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Address: Stratford-upon-Avon, England

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We only did part of the walk as we'd already toured the city and several of Shakespeare's family homes and were running out of energy. It's lovely though and we plan to go back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We only did part of the walk as we'd already toured the city and several of Shakespeare's family homes and were running out of energy. It's lovely though and we plan to go back later this year and enjoy the entire walk and take in the two buildings we missed! I was surprised that another Trip Advisor found Stratford tacky... More 

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Cheshire
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19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We did this circular walk/trail on our 2nd day and it was lovely as it was sunny so lots of people were out by the river walking their dogs and having picnics. You can also catch a boat cruise from by the river which is worth doing. It is £6.00 per person for 45 minutes and is an audio tour... More 

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Toronto
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A very scenic and peaceful walk, especially in February, as there was barely anyone else there. Lots of birds around, and the area is clean and well-maintained.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Maybe we were lucky but there was hardly any other walkers and only a few bikes. We walked from the bridge along the recreation side of the river down to the footbridge. Over the bridge we walked to the racetrack along a well maintained path, noting the loan railway carriage housing a cafe (closed). We saw a warn out sign... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We followed the River walk quite early in the morning, which was nice as no one was really about and sat for quite sometime next to the HolyTrinity church (a lovely spot - looking over at the recreation ground). Despite following the historic walk, personally I think the river and the canal basin are the loveliest part of the town... More 

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ACT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A lovely river with plenty to see as you stroll along. We were there on an extremely crowded day but it did not spoil our river views or walking around. Plenty to see and plenty on offer around the river, with many food / dining options, various boat rides and sightseeing. A delightful picturesque town.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I was unsure what to expect of this walk, given it started in Central Stratford and initially was concerned that we would be following a long stream of people, but was pleasantly surprised to find that very quickly we were left the crowds behind and got to enjoy the Warwickshire countryside. It was definitely not a walk to be undertaken... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A fantastic walk with nice food/restaurant along the river. Bit busy but that means everyone likes it!

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Aside from the brilliant theatre we found Stratford a bit tacky, faux and touristy. It was not our favourite town. So you can imagine our pleasure to discover the walk and get away from the crowds. We walked the whole way on both sides. it was a little wet in places and there is the one place that has a... More 

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Avebury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Kept well maintained, beautiful surroundings, quite paths, ended at Holy Trinity Church and Grave Yard - very peaceful & pretty. Plenty of benches to sit & enjoy the scenery.

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