Stratford-upon-Avon & Warwickshire

Step in Shakespeare’s footsteps

Within the undulating green hills of Warwickshire lies a wealth of English heritage. This glorious county is famed for being home to the country’s most well-renowned wordsmith, William Shakespeare. Exploring his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon, you’ll enjoy stunning Tudor architecture, Bard-themed tearooms, and the chance to see his famous words brought to life by the globally acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company. There’s more to Warwickshire than Mr Shakespeare though – it has glorious gardens and fascinating manor houses, and the lovely villages of the Cotswolds are within easy reach.


Gardens, guide dogs and literary greats

  • Stratford-upon-Avon, a market town with literary links
  • Visit the stunning properties of Baddesley Clinton (NT) & Hidcote Manor Garden (NT)
  • Venture into the Cotswolds to explore some traditional towns
  • An unforgettable visit to the Guide Dogs for the Blind Training Centre
  • Leamington Spa – a Regency spa town
  • Executive coach travel from your choice of pick up points
  • 4 nights half board accommodation

From £619
per person

based on two sharing in a twin/double room, with a minimum of 30 passengers travelling in a specific month

Best time to go

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December


  • Baddesley Clinton (NT)
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    This impressive moated manor house is an intriguing National Trust property dating back to the 15th century. The house contains lavish Elizabethan interiors and three secret priest’s holes, which would have been built and used during the religious turmoil in the 1590s. You will also see a 19th century chapel and enjoy a relaxing lakeside walk in the beautiful grounds.

  • Cotswolds Day: Chipping Campden & Broadway

    Marvel at the gilded masterpiece of limestone and expert craftsmanship in Chipping Campden, and explore St James Church – one of England’s finest ‘Wool Churches’, funded by wealthy medieval wool merchants. Look around Broadway’s quintessentially Cotswold architecture and discover the village’s interesting artistic heritage.

  • Hidcote Manor Garden (NT)

    Hidcote Manor Garden is a famed Arts & Crafts garden located in the Cotswolds. Generally considered to be one of the best gardens in England, it was created in the 20th century by horticulturalist Major Lawrence Johnston. A composition of outdoor ‘rooms’, the garden offers intricate design, wonderful views, bursts of colour and secret spots.



Team Comments:

“Who could fail to be enchanted by the amazing dogs at the Guide Dogs for the Blind Training Centre? Such an interesting and informative visit.” (Jackie)

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