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The words ‘Stratford upon Avon’ and ‘budget’ don’t exactly seem to go together, do they?

But you would be surprised at what things you can do in the Cotswolds when you look in the right places for information.

Luckily you don’t have to do that yourself if you are visiting Stratford upon Avon in the near future, because we have unearthed a few great days out for you at bargain prices.

If cheap weekend breaks appeal to you and you want to enjoy some entertainment and great things to do when you arrive that won’t break the bank, check out these suggestions.

The Creaky Cauldron

The name alone makes this a must see! Just £5 will pay for an adult entry to the Museum of Witchcraft and Wizardology. There is a Wizard of Oz exhibit amongst other things, but you can also enjoy such delights as the Haunted Picture Gallery among other things. Do you have the nerve to explore this wonderful museum?

The Wellesbourne Wartime Museum

Just out to the east of Stratford upon Avon you can pay just £2 to wander round this museum. Some of the exhibits can be found in an underground bunker, which really gives you a feel for how it must have been during World War II. This is a fascinating look into the past, and well worth the £2 entry fee.

Boating on the River Avon

Finding things for all the family to do during a trip to Stratford upon Avon can be difficult – at least without spending a lot of money. But just £11 will pay for the whole family to enjoy an hour in a rowing boat, exploring everything the river has to offer.

And if you don’t quite have the strength to row for that long, you can pay slightly more and enjoy a motor boat instead! Some would say it is cheating, but this is your holiday in the UK, after all.

The Stratford Antiques Centre

This is in Ely Street, which runs parallel to Scholars Lane in Stratford upon Avon. It is a beautiful building and you don’t have to pay anything to gain access and take a look around. If you fancy doing something relaxing where you can just appreciate all the fine antiques – and perhaps even buy something that takes your fancy – then this is the place for you.

The Stratford Town Walk

This is a wonderful way to spend £5. There is no better way to find out all there is to know about Stratford upon Avon than to book your place on this tour. This is an award winning walk too, so you know you are in for a treat if you take part during your weekend break or holiday in Stratford upon Avon.

Apart from the basic town walk you can also muster up the courage to try the Ghost Walk – an ever popular walk that is never a disappointment!

So you see there are plenty of cheaper things you can get up to if you know where to look. Have fun!