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Easily accessible for all to enjoy, Stratford-upon-Avon is geographically located in the historic heart of England.
It is easy to reach from London, the Midlands and the North and is close to the M40, M42 and M6 motorway networks. The town is a short drive from Junction 15 of the M40 and is well sign posted on all major routes from Coventry, Birmingham, Oxford, Banbury, Worcester and Evesham. Car parking within the town centre is plentiful or you may wish to try the Park & Ride which is signposted from the A46. .
Regular, direct rail services operate from London Marylebone (Chiltern Railways) and Birmingham Snow Hill and Moor Street stations (London Midland Railways) to Stratford-upon-Avon. The train station is a comfortable ten minute walk from the town centre.
Postcode references for Sat Nav:
Shakespeare's Birthplace CV37 6QW
Nash's House & New Place CV37 6EP
Hall's Croft CV37 6BG
Anne Hathaway's Cottage CV37 9HH
Mary Arden's Farm CV37 9UN
You can arrange a package day trip from London by clicking on the Tour Operator and buying a combined ticket package:
Premium Tours offer day trips from London which include one or more of the Shakespeare Houses.
Hudson's Heritage Explorer Pass is a great ticket option for visitors coming to England from anywhere from 2 days to 21 days, allowing entry into over 200 attractions around the UK, including Shakespeare's Birthplace.
Evan Evans Tours offer day trips from London which include Shakespeare's Birthplace.
We have partnered with City Sightseeing to provide transportation by a double-decker red bus between the five Shakespeare Houses. For more information on this and how to purchase a combined admission ticket to the Shakespeare Houses with a ticket for the bus follow the link above.
River trips and bike rides:
Fancy a relaxing boat trip along the river Avon? You can book a river cruise or hire a row boat (named after a Shakespearean character of course!) with Avon Boating and combine it with a ticket to the Shakespeare Houses.
If you would like to rent a bike and explore Stratford-upon-Avon download the Shakespeare Cycle Trail providing you with a cycle leaflet and route map.
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