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Address: Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Phone Number: 01789 260616
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Description: Located in front of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and alongside the River...
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.
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Very nicely developed though busy, gardens

I do like the way these gardens have been opened up & developed, allowing the huge numbers of visitors better access to them. Obviously the downside is that the grass etc has been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I do like the way these gardens have been opened up & developed, allowing the huge numbers of visitors better access to them. Obviously the downside is that the grass etc has been trodden away in places & the sheer weight of numbers is also something of a negative: though unavoidable of course. They have done their best in difficult... More 

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Our small group walked across this attractive area several times during our visit on our way to the Shakespeare Houses, restaurants and theatre.

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

What a great space! We enjoyed just sitting and people watching. And boat watching. And bird watching in the little nature reserve on the river. Musical entertainment too!

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Stratford Upon Avon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This is as you would expect from a tourist town. It is an area where you can walk through to get to the RSC, or a restaurant and it is just really lovely. The company who upgraded it all did a good job. The only downside is that you have to pay 20p to use the public toilets.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a beautiful park beside the river Avon. It is always kept in fantastic Condition. Both sides of the river are beautiful and you can walk upto the church and cross back over the padestrian bridge or go over the chain driven boat crossing for 50p. Always worth a visit, can be extremely busy in the summer.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a public park in the heart of an area with historic sites, restaurants and pubs so you are likely to wander by and enjoy the scene while in Stratford upon Avon. There seems like a lot is going on in this park so enjoy the scene.

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Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a huge park along the Avon, full of entertainers, food and ice cream carts, and people. Very near the Shakespeare theatre.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Lots of stalls selling hand made jewellery,bags and wooden carvings the Gardens were nice to just sit in and people watch while we ate ice creams.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Nothing better than people watching on a park bench with an ice cream from the barge and soaking up the atmosphere of Stratford! Love the varied musicians and entertainers that perform there and the markets throughout the Summer.. Great walks and a welcome break from the office desk during the week. Always loads to see and do throughout the year.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The whole area was very crowded on this fine-weather Saturday and is much-changed from how I remember it was back in the '70's when I first came here. The River Avon borders it on one side and there is plenty to see including the canal, lock and canal basin, and the Shakespeare Memorial by Lord Ronald Gower which has been... More 

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Address: Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Phone Number: 01789 260616
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon

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