Park and Stride
Did you know you can also Park & Stride? This is a great alternative route into Stratford-upon-Avon town centre for those who would prefer to walk or cycle.
Park your car at Stratford Park & Ride car park and enjoy a leisurely stroll into the centre of Stratford using the canal towpath. This route is approximately 2800m (1.75 miles) and takes around 40 minutes to reach the town centre on foot.
You can also cycle along this route as the canal towpath is part of National Cycle Network Route 5, and it takes around 9 minutes to reach the heart of the town centre by bike.
View the maps below to explore the Park and Stride route along the canal towpath:
- Map of Stratford Park & Stride starting point (PNG, 3.9 MB)
- Map of Stratford Park & Stride walking/cycling route (PNG, 5.4 MB)
Please note the path alongside the canal can be narrow or uneven in places and so may not be suitable for those with a wheelchair, mobility scooter, or pushchair.