Outside of the RST from opposite side of the River, taken from Swan Theatre end

Your visit

If you are visiting us in Stratford-upon-Avon, here is the information you need to help plan your trip.

Join us in Shakespeare's home town where we perform year round in the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres. You can find us at CV37 6BB. 

Come for the day and explore our buildings, which are open daily from 10am. You can take a guided tour, enjoy a free exhibition or family trail, visit the top of our Theatre Tower and enjoy the views from our beautiful Rooftop restaurant.

General Opening Times

Monday to Sunday
From 10am
Closed Christmas Day

Box Office

Performance Days
Monday to Saturday
10am - 8pm
10am - 5pm
Non-Performance Days
Monday to Saturday
10am - 6pm
10am - 5pm


Evening Performance Days
Monday to Friday
10am - Performance Interval
10am - After Performance
No Evening Performance Days
Monday to Saturday
10am - 6pm
10am - 5pm

In This Section

Getting here

Our postcode is CV37 6BB. A short drive from Junction 15 of the M40, with good access to the M42, M5, M6 and M25

Our theatres

We have three theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the Swan Theatre and The Other Place

Food and drink

You're spoilt for choice with our Riverside Cafe, Swan Cafe, Susie's at The Other Place, Rooftop Restaurant, and four theatre bars.

Tours and Tower

Visit the Tower with children this summer and you get two free kids' tickets with every full price adult ticket purchased

Children and families

We welcome families and offer lots of fun things to do for all ages of children and their parents including a full programme of events this Easter and Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations.


Our exhibitions programme brings you fresh perspectives on Shakespeare and the work on stage.

Groups, schools and students

If you're visiting us as part of a group of 10 or more, we'd like to make it as easy as possible.

First time visit?

We'll be thrilled to see you on your first visit to our theatres - we'd like to make sure it goes perfectly for you.

Shakespeare's Stratford

Explore the town where William Shakespeare was born and is buried


Information about access when visiting our theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon

Day Packages

Ticket packages available for families, groups and more, including tours, the Tower and The Play's The Thing.