Getting here

By train

Stroud train station is on the mainline service from Swindon to Cheltenham and is served by Great Western Railway (GWR). For detailed rail information and prices for rail travel: National Rail,  First Great Western or The Train Line.  All venues are within 5 – 20 minutes walk from the station.

By bus

Several local bus services serve Stroud. For information please look at the following websites: Stagecoach, Travelline or the Gloucestershire County Council transport and travel pages.

By car

See venue addresses for postcodes for satnav. There are plenty of car parks in Stroud – for more information check the District Council website. On street parking is generally free on Sundays.

All Stroud Town venues are within 5-20 minutes walk of the town centre.

The Venues

Access to Stroud Book Festival

We want Stroud Book Festival to be accessible to everyone. If you have any particular access needs, please contact us to discuss.

Lansdown Hall, The Subscription Rooms, Stroud Library, Museum in the Park and Stroud Valleys Artspace are wheelchair accessible. (Lansdown Hall access is through Bank Gardens) and Lansdown Hall has a hearing loop

We will do what we can to make sure everyone can enjoy Stroud Book Festival.

Stroud Town Venues

For further venue information please click on the relevant links below.

Stroud Library
Lansdown Hall
The Subscription Rooms
The Goods Shed
Stroud Valleys Artspace
Museum in the Park
The Old Town Hall


Lansdown Hall: GL5 1BB

Stroud Library: GL5 1BB

Stroud Subscription Rooms: GL5 1AE

The Old Town Hall, GL51AP

Stroud Valleys Artspace: GL5 2HA

The Goods Shed: GL5 2AD

The Museum in the Park: GL5 4AQ

 Stroud Book Festival 2018: Graphic representation of Stroud town: