After pickup from a centrally located spot in London, pop in your state-of-the-art Vox headphones and relax during the scenic journey to Warwick in a luxury coach. Listen as your knowledgeable guide offers illuminating commentary on the rich heritage of Warwick Castle; hear gruesome tales of torture in the castle’s dungeons and marvel at the fortification’s ancient origin.
On arrival, opt to purchase an entrance ticket to the castle in order to enjoy an enriching guided tour of the 1,000-year-old fortress’s interior. Alternatively, enhance your experience of the city center on a free guided walking tour of the well-preserved monuments and antique landmarks of Warwick.
Next, head to Stratford-on-Avon to discover the birthplace of pioneering playwright, William Shakespeare. Either stroll through the beautiful market town independently or choose to visit Shakespeare’s quaint half-timbered home and delve into his childhood.
After enriching your literary knowledge, return to the coach and travel to Oxford, a blissfully beautiful city replete with grand university buildings and charming waterways. Discover which prominent intellectual figures attended the prestigious Oxford university and then embark on a tour of the city’s cobbled streets and picture-perfect college courtyards.
Finally, admire the abundance of natural beauty in the Cotswolds, a region replete with rolling hills and quintessential English villages. Listen to legends and legacies surrounding the areas rich heritage and then relax during the return journey to London, where the tour concludes.
Please note, entrance fees are not included, but can be purchased from your guide on tour. Please see the Itinerary section for prices.