• Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 1 day (approx.)
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Escape the city for a sojourn in the British countryside on this full-day tour of Oxford, Stratford and the Cotswold Villages from London. Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare and Ann Hathaway’s cottage in Stratford-Upon- Avon, then drive through the idyllic Cotswolds, stopping to snap photos of the thatched-roof cottages and historic villages along the way. Finally, enjoy a walking tour of Oxford and discover the ‘City of Dreaming Spires,’ home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • All entrance fees included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

What You Can Expect

Customer Reviews

joshie_cox

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

It was raining on the day of our tour but that did not dampen the spirits of our tour guide Christina. She did an excellent job giving us the stories behind each college in Oxford and answered all our questions. She was pleasant, funny and well informed. We also enjoyed Startford upon Avon visiting Shakespeare's birth house and the little villages in Cotswold.

Lois Anne D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This was a charming trip in every way, except for the timing. My companion and I are huge Shakespeare fans and we needed more time in Stratford. But the things we wanted to see were just too spread out to reach all of them.We might have been better off doing a separate trip to Stratford. Otherwise, this trip to the Midlands was a pleasant journey outside the city, giving us a taste of the English countryside. Oxford lived up to the imagination as the classic university town and the thatched cottages of the Cotswolds tickled the imagination. Its a tour that recreated many a literary landscape for myself and my companion, particularly since both of us are or have been English teachers.

Jonathan H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

My family and I had a great time on this tour. Our tour guide Stacey was friendly and knowledgeable, the country side was beautiful and we where able to make some unscheduled stops along the way for pictures and site seeing.

Virgil A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great guide and overall trip.

Huong N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

My tour guide is Kristina. She is very knowledgeable and responsive. We were lucky to have a super small size group tour, only 4 people. Kristina was very nice to accommodate our requests. We changed the schedule slightly to have more time in Cotswold, which is absolutely beautiful. I could not believe that I could learn that much about England from just a one-day tour.

Teodora B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great trip. All was nicely organized. Thank you Neil.

andy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

A very enjoyable tour and our guide, Stacie, was absolutely fantastic! Not the fault of the tour company, just a general heads-up: be prepared to get stuck in traffic for 1 - 3 hours on the way home!

Pamy T

4 star rating: Recommended January 2018

I had fun on the tour! Stratford was amazing, and the stop at Cotswold was lovely. I found Oxford interesting as well, but not as enjoyable. If I had to make a tiny tweak to the itinerary, I'd spend maybe an extra half hour at Stratford and make up for it by spending slightly less time in Oxford.

Bridget S

4 star rating: Recommended November 2017

We had a great tour guide who was very knowledgeable on the areas we stopped at. The size of the group was great and the transportation was very accommodating.

Carol W

4 star rating: Recommended August 2017

Great excursion! Pick up prompt. Great guide. Would recommend this trip

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