Stratford Canal Basin is located in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon, near to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and shops.
The Stratford-upon-Avon Canal interconnects with the river Avon.
One of the best ways to explore the canal is to take a sightseeing boat tour, Canal and River Tours operate regular tours throughout the day. Many boat operators offer trips along the river Avon including Bancroft Cruisers and Avon Boating.
Stratford Canal Basin is set admist glorious riverside gardens, with many open public spaces for visitors to enjoy the canal and river. These areas are popular with locals and visitors alike and are a 'must see' during any visit to Stratford-upon-Avon.