A beautiful Georgian building set in its own extensive grounds, this accommodation has excellent facilities and is superbly located just a short drive to Stratford. Highly recommended and groups must book early.
The hotel is located 0.7 miles from Stratford train station and 1.2 miles from the Royal Shakespeare Company.
RSC 2017/2018 Season - NEW
This season at the Royal Shakespeare Company looks set to be a great one; particularly for school groups. As well as offering a fantastic selection of plays, such as below, you'll find online performances, workshops and learning resources to enhance classroom studies.
Here's what plays are available for 2017/2018:
- Macbeth: 13 Mar - 18 Sep 2018
- Romeo & Juliet: 21 Apr - 21 Sep 2018
- King Lear: 23 May - 9 Jun 2018
- The Merry Wives of Windsor: 4 Aug - 22 Sep 2018
- The Duchess of Malfi: 1 Mar - 3 Aug 2018
- The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich: 23 Mar - 14 Jun 2018
- Mrs Littlewood: 22 Jun - 4 Aug 2018
RSC 2017/2018 Winter Season
There is still some limited availability for the RSC Winter Season. Plays are below but not all dates are available :
Coroilanus: 15 Sept - 14 Oct 2017
Twelfth Night: 2 Nov 2017 - 24 Feb 2018
A Christmas Carol: 27 Nov 2017 - 4 Feb 2018
Carpe Diem Workshops
These workshops are run by Stratford YHA so the benefit is that you can have your workshop where you are staying. Professionals run the workshops based around key Shakespeare themes and can focus on a particular play you’re studying. This is a great introduction to Shakespeare.
The RSC provides workshops which explore the creative choices behind the current RSC Shakespeare productions or any Shakespeare play of your choice.
Behind The Scenes Theatre Tour
Take a tour of the public and private spaces of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and learn about the origins of the RSC and the theatre making process.
Your students can visit key locations in Stratford that formed of Shakespeare’s life. There are 3 central houses:
Shakespeare’s birthplace – A perfect introduction to William Shakespeare’s work, life and times.
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Gardens – The childhood home of Shakespeare’s wife.
Nash’s House and New Place – The site of Shakespeare’s final home in Stratford on Avon.
If you have more time you can also visit Mary Arden’s Farm, where his mother grew up and Hall’s Croft, the home of Shakespeare’s sister.
Guided Walking Tour Of Stratford
Take a guided walk around the historic streets of Stratford upon Avon. Explore Stratford, its history, attractions and fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare.
This museum offers your students the chance to find out more about how the Tudors lived.
Located approx. 30 minutes drive from Stratford Warwick Castle offers a great experience allowing your students to find out more about great battles, ancient myths, heroic knights and pampered princesses.