Ride a Venetian gondola along the River Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Experience all the romance of Venice in the heart of Shakespeare’s hometown in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Spend a romantic weekend break with your loved one riding along the River Avon in your very own private gondola, taking in the world-famous sites of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity Church along the way.

Let the attendant gondolier take the strain while you relax and soak up the atmosphere of this beautiful town. Enjoy a glass of champagne on board for truly decadent and unrivalled experience on the water.

Stay overnight in The Arden Hotel, a luxurious boutique hotel overlooking the River Avon. Enjoy a chic dinner in the Waterside Brasserie, dining out on seasonal local ingredients, before visiting the Champagne Bar for a cocktail.

Choose between two world class theatre venues for your evening’s entertainment, the Royal Shakespeare and Swan theatres, both of which are within a short stroll of the hotel. Round up your date by climbing up to the Tower’s 32m-high viewing platform. 

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