A quintessentially English day out

The Cotswolds is one of the most 'quintessentially English' and unspoiled regions of England where you cannot help but fall in love with the uniqueness of it. Stratford-upon-Avon is the UK's most beautiful market town with more than 800 years of history, containing not only many buildings that survive today and would have been familiar to Shakespeare, but also a thriving community offering a wide variety of leisure, accommodation and shopping experiences. A visit to Shakespeare's Birthplace and Anne Hathaway's Cottage a must for very visitor to England.

tour durationDuration: Daytrip
age range Age Range: 10 - 80yrs
tour pace Pace: Moderate
group size Group Size: 25 - 50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The village of Bourton-on-the-Water, often described as the 'Little Venice' of the Cotswolds
  • A visit to the William Shakespeare's Birthplace exhibition
  • Photostop at Anne Hathaway's Cottage

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Return travel by executive coach
  • Scenic drive through the Cotswolds – beautiful stone cottages, magnificent churches and quaint market towns
  • Visit Bourton on the Water, a much loved village in the Cotswolds
  • Guided walking tour of Shakespeare’s Stratford Upon Avon
  • Visit Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  • Lots of free time to explore this beautiful town at your leisure
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AVAILABILITY

Sat. 16th Feb 2019GBP £45

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ITINERARY

Morning

Departing in the early morning we take a scenic drive through the Cotswolds, for breathtaking views of open countryside, honey coloured stone cottages, and market towns with magnificent churches. We visit the charming town of Bourton-on-the-Water which straddles the River Windrush with its series of elegant low bridges beside neat tree-shaded greens and tidy stone banks. Bourton-on-the-Water is one of the most popular tourist spots in the region being serviced by many shops, cafes and attractions.

Afternoon

We continue our journey to the charming town of Stratford Upon Avon, the birthplace of the world’s most famous playwright William Shakespeare. We visit his parental home and will have the opportunity to visit other buildings associated with the playwright.

In the afternoon we visit the world famous Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, the childhood home of Shakespeare’s wife. The young Shakespeare would have courted Anne here and the view of the house and garden has been described as the most romantic in England. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage is set in stunning grounds. The quintessential English cottage overflows with beautiful flowers and shrubs.

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