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  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Shakespeare's Birthplace

Oxford, Stratford, and Cotswolds: Day Trip from London

Product ID: 60796
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Discover the beauty of the English countryside on a day tour of the Cotswolds, Oxford, and Stratford-upon-Avon from London. Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the top sites of one of the world’s oldest university towns, and much more.
About this activity
Duration 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the sites associated with Shakespeare in the town of his birth
  • Wander among the dreamy spires of Oxford
  • Enjoy one of England's most spectacular landscapes in the Cotswolds
Full description
Depart London on a full-day (10-hour) tour that takes you west to experience the beauty of the Cotswolds countryside, and Oxford and Stratford, England’s most romantic cities.

Head to Stratford-upon-Avon in the Warwickshire countryside, and enjoy 2 hours in the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Your guide will provide suggestions on the best sites to see.

Take a walk around the town center to see beautiful Tudor-style buildings and sites connected with the life of Shakespeare, including the Swan Theatre.

Next, your drive will continue through the Cotswolds, as you enjoy views of the lovely landscape and stone villages. A designated area of outstanding natural beauty, this is the English countryside at its finest. Continue to Oxford to explore the most famous university city in the world.

Take a walk among the college buildings and admire their dreamy spires. Your guide will recommend a walking route that covers the most famous sites, including the Bridge of Sighs and Christchurch Cathedral.

Learn about Oxford’s connection with Alice in Wonderland and Harry Potter. Find a great place for a meal (you guide will provide recommendations), or join local scholars and academics over a pint in the city’s most haunted pub.

You'll be back in London by around 18.30 and you can use the London Underground to travel quickly to all areas of London.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Transportation by luxury vehicle
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide opposite Gloucester Road Underground station, London, SW7 4SS. Please wait outside Stanhope Arms bar, facing the exit of the station, near HSBC Bank. The tour departs at 7:45 AM. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

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Please note, this group tour will have a maximum of 28 passengers.
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Product ID: 60796