Southampton Cruise Tours excursion to Stratford-upon-Avon in the county of Warwickshire for passengers without time constrainsts.
Travel will be about 2 hours thirty minutes to three hours for each transfer with similar times for the return trip.
Choose between a faster more direct route including the main highway or a slower more sedate country road scenic route.
Upon arrival your Southampton Cruise Tour private driver will park in a dedicated public car park across the River Avon and town centre.
Take the Chain-Link Ferry (image below) across the river landing near to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
The town centre and visitor attractions are within easy walking distance. Your driver will familiarise you with tourist information, maps etc.
You may prefer to self-guide alone or be accompanied by your driver.
There are many places to take abreak for lunch or a snack.
Suitable comfortable footwear and appropriate clothing is recommended.
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town packed with history and heritage.
Of all the things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace is the star attraction. Walk in his footsteps at his childhood residence.
In addition to the Stratford-upon-Avon Shakespeare House, you can explore Mary Arden’s Farm, once home to the great playwright’s mother or visit Anne Hathaway’s House, the home of the Bard’s wife.
Visit the Royal Shakespeare Theatre on the banks of the River Avon.
William Shakespeare 1564 to 1616, was a renowned English poet, playwright, and actor born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Shakespeare was a prolific writer during the Elizabethan and Jacobean ages of British theatre. Shakespeare’s plays are perhaps his most enduring legacy, but they are not all he wrote. Shakespeare’s poems also remain popular to this day.