Guided tour

Oxford, Stratford, Cotswolds & Warwick Castle Day-Tour

4.2 / 5

47 reviews

Oxford, Stratford, Cotswolds & Warwick Castle Day-Tour

From $136.01 per person

Take a walking tour of Oxford, visit Brasenose College, and drive through Cotswolds. Explore Shakespeare’s birthplace and enjoy some time to explore Stratford-Upon-Avon. Have an extended visit of Warwick Castle and savor a traditional lunch (optional).

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Duration 10 hours
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English

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through Oxford on a guided tour
  • Drive through the Cotswolds
  • Admire Shakespeare’s birthplace
  • Visit Warwick Castle
  • Travel in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
Full description
Walking tour of Oxford Follow in the footsteps of Oxford's famous students, from C.S. Lewis to Bill Clinton, as you stroll the captivating college courtyards and cobbled lanes of this historic university town. Take in the famous 'dreaming spires' and see Bodleian Library, one of the oldest libraries in Europe. You'll be captivated by the unspoilt narrow alleys and ancient squares of this naturally beautiful town. Brasenose College Brasenose College takes its name from the unique door-knocker of the Hall. This beautiful Oxford University college was founded in 1509 by Sir Richard Sutton, a lawyer, and William Smyth, Bishop of Lincoln. Brasenose is a stunning example of traditional university architecture and is surrounded by lush green lawns and relaxing gardens. The college has been used as a filming location for both TV and movies. Past students include the writer William Golding and Prime Minister David Cameron. The Cotswolds Enjoy views of the breathtaking countryside, sleepy villages, and bustling market towns as you drive through the charming scenery of one of England's most beautiful regions. Stratford–upon–Avon  A unique market town, famous as the home of William Shakespeare, arguably the world's greatest writer. Visit the picturesque half–timber house where the legendary bard was born, and gain fascinating insights into his childhood. Shakespeare’s birthplace: See where the famous playwright grew up and spent his years as a married man. Warwick Castle  Be part of Britain’s greatest medieval experience! Deep in the heart of Warwick Castle, the Great Hall is 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.  Arrival time back in London at approximately 18:45.
Includes
  • Walking tour of Oxford
  • Entry to Shakespeare's birthplace and Warwick Castle
  • Drive through Cotswolds
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
  • Entry to Brasenose College in Oxford
  • Food or beverages
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SH. There is Golden Tours signage at the meeting point and a ticket office nearby for any general enquiries.

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  • Please note that the tour itinerary and order are subject to change
  • All vehicles are modern, comfortable, and kept to the highest standards of cleanliness, including a deep clean every day
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 47 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    3.7/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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The tour was well organized, the excursion interesting, of course you only have a short time at each station. Lunch was under all criticism, just a sloppy cheese roll with a slice of half-moldy cucumber, a biscuit, chips in the bag and water. No juice, no sausage to choose from for those who don't like cheese, this is not a sensible or tasty lunch.

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January 13, 2020

Nice trip

We started with warwick castle, then statford then oxford. The trip was nice but almost half the trip time we spent on the bus because of long way between the places and also some traffic. The guide was nice and informative, the meal was ok and the entrance tickets to the castle and shakespear's house were included..

July 3, 2017

the guide is teaching in Oxford

I'd never been experiencing a super guide like this lady, she is professional, teaching in Oxford who brought us to the private area, she told us something about British that we would interest to know, and surprisingly she guided us personally in Warwick Castle and Oxford. Highly recommended this tour.

January 29, 2017

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