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Small Group Cotswolds Villages, Stratford and Oxford Day Tour from London

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Small Group Cotswolds Villages, Stratford and Oxford Day Tour from London
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icon12 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Escape to the countryside on this full-day tour of Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, and the Cotswolds from London. Follow in the footsteps of Shakespeare as you visit his birthplace in Stratford-Upon-Avon, stop for photos in the idyllic villages of the Cotswolds, then enjoy a walking tour of Oxford, home to the world’s oldest university.
  • Full-day of Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, and the Cotswolds from London
  • Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace and grave in Stratford-Upon-Avon
  • Explore the country lanes and traditional English villages of the Cotswolds
  • See Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera on a walking tour of Oxford
  • Travel by air-conditioned mini-coach
  • Small-group tour ensures a personalized experience
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Round-trip travel by air-conditioned luxury Mercedes minicoach from central London
Experienced knowledgeable and welcoming tour driver/guide
Walking tours in Stratford and Oxford
Bottled water
Optional entry to Shakespeare's birthplace. Adult £18 Child £11.50. Tickets available on door
Food and drink
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Departure Point

London SE1, UK

Join us at our first pick up point for this tour, from the corner of Belvedere Road and Chicheley Street, near the London Eye. See departure point information for more details. Departure time: 8.45am

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Departure Point

2 Bridge Pl, Pimlico, London SW1V 1QA, UK

Join us at our second pick up point for this tour, from outside the front of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Victoria. See departure point information for more details. Departure time: 9.10am

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is three years
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, and across some uneven surfaces
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • No large items of luggage are permitted, luggage compartment is limited
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY The English Bus
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    Q:
    What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Small Group Cotswolds Villages, Stratford and Oxford Day Tour from London?
    A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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    What is the policy on sanitization during Small Group Cotswolds Villages, Stratford and Oxford Day Tour from London?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by Small Group Cotswolds Villages, Stratford and Oxford Day Tour from London.
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    What is the social distancing policy during Small Group Cotswolds Villages, Stratford and Oxford Day Tour from London?
    A:The policies on social distancing are:

    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    See all safety measures taken by Small Group Cotswolds Villages, Stratford and Oxford Day Tour from London.
    Q:
    What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Small Group Cotswolds Villages, Stratford and Oxford Day Tour from London?
    A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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    star-5
    Great guide
    johndD8078AG
    , Oct 2019
    Colin was driver and narrator on this informative and interesting tour. He gave us plenty of time to walk around the Cotswolds, Oxford and Stratford as well as being an informative and funny walking tour guide.
    star-5
    Worth It
    Dru247
    , Sep 2019
    The tour was great. Our guide was friendly and offered a ton of great information. There are optional group tours on the trip - which operate like small guided walking tours and is much easier with the small van of people. But you also get the option to explore the destinations by yourself. The trip fits a lot into one day. Each place could be it's own day or longer tour but there's adequate time to explore and get a taste of every one of the stops. Before booking I was worried by some reviews complaining about the length of times at the stops. But keep in mind there's only so much time when you're driving to four different towns in a 10 hour trip. The only thing that was disappointing was getting to Oxford too late to go in most of the buildings (particularly the Harry Potter ones). Things close early, especially on Sundays. You can still head into a tourist trap and grab Oxford sweatshirts on sale so I guess that's a minor consultation. All in all the tour was fabulous and worth the money.
    star-5
    Fabulous informative day.
    Trail27500842633
    , Jun 2019
    Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and very personable. He made this trip a memorable experience.
    icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
    Hello! Thank you so much for your review and for joining our small group tour. We only employ the very best guides, so I'm delighted you thought highly of him! Many thanks, Jen The English Bus
    star-5
    enjoyed everyminute
    Vaghinak Yevkin... M
    , Mar 2019
    Our guide Andrew was fantastic so informative and friendly, he went above and beyond showing us as much as he could in a day, we sore so much beauty and so much history in one day can not recommend this tour enough if you want to see the best there is in a day you will enjoy every minute.
    icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
    Hello, Thank you so much for your feedback - wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Andrew so much. Thank you for joining our small group tour. Many thanks, Jen
    star-5
    Great Outing for Small Groups
    Global26117398417
    , Mar 2019
    Colin was punctual and entertained/engaged us throughout the trip. The beautifully-drawn bus (named Betty) was just the right size as it navigated the small roads around Cotswold and allowed us a peek into the beautiful streams and small bridges in the English countryside.Had a very good day's visit and would strongly recommend this nice tour company.
    star-4
    The 4 Stars is for Andrew, the tour...
    Kathleen N
    , Apr 2018
    The 4 Stars is for Andrew, the tour guide/driver for his professionalism, knowledges and good sense of humor. The tour itself should be a 2: lot of driving, short time at Cotsworlds (our main focus); too long at Startford-upon-Avon. This tour is an introductory and is not for photography enthusiast
    icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
    Hi Kathleen, Thanks for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed Andrew's guiding. As for not enjoying the rest of the tour - you booked a tour to Stratford, the Cotswolds and Oxford. The itinerary is clearly published, and if you only wanted to visit The Cotswolds then perhaps you should have booked a dedicated Cotswolds tour, rather than write negative comments about a tour itinerary that was delivered as promised. We spend 2 hours in Stratford. An hour for free time/lunch and visiting Shakespeare's birthplace, then a 45 minute walking tour with your guide and 15 minutes to see the church where Shakespeare is buried and it's surrounds. In 10 years of operating this tour I can't remember anyone saying this was too long in Stratford. Given the locations of the sights you visit on this tour - there is a fair amount of driving, but this is why your guide provides commentary along the way - as there is so much to see and so many beautiful sights to admire. May I suggest that next time you book a tour, make sure you want to visit all the locations on the itinerary. Many thanks, Jen

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