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Holy Trinity Church

Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG, England
+44 1789 266316
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Located on the banks of River Avon, this is considered one of England's most-visited Parish Churches and the site where William Shakespeare was baptized in 1564 and buried in 1616.
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Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG, England
+44 1789 266316
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pretty church with Shakespeare's grave (inside the church as we had to point out to the couple we watched searching the grounds). Also has benches over looking the river for a break from sightseeing. Lovely view from a boat on the river.

Thank Emma0303
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful little church which holds the remains of the Bard and his family. Interesting and historical features all around so spend time to explore. Don't miss the Sanctuary Door Knocker as you enter the church...in ages past, those seeking sanctuary were guaranteed safety. Baptismal font...More

Thank Italy4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely church with interesting facts of William Shakespeare including his final resting place. Lovely scenic walk to the church itself

Thank ough07
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent a wonderful few days in Stratford stayed in the Shakespeare Hotel quite quirky. As like most people looked at lots of Shakespeare sites attended the Stratford Arts Centre - no Shakespeare our night but a night with Anne Widdicombe which was brilliant. Oops back...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'll admit it - the sole reason we visited the church was for Shakespeare's grave, but the church itself offers so much more than that. The sense of history and community is well conveyed, the people present are friendly and the grave itself is well...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Full of tourists looking for the bard's grave. Expect to pay to go up to the grave inside the church.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely experience to visit the tranquil church where Shakespeare and most of his family are buried. The churchyard is restful - a peaceful spot to walk & think. The church itself is beautiful & volunteers welcome visitors & answer questions.

Thank Freya1958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the one Shakespeare site that hasn't fallen into the corny tourist trap category. A beautiful bold church, asking for a small donation to view the grave and those of the family. It has a genuine somber feel, more like you're paying your respects...More

Thank AbbyRL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a lovely stroll we got to the church and the place was lovely. Set in a very old and rambling graveyard right near the river Avon. Slightly disappointed that the £4 suggested donation to see the tomb/grave was actually made to be compulsory by...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic church with Shakespeare and his family all resting at peace together and amazing stained glass windows and antiquities. We were also lucky enough to be there whist the choir were practicing, stunningly beautiful. A must see.

Thank Sharon C
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