Oxford, Shakespeare Country & Cotswold Private Tour

Oxford, Shakespeare Country & Cotswold Private Tour

This tour takes you through some of the most beautiful countryside in England.
Uncover the inspiring stories Oxford University and Oxford City while visiting the old colleges with huge gates and high stone walls, and learn why Oxford is called the City of Dreaming Spires.
Your friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide will show you around the ancient colleges and with cobbled streets, you will be entertained on the way with unknown anecdotes about the many Oxford University famous students.
Visit Harry Potter filming locations,
Visit the famous home of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon is forever synonymous with history and culture. Set on the banks of the picturesque River Avon it is one of the most recognisable towns in the UK. Home to Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Palace a World Heritage Site with over 300 years of History.
Famous for quintessentially English market towns and villages built from honey-coloured stone
* Duration: 12 hours
* Starts: London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




This tour takes you through some of the most beautiful countryside in England.
Uncover the inspiring stories Oxford University and Oxford City while visiting the old colleges with huge gates and high stone walls, and learn why Oxford is called the City of Dreaming Spires.
Your friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide will show you around the ancient colleges and with cobbled streets, you will be entertained on the way with unknown anecdotes about the many Oxford University famous students.
Visit Harry Potter filming locations,
Visit the famous home of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon is forever synonymous with history and culture. Set on the banks of the picturesque River Avon it is one of the most recognisable towns in the UK. Home to Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Palace a World Heritage Site with over 300 years of History.
Famous for quintessentially English market towns and villages built from honey-coloured stone

Itinerary
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Stop At: Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Tour Highlights –

Uncover the inspiring stories Oxford University and Oxford City while visiting the old colleges with huge gates and high stone walls. Discover the Oxford University traditions and understand how students live and study today and learn why Oxford is called the City of Dreaming Spires.

Your friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide will show you around the ancient colleges and with cobbled streets, you will be entertained on the way with unknown anecdotes about the many Oxford University famous students and academics who have walked down these same lanes in times gone by.

Make the most of your time well spent in Oxford – Go behind the closed doors of oldest Colleges, Historic Chapels, School of Divinity (15th Century medieval lecture hall), visit beautiful Dining Hall &The Old Bodleian Library Quads.
Our guides will also discuss about the Inspiring History, Unique Traditions & Student Life of Oxford University.

Visit Harry Potter filming locations, see Inspector Morse sights, discover Narnia Inspiration, explore Alice in Wonderland site, visit Mordor inspiration of Lord of the Rings, uncover most Haunted site in Oxford.

Duration: 2 hours

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

Stratford-upon-Avon is forever synonymous with history and culture. A medieval market town in England’s West Midlands, is the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare. Possibly the most famous writer in the English language, Shakespeare is known for his sonnets and plays such as ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘Hamlet’. The Royal Shakespeare Company performs his plays in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and adjacent Swan Theatre on the banks of the River Avon.
Other places of interest are
Anne Hathaway’s cottage
This is real-life ‘Shakespeare in Love’. Originally a farmhouse, this was the site where Wills courted Anne, who would later become Mrs Shakespeare. The pretty cottage has its original furniture and features, and the romantic gardens are the stuff sonnets are made of.
Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm.
The UK’s largest tropical butterfly attraction is an ideal rainy-day activity. Wander through exotic plants and gurgling waterfalls while hundreds of free-flying butterflies flutter around you.
Countess of Evesham.
Also known as Stratford’s ‘Orient Express’ this 70m restaurant cruiser drifts up and down the Avon along some of its prettiest stretches.
For a day with a bit of a difference, you can visit The Mechanical Art and Design museum, but better known as the MAD museum in Henley Street which boasts “brilliant-but-bonkers machines” made by Kinetic artists. Items on show include mechanised flipbooks and a musical typewriter.
*The Wizarding World of Dr Thaddeus Bombay at Creaky Cauldron Where Magic Begins
Spread over three floors, the Wizarding World of Dr Thaddeus Bombay is a phantasmagorical experience of magical delights
*After Dark at Creaky Cauldron Where Magic Begins
Warwickshire’s Premier Scare attraction
*Stratford’s original theatre of fear, The Dark Arts Theatre Company present their Truly Terrifying Tales of History told by the original Master of the Macabre.
*The Magic Alley at Creaky Cauldron Where Magic Begins
A phantasmagorical emporium of magical delights from wands and spells to sweets and quirky gifts – all at the sign of the Creaky Cauldron

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Cotswolds, Cotswolds, England

EXPLORE COTSWOLD
Cotswold stone towns and villages. There is so much history to take in that you’ll be sure to find a historic story that rewards your interests. ‘Cotswolds’ is a combination of two very old English words. Everyone’s pretty much agreed that ‘Wolds’ are gentle hills. And most people agree that ‘Cots’ are sheep enclosures. So ‘Cotswolds’ probably just means an area of gentle hills with plenty of sheep around. The Cotswolds hills are criss-crossed with dry stone walls. The picturesque Cotswold landscape is completed with hidden river valleys and distinctive market towns and villages made of the famous Cotswold stone. Many Cotswold villages have enigmatic names such as The Slaughters, Stow-on-the-Wold,

Duration: 1 hour