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Bancroft Gardens

Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 260616
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Lovely Gardens of a Lovely Village

Just a beautiful gathering space. I was lucky enough to enjoy some fine weather that allowed for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike N
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New York City, New York
Lovely stroll.

This is a lovely place to take a stroll. We decided to have a look round in the afternoon. The sun... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lisa p
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Located in front of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and alongside the River Avon, this delightful park and garden area has a holiday feel with open-air performers.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good43%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swan fountain” (11 reviews)
“canal basin” (11 reviews)
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Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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+44 1789 260616

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a beautiful gathering space. I was lucky enough to enjoy some fine weather that allowed for lots of outdoor time. The gardens were worth it.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to take a stroll. We decided to have a look round in the afternoon. The sun was out and it was lovely. It was lovely to walk beside the canal and watch while a narrow boat went through a lock,...More

Thank lisa p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fortunate to visit Stratford Upon Avon in the midst of a mini heatwave. The glorious weather must have attracted the crowds from their summer gloom. The atmosphere in the gardens was buzzing. Families & groups enjoying their picnics, couple enjoying their own company....More

Thank Marcus R
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A very scenic area, which we enjoyed all the more because somebody had seen fit to skewer a potato on top of the beak of one of the swans in the fountain statue. We checked every day we were there to see if it got...More

Thank Crispian B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I guess everyone who comes to Stratford-upon Avon as a tourist will end up wandering about in the gardens, it's almost unaviodable, especially if you are going on a river boat trip and/or it is a sunny day. The area is very well maintained and...More

Thank dnowland_12
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The gardens are next to the RSC theatre, well maintained and very attractive. You can hire boats on the river, wander down to see the swans and there are some lovely statues there too. Lovely walk on a summers day.

Thank Shantele72
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Located next to the RSC theatre and the Avon, Bancroft Gardens is beautiful. If the sun shines then simply walk through and enjoy a stroll next to the river and nearby canal, and don't forget your ice cream!

Thank LeighCenturion
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Walking in these gardens was very nice for us on this warm summer evening, walking close to the river also and seeing the boats and swans. Also walking in the garden area closer to the shops. Plenty of places to sit for a while and...More

2  Thank Go_Travel_Fun_12
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The gardens are stunning and so well maintained by the local government staff. The area is always busy with people etc etc

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Large open area with many places to sit/rest; and it links the local shops, multiple tour points, places of interest, restaurants & the river. Clean, well maintained and very relaxing. A must visit location

Thank Leiyu
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