Welcome to Stratford

Charming, cultured and classy, with a bunch of other festivals to boot, Stratford packs more punch than cities twice its size: there are plenty of great places to eat and stay. Whatever the season, you'll enjoy nature, arts and architecture, and the proud local welcome.

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$71.29 Day Trips & Excursions

Shakespeare's Stratford upon Avon Small Group Day Tour from London

You leave London and head straight to Stratford-upon-Avon.After a pit stop to break up the journey, you arrive in the centre of this quintessential Tudor town.You can discover Shakespeare’s Birthplace, eat at local restaurants, visit the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Theatre, and wander along lovely waterways.After you’ve had your fill of quotes and culture, it’s time to go to Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. The gorgeous gardens here feel a million miles away from Shakespeare’s bloody tragedies.And now it’s time for the final act. You go to Holy Trinity Church, an incredible parish church and the home of Shakespeare’s grave.You have another pit stop before arriving in London in the evening.

$119.25 Holiday & Seasonal Tours

London to Stratford-upon-Avon Festive Lunch Plus Oxford Visit

Stratford upon AvonStopping in Stratford-upon-Avon where we will visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and enjoy a fascinating panoramic tour of this pretty town. Exclusive to Evan Evans we have included a 2 lunch with wine at Halls Croft, the former home of Shakespeare's daughter with access to the stunning gardens. Festive MenuRoast Turkey with all the trimmingsChristmas PuddingTea or Coffee Vegeterian option is also available on requestThe CotswoldsWe drive through one of the most scenic areas of England, the Cotswolds. Passing through charming villages with thatched cottages, tea shops and ancient inns. We will stop at Bourton-on-the-water, one of the prettiest villages in The Cotswolds. OxfordThe colleges in Oxford date back to the 13th century and among its famous students were Bill Clinton, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkein and Lewis Carroll. We take you on a fascinating walking tour through the cobbled streets of Oxford to see the Bodleian Library and the picture-perfect college courtyards, for which Oxford is justifiably famous.

$147.97 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour Stratford Upon Avon & Blenheim Palace

You will be met by your private tour guide in the lobby of your central London hotel at 8am. On route from London your private guide will tell you about the places and areas you are passing through as well as some information about London and any iconic buildings that you pass. The first stop of the day will be Stratford upon Avon, home to William Shakespeare. The streets here have not changed since Williams’s day so you will be walking in his footsteps. In Stratford you will visit, with your guide, the home and birthplace of William Shakespeare as well as the church where he is buried. Other place to see are the place where Shakespeares marital home stood and the homes of his two daughters. From here you will go to the home of his wife’s family, Anne Hathaway’s cottage. From here you will travel to Sir Winston Churchills birthplace, Blenheim Palace, in the Cotswolds. Built between 1705 & 1722 this is one of the best stately homes in the country. Your visit inside the house will be independent as no guiding is allowed inside except by their own guides. The Churchill exhibition is a must see exhibit and you will also see the room and bed Churchill was born in. Time permitting you will have a tour of the wonderful gardens with your guide. Lunch, if required, can either be taken in Stratford or one of the great pubs on rote to Blenheim. This tour is conducted by a luxury sedan for up to 3 people or by passenger van with guide and separate driver for 4 to 6 people.