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Discover Shakespeare's Stratford and the Cotswolds

Highlights / General details Shakespeare’s Birthplace at Stratford-Upon-Avon: A market town with a difference, Stratford-upon-Avon is the famous home of arguably the world's greatest writer, William Shakespeare. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage & Gardens: Anne Hathaway's Cottage is a thatched farmhouse containing many original items of family furniture, including the Hathaway Bed. It is nestled within stunning grounds and gardens, overflowing with fragrant blooms and traditional shrubs. Entry not included. The Cotswolds: Discover the captivating Cotswolds! Enjoy views of breath-taking countryside, sleepy villages, and bustling market towns as we drive through the charming scenery of one of England's most beautiful regions. Bibury: We will visit Bibury, once described by William Morris as “the most beautiful village in England” for a photo stop. Bourton-on-the-Water: Described as the "Little Venice" of the Cotswolds, Bourton-on-the-Water straddles the River Windrush with its series of elegant low bridges beside neat tree-shaded greens and tidy stone banks. We will stop here for a short photo-stop before continuing through Stow-on-the-Wold. Burford: We will stop at the sleepy Cotswolds town of Burford, built on a steep high street leading to the River Windrush and its medieval bridge. Complimentary Lunch Pack: To save time at each stop, this trip includes a complimentary packed lunch for you to enjoy on the coach or at one of the destinations. Inclusion Hotel pick up to tour departure point; Transportation in luxury air–conditioned vehicle; See Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Anne Hathaway’s Cottage & Gardens; Photo-stop at Bibury, Burford and Bourton-on-the-water; Free Lunch Pack (Sandwich; Bottle of Water; One piece of fruit). Exclusion Return Hotel Transfer; Entrance Fees – pre-purchase before departure; Gratuity. Hours of operation Available: Monday, Thursday, Saturday (April-November); Departs at 8:45am. Duration Approximately 10 hours. Location Departs from Golden Tours Visitor Centre – Victoria or from your hotel. Policies Please call Golden Tours at least 24 hours in advance to reconfirm your tour and pick up time upon arrival. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**