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As the title says, this is a chain ferry across the River Avon. Lasts about 5 minuted and is hand... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
GaryBeale
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Preston, United Kingdom
What else can you do for 50p?

Part of your short circular walk along the riverside and around the RSC theatres. What else can you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As the title says, this is a chain ferry across the River Avon. Lasts about 5 minuted and is hand cranked by a lovely man who although this is what he does all day, seems genuinely happy that we had come to his town

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Part of your short circular walk along the riverside and around the RSC theatres. What else can you do for 50p? Fun way to cross the Avon.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TheTonyTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old way to cross the Avon, on a traditional chain ferry. For £1, you get something that kids will remember from your visit to Stratford.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best £1.00 we spent in Stratford. The chain ferry was a fantastic way to cross the Avon River. Recommend you give it a go .

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ferry was a great idea to get the kids back across the river to the carpark But.... the ferry man was a different matter😔 He purposely pulled out in front of a very large oncoming boat.... then purposely slowed his motion just so he...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its only 50 p per person and if necessary the boatman helps you on and off ,they allow dogs and pushchairs and its a nice thing to do with small children. Long may it continue

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guys were friendly and great. Neat way to cross the river and for 50 pence you can’t beat it. Nice walk along the river side before and after you take the ferry.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is nice way of crossing river Avon near Church and Shakespeare's grave and at fifty pence is quite cheap too.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

This is a remnant of the past - before there were so many bridges over the Avon. At 50p it's a nice trip to include on a river walk.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

Fab little trip accross the river and only costing 0.50p per person to get back over to the other side. Driver seemed lovely and helpful.

Date of experience: March 2019
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