• An actor playing Kit enters Holy Trinity church, Stratford upon Avon.
  • A medieval timbered building stands next to the Guild Chapel in Stratford upon Avon.
  • A close-up of a medieval wall painting showing a shrouded body in the Guild Chapel, Stratford upon Avon.
  • A view looking up at the tower of Holy Trinity church, Stratford upon Avon.
  • The medieval black-and-white timbered almhouses in Stratford upon Avon.

Discover Hugh Clopton's Stratford

Join our guide, Kit, for a tour around medieval Stratford upon Avon, and see how the wealthy merchant Hugh Clopton shaped the town through his legacy.

Hugh Clopton was born around 1440 and died in 1496, and during his life he became Lord Mayor of London and one of Stratford's most prominent citizens.

Scroll down to meet both Kit and Hugh, and to take our interactive trail!

A medieval timbered building stands next to the Guild Chapel in Stratford upon Avon.

Take the trail!

Take the Clopton Trail to explore medieval Stratford and discover the legacy of Hugh Clopton.
An actor playing the role of 'Kit' - a young man from medieval Coventry.

Meet Kit

Meet your tour guide Kit - an apprentice to a Master Painter and a man in search of some breakfast!
A detail of a stained glass window showing Hugh Clopton

Meet Hugh Clopton

Meet Hugh Clopton - wealthy merchant, one-time Lord Mayor of London and one of Stratford's most prominent citizens.
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