Shakespeare’s Stratford and the Cotswolds Tour
TOUR DESCRIPTION

  • Take a stunning trip to Shakespeare’s birthplace
  • See bride Anne Hathaway’s cottage and gardens
  • Experience outstanding beauty at the Cotswolds
  • Entry to Shakespeare’s birthplace
    Entry to Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Gardens
    Entry to Shakespeare's Schoolroom
    Photo stops at Bourton-on-the-Water and Bibury
    Transportation by Luxury Air-Conditioned Coach
    Professional Guide
    Gratuities
    Important Information
    Schedule

    December to March
    Days of operations: Thursday & Sunday

    April to November
    Days of operations: Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday

    Tour Language

    English: Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday
    Mandarin: Thursday & Sunday only

    Please note

    You must bring the e-ticket provided to gain entry to this tour.
    Our vehicles are modern, comfortable, and kept to the highest standards of cleanliness, including a deep clean every day.
    *During peak periods, additional vehicles without Wi-Fi may be used.

    Itinerary

    Check-in: 8:00am
    Departure time: 8:30am
    Departure point: Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London SW1W 9SH

    Return time: approx. 7:30pm
    Due to legal working hour’s restrictions for our drivers, this tour will finish within a 2 or 3 minute walk of Gloucester Road Underground Station. This station is in Zone 1 and is three stops Eastbound on the Circle Line or the District Line to Victoria. The Piccadilly Line also runs through Gloucester Road, and is only 5 stops to Piccadilly Circus.

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    See some of the most beautiful spots in the UK on this excellent tour of Shakespeare’s birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon and an official Area of Outstanding Beauty, the Cotswolds. An expert guide leads the way, regaling you with stories and interesting facts about the rich history of these beautiful places.

    Stratford-upon-Avon

    The home town of legendary playwright William Shakespeare is the first stop on this day trip. Filled with history, pay a visit to the place the famous Bard was born - a quaint, unassuming half-timbered house. Learn amazing stories and quirks of Elizabethan living from your expert guide.

    Next stop is a visit to Shakespeare’s bride Anne Hathaway’s cottage and gardens. This beautiful little thatched farmhouse is the place where the Bard courted his bride and still to this day holds items or original furniture, including the Hathaway bed.

    The Cotswolds

    Visit what is often agreed to be one of the most beautiful areas in the whole of the UK. Quaint villages and breathtaking scenery, the Cotswolds looks like it jumped off the pages of a storybook. The tour makes photo stops at three stunning Cotswolds villages: Bourton-on-the-Water, also known as ‘Little Venice’ due to its low bridges and stone banks, Bibury a town once described by William Morris as ‘the most beautiful village in England’.

    After a wonderful day of sightseeing, arrive back to London at the approximate time of 7:30pm.

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