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Attractions around Stratford-upon-Avon

Canal Basin

Stratford Canal Basin is a bustling environment centrally located between the world famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre and main shopping areas. You will find some unique and interesting boat based businesses permanently moored there. There are a good variety of food and refreshment options available, sightseeing boat tours or even dining onboard a restaurant cruiser.

Discover locally produced, award winning ice creams, specialty blended coffees and boat ticket sales - all available at the Ice Cream Barge. There are freshly baked baguettes and sandwiches with a good selection of snacks available to take away from The Baguette Barge. Leisurely 45 minute sightseeing boat tours with regular departures throughout the day with Canal and River Tours Ltd. 'The Countess of Evesham' is a restaurant cruiser that offers daily lunch, dinner and cream tea cruises. If you have your own boat or wish to hire one locally, there are a number visitor moorings available within the basin.

Stratford Canal Basin is surrounded by beautiful riverside gardens, which are public open spaces to relax and enjoy. These areas are a magnet for locals and visitors and a 'must see' during any visit.


Places to eat near Canal Basin

The Baguette Barge (Snacks & Sandwiches)

The Basin, Waterside, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, 0796 395 6720

Genuine French Baguettes Quality assured & freshly baked throughout the day! They use local suppliers for their quality ingredients. All baguettes and sandwiches are freshly made to order to guarantee freshness. Cater for children.

Ice Cream Boat (Snacks & Sandwiches)

Canal Basin, Waterside, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 9PU

Stratford’s Fabulous Ice Cream Barge (Est. 1992) Award winning, locally produced soft ice cream. Have it with or without the Swirls! We also sell ice cold slush and a selection of hot & cold drinks. We serve the best coffee in Stratford - specially blended by a local friend and expert who has worked for some of top chefs in the UK including Rick Stein!. We also sell hot tea and a variety of snacks.

Countess of Evesham (Restaurant)

Countess of Evesham, Bancroft, Stratford-upon-Avon, 07836 769499