Shakespeare's Way

A long distance path of 146 miles which runs from Stratford-upon-Avon to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Highlights of the walk include Blenheim Park, Oxford, the Grand Union Canal and the River Thames. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Stratford-upon-Avon
Distance: 146 miles (235 km)
Grid Ref: SP203549
Climbing: 1,903 metres
Walk time: 65-72 hours
Days: 9-14

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: Shakespeare's Way is a long distance footpath which runs from William Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London which is proabably the most celebrated location to stage the world renowed playwrights works. Between start and finish the route passes through Blenheim Park (a World Heritage Site), Oxford, Stonor, Marlow, Cookham, Burnham Beeches and continues on the Grand Union Canal and the River Thames to its end at the Globe.

Useful Links:
Shakespeare Way website
Cotwold's Info
Long Distance Walkers Association

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