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Shakespeare Country & Cotswolds Villages

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGLE10287

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Day Coach Holiday

Price Includes:

  • Dinner, bed and breakfast
  • Coach travel throughout
  • Excursions as stated
  • Welcome pack
PRICE FROM ? £389 per person
Plan My Trip

Itinerary

Overview

This sightseeing holiday showcases fine scenery with picturesque towns, leafy countryside, sparkling rivers and storybook villages. Discover the stunning elegance and half timbered Tudor architecture of Stratford- upon-Avon from the vantage point of a river cruiser then explore the breathtaking timelessness of the Cotswolds when we visit chocolate box Stow-on-the-Wold and impossibly pretty Bourton-on-the-Water. A day in Rugby, perhaps view the interesting exhibits at the art gallery and museum or relax and admire the award winning floral arrangements in pretty Caldecott Park.

Your Excursions

Stratford-upon-Avon canal & river cruise
Experience the beating heart of beautiful Stratford-upon-Avon on a relaxing cruise sailing you through the historic canal lock and into the sparkling River Avon. Enjoy light-hearted commentary, narrated by Shakespearian actors telling you all about this picturesque market town’s heritage and wildlife as well as some titbits about the Bard.

Rugby
We journey to the pleasant market town of Rugby, birthplace of the eponymous sport – a game which began after local schoolboy William Webb Ellis picked up the ball and ran with it during a football match in 1823! There is a museum dedicated to this momentous moment full of rugby memorabilia as well as a statue of the boy in running pose.

Villages of the Cotswolds
We discover these picture postcard villages including Stow-on-the-Wold with its vast market square, fifteenth century penal stocks and charming promenade of shops and cottages. Nicknamed the “Little Venice of the Cotswolds”, Bourton-on-the-Water straddles the River Windrush with a procession of ornate bridges and stone embankments.

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