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Take a scenic ferry trip across the River Avon to the Waterside gardens by the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and recreation grounds. In operation since 1937, and fully rebuilt in 2010 by Avon Boating, 'Malvolio' as it is named has ferried thousands of...more
Avon Bank Gardens | Southern Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
All reviewsfifty pencerecreation groundopposite bankminute experienceunique experienceworth doingdirty duckreturn journeypiece of historygreat funboth sideslots of historyholy trinity churchpleasant walkstep back in timersc theatretown walk
I sometimes purposefully park on the other side of the river just so that I can use the chain ferry - I'm sure that sounds a bit sad but its so much fun and the chap that runs the ferry across is such a character....More
Our little grandsons were fascinated by the man 'winding' the ferry across the Avon amidst the swans and ducks. For 50p it is a great way to get across the river and experience a little bit of history.
We had ventured over the river to the festival and it was loud, crowded and very hot. On reaching the chain ferry our escape route was clear to see! We had to queue for about 15 minutes, but it was well worth the wait. A...More