What To Expect
Discover the charms of Oxford by walking through cobbled streets and viewing its many historic colleges. You will see Christ Church, a key shooting location in the Harry Potter films! Drive through one of the most scenic regions in England, the Cotswolds, with its picture postcard cottages, before arriving in the market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, where you will visit Shakespeare's birthplace.
A city famous for excelling in education, Oxford is home to the oldest university in the English-speaking work and boasts a number of historic colleges and courtyards. Known as the 'city of dreaming spires', you will explore Oxford with your guide on foot during a walking tour. See the Bodleian Library, one of the oldest libraries in Europe, and pass Christ Church College. This college was a filming location for the Harry Potter series, so if you're a Potter fan, Christ Church will definitely look familiar!
From Oxford the tour continues toward Stratford-upon-Avon. This route takes you through the gorgeous Cotswolds, with green hills as far as the eye can see interspersed with sleepy villages.
The home of the world's greatest playwright, Stratford-upon-Avon is a quaint market town full of history and culture. Your visit to the town includes entrance to the half timbered house where Shakespeare was born, now a fascinating insight into the life of the playwright. Shakespeare spent his early years in Stratford-upon-Avon and also moved back here when he married. Find out about the Bard's life as a force of English theater still relevant today during your visit.
Be part of Britain's Greatest Medieval Experience! Deep in the heart of Warwick Castle, the Great Hall becomes a hive of activity! Immerse yourself in battle preparations and feel the weight of a medieval sword. Become a soldier - try on a battle helmet for size! Visit the spectacular State Rooms and feast your eyes on Victorian party preparations.
Entry to Shakespeare's Birthplace
Entry to Warwick Castle
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
The tour is approximately 10 hours long.
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