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Student Tour Shakespeare's Stratford & The Cotswolds

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Bourton on the Water

Bourton on the Water

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

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Tour Details:

Welcome on our tour to Stratford upon Avon & The Cotswolds.


  • A day out in historic and beautiful England
  • Includes a visit to the Tudor town of Stratford Upon Avon, birthplace and resting place of one of the greatest writers ever - William Shakespeare
  • Journey through the Cotswolds, an official area of outstanding natural beauty
  • Visit Bourton on the Water, one of England's prettiest villages
  • The weekend nearest April 23rd, Shakespeare's Birthday will have Stratford hosting its Birthday Celebrations Parade, our tour itinerary and timing will be different this day

Student Top Attractions in Stratford upon Avon


  • 08:15 Bournemouth departure
  • 10:30 Oxford departure
  • 11:00 Cotswolds journey and tour
  • 11:15 Bourton on the Water tour and free time
  • 13:15 Cotswolds journey and tour
  • 14:00 Stratford upon Avon tour and free time
  • 17:00 Departure home
  • 18:00 Oxford finish
  • 20:00 Bournemouth finish

Stratford upon Avon

See where Shakespeare was born and went to school, what remains of his retirement home, New Place and the Holy Trinity Church where he is buried. You will also see the theatres, River Avon and gardens of this beautiful Tudor town. After the tour you will have a few hours of free time to explore and enjoy what is on offer.

The Cotswolds

An official designated area of natural beauty, it is full of picturesque small villages and towns with houses and churches that date back hundreds of years. Most buildings are made with the local limestone or "Cotswolds" stone. We stop at the popular village of Bourton On The Water, which has been called the "Venice of the Cotswolds".

This information shows example itineraries to use as a guideline, please note that the order we visit various attractions may change depending on circumstances or time of year.

Please follow the advice of your tour manager and make sure that you are at the various pick up points and departures at the correct times.


  • Transport 
  • Tour guide
  • Free map and information handout
  • Guided walking tour of Stratford upon Avon & Bourton on the Water
  • Coach tour of the Cotswolds
  • Opportunity to see where Shakespeare was born, lived, died and is buried.
  • Free time for sights, shops & museums


Optionals extras are also available, but they are not included in the tour price.

  • Shakespeare's Birthplace, Nash's House and New Place. Ticket for single or all 3 houses £17 / £25
  • Holy Trinity Church (Free entry, small charge to see Shakespeare’s gravestone)
  • MAD Museum (Tickets from £6 approx)
  • River Avon Boat Cruise (Tickets from £6)
  • Tudor World Museum (Tickets from £5)
  • Attractions at Bourton on the Water are extra charge and range from £4 - £10