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

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Key Highlights
  • Why Hop-On Hop-Off tours will save you time exploring a city
  • Explore the vibrant and compact town of Stratford-upon-Avon on a hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Hop on and off at any of the 11 stops and explore the town where Shakespeare was born
  • Visit attractions of your choice or simply sit back and enjoy a bus tour of the charming town
  • Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the Holy Trinity Church and more such attractions!
  • Choose between a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket hop-on, hop-off bus tour of Stratford
  • Enjoy audio commentary in many languages and live commentary & kids commentary in English
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    The ticket is valid for 24 or 48 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
    Full Loop: 1 hour and 30 minutes

    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
    Overview 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 or 48 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.

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    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your Stratford upon Avon hop-on, hop-off bus tour.

    On this Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 11 stops covering all of Stratford upon Avon’s main attractions such as Shakespeare’s birthplace, Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Shakespeare Centre, this tour provides the perfect introduction to the city.

    Other than the popular attractions, there’s a little something for everyone in Stratford. You can explore the quaint shops, restaurants and pubs, the medieval streets, the scenic Avon River and the picturesque Warwickshire countryside.

    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.

    Some of the attractions covered by the route are:
    • Shakespeare’s birthplace
    • Royal Shakespeare Theatre and River Avon
    • Shakespeare Centre
    • Shakespeare's Grave at the Holy Trinity Church
    • Anne Hathaway's Cottage
    • Market Square and American Fountain

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

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • 24 or 48 hours 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 or 48 hours from that time.

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

    The tour is wheelchair accessible.

    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 way to spend the morning!...

      Lucy Colgan, United Kingdom, 16/Oct/2017
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      Mrs R, United Kingdom, 20/Jul/2017
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      Amazing day...

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