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The tour guide was splendid and very knowledgeable. The sights of the town and Warwick Castle was awesome.
Amazing tour with the best guide (David) and bus driver ever! David was incredibly knowledgeable and genuinely passionate about the UK. His insights made the trip exciting! The bus driver was a safe driver who kept us on time and even went out of his way to help us learn how to get back to our hotel
I loved loved loved Stratford. The time there is interactive and unique. There was a market going on in the town and there wasn't time to participate, but that was understandable. I could have spent all day there. Warwick Castle is very commercial. The building is imposing, but knowing what I know now, it is not a must see. We took the Tour on a weekend and were not able to enter the buildings at Oxford, something I would have loved to do. I would love to see these tours focus on just two locations and give you more time for each, however, given the structure, I felt this tour gave more time at each place than most.
Our guide was Claudia. I cannot say enough good things about her. Knowledgeable, kind and found the right balance and talking and remaining quiet. I took 3 tours with Viator this trip, and Claudia was definitely the best guide.
So, bottom line is given that these tours are designed to give you a taste of several areas and given Claudia...5 stars.
Great tour. Richard, the guide was exceptional. Long day, but SO WORTH IT!!
We thoroughly enjyed the tour and our guide, and felt the time given to each location was just about right. Warwick was described by some as a Disneyland, but wher else could you eat inside a real castle albeit a weak lunch. Shakespeare's school was a real experience. Would recommend this tour.
We would rate the trip at five stars! It started out at the Victoria Coach Station which should not be confused with the other two Victoria stations and the bus station was confusing to a newbie, but the Premier Tours folks at gate 19 were well organized. The tour consisted of three 1 1/2 to two hour bus trips between activities and then 1 1/2 to two hours at each site. The tour guide, Ann Marie, did an excellent job of explaining and guiding us and, in general, made the trip more enjoyable. Some may think it was a long time on a bus, but it didn't feel that way and it was interesting to see some much of the countryside.
I really loved this day trip. We saw so much in one day! Our guide was very kind and full of great information. I would book this again in a heartbeat!
The tour is very good and the guide John very knowledge about everything, the time is correct and the bus confortable, the driver Martin is also very good.
The visit to Shakespeares house and school, Warwick Castle and Oxford worth every penny spended and the day was wounderfull.
If you like to see medieval places, this is one of the trips I recommend.
A lot of people talk about the comercial side of Warwick castle, but all revert to conservation which make possible for us to visit
This was an amazing tour, a long day but totally worth it! The tour guide was fantastic he was so knowledgeable providing a great introduction to each site and general history along the way. I absolutely loved this tour and would highly recommend!
I highly recommend this trip. It is well organized and our guide, Claudia, was very good. The day started at Warwick Castle which is an interesting, an very old, castle. We have just under two hours to spend there. Next was a visit to the birthplace of William Shakespeare. After an informative trip through his family home, we were given plenty of time to explore the town on our own. We arranged our own lunch there in Stratford and I enjoyed a very good lunch at a local pub. The last stop was to Christ Church, Oxford. Wonderful!!! The only negative thing of this trip is that because of the time change at this time of year, the sun went down at 4:45 so we left Oxford in the dark. Otherwise, the day was well worth it!
Very impressed and highly recommend! Guide was great, very interesting and fun. We learned a lot of interesting things. We had enough time at each location to see it. Loved Warwick Castle, Oxford and Stator Upon Avon. Bus very nice and comfortable too.
This tour was very nice - however be warned that the day starts off stressfully at Victoria Coach Station. However, once you're on the tour bus, you can sit back and relax. The tour guide we had was very informative and told us about each stop before we got there. It is a whistle stop tour, so you don't get much time at each location. We quickly made our way through Warwick Castle and ran back to the bus before heading off to Stratford-upon-Avon. We we're excited about this stop, but it was a disappointment. The Shakespeare museum was so packed wall-to-wall people that it didn't feel safe. It would have been nice to go see some other sites off the beaten track, like Anne Hathaway's house. The star of the show was Oxford. We enjoyed this tour so much, we want to go back and spend more time. Make sure you do Christ Church Oxford, because that made the entire tour worthwhile. Several people on tour who didn't select the option wanted to add it at that time, but weren't able to. We also got to skip the line and we made it in before the masses, which was nice. If you're a fan of Harry Potter, you will love this place. Parts of the movie we're actually filmed here and it was just a beautiful place to visit.
My guide was very knowledgable and went all the way to keep us informed and happy.
Great tour! Even though it is a full day tour, could use an extra half hour at each location to explore a little more.
This was the best. We did several day trips and this was one of our favorites. We could have used about 30 more minutes at each stop....it was just a touch rushed along with in spite of that we would do it again.
Trip was very good. Our tour coach was a knowledgeable person as well as very funny. Tea at Warwick castle was a cherry on top. However, timing to roam around in Oxford was very limited. Apart from it, I was also expecting to see some of the locations of Harry Potter movie scenes in this tour at Oxford but failed due to time shortage and non-inclusion of those colleges in this tour. Still, I would highly recommend this tour for 1st timer in UK.
The trip was amazing! Lucy the tour guide and Malcolm the driver did excellent job.
We had an amazing day at these 3 locations, completely froze but had fun doing it! The guide was really entertaining with information on each of the places but also the insight into english life on the bus really made the travel time enjoyable. Highly recommend this trip!
Tour was great. sights were amazing. I only wish they had wi fi on the bus so we could look up things to compliment what our guide was saying. In addition, we took so many pictures, it would have been nice to have charging stations on the bus.
Great trip, lots of info at each stop and plenty of time to see it all in each Stratford on Avon, Warwick castle and Oxford...recommended.
This was a wonderful tour that was fully worth the money. David was a knowledgeable tour guide with amusing vignettes/comments about various landmarks and sites on route. He used his university connections to get us into view one of the colleges at Oxford (Balliol) and made sure that everyone had time to get something to eat or to use the facilities. We were lucky to have outstanding weather, which made the tour even more memorable.
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