About the tour: The Charms of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle and Cotswolds

Discover medieval architecture and pretty countryside on this fantastic short break! Explore Warwick Castle, originally built by William the Conqueror and with over 1000 years of jaw-dropping history, before visiting Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of England's more famous playwright, and filled with beautiful timber-framed architecture. Our tour ends in the stunning Cotswolds as we admire the scenery of its picture-postcard villages.

Tour Includes


  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 1300 811 500 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    For your convenience, you may choose to start this tour in the UK or at the first city in Europe.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    With an enticing blend of old and new, you will find everything here from antique centres, delightful tea rooms and independent shops, all in the shadow of majestic Warwick Castle.

    Explore 1000 years of history at the castle, wander through the Great Hall and State Rooms, stroll through the grounds, lawns and courtyard, and immerse yourself in times gone by.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Warwick Castle
    Warwick Castle

    Included Highlights

    • Warwick Castle

    We visit the riverside town of Stratford-upon-Avon – the birthplace of Shakespeare. You may choose to immerse yourself in the Bard's world and visit his birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage or, his final resting place at Holy Trinity Church.

    Beside Shakespeare, Stratford offers lots to do, with excellent shops and restaurants, pretty timbered buildings or cruises upon the river.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Stratford-upon-Avon
    Stratford-upon-Avon

    Included Highlights

    • Stratford-upon-Avon

    Today we visit the picture-postcard villages of the Cotswolds, such as Moreton-in Marsh and Broadway, which remains today as it has for centuries, with the picturesque rolling hills overlooking the ancient honey-coloured period buildings.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Moreton-in-Marsh
    Moreton-in-Marsh

    Included Highlights

    • The Cotswolds

    If you are leaving the tour in Europe, you will say farewell to the group after breakfast this morning. If you joined the tour in the UK, today you will return and continue to your original joining point.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    The Charms of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle and Cotswolds

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    1300 811 500

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Charlecote Pheasant Hotel in the Warwickshire countryside, a few miles from Stratford-upon-Avon.