Small-Group Day Trip to Oxford,the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon from London

Small-Group Day Trip to Oxford,the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon from London

Explore three of England’s most popular destinations on a guided full-day tour from London. You’ll visit Stratford-upon-Avon to see important sites from Shakespeare’s life, then discover the charming villages of the Cotswolds region and wrap up the day in the famous university town of Oxford. Enjoy stunning scenery, historic sights and an introduction to the English countryside on this small-group tour. Numbers are limited to 16 people, ensuring a more personalized experience with your guide.
* Duration: 11 hours
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




Explore three of England’s most popular destinations on a guided full-day tour from London. You’ll visit Stratford-upon-Avon to see important sites from Shakespeare’s life, then discover the charming villages of the Cotswolds region and wrap up the day in the famous university town of Oxford. Enjoy stunning scenery, historic sights and an introduction to the English countryside on this small-group tour. Numbers are limited to 16 people, ensuring a more personalized experience with your guide.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW England

We journey up to Stratford-upon-Avon to the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and enjoy a guided tour of the town by minibus viewing the remarkable array of timber framed Tudor buildings that survive from Shakespeare’s own lifetime including his church, school and family homes. We then enter the house he was born in.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Holy Trinity Church, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG England

Enjoy a guided tour of the town by minibus viewing the remarkable array of timber framed Tudor buildings that survive from Shakespeare’s own lifetime including his church, school and family homes.

Pass By: Anne Hathaway’s Cottage & Gardens, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9HH England

We will take a photo stop outside Shakespeare’s wife childhood home, Anne Hathaway’s cottage in Shottery.

Pass By: Burford Library 86A High Street, Burford OX18 4QF England

We then drive out to the beautiful Cotswolds, a range of limestone hills with green valleys and villages made up of honey coloured cottages. We use the narrow country lanes to visit off the beaten track places, including Burford, Bourton on the Water and the Rissingtons, our journey featuring plenty of meandering streams and sleepy hamlets. We will make a lunch stop in the delightful town of Stow-on-the-Wold with its village green and historic market square.

Stop At: Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold England

We will make a lunch stop in the delightful town of Stow-on-the-Wold with its village green and historic market square. Please note food and drink is not included.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: All Souls College, High Street, Oxford OX1 4AL England

Ending the day in Oxford, we will take an informative and in-depth walking tour of the University, colleges and town. Here we see how this ancient University founded in 1167, operates within its traditional collegiate system. Stroll around some of the older city and college buildings

Pass By: Christ Church, St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1DP England

Ending the day in Oxford, we will take an informative and in-depth walking tour of the University, colleges and town. Here we see how this ancient University founded in 1167, operates within its traditional collegiate system. Stroll around some of the older city and college buildings

Stop At: The Divinity School, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3BG, UK

Enjoy a visit to the University’s oldest classroom, the 15th century Divinity School.

Duration: 30 minutes