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The River Avon Trail, Stratford-upon-Avon

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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! Use our Stratford-upon-Avon trip generator to visit The River Avon Trail on your trip to Stratford-upon-Avon, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Try to go on a sunny day, the river and walks and trees are truly splendid, take a piknik, and chill by the river, you will be immersed in nature, also a great place to meditate, or fish, Hope this ha...  more »
  • Excellent place to see , it is a very impressive Gothic architecture, large park well maintained, offers nice spar facilities lovely and welcoming staff.  more »
  • Leaving the barge lock and walking out alongside the river (opposite RSC), there is plenty of wildlife and flora to see. Buildings are left behind and woodland, fields and open spaces soon come into v...  more »