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 2.00pm 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).

Kids Go Free

Bring the whole family, this summer, 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, 20 July 2015 - 4 September 2015 (excluding weekends).

Print of the voucher here, and hand it into the Box Office to receive this offer.

This offer is not available online and does not apply to tickets already purchased. This offer does not include weekends.

Ticket prices

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

Book Tower tickets online

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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