Stratford-upon-Avon Marina

Valley Wharf, Western Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. CV37 0AH
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Valley Wharf Is located on the Stratford Canal, easy walking distance from Stratford's railway station, RSC Theatre, tourist attractions, shops and restaurants. The site has secure car parking, a small shop offering canal maps, gifts and cold drinks. We are just four locks above the Bancroft Basin in the centre of Stratford and the junction with the River Avon, making it an excellent starting point for exploring Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon and the beautiful and historic Vale of Evesham, but with an excellent choice of cruising routes for those who want a canal holiday further afield.

Birthplace of William Shakespeare- visit the house where Shakespeare was born and grew up, and Anne Hathaway's Cottage- where the young Shakespeare courted his future wife. There are 5 houses associated with Shakespeare to visit.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre- this major British Theatre produces around 20 productions a year , not only from Shakespeare's plays, but also new work from living artists.

Holy Trinity Church- Since 1210 people have worshipped in this building, one of England's finest Parish churches, and it also is the resting place of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway.

Bancroft gardens- located on the River Avon adjacent to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Warwick- Cruise to Warwick and visit Warwick Castle which is a Medieval Castle developed from an original built by William the Conqueror in 1068. Explore the Medieval towers and the Dungeons.

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Address : Valley Wharf, Western Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. CV37 0AH

By Road : From the M40 At Junction 15, take the A46 exit to Stratford upon Avon; leaving the motorway junction, continue straight over the 1st roundabout on the A46 and at the Birmingham Rd/A3400 roundabout take the 1st exit heading to Stratford town centre. Proceed past the retail park on the left (shops including Tesco and M & S) then turn right at Western Rd (just past the Premier Inn). Where Western Road bends to the left (opposite Audi Car Showroom), continue straight ahead towards the food/snack wagon. Proceed around the back of Health Works Gymnasium and our car parking is ahead, near the entrance to Valley Wharf. FROM THE M5 From Junction 7, take the A44/A422 towards Evesham/Alcester. Continue through Inkberrow and at Arrow Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A46 (signposted Stratford, Warwick), at Oversley Mill roundabout take 1st exit onto A46. At next roundabout take 2nd exit, following A422 (signposted Local Traffic). Proceed straight over the next roundabout (Morrisons Supermarket & Fuel) and at traffic lights (just past railway station) turn left onto A4390 (Signposted Birmingham, Warwick. Turn left at Birmingham Road traffic lights.Turn left into Western Road. Where Western Road bends to the left (opposite Audi Car Showroom), continue straight ahead towards the food/snack wagon (SEE PICTURE ABOVE). Proceed around the back of Health Works Gymnasium and our car parking is ahead, near the entrance to Valley Wharf. At Junction 15, take the A46 exit to Stratford upon Avon; leaving the motorway junction, continue straight over the 1st roundabout on the A46 and at the Birmingham Rd/A3400 roundabout take the 1st exit heading to Stratford town centre. Proceed past the retail park on the left (shops including Tesco and M & S) then turn right at Western Rd (just

By Rail : Stratford upon Avon railway station is a short walk to the marina. For more information about train timetables and ticket costs please go to www.thetrainline.com

By Air : Nearest airport is Birmingham- From Birmingham International airport take the train to Birmingham New Street station (15 mins journey) then train from Birmingham Moor Street (short walk from New Street) to Stratford-upon-Avon - 53 mins journey. Plan your journey on website www.rome2rio.com also www.thetrainline.com

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Accommodation : There is a Premier Inn canalside nearly opposite the marina.- http://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/warwickshire/stratford-upon-avon/stratford-upon-avon-waterways.html

Taxis : The Wright taxi service - also do airport transfers- 01789-205137 http://www.stratforduponavontaxi.com/ Stratford-upon-Avon taxis 02475 122513- also airport transfers, online booking available http://www.stratford-upon-avon-taxis.co.uk

Groceries : Closest is a large Morrisons Supermarket, - Alcester road , at the back of the railway station. Tescos, Aldi, and Sainsburys in the town or nearby.

Bike Hire : Stratford Bike Hire- Tel 07711-776340 http://www.stratfordbikehire.com