Cruise and enjoy the charm and beauty of historic Shakespeare’s hometown with Bancroft Cruisers, Stratford upon Avon’s only sightseeing river trip with a live tour guide. Sit back and relax as you enjoy the glorious Warwickshire countryside from the comfort of our heated cruiser. From 45-minute, walk-on sightseeing cruise to private event charters, we provide a fantastic river experience – complete with expert guides and delicious food.
SIGHTSEEING CRUISES – CALL TO CHECK AVAILABILITY Cruising is possible if the river is not in spate and the level is below .82 – for dynamic Environment Agency flood updates click here Flood Updates
All our cruises depart from our mooring at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon.
Close to the Tourist Information Centre. Bridgefoot, Stratford, Warwickshire CV37 6YR
WHEELCHAIR LIFT FROM MOORING TO CABIN
Dogs welcome onboard
Here are a few things that may interest you –
- Daily Sightseeing Cruises
- Private charters
- Corporate charters
- Party Cruises
- Hen Parties
- Ashes Scattering Ceremonies
The kettle is always on and Traditional Cream Teas offered on all cruises.
We’re always pretty busy so please check the website home page for sightseeing cruise availability. In spring & summer months our sightseeing cruises run Wednesday to Sunday except if we have private bookings or river conditions are against us. So join our crew for a 45 minute sightseeing cruise on our lovely heated boat, The Rita Ellen. To make your cruise even more special our dedicated guide will keep you amused by sharing some interesting facts about William Shakespeare & Stratford’s history. We also offer Traditional Cream Teas on scheduled trips and for groups of up to 36 people. Or you can pre-book and enjoy an Ophelia Afternoon Tea as you cruise. Private Charters of up to 5 hours can be booked throughout the day or evening. Get in touch for more information or a quote.