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
Our summer opening times are:

  • Monday – Friday:10am to one hour before the RST performance (except for weekday matinees)
  • Weekday matinees: 10am to 12.15pm and 4.30pm to one hour before the RST performance
  • Saturday: 10am to 12.15pm, and 1.30pm to one hour before the RST performance
  • Sunday: 10am to 5pm

Please note that if there is a performance or event in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the tower will be closed during that time (Except on Saturdays).

Tower Closure
On Monday 29 June 2015 the tower will not be open between 1.15pm and 4.00pm due to a private function. Please contact the Box Office Ticket Hotline if you wish to buy tickets for this day. 

Kids Go Free

Between Monday 25 May 2015 and Friday 29 May 2015, why not bring the family to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and see Stratford-Upon-Avon from a different perspective with a trip up the Tower.

Up to two children aged 18 and under can visit the Tower FREE with every Adult ticket purchased between, Monday 25 May 2015 and Friday 29 May 2015.

Download the voucher here.

Ticket prices

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

Advance booking is recommended.

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Contact us & FAQs

Ticket Hotline

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

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