Stratford-upon-Avon Day Trips from London
Helpful advice from us and our travellers so you can enjoy your experience to the fullest.
How far away is Stratford-upon-Avon from London?
Commonly known as Stratford, the city is 146 km (91 mi) north west of London. The average trip to Stratford from London is about 1 hour long.
When is the best time to visit Stratford-upon-Avon?
April 23, Shakespeare's birthday, is a perfect day to be in the city: the town is full of actors, the Stratford Literary Festival is on, the river is decorated and the temperatures are ideal after the winter. Also, visiting during World Book Day is a good idea, since an event by the United Nations is held at Stratford and the whole city dresses up as literary characters.
What else can I do around Stratford-upon-Avon?
The city has plenty to offer, but you can also go for a walk around the Cotswolds, visit the MAD Museum, go for a day at the horse races, or go up the Tower of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre for some unconventional experiences.