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Stratford, Oxford, Cotswolds & Warwick Castle Tour from London

Stratford, Oxford, Cotswolds & Warwick Castle Tour from London

Head to the beautiful British countryside!

Visit the famous university town of Oxford before driving through the scenic Cotswolds.

Explore Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-Upon-Avon and spend some time in the Medieval Ages at interactive Warwick Castle.

Entrance fees to Shakespeare's birthplace and Warwick Castle are included with this tour, as is a complimentary lunch pack.

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  • Description
  • Pickup Locations
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Related Photos

Tour/Activity Details

Length

9.5 hours

Time

8:30 am daily
(See Special Schedule Details)
Check-in at the tour office is 8:15 am.

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Hotel pickup is NOT included; departure is from the tour office on Buckingham Palace Road (details on your E-Ticket). Rates are in US Dollars. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Description

Special Schedule Details

A slightly revised version of this tour is offered on specific holiday dates in December and January. For our tour options on holidays during that period, please click this link: Holiday Activities in London.

Highlights

  • Walking Tour of Oxford
  • Entry to Brasenose College
  • Drive through the Cotswolds
  • Entry to Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Entry and extended visit at Warwick Castle
  • This tour includes a BONUS free London walking tour worth £10.00. Free walking tour tickets must be collected from the tour office in Victoria on the day of the tour and tickets must be used within 48 hours after the Stratford, Oxford, Cotswolds & Warwick Castle Tour. (See details below.)

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 the the Bodleian Library – one of the oldest libraries in Europe. You'll be captivated by the unspoiled narrow alleys and ancient squares of this naturally beautiful town.

EXCLUSIVE FEATURE - Entry to Brasenose College

Brasenose College was founded in 1509 by Sir Richard Sutton, a lawyer, and William Smyth, Bishop of Lincoln. Brasenose boasts fairytale architecture and a rolling green lawn. Past students include the writer William Golding and David Cameron, current Prime Minister of the UK.

The Cotswolds:

Enjoy views of breath–taking countryside, sleepy villages, and bustling market towns driving through the charming scenery of one of England's most beautiful regions.

Shakespeare's Birthplace at Stratford-Upon-Avon:

A market town with a difference, Stratford–upon–Avon is the famous home of arguably the world's greatest writer, William Shakespeare. Visit the picturesque half–timbered house where the legendary Bard was born to gain fascinating insights into his childhood.

Complimentary Lunch Pack

To save you time, money and the struggle of finding somewhere to eat, this tour also includes a totally tasty Snack Pack! Avoid wasting time waiting for a meal in a restaurant and tuck into a six inch cheese and salad sub on the go, including crisps, chocolate chip cookie and a bottle of water. It means you can make the most of each stop and won’t waste valuable exploring time.

Warwick Castle:

Be part of Britain’s Greatest Medieval Experience! Deep in the heart of Warwick Castle, the Great Hall becomes 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.

Estimated time for arrival back in London is 7:00 pm.

FREE BONUS Walking Tour (starting April 1, 2016)

You can choose one from the following walking tours which are each approximately 90 minutes long.

  • Jack The Ripper Walking Tour - Professional Guide, Spooky Walking Tour, Find out the stories behind the Whitechapel Murders, which are still one of the greatest unsolved murder mysteries. Come along the trail of Jack the Ripper…if you dare! Tours occur daily at 6:00 pm and from April through September there is an additional departure at 3:30 pm. Departs from Traders Gate Souvenir Shop, 35 Tower Hill, London EC3, Finishes at Liverpool Street Station.
  • The Beatles London Walking Tour - Follow in the footsteps of the Royal Family as you visit their favorite London haunts. The expert guide will show you where the Royals live in London, do their shopping and spend their time. Departs daily at 10:00 am from Leicester Square, 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP, Finishes at Piccadilly Circus.
  • The Royal Walking Tour - Fans of The Beatles will love seeing where the Fab Four worked and played in London. Join an expert guide and get up close and personal with a number of London hotspots loved by The Beatles. Departs daily at 1:00 pm from Leicester Square, 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP, Finishes at Buckingham Palace.

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Hotel pickup is NOT included; departure is from the tour office on Buckingham Palace Road (details on your E-Ticket). Rates are in US Dollars. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Pickup Locations

Pickup Locations

Please Note: We do not pick up from any hotels that are not on this list and pick-up times are subject to change without notice, so ALWAYS call the tour operator at least one day prior to the tour to confirm the pickup time and location.
Hotel Name Address Pickup Time(s) Pickup Notes
Amba Hotel Charing Cross (Guoman) The Strand, London
Central Park 49 Queensborough Terrace, London
Conrad London St. James 28 Broadway, London
Copthorne Tara Wrights Lane, London
Corus Hotel Hyde Park 1-7 Lancaster Gate, London
Crowne Plaza Kensington 100 Cromwell Street, London
Danubius Hotel 18 Lodge Road, London
Doubletree London Hyde Park 150 Bayswater Road, London
Doubletree Victoria 2 Bridge Place, London
Doubletree Westminster 30 John Islip Street, London
Grange City Hotel 8-14 Cooper's Row, London
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel 45 Prescot Street, London
Grosvenor Victoria 101 Buckingham Palace Road, London
Guoman Cumberland Hotel Great Cumberland Place, London
Hilton Euston 17-18 Upper Woburn Place, London
Hilton Hyde Park 129 Bayswater Road, London
Hilton Kensington 179-199 Holland Park Ave., London
Hilton Metropole 225 Edgware Road, London
Hilton Olympia 380 Kensington High St., London
Hilton Paddington 146 Praed Street, London
Hilton Park Lane 22 Park Lane, London
Hilton Waldorf London Aldwych, London
Holiday Inn Kensington Forum 97 Cromwell Road, London
Holiday Inn Kings Cross 1 Kings Cross Road, London
Holiday Inn Mayfair 3 Berkeley Street, London
Hyatt Regency London Churchill 30 Portman Square, London
Ibis London Earls Court Hotel 47 Lillie Road, London
Intercontinental Park Lane One Hamilton Place, Park Lane, London Hyde Park Corner
K & K George 1-15 Templeton Place, London
Kensington Close Wrights Lane, London
Lancaster Gate (Park Inn Hyde Park) 66 Lancaster Gate, London
Lancaster London Lancaster Terrace, London
Langham 1 Portland Place, London
Marriott County Hall Westminster Bridge Rd., London
Marriott Grosvenor Square Grosvenor Square , London
Marriott Kensington 147 Cromwell Road, London
Marriott Maida Vale Plaza Parade, London
Marriott Marble Arch 134 George Street, London
Marriott Regents Park 128 King Henrys Road, London
Marylebone Hotel 47 Welbeck Street, London
Mercure London Paddington 144 Praed Street, London
Millennium Gloucester 4-18 Harrington Gardens, London
Millennium Knightsbridge 17-25 Sloane Square, London
Millennium Mayfair 44 Grosvenor Square, London
Nadler Kensington (Base2Stay) 25 Courtfield Gardens, London
Novotel London West 1 Shortlands, London
Novotel Waterloo 113 Lambeth Road, London
Park Plaza County Hall 1 Addington Street, London
Park Plaza Riverbank 18 Albert Embankment, London
Park Plaza Victoria 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge 200 Westminster Bridge Road, London
Phoenix Hotel 1-8 Kensington Gardens Square, London
Pullman London St. Pancras 100-110 Euston Road, London
Quality Crown Hyde Park 8-14 Talbot Square, London
Queens Park Hotel 48 Queensborough Terrace, London
Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury 9-13 Bloomsbury Street, London
Radisson Edwardian Grafton 130 Totthenham Court Rd., London
Radisson Edwardian Kenilworth 97 Great Russell Street, London
Radisson Edwardian Mayfair Stratton Street, London
Radisson Edwardian Vanderbilt 68-87 Cromwell Road, London
Regency Hotel 100 Queen's Gate, London
Rembrandt 11 Thurloe Place, London
Rosewood London (Renaissance Chancery Court) 252 High Holborn , London
Royal Horseguards 2 Whitehall Court, London
Royal National Bedford Way, London
Royal Norfolk Hotel 25 London Street, London
Rubens 39 Buckingham Palace Rd., London
Russell Hotel Russell Square, London
Savoy Hotel The Strand, London
Sheraton Park Lane Piccadilly, London
St. Ermins 2 Caxton Street, London
St. Giles Bedford Avenue, London
St. James Court Hotel 45-51 Buckingham Gate, London
St. Pancras Renaissance Euston Road, London
Strand Palace 372 The Strand, London
Stylotel 160-162 Sussex Gardens, London
Thistle Euston 43 Cardington Street, London
Thistle Marble Arch Bryanston Street, London
TOUR TERMINAL - KENSINGTON 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7
TOUR TERMINAL - VICTORIA 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London 4 Fountain Square

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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Rates All rates are in US Dollars

Event Date:

October 23, 2017

Desired Time:

08:30 AM