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Bancroft Gardens

Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 260616
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Nice place to sit and enjoy a picnic

We bought yummy filled bagels and came here to sit and eat them. It was November and the sun was... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
via mobile
Beautiful place to meander & take in the ambience

Such a lovely spot to meander & take in the Ambience, right in the centre of all the Activity on... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
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Located in front of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and alongside the River Avon, this delightful park and garden area has a holiday feel with open-air performers.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good42%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 260616

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We bought yummy filled bagels and came here to sit and eat them. It was November and the sun was trying to break through the grey skies and it wasn't too crowded. A great place to people watch and guess the nationalities! I can imagine...More

Thank Boro_Steve
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Such a lovely spot to meander & take in the Ambience, right in the centre of all the Activity on the riverside! A stroll in the daytime with a street entertainer playing music and children dancing was lovely!

1  Thank Melsmith4
Reviewed 29 October 2017

A lovely place to sit and enjoy all that is going on. It is a pleasant place to sit and have a picnic or watch the boats. The Swan fountain is here as well as the Gower memorial and you can go on a boat...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

When I visited this beautiful fountain, a pair of real-life Swans obligingly walked around the feature. Their grace and beauty really made me appreciate the creativity of the sculptor. Well worth a look.

1  Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to sit and watch the world go by. Lots of options for drinks and snacks close by and this is a great place to sit and have lunch.

1  Thank Alan B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Just a beautiful gathering space. I was lucky enough to enjoy some fine weather that allowed for lots of outdoor time. The gardens were worth it.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place to take a stroll. We decided to have a look round in the afternoon. The sun was out and it was lovely. It was lovely to walk beside the canal and watch while a narrow boat went through a lock,...More

1  Thank lisa p
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were fortunate to visit Stratford Upon Avon in the midst of a mini heatwave. The glorious weather must have attracted the crowds from their summer gloom. The atmosphere in the gardens was buzzing. Families & groups enjoying their picnics, couple enjoying their own company....More

1  Thank Marcus R
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A very scenic area, which we enjoyed all the more because somebody had seen fit to skewer a potato on top of the beak of one of the swans in the fountain statue. We checked every day we were there to see if it got...More

Thank Crispian B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I guess everyone who comes to Stratford-upon Avon as a tourist will end up wandering about in the gardens, it's almost unaviodable, especially if you are going on a river boat trip and/or it is a sunny day. The area is very well maintained and...More

1  Thank dnowland_12
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