Shakespeare. Blenheim Palace & Warwick Castle private Tour

Shakespeare. Blenheim Palace & Warwick Castle private Tour

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, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and of course the Royal Shakespeare Theatre what better place to visit to learn about Olde England than here.
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, 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
* Duration: 12 hours
* Starts: London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




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, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and of course the Royal Shakespeare Theatre what better place to visit to learn about Olde England than here.
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, 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

Itinerary
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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: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PP England

Blenheim Palace was the birthplace of the 1st Duke’s famous descendant, Winston Churchill, whose life and times are commemorated by a permanent exhibition in the suite of rooms in which he was born
The 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and their family currently live at Blenheim Palace. Blenheim Palace is the only building in England other than royal buildings to be lucky enough to own the title of ‘Palace’. This palace film locations for
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Cinderella (I) (2015) Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) Spectre (I) (2015) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Warwick Castle, Castle Lane, Warwick CV34 4QU England

Visit Warwick Castle, which is a medieval castle developed from a wooden fort, originally built by William the Conqueror during 1068. Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England, situated on a bend of the River Avon. The original wooden motte-and-bailey castle was rebuilt in stone during the 12th century

Duration: 1 hour