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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG, England
+44 1789 266316
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are a fan of Shakespeare you need to stop here. Shakespeare and many of his family are buried near the altar and the church itself is beautiful.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church itself is lovely and in a great location, there are some beautiful stained glass windows and an imposing family chapel for the Clopton's, a family who owned The New Place at one time. In front of the choir stalls there were several people...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely church with beautiful stained glass windows and lovely carved wood, it’s only minutes walk from town centre

Thank susan b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I am in Stratford I always go through Holy Trinity for the midweek Eucharist. The congregation is very welcoming and it is an oasis of calm wit all the tourists kept out of the chancel for the duration of the service. Good Wednesday lunchtime...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very old and beautiful church and clearly seen from the River Avon, steeped in history and worth a call

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love visiting churches in different parts of the world. This was one of the oldest churches that I had visited. Lots of interesting things to see. Spend some quiet time and pray and light a candle. The stained glass windows were amazing. Visit the...More

Thank adventuresUs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to see Shakespeare's burial tomb, got to hear small portion of the tour guide dressed as Shakespeare which helped with knowing a bit more about the place, small charge of £3 to see the tomb but more than worth it just to see the...More

Thank urghh2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church itself is interesting, various interesting features, but we were surprised to find there was a charge to see Shakespeare's grave. It was a voluntary contribution but someone was collecting the money & a minimum price was suggested.

Thank LizUren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great overall visit. There had been a wedding and the bells were ringing as I approached the graveyard entrance via the riverside path along the Avon. It was cool to walk thru the wall into the old graveyard. Even found some dead ancestors. Taking in...More

Thank DAuntDeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely church and grounds which ha the grave of the bard. Unfortunately you gave to pay to look at it. This lets it down I think.

Thank Alan B
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