tour, explore the front of house, peek behind-the-scenes, visit the grounds and gardens, and get a backstage look at rehearsal rooms and the costume store. Alternatively, the theater’s 104-foot (32-meter) tower offers far-reaching views over Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Shakespeare’s Birthplace: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Stratford-Upon-Avon
Shakespeare’s Birthplace: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Stratford-Upon-Avon
$5.00 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Great walking tour
The audio guide was very well timed and informative. Loved the fact that we walked at our own time and pace, however we would have wanted to see Anne Hathaways thatched cottage which could be added on the tour as an option for future. We enjoyed the tour and would recommend.
Fahmida_H, Jun 2022

Things to know before you go

*The 1,000-seat Royal Shakespeare Theatre is a must-visit for literary enthusiasts and history buffs. *The Rooftop Restaurant and Riverside café serve up everything from afternoon tea to cocktails. *There’s a gift shop on-site that sells Shakespeare-themed souvenirs and gift vouchers to spend on RSC productions. *The theatre is fully wheelchair and stroller accessible.

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How to get there

The theatre is located on the banks of the River Avon, a short drive from Junction 15 on the M40. From Stratford-upon-Avon train station—which is serviced by trains from both London and BIrmingham—the theatre is a 15-minute walk.

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When to get there

Royal Shakespeare Theatre presents an ever-changing programme of both Shakespeare and classic plays. Tours typically depart multiple times per day, but during the peak summer season advance booking is required.

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