Stratford upon Avon Supper Cruise

Highly acclaimed evening event in Stratford upon Avon, a joint partnership between Stratford Town Walk and Bancroft Cruisers.

A gentle cruise along the river Avon with a Platter, followed by a magical Ghost Walk around the ‘haunted’ streets of Stratford upon Avon. 

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The evening starts at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Bridgeway at Bancroft Cruisers landing stage. The Rita Ellen, a purpose built function boat will be ready to board at 6.30pm, sailing at 7pm, for around 45 mins. The boat is covered, centrally heated, has toilet facilities and a mini bar.  The relaxing cruise along the gently flowing River Avon with its abundance of wildlife, provides a delightful backdrop to charm the senses.

Dates in 2014

29 March

19 April

3 May

14 June

12 July

9 August

6 September 
And then things change!  At the end of the cruise, one of Stratford Town Ghost Walk’s guides will be waiting.  Join Blake Barrington, Jocasta Spell, Man in Black (Mib) or Vincent for an entertaining Ghostly Walk with magic or spells.  Discover the buildings where there are tales of ghosts, witches, murder and misery.  Don’t go home alone…. 

The ghostly guides are members of Equity and professional magicians, or entertainers.  A ghostly, magical evening.  The evening will end at around 9pm at the Swan Fountain on Waterside.

Adult – £15 Child – £12   Includes a ploughmans platter (crusty bread, cheese, pate).  May not be suitable for under 8yrs.

Booking and payment is required in advance.   Tel: 07855 760377 Web:http://www.stratfordtownwalk.co.uk/index.php?id=73

Note:  Venue?  The cruise starts from Bancroft Cruisers landing stage at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Bridgeway, CV37 6YR.

Ghost Cruise in Stratford upon Avon

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For entertainment with a difference, enjoy an evening cruise on the beautiful River Avon with The Man in Black or Vincent – members of Equity and professional magical entertainers. MIB and Vincent present a blend of ghostly stories and stories of the unexplained, enhanced with magic and mind reading, stimulating the imagination. Stratford Ghost Cruise is a unique experience in Stratford upon Avon, a partnership with Stratford Town Walk and Bancroft Cruisers.  The gently flowing River Avon with its abundance of wildlife provides a delightful backdrop to charm the senses. A brief interval during the cruise provides the opportunity to stretch the legs and re-visit the bar.
Boarding from 7pm, sailing at 7.30pm. The boat is covered, has toilet facilities and a mini bar to raise the spirits! Duration approximately 1 ½ hours.

Dates in 2014

22 March

26 April

31 May

21 June

26 July

23 August

27 September

Adults £12 children (under 16) £10
Each person is given a ticket with 5 tear-off vouchers. The vouchers can be used to obtain discounts at a range of shops, pubs, restaurants and attractions. E.g. the haunted Old Thatch Tavern and Shakespeare Hotel, MAD museum and 2FOR1 Shakespeare Houses.


It is essential to book in advance, as the cruises fill up very quickly. Cruises start and end at Bancroft Cruisers landing stage at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Bridgefoot, Stratford upon Avon. CV37 6YR.  Private cruises for groups by arrangement. Booking and info 07855 760377. Web:http://www.stratfordtownwalk.co.uk/index.php?id=48

Note:  Venue?  The cruise starts from Bancroft Cruisers landing stage at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Bridgeway, CV37 6YR.