Stratford-upon-Avon
Things to do for adults

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Stratford-upon-Avon Things to do for adults

City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

1. City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

As well as Britain's most famous playwright William Shakespeare and the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford is great for a day on the River and then chilling out in the evening in one of the many chic restaurants and bars in the centre of town. Travel to all the Shakespearean Houses: Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Mary Arden's House, New Place, Nash's House, and Hall's Croft. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre where the Bard's plays are performed for the majority of the year. The Holy Trinity Church where Shakespeare is buried, protected by a cursed tombstone. The Old 15th Century Grammar School where Shakespeare was educated. You also get to enjoy a lovely tour through the scenic Warwickshire countryside, visiting Wilmcote, the village where Mary Arden's House (Shakespeare's mother) can be found. Your Tour Itinerary Stop 1 - Visitor Information Centre, Near Avon Boating Stop 2 - Shakespeare's Birthplace and the Shakespeare Center Stop 3 - Market Square and American Fountain Stop 4 - Shakespeare’s New Place/Harvard House & Guild Chapel Stop 5 - Royal Avon and Royal Shakespeare Theater Stop 6 - Halls Croft, Holy Trinity Church and Shakespeare's Grave Stop 7 - Evesham Place Stop 8 - Alcester Road Stop 9 - Anne Hathaways Cottage Stop 10 - Mary Arden's Farm is closed until September 8th Stop 11 - Maybird Shopping Center

From London: Oxford, Stratford, Cotswolds & Warwick Castle

2. From London: Oxford, Stratford, Cotswolds & Warwick Castle

Walking tour of Oxford Follow in the footsteps of Oxford’s famous students, from C.S. Lewis to Bill Clinton, as you stroll the captivating college courtyards and cobbled lanes of this historic university town. Take in the famous ‘city of dreaming spires’ and see the Bodleian Library – one of the oldest libraries in Europe – on your visit. You’ll be captivated by the unspoilt narrow alleys and ancient squares of this naturally beautiful town. Enjoy a walking tour and free time. Stratford-Upon-Avon A market town with a difference, Stratford-upon-Avon is the famous home of arguably the world's greatest writer, William Shakespeare. Delve into the charms of this bustling market town at your leisure. Cotswolds We will drive through the Cotswolds, a charming blend of breathtaking natural beauty, bustling market towns and sleepy villages. Warwick Castle Be part of Britain’s Greatest Medieval Experience! Deep in the heart of Warwick Castle, the Great Hall becomes a hive of activity! Immerse yourself in battle preparations and feel the weight of a medieval sword. Enjoy a walking tour and explore this lovely town with its host of attractive buildings.

Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Gin Distillery Tour & Taste

3. Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Gin Distillery Tour & Taste

Join a guided tour around the charming Shakespeare Distillery, the only working distillery in Stratford-upon-Avon. Explore the distillery with your guide and see first-hand how gin is produced. Learn about how artisan gin is distilled, bottled, labelled, sealed, and distributed, all by hand and in small batches. Mingle with the workers who produce the gin and discover their care and passion for their craft. Finally, enjoy a tutored tasting session of three award-winning spirits followed by your choice of gin and tonic. At the end of the experience, receive 10% off at the gift shop, and a miniature gin for designated drivers.

Frequently asked questions about Stratford-upon-Avon Things to do for adults

What are other things to do than Things to do for adults that are worth visiting in Stratford-upon-Avon?

The other unmissable things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon are:

What are the best Stratford-upon-Avon Things to do for adults?

Which Stratford-upon-Avon Things to do for adults are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Other Sightseeing Options in Stratford-upon-Avon

Want to discover all there is to do in Stratford-upon-Avon? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Stratford-upon-Avon

The drivers were very courteous and helpful. The buses ran on schedule. The commentary was excellent and easy to hear and understand using the earplugs available when boarding the bus. The booking process was simple and easy.

My whole family loved this open top bus. We had a live guide and she was excellent. My 6 and 9 year old really enjoyed it, it was really informative. Thank you

An excellent way to get to the Shakespeare properties outside the town if you don't have your own transport.

Driver Sayed and tour guide Pablo were both excellent.

Interesting and fab activity, a must for a gin lover!