River Cruises

  • Enjoy a Lovely Cruise on one of Our Edwardian Launches...
  • Trips Run From The Bancroft Gardens and Our Boathouse...
  • Our Boats are electric to ensure a Beautifully quiet Cruise...

Special Packages

  • Enjoy a Cruise along the River followed by a Meal at the The Bear or Le Bistrot Pierre on Swan's Nest Lane...
  • Fancy Something more exotic, try and cruise and a Meal at the Thai Boathouse...
  • Bringing a School Trip? Combine a Cruise on the River with a Visit to the Butterfly Farm...

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Book tickets for The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Properties and Receive Discounted Boating… Book any Combination of Houses and a River Cruise or Rowing Boat Hire…

Avon Boating are delighted to be a partner with the Iconic Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. You can book your tickets for the Birthplace trust online with Avon Boating and tailor a package including a river cruise or rowing boat for your day out in Stratford upon Avon. If you your tickets online or present your Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust ticket at our boathouse, Avon Pier ticket office or aboard one of our passenger boats, we will give you a 10% discount off your river cruise or rowing boat hire…

No visit to Stratford is complete without doing a few things 1. Boating on the River Avon 2. Seeing a performance at the RSC and 3. Visiting the Shakespeare Houses. The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust manages these houses and has preserved them for you to enjoy. The properties include Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Halls Croft, New Place and Mary Arden’s House, visits to which can be booked with Avon Boating…

At the heart of all things ‘Shakespeare’, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust hold the world’s largest Shakespeare-related museum and archives open to the public. The Shakespeare Centre Library and Archives also house the Royal Shakespeare Company’s archive and the records for the town of Stratford-upon-Avon and the surrounding area.

Book Online

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