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Stratford Upon Avon and The Cotswolds – 10 Hours

Enjoy private tours in Stratford and The Cotswolds; Stratford-upon-Avon, home to William Shakespeare, sits beside the sleepy River Avon with half-timbered Tudor and Elizabethan houses as well as the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The Cotswolds are high country, rich on wool, boasting some of England’s loveliest villages.

HIGHLIGHTS

Straford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare’s Birthplace – Royal Shakespeare Theatre – Holy Trinity Church – Anne Hathaway’s Cottage – Hall’s Croft – Nash House & New Place – Mary Arden’s House – River Avon .
The Cotswolds: Chipping Campden – Broadway – Moreton-in-Marsh – Winchcombe and Katherine Parr’s home at Sudeley Castle.

TOUR

Private tours in Stratford and The Cotswolds cross the rolling country of South Warwickshire to Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon by car. Key sights include The Birthplace (a fine new exhibition on his life shows one of the priceless First Folios), his wife Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Nash House and New Place – where the playwright died – and his burial place and tomb, complete with famous ‘curse,’ at Holy Trinity Church.

You will then drop south into The Cotswolds, with tiny stone villages tucked into the folds and foothills of the escarpment, over 1,000ft at its highest point and divided by miles of dry stone walls. Try out a pub or one of the many small restaurants specialising in local food.

See the distinctive sheep known as the ‘Cotswold Lions’ and villages built on wool wealth during your guided tours in Stratford and Cotswolds. The high streets of Broadway and Chipping Campden are lined with cottages and inns, Moreton-in-Marsh, on the Fosse Way, has a thriving market, Bourton-on the-Water is known as the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds and Sudeley Castle was home to the final (and surviving) wife of Henry VIII, Katherine Parr.

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Why Choose Us?

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The Driver Guides Association are the official Blue Badge driver guides of the UK

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We have been taking visitors on top-class tours for 30 years

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We are the official tourist guides of the UK – recognised by Visit Britain

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All our guides have proper insurance for their vehicles and for our clients – we guarantee that

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DGA tours have guides throughout the UK, from Scotland to Canterbury.

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Travelling by private car gives you complete freedom to devise itineraries that suit your pace and interests

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All our members have the Blue Badge – the highest guiding qualification in the UK

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Only Blue Badge guides take you inside tourist attractions such as Westminster Abbey or Windsor castle

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Most importantly, we provide interesting, personal and entertaining tours

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Our tours can be conducted in French, Russian, Japanese, Italian and most major languages

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