Shakespeare’s Birthplace: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Stratford-Upon-Avon

Shakespeare’s Birthplace: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Stratford-Upon-Avon

See where Shakespeare lived, hangout and found so much inspiration on this affordable self-guided walking tour of Stratford-Upon-Avon.

• Take in the places connected to Shakespeare’s life including the church where he was baptised and is buried today, and hear about the curse he planted on his own tomb
• Hear from producer Oz Harris who’s been guiding private tours around England for over 10 years
• Do it all in 30 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
* Duration: 30 to 45 minutes
* Starts: Warwickshire, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




See where Shakespeare lived, hangout and found so much inspiration on this affordable self-guided walking tour of Stratford-Upon-Avon.

• Take in the places connected to Shakespeare’s life including the church where he was baptised and is buried today, and hear about the curse he planted on his own tomb
• Hear from producer Oz Harris who’s been guiding private tours around England for over 10 years
• Do it all in 30 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: The Jester, Windsor St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6NL, UK

The tour starts next to The Jester statue. You’ll hear about the relevance of the Jester in Shakespeare’s plays. You’ll also hear about how VoiceMap works.

Pass By: Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW England

The tour passes by Shakespeare’s Birthplace. You’ll hear about the famous bard’s first home while you walk including what his father did for a living and what 16th Century Stratford might have looked like.

Pass By: William Shakespeare’s Statue, 9 Henley St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6PZ, UK

The tour passes by William Shakespeare’s Statue. You’ll hear about the statue while you walk.

Pass By: The MAD Museum, 4-5 Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6PT England

The tour passes by The MAD Museum. You’ll hear a bit about what’s inside the museum while you walk.

Pass By: Clopton Bridge, Banbury Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7HP England

The tour passes by Clopton Bridge. You won’t cross over the bridge but you will hear a bit of its history and how it might have inspired Shakespear.

Pass By: Bancroft Gardens, Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon England

The tour takes you through part of the Bancroft Gardens and along the River Avon. While you walk, you’ll hear more about Shakespeare.

Pass By: Royal Shakespeare Theatre Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB England

The tour passes by the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. You’ll hear about the theatre, its history, and architect while you walk.

Pass By: Swan Theatre, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS England

The tour takes you past The Swan Theatre. You’ll hear about the theatre and its connection to Shakespeare while you walk.

Pass By: River Avon, England

The tour goes alongside a stretch of the River Avon. While you walk, you’ll hear a bit more about the famous bard and some of what inspired his plays.

Pass By: Holy Trinity Church, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG England

The tour passes by the Holy Trinity Church where Shakespeare was baptized and where he’s buried. You’ll hear about the curse he famously placed on his own tomb while you walk.

Pass By: Hall’s Croft, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG England

The tour passes by Hall’s Croft. You’ll hear about it while you walk.

Pass By: Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB England

The tour passes by the Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall. You’ll hear about Shakespeare’s early days and how school might have inspired parts of his plays.

Pass By: Shakespeare’s New Place, 22 Chapel St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EP England

The tour ends outside of Shakespeare’s New Place which is only a short distance from the tour’s start location.