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Warwick, Oxford and Stratford Full-Day Tour from London

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48 reviews

Activity provider: Evan Evans Tours

Warwick, Oxford and Stratford Full-Day Tour from London

Activity provider: Evan Evans Tours
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From US$ 84.72 per person

Visit medieval Warwick Castle and the home of William Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon on a full-day tour from London. Drive through the scenic villages of the Cotswolds and enjoy a walking tour of Oxford.

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Duration 10 hours
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  • Explore over 1,000 years of history at Warwick Castle
  • Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Admire the dreaming spires of Oxford on a guided walking tour
  • See the beautiful thatched roof cottages in the scenic villages of the Cotswolds
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Journey back more than 1,000 years and learn about the bloody battles and extravagant banquets of Warwick Castle. Admire the magnificent Great Hall and State Rooms, and climb the towers and ramparts for an archer’s view of the historic town. Join Richard Neville as he prepares for battle at the multi-sensory Kingmaker attraction, or stroll through the landscaped gardens. Then, visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon and get a fascinating insight into the life of the legendary playwright. See the scenic villages of the Cotswolds on the drive to Oxford, where you will embark on a walking tour of the university city on arrival. Admire the famous colleges that date back to the 13th century, and hear about former students such as Bill Clinton, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Lewis Carroll. Discover where Harry Potter was filmed at Christ Church college before the drive back to London.
  • Entrance to Warwick Castle (if option selected)
  • Entrance to Shakespeare's Birthplace (if option selected)
  • Walking tour of Oxford
  • Personal audio headset
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
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  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Please note that the order in which the attractions are visited may vary for operational reasons.
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4.3 /5

based on 48 reviews

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It's a good compromise if you want to be able to see a few things all in one day and not walk too much. If you buy the option including entry tickets you can also enjoy a visit to the castle and Shakespeare's birth place which are both worth seeing. The trip is in a very comfortable coach. The guide could have been better though. He didn't make too much of an effort in trying to keep the group interested, he immediately told everyone he wouldn't wait for anyone in case of delays and he would sleep well anyway if doing so - which I didn't find funny. He just seemed not to care that much. I guess it just depends on the person, there are definitely better guides, even on these tours.

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June 7, 2022

All in all a very nice trip to rural Great Britain - charming villages and towns were visited. Unfortunately, there was only little time available everywhere (the longest was 1.5 hours, the admissions, provided that the bookings already run out of time). We had booked without admission and it was the right decision and: an hour for a lock is far too little and would not have been fun. Stratford upon Avon as a town itself is, in my opinion, more interesting than just Shakespeare's birthplace. Our guide Monica was super-sweet and told interesting stories and anecdotes, even in London even on the way home to shorten our time on the bus. I call that committed! It is a shame that you drive to the places for so long, that is of course missing when you actually visit the places. In my opinion, the castle could be left out entirely and more time in Stratford and Oxford could be planned.

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August 16, 2019

Great sites, comfy bus, too little time

The audio equipment with the earphone was quite helpful for hearing the guide. The guide used excellent judgment regarding the weather, having us shop indoors until the rain stopped. He made sure everyone knew their way back to their hotels. It really wasn’t enough time in Stratford-upon-Avon. All the other tour companies do the same tour, though.

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August 8, 2019

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