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Bancroft Gardens

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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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Beautiful

A really beautiful place to sit and eat some lunch or a picnic. We found the olde chip shop by the park was just perfect. very peaceful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A really beautiful place to sit and eat some lunch or a picnic. We found the olde chip shop by the park was just perfect. very peaceful.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

bancroft gardens is lovely to sit at esp in the summer, although it can get packed. Nice to sit and watch the boats go past, with an ice cream or a slush puppie!!! they some times have a magician which is fun to watch!

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abertysswg
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

we were lucky it was a sunny day when we visited ,and the walk past the colourful market stalls and people relaxing on the grass with the picture perfect canal backdrop you could not fail to be impressed

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great garden spent many a happy hour around this area in the last 10 years and most of my favorite restaurants overlook it

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
39 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Lovely position in the basin,nice to walk through with dogs.We moored our narrow boat up there and there were lots of tourists taking photo's and looking through the boat windows.Better at night when they had all gone home,it was a lovely tranquil spot.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lovely when quiet, but often very busy. Of course as a public gardens, there is no restriction on this (and should not be).

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Lots of activity both Satuday and Sunday. Singers, boat trips and lots of craft stalls, worth a look.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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72 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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