COVID-19 LOCKDOWN – 5TH JANUARY 2021 We are very sorry but to keep everyone safe we are not taking bookings during Lockdown. Provisional bookings are being taken from 1st March 2021

River Avon Cruise

Coronavirus COVID-19: Update 31 December 2020 – During this time we are only taking post-funeral ceremony bookings for groups of no more than 6 guests 

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No Sightseeing Cruises are planned UNTIL 2021.

When things have settled we will be opening sightseeing cruises in 2021 and make sure you 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 cruises to private event charters, we provide a fantastic river experience – complete with expert guides and delicious food.  

All our cruises depart from our mooring at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon.

Close to the Tourist Information Centre. Bridgefoot, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6YR

WHEELCHAIR LIFT FROM MOORING TO CABIN

Dogs welcome onboard

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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. 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 or one hour 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.





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