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Come to Stratford early and stay late! Construction delays may be significant in summer 2019 so be sure not to miss out on any fun!

Hwy 6 to Embro/401: Replacement of large culvert Aug-Nov

Expect delays but road will not be closed. Hwy 7 detour is suggested as above, if there is an overlap.

Hwy 8 between Stratford and Shakespeare: In progress

Beginning in early June, stretches of this road between the west end of Shakespeare and the east end of Stratford will be reduced on weekdays to a single lane, with flag people controlling traffic in both directions. Delays may be lengthy, so please allow additional time for your trip. (Both lanes are expected to be open on evenings and weekends.)


Stratford and area golf courses

Come play golf with us – Stratford offers scenic golfing options in the city and less than a 20-minute drive. Along the Thames River watershed, stunning views and rolling hills challenge the proficient golfer, yet welcome the newcomers.

Stratford Country Club, located along the Avon River, offers 18 magnificent holes of golf, four sheets of curling ice and two international squash courts. Join our Stratford pastime of golfing along the banks of the Avon. Reserve your tee time, then reward yourself at Bogeys Bar and Grill. Event space overlooking the course is perfect for celebrating special occasions.

Stratford Municipal Golf Course is perfect for beginners with 9 holes, wide fairways and mature trees.  Suitable for all skill levels, small greens challenge the best. Although flat to the eye, rolling fairways present unexpected lies along 6,000 yards on 88 acres.

St. Marys Golf & Country Club offers stunning views of the Thames River and rolling countryside. Golfers enjoy immaculate conditions along this 18 hole championship course and special event facility just a 15-minute drive to Stratford. It is fun and challenging for golfers of all playing abilities.

Mitchell Golf & Country Club is just a 20-minute drive from Stratford. Golfers will love the diverse layout of this maturing course lovingly cared for by the dedicated grounds keeping team. Visit the lounge after the game for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you’re coming with colleagues or friends, there’s space for meetings and special events with menus to satisfy every taste.

Science Hill Country Club offers golf and camping with striking views along the Thames River. This 18-hole par 70 course includes a trailer park with over 70 full service sites. Challenging golfers of all abilities, golfers will find a variety of layouts to play. For golf lovers, bring your trailer or rent one so you can immerse yourself in your favourite sport just steps away from your front door.  

 “Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you” Arnold Palmer

“Stratford itself is the type of walkable wholesome town Rodgers and Hammerstein might write a musical about.”

- Amy Alipio, Associate Editor, National Geographic Traveler

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