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City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom

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icon1 hour  (Approx.)
Paper ticket
iconOffered in: English and 7 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Overview

Discover charming, medieval Stratford-Upon-Avon—the historic birthplace of William Shakespeare—from the comfort of an open-top, double-decker bus. On this sightseeing tour, relax for the full-route journey or hop off at any of the stops along the way to see key attractions like the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, and the Holy Trinity Church where Shakespeare is buried.
  • City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour of Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours
  • Hop on or off as many times as you'd like at multiple stops
  • Great views from the open-air bus of major sights like Shakespeare's birthplace
  • Scenic drive through the Warwickshire countryside
Savor great views and fascinating history on a full-route tour of Stratford-Upon-Avon’s main sites. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own itinerary with the structure of strategically placed stops, frequent pickup and lively commentary.

With your 24- or 48-hour pass (valid from first use), hop on and off at any of the route’s locations. See itinerary below for all stops. Take your time journeying through Shakespeare’s England with a trip to his birthplace, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre that still performs Bard’s play, and the Holy Trinity Church where the playwright was baptized and currently resides under a cursed tombstone. Take a short jaunt out of town to lovely Warwickshire to visit the house of Shakespeare’s mother, Mary Arden.

To end your tour, simply hop off at any of the designated stops on the route.
Itinerary
Duration: 
1 hour 
Operating Schedule:
  Tours operate from 9:30am to 4pm, every hour.
Avon Boating Ltd
Shakespeare's Birthplace
The Shakespeare Memorial Fountain
The Guild Chapel
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Hall's Croft
Evesham Place
Alcester Road
Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Mary Arden's Farm
Maybird Shopping Park
Points of interest passed by on this route
Shakespeare's New Place
 
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens
 
Hall's Croft
 
Holy Trinity Church
 
Shakespeare's Birthplace
 
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
 
Old Grammar School, King's Norton
 
Mary Arden's Farm
 
City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon
 
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.

Traveler Tips


  • "As usual the Hop on Hop off bus is a great way to get your bearings and hear the history as well as to help decide which highlights to visit." See review

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Tony_W
, Aug 2020
I paid £30 for 2 x tickets in advance. I received e-tickets 2 days prior to the tour and £30 was taken from my account. I went to Stratford to find that no such tour existed due to covid. As yet I haven't found out how to get my refund. Begs the question, why was I allowed to book online, get £30 removed from my bank and receive tickets knowing full well no tour was in existence. Very poor.
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As usual the Hop on Hop off bus is a...
Catherine A W
, Jun 2018
As usual the Hop on Hop off bus is a great way to get your bearings and hear the history as well as to help decide which highlights to visit. One day is not really enough time to see all of the Shakespeare houses.Two would be better. Unfortunately for us there was one driver sick and roadworks as well to slow things down so we had to wait nearly one hour for the next bus at one point but apart from that the tour was good.
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We had a 48 hour pass and started by...
Carol C
, Mar 2018
We had a 48 hour pass and started by doing the whole tour from the tourist info which helped us to get our bearings. We then had lunch and got back on to go to Mary Arden Farm as it is the furthest away. We spent two hours there and so used the bus again to visit Anne Hathaways Cottage the next day. We then used the bus to drop us back at the station when it was time to go home!
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This tour did not get off to a good...
Julie H
, Jan 2018
This tour did not get off to a good start. As we turned up at stop No.1 for the advertised first bus at 9.30 a.m., in good time. Only to find that it was not there. I tried some emergency contact numbers, but no one knew what was going on. So we waited, and eventually, a bus arrived at 10.00 a.m., to start the days business. The driver said that there would only be one bus operating that day, instead of the usual two, and that the tours would now every hour instead of 30 mins.. Surely if they had problems, they were obliged to run the first bus at its correct time, and not leave people who had booked hanging about, not knowing what was going on. Poor Organisation, and business practice.
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Great sight seeing and convenient...
Paula H
, Jan 2018
Great sight seeing and convenient dropoff points.
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Brilliant tour - great audio guide...
Nicki M
, Oct 2017
Brilliant tour - great audio guide, and perfect way to visit all the important properties - Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Mary Arden's Farm and then the properties in the centre of Stratford. Bought the tickets on line beforehand - and saved quite a bit. Drivers all very polite and friendly. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.
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I didn't go. Turns out that getting...
Dorothy B
, Sep 2017
I didn't go. Turns out that getting from London to Stratford-upon-Avon is not that easy.
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We booked the 48 hour ticket in...
Barbara R
, Sep 2017
We booked the 48 hour ticket in advance and made a great saving. As we were staying out in Wilmcote, a short walk from Mary Arden's Farm, the bus service was great for us as we left the car at the B and B and used the bus to get in and out of Sratford - that in mind, it may have been better, for us at least, if it carried on a bit later into the evening. The tour itself is very informative with each passenger given a set of headphones to listen to commentary if they choose.
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this was the only way to get to the...
Sheri C
, Sep 2017
this was the only way to get to the locations farther away--we were able to get to Anne Hathaway's house and Mary Arden's Farm with the bus. Very relaxing way to get around.
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Bought a two day pass before we...
Kay J
, Aug 2017
Bought a two day pass before we went,if we had bought on the day it would have been more expensive.The ticket proved to be invaluable as the weather was awful.Regular and on time buses meant it was a doddle to see all the sights and spend as much or little time at each one.Drivers were extremely helpful and courteous couldn't have wished for better service.The only regret is that we didn't do the town attractions early in the day as I think that they would be less busy than in an afternoon.Also Mary Ardens farm could have done with a longer visit as there was loads to see and do.Try to be there at midday as a Tudor meal is served to the staff who give a commentary and answer questions.All in all a great experience.

Product code: 2065STRAT

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