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Shakespearean Gardens

5 Huron St, Stratford, ON, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-271-5140
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Serene Spot in the Middle of Town

Pick up an amazing sandwich from York Street Kitchen and walk along the river to the path that goes... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Norma R
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Winter tour

In winter we can see the trees, squirrels and the snow on the ground gives a charming view to the... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
André K
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5 Huron St, Stratford, ON, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Pick up an amazing sandwich from York Street Kitchen and walk along the river to the path that goes underneath the street and have a relaxing bite suroundes by lovely gardens and green space!

Thank Norma R
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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

In winter we can see the trees, squirrels and the snow on the ground gives a charming view to the garden. Certainly, in the summer it is more beautiful with all flowers and leaves.

Thank André K
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Very nice walk near downtown, beautifully maintained gardens. You can walk from the under bridge path and take a nice route to the lakefront area.

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

The Shakespearean Gardens have a wonderful history behind their beginnings. The Dufton Woolen Mills was located on this site and the second time it burnt down it was not replaced. The only remaining structure is the chimney. It was suggested by Jack Minor from Leamington...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Walking along the Avon River in Stratford ON takes you through the Shakespeare Gardens. The beds are interesting and the flowers beautiful. The colours seem to dance at twilight! Exquisite spot for photos.

Thank KathiUH
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Obviously winter time is not the time to go - but some people do not display common sense.. Walk around, enjoy the flowers and the green space a great way to kill time before the show and to get gardening ideas.

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

This quiet, beautiful garden on the river, provides a peaceful paradise right in the heart of the town.

Thank hagger2000
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

My wife and I think about this garden every winter when the snows drift through Chicago. It's a little jewel. Not large, but well maintained and the plantings are well tended and...of course...beautiful. A bronze bust of The Bard is a perfect focal point for...More

Thank Svensota
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

The Shakespearean Gardens have been in Stratford for many, many years and continue their long tradition today of offering a quiet place for reflection and the enjoyment of nature. There are many beautiful plants and flowers, assiduously tended, and the paths allow one to choose...More

Thank juliamsschneider
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Really enjoyed a peaceful walk through this garden. Right near the river and well tended. Would recommend it.

Thank Tracy P
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Response from Rob F | Reviewed this property |
Many people have thrown a blanket on the ground there to enjoy a picnic lunch. you can also picnic along the lake by the theater. if you are looking for picnic tables and washroom facilities then I suggest Upper Queens Park... More
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