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Bancroft Gardens

Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
01789 260616
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Type: Gardens
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Nice to sit down and just chill and take everything in. Listened to a saxophonist that was playing there, very relaxing weather was great too!!

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Luzon, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I love flowers. Here I have had a lot of photos as the flowers were of multi-colors . It's nice to sit here with all these flowers around fronting the River Avon with all those ducks leisurely swimming The view is so refreshing.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Such a pretty place. So beautiful walking along, seeing everyone enjoying themselves on the river and of course, the swans. Definitely worth a visit, it's Stratford at its best!

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful place to sit and relax, when we were there a young lady was busking she had a lovely voice and it added to the experience, there's a selection of food outlets if you want a snack. Go and enjoy it

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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Lovely gardens, there was a market the day we went and was very nice to wonder through. Grabbed an ice cream from the Ice cream barge which was very nice!

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed in Stratford 5 days and everyday we walked through the gardens and spent time there. We people watched...ate ice cream, watched the boats, and there were lots of musicians singing or playing musical instruments..It was sunny for most of our stay and it brought out lots of people young and old. One particular afternoon we sat by the... More

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Glasgow
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Really nice park to relax and soak up the Stratford vibe. It was very tidy, easy to move around a pushchair and there was plenty to see.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Love what they've done with the gardens in front of the RSC. Such a lovely atmosphere there with music always playing from buskers and ice cream barges dotted around.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Fantastic place to take a little walk or have a sit down. It's clean and tidy, well maintained and has amienities there. It's right on the Avon and the berthing area for the cruising boats so there is plenty to look at and they have ice cream and snack stalls around too. While we were there, a magician was entertaining... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I enjoy regularly walking into town when the weather is good to relax in this open park area next to the RSC and River Avon. There is plenty of open space to simply sit on the grass areas and take in the views, hire a deck chair or there are benches free of charge to sit on. The fountain is... More

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