Student life in Stratford-upon-Avon

Eating out

Stratford-upon-Avon will spoil you for choice with tea rooms, bistros, coffee houses, restaurants and wine bars all available locally. Loxley’s Restaurant & Wine Bar offers a memorable experience with its impressive food delivered inside a creative interior. The Dirty Duck is an essential visit and is a popular venue for the locals with a traditional pub menu and wide selection of ales.


Maybird Shopping Park is the newest place to shop in Stratford-upon-Avon, with shops available to visit such as Matalan, Next and Argos in addition to a Subway and Costa if you’re after a sandwich and coffee fix. Other major stores including HMV, Jack Wills and Curry's are located on the High Street, near to the River Avon.


Be sure to check out No.1 Shakespeare Street which offers regular comedy night’s and pub quizzes, as well as various other themed nights. At No.1 Shakespeare Street you can also enjoy a lively vibe and maybe a few drinks with in their boutique nightclub The Chapel, with private VIP booths available to book. As well as a good place to eat, The Dirty Duck is also a good place to enjoy a night out, with its busy and lively atmosphere at night.

Top places to visit

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Home of The Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre is the main attraction in Stratford-upon-Avon and attracts people from all over the UK. You simply can’t visit or live in Stratford-upon-Avon without sampling the dramatic atmosphere during a play at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, with a variety of high quality productions at reasonable prices to choose from.

Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Visit the house where William Shakespeare was born all the way back in April 1564. Shakespeare’s Birthplace is set in a pleasant environment and offers a fascinating insight into his earlier life. If you’re a Shakespeare fan this is a must visit while you’re in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Student accommodation in Stratford-upon-Avon

To help you make the most of student life in Stratford-upon-Avon, our student accommodation is conveniently located just a 10 minute walk from the town centre and just a few minutes’ walk from Stratford-upon-Avon College. Our student accommodation at Oak and Willows House is in close proximity to many restaurants, pubs and historic buildings including the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Find out more about our student accommodation in Stratford-upon-Avon and book a room today.