Tower trips

  • The Tower

    The Royal Shakespeare Theatre Tower rises 36 metres above the River Avon

  • Family at the tower

    Fantastic views of Shakespeare's home town 

  • View from the tower

    View west from the Tower, overlooking Holy Trinity Church, where Shakespeare is buried

Take a trip up the Tower to enjoy views across Stratford-upon-Avon and beyond.

A lift will take you up to the viewing platform and, as you descend via the stairs, you will discover an exhibition installed on the walls and in the alcoves.

Our friendly staff will be on hand to answer your questions.

Opening times 
Monday – Friday: open from 10am, closing one hour before the performance in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. On weekday matinees,  the tower will re-open from, approx. 16.45 until one hour before the evening performance in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Saturday: open from 10am, closing 12.15pm. It will then re-open at 13.30 until one hour before the evening performance in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Sunday: open from 10am to 5pm.

Kids Go Free during school holidays
Up to two children aged 18 and under can visit the Tower FREE with every Adult ticket purchased, 21 July – 5 September (excluding weekends)

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Ticket prices

  • £2.50 per person
  • £1.25 for under 18s
  • £1 per person for RSC Members
  • £1 for disabled people

Advance booking is recommended. 

Book Tower tickets online

You can also book through the RSC Ticket Hotline on 0844 800 1110.




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Ticket Hotline

0844 800 1110
Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm

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