Stratford upon Avon Ghost Cruise

Unique evening entertainment in Stratford on the beautiful River Avon, in partnership with Bancroft Cruisers. SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE FOR CRUISE DATES AND BOOKING INFO.

The Rita Ellen - Stratford Ghost Cruise

Join the Man in Black, Vincent, Blake Barrington or Herbert Mortimer for an enjoyable evening of good old-fashioned story-telling with entertainment.  Hear tales of ghosts, witches, murder and misery.  The ghostly guides are professional magical entertainers or actors and present the cruise in their own unique style.

Stratford Ghost Cruise is a unique experience in Stratford upon Avon.  The gently flowing River Avon with its abundance of wildlife provides a delightful backdrop to charm the senses.  A brief interval during the cruise provides the opportunity to stretch the legs and re-visit the bar.


  • Board from 7pm.  Sail at 7.30pm
  • Duration 1 ½ hrs
  • Centrally heated boat
  • Mini bar to raise the spirits! Stratford Ghost Cruise
  • Adult £12, child (under 16) £10
  • Book via 07855 760377 / 01789 292478 or 01789 269669
    or email 
  • Private ghost cruises for groups, by arrangement

Cruises start and end at Bancroft Cruisers landing stage at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Bridgeway, Stratford upon Avon. CV37 6YR.  Cruises run approximately once a month, subject to river conditions.


PLEASE SELECT A DATE and then telephone 07855 760377 / 01789 292478 / 01789 269669 to book

or email or

Saturday evening cruises in 2015

25 April (Shakespeare Celebrations weekend)

20 June (Midsummer cruise)

3 October




(Sightseeing cruise
followed by Ghost Walk)
click here

It is essential to book in advance for these popular cruises.  Please note the cruises fill up very quickly.  To ensure availability and avoid disappointment please book early. 

Stratford Ghost Cruise on the River Avon



All information on this page was accurate at time of publishing.  Errors & omissions excepted.

No responsibility will be taken by Stratford Town Walk for any activities on either Bancroft Cruisers vessels.

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