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Stratford Upon Avon Weekend Special

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI9149

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

2 days

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Prepare to be whisked away on a great-value weekend coach holiday to the enchanting town of Stratford upon Avon, one of the UK's most popular destinations!

Nestled along the serene banks of the River Avon, this historic gem is not just a destination – it's a journey back in time to the birthplace of the legendary playwright William Shakespeare. Wander through cobblestone streets steeped in tales of old, where Tudor-style buildings whisper secrets of centuries past. You'll have lots of free time to soak up the atmosphere. You can explore Stratford's vibrant weekend markets, where you can browse stalls selling everything from locally sourced produce and handmade crafts to vintage treasures and antiques. Quench your thirst with a visit to one of Stratford's charming tearooms or cafes, and enjoy a cup of freshly brewed tea or coffee accompanied by delicious homemade cakes and pastries. For those craving something stronger, head to one of the town's historic pubs or trendy cocktail bars, where you can sample local ales, fine wines, and creative cocktails in a lively atmosphere.

Our super centrally located overnight 4-star hotel in Stratford offers a comfortable stay with dinner, bed and breakfast included and allows you to relax and easily explore the town centre.

If you're looking for a quick weekend getaway to a fantastic destination then this is a perfect choice.

An ideal choice for:

* Anyone who fancies a treat and a quick weekend away
* Friends and family who want to catch up and not have to worry about organising anything themselves
* Lovers of a bargain!
PRICE FROM ? £119 per person
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Itinerary

Day 1

Join your coach this morning as we travel to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Known as the birthplace of William Shakespeare, this historic gem offers a captivating blend of Tudor architecture, lush gardens, and rich cultural heritage. You can immerse yourself in the timeless tales of Shakespeare's life and works as you explore iconic landmarks such as Shakespeare's Birthplace or the Holy Trinity Church where the Bard lies at rest. Stroll along cobblestone streets lined with quaint shops, or for a touch of nature, wander through the stunning gardens of the Royal Shakespeare Company or enjoy a scenic walk in the peaceful countryside surrounding the town. The Rother Street Market also offers a vibrant hub of local artisans, delicious treats, and unique finds. Maybe stop for a bite to eat in a cosy café, a pint in a historic pub or a drink and cake in one of Stratford's charming tea rooms.

Your centrally located hotel offers a great base from which to explore and enjoy a relaxing overnight stay with dinner included. It is also within short walking distance of the many and restaurants the town has to offer.

Day 2

After a good night's rest and a leisurely start at your comfortable 4-star hotel, enjoy a hearty breakfast followed by more time to explore this fabulous medieval market town. Its premier Sunday market, known as the Upmarket, offers top quality products, gift ideas, treats & sweets, handcrafted items, designer jewellery, all types of artwork, wooden toys, clothing, delicious street food and occasional street entertainers. Stroll and browse this charming and splendid market with something for everyone. Maybe do a spot of early Christmas shopping, have a scenic riverside walk or just spend time meandering through the cobbled streets and end up somewhere nice for lunch? Now that's a nice way to spend a lazy Sunday...

Rejoin your coach this afternoon and relax as you head homewards with possibly a treat or two!

Tour includes

  • Overnight stay with dinner and English breakfast included
  • Free time to explore Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Direct Coach Travel
  • Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate

Stratford-upon-Avon

INCLUDED Visitor DestinationStratford-upon-Avon is best known as the birthplace of England’s most famous bard, William Shakespeare. It is a pretty historic market town situated on the banks of the River Avon and a popular tourist destination attracting over three million visitors a year. With its beautiful surroundings, wide range of tourist attractions and great shopping, it’s not hard to see why this town is such a hit with coach trip visitors.

Delve into the Bard's life and legacy with a visit to Shakespeare's Birthplace. Take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque streets of the town centre, adorned with charming Tudor buildings, and visit the historic Holy Trinity Church, where Shakespeare is buried. For a scenic perspective, embark on a tranquil River Avon cruise, meandering through the picturesque countryside and passing by some of the town's most iconic landmarks. The historic Garrick Inn is one of the towns oldest buildings, dating back to the 16th century, though some parts of this traditional half-timbered building may be as old as the 14th century, and has witnessed centuries of stories, including tales of the plague!

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Accommodation

DoubleTree by Hilton Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon

A 10 minute walk from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and only a 4-5 minute walk to Shakespeare’s Birthplace, you couldn’t be better placed for all things relating to The Bard. The city centre with its shops, restaurants, tea rooms and attractions is less than a mile away and you’ll find a warm welcome awaits in this modern and spacious 4-star hotel, including a lovely garden area with outdoor seating. All bedrooms are stylish and airy and are equipped with a TV, hairdryer, air conditioning, mini-fridge, iron/ironing board, Wi-Fi and tea/coffee making facilities. ‘Quills’, the main restaurant, is set as a fresh, bistro-style dining experience whilst the bar offers a range of drinks in a relaxing environment, perfect for discussing the days’ sightseeing.

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