Christmas Eve at Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds and Oxford

Christmas Eve at Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds and Oxford information and booking

10 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from selected central London hotels or from Victoria Coach Station
Returns to
Tour returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm
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Spend your Christmas Eve day immersed in England's rich beauty and history on this day trip from London into the countryside. You’ll visit medieval Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford. You’ll visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and you’ll pass picturesque English villages as you travel through the rolling hills of the Cotswolds.

A scenic day trip from London through the English countryside is a wonderful way to spend your Christmas Eve day. A warm welcome awaits you at Warwick Castle, built in 1068 by William the Conqueror. You will be taken through the castle's history to times of battles, banquets and royal ceremony. Explore inside the castle walls, including the dark dungeons, or take a walk around the impressive gardens.Your coach will then take you on the short journey to Stratford-upon-Avon, home of the world's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare. You’ll have a fascinating panoramic tour of the town and you’ll enjoy a photo opportunity at Shakespeare's birth home before breaking for lunch (own expense) at the popular Marlowe's Restaurant.After lunch, you’ll drive through the rolling hills of the Cotswolds on the way to your next stop, the historic town of Oxford. Known as the "City of Dreaming Spires," Oxford is a vibrant university town full of culture and heritage. You will take a walking tour past many of the famous colleges, and see Christchurch, where many scenes in the Harry Potter movies were filmed.

What's included

  • Walking tour of oxford
  • Entry to warwick castle and shakespeare's birthplace
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)

What isn't included

  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel drop-off