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Stratford-Upon-Avon: The Famous Walk Talk Show

Stratford-Upon-Avon: The Famous Walk Talk Show

Join a fascinating 90 minute guided walking tour of Stratford-Upon-Avon, covering its 14 centuries of history as well as much ado about the life and times of William Shakespeare. You will see amazing buildings, beautiful scenery, and learn some absolutely fascinating and world-changing history. In just two years Stratford's famous WalkTalkShow has established itself at the very TOP of the town's visitor attractions feedback scores. Chart the complete history of Stratford, from its original 7th century settlers, whilst also exploring the life and times of the most famous person the world has ever known. Shakespeare's writing changed the world and continues to do so. Your walking tour starts at the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre - where you begin to learn about this town's incredible history. See Shakespeare's birthplace, his famous home, and the church in which he was both christened and is buried. See historic buildings, including the surviving taverns that served Shakespeare and his friends in the late 16th century, and can still do the same for you 450 years later. What about The Guild of The Holy Cross? Their chapel, which dates from 1269, was the seat of power in the town for centuries; despite falling foul of King Henry the 8th and his successors. Next door is William Shakespeare's schoolroom, and the early 16th-century Almshouses - also built by The Guild. Talking of history, have you ever stood on one corner and clearly seen buildings spanning five centuries? In fact, you could throw a ball and hit any one of them; including the house where Harvard University's founding father, John Harvard, was born - in 1607. That's just one corner! Explore to your heart's content as you experience life as it was in Tudor England, a period during which powerful forces forever changed the English way of life and begin to understand the impact that had on the wider world. The WalkTalkShow route includes about a dozen stops; covering a total distance of just under 1.4km and is wheelchair and mobility scooter-friendly. Here's a summary of the stops on your circular Tour: 1. Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 2. Market Hall at Market Cross, 3. Shakespeare's Birthplace, 4. Rother Street Market, 5. Bell Court, 6. Town Hall and History Corner, 7. Shakespeare's New Place, 8. The Guild Chapel, 9. Shakespeare's Schoolroom, 10. KES as it is now, 11. The Swan Theatre, 12. Royal Shakespeare Theatre. WalkTalkShow.co.uk offers an unrivalled customer experience - we are the very best way to see and understand all things Stratford upon Avon. Just look at what our customers have had to say!

London: Stonehenge, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and Bath Day Trip

London: Stonehenge, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and Bath Day Trip

Explore the region beyond London with a full-day trip to some of England's most fascinating and essential sights. Uncover the secrets of Stonehenge, have free time to discover the city of Bath, soak up the charm of the Cotswolds, and visit Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon. Head straight to Stonehenge, the most popular prehistoric monument in the world. Marvel at the huge 40-ton Sarsens and the volcanic blue stones that were brought from the Preseli Mountains, located more than 280 miles away. Move on next to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. You'll have plenty of time to shop and explore the charming streets. Drive through the picturesque Cotswold region. Take in scenic views of open countryside, crisscrossed by dry stone walls and bustling market towns. Stop outside the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon. See the home of the greatest writer in the English language and the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company. Admire Stratford with its delightful river that winds its way past the Holy Trinity church, where Shakespeare was laid to rest. Receive a private tour of Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall, take part in a Tudor lesson, and write with a quill and ink.

Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Entrance Tickets

Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Entrance Tickets

Open daily, Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall invites visitors to explore one of the rarely seen places of William Shakespeare’s childhood and youth, a place that helps to fill the missing chapter in the story of his time in his home town.  The newly-restored venue offers a glimpse into Shakespeare’s formative years and sheds light on his time as a schoolboy.  Step into the shoes of the young Shakespeare, sit in the very room that he sat in as a pupil and learn about what subjects the great man would have studied and the teaching methods of the day.  You will hear how he encountered the riches of classical literature and theater and saw some of the country’s finest actors perform in this building. Built in 1420, Stratford's Guildhall is one of only a few remaining medieval Guildhalls in the country. The authentic and immersive experience of a visit to this early fifteenth-century building will fully engage all visitors in its unique story.  Soak up the atmosphere of the Guildhall, including the late medieval priest’s chapel with its rare and recently conserved wall painting and learn about the building’s role as a medieval provincial Guildhall.  The visit promises to be full of fun, excitement and drama worthy of Shakespeare’s legacy for any group. Take a guided tour with knowledgeable guides, see a short film by historian and broadcaster, Michael Wood, on the history of the Guildhall. Take a lesson with a Tudor Schoolmaster, practice quill writing and dress up in a Tudor costume. Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall is perfect for all ages.

Warwickshire: The Explorer Pass by Shakespeare's England

Warwickshire: The Explorer Pass by Shakespeare's England

Make the most of your time in Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwickshire with The Explorer Pass by Shakespeare's England. The versatile Explorer Pass gives you the flexibility to build your perfect itinerary, explore at your own pace and save money on admission prices too. The more you see, the more you save! The added value pass covers Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and the surrounding countryside and includes the region’s finest attractions like Warwick Castle, Shakespeare's Birthplace, Shakespeare’s Schoolroom, Stratford Butterfly Farm, Kenilworth Castle, the British Motor Museum plus many more! Simple and easy to use, the pass is available as a 1, 2, or 3-day pass. Present the pass QR code at any attraction included to enter for free. It really is sightseeing made easy! The Explorer Pass comes with a booking app where you can book your attractions, manage your admissions, and find information about all of the attractions plus any special offers included with the pass. An Example 2-Day Itinerary: Day 1 Warwick Castle Warwickshire Gin Company Day 2 Shakespeare's Birthplace Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall Stratford Butterfly Farm Saving: £36.45 per person!

Stratford-Upon-Avon: City Exploration Self-Guided Audio Tour

Stratford-Upon-Avon: City Exploration Self-Guided Audio Tour

Step inside the world of the immortal ‘Bard of Avon’ as I take you on a journey back to 16th Century Stratford. On this walking tour, I’ll tell you all about Shakespeare's birthplace and what it was like around the time he was born. We’ll explore the places connected to Shakespeare’s life as a young boy and find out what motivated him to leave his hometown at just 21. On this tour we’ll walk the full length of Stratford’s River Avon, taking in the peace, serenity and beauty while we attempt to uncover the secrets behind his plays. We’ll pass The Royal Shakespeare Theatre on our way to see the church where Shakespeare was baptised and is buried today. There you’ll hear about the curse he planted on his own tomb! Other highlights on this tour include stories from the playwright’s school days and walking past his first and last homes. If you’re a big Shakespeare fan (which I assume you are!) this is the ideal tour for you. Please allow up to 30 minutes for our walk, and extra time if you want to go inside any of the attractions I mention along the way. The tour ends just a stone’s throw from where it starts so anything you see won’t be too far away to visit once you’re done. You’ll also learn about my favourite places to eat and drink towards the end of the tour.

From London: Warwick Castle, Stratford & Oxford Day Tour

From London: Warwick Castle, Stratford & Oxford Day Tour

Travel into Britain's past as you escape the hustle and bustle of London. Start off the day with a short walking tour of Oxford, home to one of the world’s most famous universities. The ivy-clad colleges that make up the university are seen as some of the finest architecture in Europe. There will be some free time to shop for souvenirs before heading through the Cotswolds towards Stratford. Private tour of Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall Described as ‘one of the most atmospheric, magical and important buildings in the whole of Britain,’ Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall opened it’s doors to the public for the first time in 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of the writer's death. Step back in time to the 1570’s when William Shakespeare was a pupil learning to read and write, and see the room where leading theater companies came to perform - a strong influence on the young playwright. You will be invited to enjoy a private tour before the school opens to the public in the morning, including the chance to take part in a Tudor lesson, write with a quill and ink, witness the rare medieval wall paintings, and much more.  Stratford-Upon-Avon The birthplace of William Shakespeare, the greatest writer in the English language and home to the theatres of the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford is a charming market town set in the heart of rural England. A delightful river winds its way through the town, past the beautiful Holy Trinity Church, where Shakespeare lies buried. See some wonderful half-wooden buildings that date back to Shakespeare's time, including Shakespeare’s birthplace. Warwick Castle This is, quite simply, the greatest medieval castle in Britain. With a history that dates back over 1,000 years, Warwick Castle will take you back in time to a world of sumptuous banquets, bloody battles, and royal splendor. Enter over the footbridge and explore the castle's ramparts, towers, and gardens. Oxford and the Cotswolds Oxford, the city of dreaming spires, boasts one of the world’s greatest and oldest universities as well as some of the finest architecture in Europe. The colleges themselves, which make up the university, are amongst the architectural highlights, their ivy-clad stone walls protecting beautiful chapels, halls and libraries. Soak up the atmosphere of this remarkable town with a guided walking tour of the city or take tea in the shop where the real-life Alice (inspiration for Alice in Wonderland) bought her sweets! Your trip to Oxford promises an unforgettable experience for young and old alike. On the way to the remarkable city you will also enjoy a short drive through the scenic Cotswolds.

From Bristol: 2-Day Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford & Cotswolds

From Bristol: 2-Day Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford & Cotswolds

Day 1 Departing Bristol, your journey begins with a scenic drive through what is considered the birthplace of British tourism and the birthplace of the industrial revolution. We’re talking about Wye Valley, of course, which is dubbed an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You’ll love the views of this region as we head towards Tintern Abbey on the banks of River Wye. There’s some fascinating history behind this now-roofless national icon which was founded in 1131. Afterwards you make your way to the market town of Ross-on-Wye where you have free time to explore and grab a bite to eat. Then it’s time to head to Broadway. No, we’re not talking about seeing a stage production, we’re talking about the picturesque village in the Cotswolds. This is a great time for a spot of shopping, or simply wander and enjoy the town before heading to Stratford-upon-Avon, your base for the night. You arrive in the birthplace of Shakespeare in the mid-afternoon so there’s still some time to explore and sort yourself out for dinner. You’re spoilt for choice in Stratford-upon-Avon. Perhaps you’ll explore the Schoolroom and Guildhall, where Shakespeare was first inspired by literature and theatre. Or perhaps you’ll visit his childhood home and hear tales of his family life. Day 2 You’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into a movie today. Your first destination is considered one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the UK. Wander around the picturesque village of Chipping Campden before heading to Bourton-on-the-Water. Quite a literal name, as this village boasts the beautiful River Windrush running through it, and is known as the Venice of the Cotswolds. You continue onto Oxford, your main stop for the day. Famously known for its university, the city of Oxford has an interesting history and plenty of things to do and see. You can learn about some of it at the Ashmolean Museum, Britain’s oldest public museum. If museums aren’t your thing, there’s always Oxford Castle & Prison, a tour of some of the colleges around town, and even several Harry Potter locations to spot. Enjoy a relaxing drive back through some of England’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the perfect way to end your day as you head to Bristol where your tour ends in the early evening.

3Day Tour:LDN Oxford Warwick Cotswolds Stratford-Upon-Avon

3Day Tour:LDN Oxford Warwick Cotswolds Stratford-Upon-Avon

Day 1: Oxford, Warwick, and Stratford-upon-Avon Start your journey from Paddington at 8.30am in our luxury 16-seat Mercedes midi-coach. Explore historic Oxford, visit iconic university colleges, the Bodleian Library, and Radcliffe Camera. Continue exploring Oxford with visits to the Ashmolean Museum or the Pitt Rivers Museum. Wander through the Botanic Garden if time allows. Lunch in Oxford before departing for Warwick at 2 pm. Arrive in Warwick and explore Warwick Castle in the late afternoon. Travel to Stratford-upon-Avon, check into accommodation, and enjoy dinner in the historic town center. Day 2: Stratford-upon-Avon Explore Stratford-upon-Avon at your own pace, including the birthplace of William Shakespeare, with our free entry pass granting access to key attractions. Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace, and learn about his early life and house history. Head to Shakespeare's New Place, his family home during later years, with beautiful gardens and contemporary sculptures. Take a coffee break at a local café, enjoying the town's charming atmosphere. Visit the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, exploring its history and exhibitions. Have lunch in the town center at a local restaurant or pub, sampling British or international cuisine. Explore the Guild Chapel, an impressive medieval building with stained glass windows and connections to Shakespeare. Discover Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, the school where Shakespeare studied as a child, and explore the unique Guildhall architecture. Visit Anne Hathaway's Cottage, the picturesque childhood home of Shakespeare's wife, with a thatched cottage and gardens. Explore Holy Trinity Church, Shakespeare's burial place, and its riverside location. Take a relaxing River Avon cruise with scenic views of the town and surrounding countryside. Dine at a riverside restaurant with an evening atmosphere and optional live music. Consider optional evening entertainment like a performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre or a local play. Day 3: Cotswold Adventure Embark on a Cotswold adventure from Stratford-Upon-Avon at 9 AM. Experience panoramic views at Dover’s Hill, unveiling the Cotswolds' quirky traditions. Explore the historic town of Chipping Campden, dating back to the 14th-17th centuries, with its unique maps guiding you to must-see gems. Discover the hidden gem of Snowshill, a tiny hillside village with charm and allure. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Stow-on-the-Wold, a lively market town with independent shops and the legendary ‘Tolkien door’. Witness the iconic 'Arlington Row' in Bibury, often hailed as "the prettiest village in England." Venture to Bourton-on-the-Water, a fairy-tale village with Cotswold stone bridges over the River Windrush. Return to London, with drop-off around 7 PM.

Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon

Our most recommended Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, Tours

Stratford-Upon-Avon: The Famous Walk Talk Show

Stratford-Upon-Avon: The Famous Walk Talk Show

Join a fascinating 90 minute guided walking tour of Stratford-Upon-Avon, covering its 14 centuries of history as well as much ado about the life and times of William Shakespeare. You will see amazing buildings, beautiful scenery, and learn some absolutely fascinating and world-changing history. In just two years Stratford's famous WalkTalkShow has established itself at the very TOP of the town's visitor attractions feedback scores. Chart the complete history of Stratford, from its original 7th century settlers, whilst also exploring the life and times of the most famous person the world has ever known. Shakespeare's writing changed the world and continues to do so. Your walking tour starts at the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre - where you begin to learn about this town's incredible history. See Shakespeare's birthplace, his famous home, and the church in which he was both christened and is buried. See historic buildings, including the surviving taverns that served Shakespeare and his friends in the late 16th century, and can still do the same for you 450 years later. What about The Guild of The Holy Cross? Their chapel, which dates from 1269, was the seat of power in the town for centuries; despite falling foul of King Henry the 8th and his successors. Next door is William Shakespeare's schoolroom, and the early 16th-century Almshouses - also built by The Guild. Talking of history, have you ever stood on one corner and clearly seen buildings spanning five centuries? In fact, you could throw a ball and hit any one of them; including the house where Harvard University's founding father, John Harvard, was born - in 1607. That's just one corner! Explore to your heart's content as you experience life as it was in Tudor England, a period during which powerful forces forever changed the English way of life and begin to understand the impact that had on the wider world. The WalkTalkShow route includes about a dozen stops; covering a total distance of just under 1.4km and is wheelchair and mobility scooter-friendly. Here's a summary of the stops on your circular Tour: 1. Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 2. Market Hall at Market Cross, 3. Shakespeare's Birthplace, 4. Rother Street Market, 5. Bell Court, 6. Town Hall and History Corner, 7. Shakespeare's New Place, 8. The Guild Chapel, 9. Shakespeare's Schoolroom, 10. KES as it is now, 11. The Swan Theatre, 12. Royal Shakespeare Theatre. WalkTalkShow.co.uk offers an unrivalled customer experience - we are the very best way to see and understand all things Stratford upon Avon. Just look at what our customers have had to say!

London: Stonehenge, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and Bath Day Trip

London: Stonehenge, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and Bath Day Trip

Explore the region beyond London with a full-day trip to some of England's most fascinating and essential sights. Uncover the secrets of Stonehenge, have free time to discover the city of Bath, soak up the charm of the Cotswolds, and visit Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon. Head straight to Stonehenge, the most popular prehistoric monument in the world. Marvel at the huge 40-ton Sarsens and the volcanic blue stones that were brought from the Preseli Mountains, located more than 280 miles away. Move on next to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. You'll have plenty of time to shop and explore the charming streets. Drive through the picturesque Cotswold region. Take in scenic views of open countryside, crisscrossed by dry stone walls and bustling market towns. Stop outside the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon. See the home of the greatest writer in the English language and the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company. Admire Stratford with its delightful river that winds its way past the Holy Trinity church, where Shakespeare was laid to rest. Receive a private tour of Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall, take part in a Tudor lesson, and write with a quill and ink.

Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Entrance Tickets

Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Entrance Tickets

Open daily, Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall invites visitors to explore one of the rarely seen places of William Shakespeare’s childhood and youth, a place that helps to fill the missing chapter in the story of his time in his home town.  The newly-restored venue offers a glimpse into Shakespeare’s formative years and sheds light on his time as a schoolboy.  Step into the shoes of the young Shakespeare, sit in the very room that he sat in as a pupil and learn about what subjects the great man would have studied and the teaching methods of the day.  You will hear how he encountered the riches of classical literature and theater and saw some of the country’s finest actors perform in this building. Built in 1420, Stratford's Guildhall is one of only a few remaining medieval Guildhalls in the country. The authentic and immersive experience of a visit to this early fifteenth-century building will fully engage all visitors in its unique story.  Soak up the atmosphere of the Guildhall, including the late medieval priest’s chapel with its rare and recently conserved wall painting and learn about the building’s role as a medieval provincial Guildhall.  The visit promises to be full of fun, excitement and drama worthy of Shakespeare’s legacy for any group. Take a guided tour with knowledgeable guides, see a short film by historian and broadcaster, Michael Wood, on the history of the Guildhall. Take a lesson with a Tudor Schoolmaster, practice quill writing and dress up in a Tudor costume. Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall is perfect for all ages.

Warwickshire: The Explorer Pass by Shakespeare's England

Warwickshire: The Explorer Pass by Shakespeare's England

Make the most of your time in Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwickshire with The Explorer Pass by Shakespeare's England. The versatile Explorer Pass gives you the flexibility to build your perfect itinerary, explore at your own pace and save money on admission prices too. The more you see, the more you save! The added value pass covers Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and the surrounding countryside and includes the region’s finest attractions like Warwick Castle, Shakespeare's Birthplace, Shakespeare’s Schoolroom, Stratford Butterfly Farm, Kenilworth Castle, the British Motor Museum plus many more! Simple and easy to use, the pass is available as a 1, 2, or 3-day pass. Present the pass QR code at any attraction included to enter for free. It really is sightseeing made easy! The Explorer Pass comes with a booking app where you can book your attractions, manage your admissions, and find information about all of the attractions plus any special offers included with the pass. An Example 2-Day Itinerary: Day 1 Warwick Castle Warwickshire Gin Company Day 2 Shakespeare's Birthplace Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall Stratford Butterfly Farm Saving: £36.45 per person!

Stratford-Upon-Avon: City Exploration Self-Guided Audio Tour

Stratford-Upon-Avon: City Exploration Self-Guided Audio Tour

Step inside the world of the immortal ‘Bard of Avon’ as I take you on a journey back to 16th Century Stratford. On this walking tour, I’ll tell you all about Shakespeare's birthplace and what it was like around the time he was born. We’ll explore the places connected to Shakespeare’s life as a young boy and find out what motivated him to leave his hometown at just 21. On this tour we’ll walk the full length of Stratford’s River Avon, taking in the peace, serenity and beauty while we attempt to uncover the secrets behind his plays. We’ll pass The Royal Shakespeare Theatre on our way to see the church where Shakespeare was baptised and is buried today. There you’ll hear about the curse he planted on his own tomb! Other highlights on this tour include stories from the playwright’s school days and walking past his first and last homes. If you’re a big Shakespeare fan (which I assume you are!) this is the ideal tour for you. Please allow up to 30 minutes for our walk, and extra time if you want to go inside any of the attractions I mention along the way. The tour ends just a stone’s throw from where it starts so anything you see won’t be too far away to visit once you’re done. You’ll also learn about my favourite places to eat and drink towards the end of the tour.

From London: Warwick Castle, Stratford & Oxford Day Tour

From London: Warwick Castle, Stratford & Oxford Day Tour

Travel into Britain's past as you escape the hustle and bustle of London. Start off the day with a short walking tour of Oxford, home to one of the world’s most famous universities. The ivy-clad colleges that make up the university are seen as some of the finest architecture in Europe. There will be some free time to shop for souvenirs before heading through the Cotswolds towards Stratford. Private tour of Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall Described as ‘one of the most atmospheric, magical and important buildings in the whole of Britain,’ Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall opened it’s doors to the public for the first time in 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of the writer's death. Step back in time to the 1570’s when William Shakespeare was a pupil learning to read and write, and see the room where leading theater companies came to perform - a strong influence on the young playwright. You will be invited to enjoy a private tour before the school opens to the public in the morning, including the chance to take part in a Tudor lesson, write with a quill and ink, witness the rare medieval wall paintings, and much more.  Stratford-Upon-Avon The birthplace of William Shakespeare, the greatest writer in the English language and home to the theatres of the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford is a charming market town set in the heart of rural England. A delightful river winds its way through the town, past the beautiful Holy Trinity Church, where Shakespeare lies buried. See some wonderful half-wooden buildings that date back to Shakespeare's time, including Shakespeare’s birthplace. Warwick Castle This is, quite simply, the greatest medieval castle in Britain. With a history that dates back over 1,000 years, Warwick Castle will take you back in time to a world of sumptuous banquets, bloody battles, and royal splendor. Enter over the footbridge and explore the castle's ramparts, towers, and gardens. Oxford and the Cotswolds Oxford, the city of dreaming spires, boasts one of the world’s greatest and oldest universities as well as some of the finest architecture in Europe. The colleges themselves, which make up the university, are amongst the architectural highlights, their ivy-clad stone walls protecting beautiful chapels, halls and libraries. Soak up the atmosphere of this remarkable town with a guided walking tour of the city or take tea in the shop where the real-life Alice (inspiration for Alice in Wonderland) bought her sweets! Your trip to Oxford promises an unforgettable experience for young and old alike. On the way to the remarkable city you will also enjoy a short drive through the scenic Cotswolds.

From Bristol: 2-Day Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford & Cotswolds

From Bristol: 2-Day Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford & Cotswolds

Day 1 Departing Bristol, your journey begins with a scenic drive through what is considered the birthplace of British tourism and the birthplace of the industrial revolution. We’re talking about Wye Valley, of course, which is dubbed an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You’ll love the views of this region as we head towards Tintern Abbey on the banks of River Wye. There’s some fascinating history behind this now-roofless national icon which was founded in 1131. Afterwards you make your way to the market town of Ross-on-Wye where you have free time to explore and grab a bite to eat. Then it’s time to head to Broadway. No, we’re not talking about seeing a stage production, we’re talking about the picturesque village in the Cotswolds. This is a great time for a spot of shopping, or simply wander and enjoy the town before heading to Stratford-upon-Avon, your base for the night. You arrive in the birthplace of Shakespeare in the mid-afternoon so there’s still some time to explore and sort yourself out for dinner. You’re spoilt for choice in Stratford-upon-Avon. Perhaps you’ll explore the Schoolroom and Guildhall, where Shakespeare was first inspired by literature and theatre. Or perhaps you’ll visit his childhood home and hear tales of his family life. Day 2 You’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into a movie today. Your first destination is considered one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the UK. Wander around the picturesque village of Chipping Campden before heading to Bourton-on-the-Water. Quite a literal name, as this village boasts the beautiful River Windrush running through it, and is known as the Venice of the Cotswolds. You continue onto Oxford, your main stop for the day. Famously known for its university, the city of Oxford has an interesting history and plenty of things to do and see. You can learn about some of it at the Ashmolean Museum, Britain’s oldest public museum. If museums aren’t your thing, there’s always Oxford Castle & Prison, a tour of some of the colleges around town, and even several Harry Potter locations to spot. Enjoy a relaxing drive back through some of England’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the perfect way to end your day as you head to Bristol where your tour ends in the early evening.

3Day Tour:LDN Oxford Warwick Cotswolds Stratford-Upon-Avon

3Day Tour:LDN Oxford Warwick Cotswolds Stratford-Upon-Avon

Day 1: Oxford, Warwick, and Stratford-upon-Avon Start your journey from Paddington at 8.30am in our luxury 16-seat Mercedes midi-coach. Explore historic Oxford, visit iconic university colleges, the Bodleian Library, and Radcliffe Camera. Continue exploring Oxford with visits to the Ashmolean Museum or the Pitt Rivers Museum. Wander through the Botanic Garden if time allows. Lunch in Oxford before departing for Warwick at 2 pm. Arrive in Warwick and explore Warwick Castle in the late afternoon. Travel to Stratford-upon-Avon, check into accommodation, and enjoy dinner in the historic town center. Day 2: Stratford-upon-Avon Explore Stratford-upon-Avon at your own pace, including the birthplace of William Shakespeare, with our free entry pass granting access to key attractions. Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace, and learn about his early life and house history. Head to Shakespeare's New Place, his family home during later years, with beautiful gardens and contemporary sculptures. Take a coffee break at a local café, enjoying the town's charming atmosphere. Visit the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, exploring its history and exhibitions. Have lunch in the town center at a local restaurant or pub, sampling British or international cuisine. Explore the Guild Chapel, an impressive medieval building with stained glass windows and connections to Shakespeare. Discover Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, the school where Shakespeare studied as a child, and explore the unique Guildhall architecture. Visit Anne Hathaway's Cottage, the picturesque childhood home of Shakespeare's wife, with a thatched cottage and gardens. Explore Holy Trinity Church, Shakespeare's burial place, and its riverside location. Take a relaxing River Avon cruise with scenic views of the town and surrounding countryside. Dine at a riverside restaurant with an evening atmosphere and optional live music. Consider optional evening entertainment like a performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre or a local play. Day 3: Cotswold Adventure Embark on a Cotswold adventure from Stratford-Upon-Avon at 9 AM. Experience panoramic views at Dover’s Hill, unveiling the Cotswolds' quirky traditions. Explore the historic town of Chipping Campden, dating back to the 14th-17th centuries, with its unique maps guiding you to must-see gems. Discover the hidden gem of Snowshill, a tiny hillside village with charm and allure. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Stow-on-the-Wold, a lively market town with independent shops and the legendary ‘Tolkien door’. Witness the iconic 'Arlington Row' in Bibury, often hailed as "the prettiest village in England." Venture to Bourton-on-the-Water, a fairy-tale village with Cotswold stone bridges over the River Windrush. Return to London, with drop-off around 7 PM.

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