Stratford-upon-Avon and the Cotswolds
Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and the charming Cotswolds
An area of outstanding natural beauty The Cotswolds is famed for it's honey-coloured houses and idyllic scenery. We visit the Cotswolds most beautiful village, Bourton-on-the-Water, a charming place at any time of the year. The 600 year old Anne Hathaway's Cottage, the birthplace of Shakespeare's wife, is one of England's most photographed houses, surrounded by stunning gardens and beautiful woodland Stratford-upon-Avon the birthplace of William Shakespeare, is steeped in culture and history. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon, it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK. Possibly the most famous writer in the English language, Shakespeare is known for his sonnets and plays such as 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'Hamlet'.
12 - 30
- 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 including Shakespeare's Birthplace
- Photostop at Anne Hatthaway's Cottage
We enjoy a scenic drive through the Cotswolds before arriving in the charming village of Bourton-on-the-water. We enjoy some free time here to relax in the "Venice of the Cotswolds". We continue our journey from The Cotswolds prettiest village, to one of England's most beautiful houses, for a photostop at Anne Hathaway's Cottage.
Our guided walking tour of the medieval market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, includes the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare, the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatre, and other important sights connected with the great writer. There will be plenty of free time for you to visit Stratford's museums and other attractions.