Find useful information to help you plan a school or college trip to the RSC.

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre is now open for daily performances, together with our Rooftop Restaurant, and our Riverside Cafe is operating a takeaway service. Our tours and hire services remain closed for now. We look forward to welcoming you back to Stratford. Find out more

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Information pack

We've compiled a free school visit information pack to welcome you and your students to Stratford-upon-Avon and to help you have the best possible experience with us and with Shakespeare.

In the pack, you'll find:

  • Details about your responsibilities and how we can support your visit

  • Suggestions for how to best prepare your group for their visit

  • A map of Stratford showing coach drop-off and parking as well as all RSC venues

  • Other useful information and contact details

Download the School Visit Information Pack

FAQ - Planning an Education visit

A map of Stratford-upon-Avon

Our facilities

Whether you are watching a performance, taking part in a workshop or just visiting the area, there are plenty of things for your students to do on a school trip to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Find out more about our facilities


Our home town is full of activities ideal for school groups including bus and walking tours and boating on the River Avon. Alternatively, a visit to any of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust houses will give a historical perspective of life in Shakespeare's time.

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