English school trips to Stratford-upon-Avon
Expand the imagination and creativity of each student in your English class with a school tour to Stratford-upon-Avon – Shakespeare's birthplace and the home to his wife's cottage along with his mother's farm. Stratford-upon-Avon truly is a step-back in time and a walking tour will allow students to learn about how the life and history of Shakespeare has had an impact on the town itself. Our specialists can coordinate a Royal Shakespeare Theatre tour as well as workshops where teachers can decide the text the students will work on to help them understand the dialogue in a new and exciting way. The opportunity to investigate landscapes and historical contents that influenced Shakespeare’s works is an invaluable experience and this school trip will greatly benefit English studies when returning to the classroom.
Our team of specialists can tailor-make any itinerary based on your curricular requirements, have a look at some of our suggested itineraries.
We choose properties which are suited to school groups. Audits are carried out on all properties featured, covering all safety and security concerns.
We have subject-specific excursions that tick all the boxes for your curricular needs as well as providing life-enhancing cultural experiences.
Sample 1 night/ 2 day
- Arrive in Stratford-upon-Avon
- Royal Shakespeare Theatre backstage tour
- Evening RSC performance
- Shakespeare’s Houses
- Return to school
- Budget accommodation
- Ideal for young groups
YHA Stratford-Upon-Avon is located just outside the city centre, making it perfectly placed for visiting the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare’s Birthplace.
Location: The hostel is located just outside the city centre, a short coach ride from the main attractions
Facilities:The hostel offers a games room with pool table, shared kitchen, café, bar, restaurant and outdoor terrace.
Accommodation: Students are accommodated in multi-bedded dorms with shared facilities. Twins and single rooms for adults with some en-suite rooms available.
Meals: Breakfast and evening meals are taken at the hostel with optional packed lunches.
Holiday Inn Express, Warwick
- Ideal for groups
- En-suite facilities throughout
Location: Based in Warwick, the Holiday Inn Express is only a short drive (approximately 20 minutes) from Stratford-upon-Avon.
Facilities: The hotel offers free Wi-Fi throughout, bar and snack facilities.
Accommodation: All guests are accommodated in twin-bedded, en-suite rooms. Each room has a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, plus tea and coffee making facilities.
Meals: A continental breakfast is provided at the hotel and evening meals are available at nearby local restaurants.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.
Subject Specific Excursions
This restored 16th century house is believed to the birthplace of William Shakespeare in 1564 is now open as a museum.
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Guided tours allow you to explore both the public and private areas of this famous theatre. Learn about the Royal Shakespeare Company or watch a production.
Guided Walk of Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Students can explore how Shakespeare’s work relates to his life when visiting his wife’s cottage, a thatched farmhouse with stunning grounds and gardens, which overflow with beautiful blooms, and traditional shrubs. Close by is the Holy Trinity Church where both William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway are buried.
Stratford Town Ghost Walk
Take a walk around the town’s haunted streets and see how professional actors use language and expression to bring their sinister stories to life. Learn about the 17th century haunted tearoom and the ghost of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Owned by Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna Hall and her husband, this stunning home showcases true 16th century architecture providing an insight of what life was life in this time.
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