3. 3Day Tour:LDN Oxford Warwick Cotswolds Stratford-Upon-Avon
Day 1: Oxford, Warwick, and Stratford-upon-Avon Start your journey from Paddington at 8.30am in our luxury 16-seat Mercedes midi-coach. Explore historic Oxford, visit iconic university colleges, the Bodleian Library, and Radcliffe Camera. Continue exploring Oxford with visits to the Ashmolean Museum or the Pitt Rivers Museum. Wander through the Botanic Garden if time allows. Lunch in Oxford before departing for Warwick at 2 pm. Arrive in Warwick and explore Warwick Castle in the late afternoon. Travel to Stratford-upon-Avon, check into accommodation, and enjoy dinner in the historic town center. Day 2: Stratford-upon-Avon Explore Stratford-upon-Avon at your own pace, including the birthplace of William Shakespeare, with our free entry pass granting access to key attractions. Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace, and learn about his early life and house history. Head to Shakespeare's New Place, his family home during later years, with beautiful gardens and contemporary sculptures. Take a coffee break at a local café, enjoying the town's charming atmosphere. Visit the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, exploring its history and exhibitions. Have lunch in the town center at a local restaurant or pub, sampling British or international cuisine. Explore the Guild Chapel, an impressive medieval building with stained glass windows and connections to Shakespeare. Discover Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, the school where Shakespeare studied as a child, and explore the unique Guildhall architecture. Visit Anne Hathaway's Cottage, the picturesque childhood home of Shakespeare's wife, with a thatched cottage and gardens. Explore Holy Trinity Church, Shakespeare's burial place, and its riverside location. Take a relaxing River Avon cruise with scenic views of the town and surrounding countryside. Dine at a riverside restaurant with an evening atmosphere and optional live music. Consider optional evening entertainment like a performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre or a local play. Day 3: Cotswold Adventure Embark on a Cotswold adventure from Stratford-Upon-Avon at 9 AM. Experience panoramic views at Dover’s Hill, unveiling the Cotswolds' quirky traditions. Explore the historic town of Chipping Campden, dating back to the 14th-17th centuries, with its unique maps guiding you to must-see gems. Discover the hidden gem of Snowshill, a tiny hillside village with charm and allure. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Stow-on-the-Wold, a lively market town with independent shops and the legendary ‘Tolkien door’. Witness the iconic 'Arlington Row' in Bibury, often hailed as "the prettiest village in England." Venture to Bourton-on-the-Water, a fairy-tale village with Cotswold stone bridges over the River Windrush. Return to London, with drop-off around 7 PM.