Stratford upon Avon
Visit the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare, where the famous poet, playwright and actor spent his formative years, plus enjoy a panoramic tour of this medieval market town situated along the banks of the River Avon. A two-course lunch with wine is also included at 'Hall's Croft', the wonderfully furnished Jacobean former home of Shakespeare's daughter, Susanna Hall. Guests are welcome to wander into the tranquil walled garden where Susanna's husband, the physician John Hall, would have grown his fragrant medicinal herbs for use in remedies.
- Roast turkey with all the trimmings
- Christmas pudding
- Tea or coffee
- Vegetarian option available upon request
'The Cotswolds' are the largest designated Area of Natural Beauty in the UK, covering 800 square miles and five English counties. On this tour, we will be visiting Bourton-on-the-Water; a quintessential English village full of charm and known as the 'Venice of the Cotswolds' because of the number of beautiful low bridges in the town that crosses the River Windrush.
Travel through the beautiful English countryside to the historic city of Oxford, also known the 'City of Dreaming Spires' due to the stunning architecture of its university buildings. Oxford is home to the prestigious University of Oxford, whose notable alumni include figures such as Professor Stephen Hawking, J. R. R. Tolkien and Oscar Wilde. Enjoy a walking tour of the city, which features examples of every architectural period in English history stretching back as far as Saxon times. As you walk through its quaint cobbled streets, our expert tour guide will bring the history and charm of this beautiful city to life.
Tour Starts: 9.00am, Victoria Coach Station (boarding commences at 08:30am)
Tour Finishes: approx 7.00pm, Victoria Train Station
Entrance to Shakespeare's Birthplace are included in the tour price. 2 course lunch Halls Croft
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