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Bancroft Cruisers

The Rita Ellen Luxury Cruiser - Bancroft Cruisers


Holiday Inn Stratford
CV37 6YR


Tel : +44 01789 269669

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£4.00 - £4.00

£5.50 - £5.50


The best daily sightseeing cruise in Stratford upon Avon on the only heated boat with full bar, cream tea, coffee & cake and Mulled Wine & Mince pies in the winter months and all with a live commentary. From 45 minute walk-on cruises to private charters, we provide the ultimate river experience complete with expert guides & delicious food. And cruise all year round.

Bancroft Cruisers offers 45 minute sightseeing cruises along the River Avon on our luxury cruiser & traditional passenger boat, with a crew member on board to share their knowledge of Stratford & point out places of interest along the way, such as Clopton Bridge, the riverside Gardens, the hand operated chain ferry, Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity Church. Not to mention the considerable wildlife along the banks of the River Avon. Both boats are licensed for the sale of alcohol and we also offer buffet and bar cruises for corporate events, weddings, private parties as well as cream teas and jazz barbecues.

Schools & coach are always welcomed parties with a drop off point close to our landing stage at the rear of the Holiday Inn Hotel.

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Winter Warmer - Discount Sightseeing Cruise with Mulled Wine & Mince Pies

Baby It's Cold Out Here....

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By Road

Our landing stage is located in the town centre at the rear of the Holiday Inn Hotel just off the one way system as you enter Stratford-upon-Avon from B4439 from Junction 15 of the M40. Or alternatively over Clopton Bridge from A3400. 200 metres from the Tourist Information Centre and the main car parks.

By Public Transport

Nearest station: Stratford-upon-Avon

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Bancroft Cruisers facilities include:

  • First aid facilities
  • In countryside
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor event/attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor event/attraction
  • Smoking not permitted
  • Smoking permitted in some areas
  • Guided tours available for groups
  • Guided tours available for individuals
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for young children
  • Delta accepted
  • Group discounts available (min group size)
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Café/restaurant
  • Picnic site
  • Car park over 5 minutes’ walk
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)
  • Park and ride
  • Off site parking
  • Approx length of visit
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Booking essential
  • Groups accepted
  • Max group size
  • Open outside normal opening times by appointment
  • Pets accepted (other than service dogs)
  • Special group rates
  • TIC staff admitted free
  • Toilets

Bancroft Cruisers accessibility includes:

  • Audible alarm system
  • Clear signage throughout attraction, eg colour contrast, large letters, pictograms
  • Contrast markings on glass doors and full-height windows
  • Designated parking within about 50 metres of main entrance
  • Disability awareness training for all personnel
  • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside main entrance
  • Effective lighting throughout attraction for visually impaired visitors
  • Flat route with no steps from parking area to entrance
  • Good colour/tonal contrast throughout attraction, eg doors contrast with floor/walls
  • Handrail by ramp
  • Handrail by steps
  • Information available in large print
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • Level access, ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • Level access, ramp or lift to information point
  • Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant
  • Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point

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