Visit the market town of Stratford Upon Avon and learn about the town’s most famous resident; William Shakespeare.

Explore the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and see picture-postcard scenery and hamlets nestled into the valleys.

Visit the picturesque Bourton-on-the-Water in the heart of the Cotswolds, regularly voted one of the prettiest villages in England.

Each private tour is conducted in our premium Mercedes minivans, ensuring your comfort as we venture along the metropolitan streets of London and narrow country lanes of the English countryside.

Your knowledgable private tour guide will tell you the stories and show you the sights on this tour. We offer flexibility and your time inside and outside the vehicle is up to you.

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KEY SIGHTS ON THIS TOUR…

Stratford Upon Avon

Arriving at the market town of Stratford we come across the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Born in an unassuming cottage on Hanley Street in 1564 to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. We’ll explore Shakespeare’s birthplace including the exhibition about his life and times and the cottage that has been lovingly preserved for over 400 years.

The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds are akin to stepping into a landscape painting. It is one of the largest Area’s of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England, covering almost 800 square miles. The region is famed for its picture-perfect cottages, rolling English countryside & historic market towns. We’ll drive through this beautiful countryside and stop at a few of our favourite spots to explore the highlights as our journey continues.

Bourton On The Water

A charming English stone village in the heart of the Cotswolds, Bourton is often referred to  as ‘The Venice of the Cotswolds’ because of its canal network, arched bridges and buildings up against the water. The tree-lined waterways make this an idyllic setting for a stroll through the village exploring shops, bakery, cafes and a quirky motor museum.

Bouton also houses a Birdland Park and Gardens and adjacent hedge maze, popular with children. Or visit the model village, a replica of Bourton, in Bourton. Grab a bite to eat at the 17th c. Dial House.

Along the way your tour guide will give you a deep insight into this region with stories and facts. Returning to London at the end of this trip your camera will be full of photos and you will have memories that will last a lifetime.

SUGGESTED TOUR ROUTE…

Each tour we operate is unique and designed to your requirements. Here is an example of this tours route…

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  • Distance 221.22 miles
  • Time 5 h 13 min
  • Speed 42 mph
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We’ll collect & return you at the start and end of the tour

BOTTLED WATER

Premium still and sparkling water is provided in glass bottles

PREMIUM MERCEDES MINIVAN

Our minivans offer luxury interiors and excellent legroom for up to 7 people and their bags

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Stay connected to friends and family on tour with unlimited super-fast wifi

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    First class service from start to finish. Alexander tailored a tour of the Scottish Borders especially for us. Highly engaging and informative our group of 6 had a fabulous day out.

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