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Stratford-Upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the vibrant and compact town of Stratford-upon-Avon
  • A Pre-recorded Commentary in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, German
  • Fun Commentary for Kids
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    The ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use.

    Start time

    Summer (March - October):
    Buses run from 9:30am to 4:00pm; every 20 -30 minutes
    Winter (November - February):
    Monday to Friday - Buses run from 10:00am to 3:00pm; every 30 - 60 minutes
    Saturday & Sunday - Buses run from 9:30am to 3:30pm; every 30 - 60 minutes
    Duration: The ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use
    Full Loop: 60 mins

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any of the stops

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Explore the birthplace of the world’s most famous dramatist, William Shakespeare with the Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour.

    Visit the well-known Royal Shakespeare Theatre and also see his final resting place. You will also see Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, the pre-marital home of William Shakespeare's wife.

    The Hop-On, Hop-Off tour covers the length and breadth of the Stratford-upon-Avon and takes you to all the major landmarks of the city, covered in 10 stops. Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use.

    Browse through the quaint boutiques and stores, shop for souvenirs and take back fond memories of your visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon.

    Download the tour route map


    On this Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With ten stops covering all of Stratford Upon Avon’s main attractions such as the Shakespeare’s birthplace, Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Shakespeare Centre, this tour provides the perfect introduction to the city.

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops.

    You can board the bus from any of the stops:
    Stop 1 - Avon Boating
    Stop 2 - Shakespeares Birthplace and the Shakespeare Centre
    Stop 3 - Market Square and American Fountain
    Stop 4 - Harvard House and Guild Chapel
    Stop 5 - Royal Avon and Royal Shakespeare Theatre
    Stop 6 - Halls Croft, Holy Trinity Church and Shakespeares Grave
    Stop 7 - Evesham Place
    Stop 8 - Alcester Road
    Stop 9 - Anne Hathaways Cottage
    Stop 10 - Maybird Shopping Centre

    You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-on-hop-off ticket
    • Pre-recorded English, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, German and Kid's Commentary
    • English live Guide on some departures March - October


    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On Hop-Off ticket at any one of the stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 hours from that time.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    2 of 7 buses are wheelchair accessible vehicles. Ramps fold out for passengers to wheel themselves or be wheeled onto the bus.

  • Reviews
    • great tour

      We've been on the Hop-On Hop-Off tour twice, with our granddaughters, we all loved it, great for visitors seeing around Stratford Upon Avon, I would thoroughly recommend this...

      S A PRICE
    • Fantastic!!


      Pinsumol Amatayakul
    • Interesting experance

      We really did enjoy our open top bus trips the first day was great and we saw quite a lot and picked up some very interesting information. On day 2 not quite so good.....but not...

      pauline taylor
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