The River Avon Trail, Stratford-upon-Avon

4.7
#1 of 40 in Outdoors in Warwickshire
Biking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Stretch your legs on The River Avon Trail, running along both sides of the famous river. Choose a walk along the north bank to see the renowned Royal Shakespeare Theater and the world-famous Holy Trinity Church, noted for being Shakespeare’s burial place. A walk along the south bank takes visitors through the recreation grounds, where local brass bands often hold their performances. You can sit on the grass, soak up the atmosphere, mingle with the locals, and enjoy a light picnic lunch, while the music plays in the background.  The more adventurous walkers can take a path from Lucy Mill out into the surrounding countryside. To get even farther out, rent a bike and cycle along the traffic-free Stratford Greenway. Don’t forget to bring your camera! With our custom trip planner, Stratford-upon-Avon attractions like The River Avon Trail can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Considering you’re so close to the centre of Stratford, once you start your walk along the trail you soon find the peace and tranquillity! To watch the swans elegantly glide across the water, and...  more »
  • Lovely walk from the centre of Stratford upon Avon, along the river. The river is so peaceful, plenty of benches by the river to sit and watch the world go by or have an ice cream. The trees...  more »
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  • Love it great place for motorcycles it the only place I know that has a motorcycle parking only for motorcycles well done Stratford on Avon keep up the good work guys
  • Great river. Contains abundant H2O and aquatic lifeforms.

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