Hidden Secrets in Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon

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Take a self-guided trip around this ancient and beautiful town by following some fun and simple clues. Think you know about William Shakespeare? 

Along the way you will uncover a feast of amazing, amusing, and sometimes dark secrets about the Bard that will surprise and shock you! 

This simple and interesting route includes town centre and pedestrianized areas as well as a gentle stroll along the banks of the River Avon.  


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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

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  • Shakespeare's Birthplace and school

  • Scenic gardens

  • The Holy Trinity Church

  • The famed Royal Shakespeare Theatre

  • Ample opportunities along the way for boutique shopping, picnicking, dining and general sightseeing.


You are John Crouch, 17th-century journalist and publisher of sleazy sensationalist monthly pamphlet Mercurius Fumigosus.

You have come to Stratford-upon-Avon to dig for dirty secrets on local celebrity William Shakespeare who popped his clogs just a few years back.

You've heard some juicy rumours about this so-called bard, and about this sleepy Midlands town in general. 

Renowned for your bold lines of enquiry and fearless investigative style, you are resolved to let no story evade the Crouch!

Experience's route

Starting point Sensational Revelations!
A422, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YY, UK
Finish point Incredible Scenes!
Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, UK

Places you will visit


It will take you

95-125 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km

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31 Mar 2024

Gareth Westlake

14 Feb 2024


30 Aug 2023

florent Marie

23 May 2023

Mike Took

20 Feb 2023
fun and very interesting indeed!

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