Shakespeare's Stratford upon Avon and the Cotswolds

Shakespeare's Birthplace, the house where he was born and grew up in Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon and The Cotswolds

10-hour executive private car tour to Stratford-Upon-Avon and the Cotswolds.

Visit the beautiful town of Stratford-Upon-Avon, on the northern edge of the Cotswolds. Explore the rooms of the house where the world's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, was born and grew up.

Continue on a journey through the Cotswolds and soak in picture-postcard vistas of the English countryside. Drive by honey-coloured towns and villages with thatched and stone cottages and watch England’s undulating landscape roll by before your eyes.

  • Walk in Shakespeare's footsteps around Stratford-Upon-Avon with its ancient timber-framed houses.
  • Visit the Bard’s grave and ponder the mysterious warning written there.
  • Have lunch or afternoon tea (not included in the price) in the quintessentially English village of Bourton-on-the-Water, known as 'the Venice of the Cotswolds'.
  • Explore many more picture-perfect villages in the surrounding area

This tour includes a complimentary pick up and drop off anywhere in central London (zone 1).

The Cotswolds

Tour options

1. Experience an elite service with a tour guide and chauffeur

1-6 people in Mercedes executive vehicle with expert official guide and chauffeur, this is our highest level of service provided by two members of staff (guide and chauffeur) for a fully guided tour with more in-depth knowledge from an England blue badge guide. 

Your official guide will give you a guided tour of Shakespeare's birthplace and a give you a commentary on your drive around Stratford-upon-Avon as you see some of its highlights.

Your certified guide will guide you around each of the towns and villages visited providing detailed information of their history and a walking tour in each location. 

From £1,255. Book here

2. Enjoy the journey with a knowledgeable driver-guide

Travel in style with up to 7 people in a luxurious Mercedes, chauffeured and guided by our knowledgeable driver-guide – a best-selling option among our guests 

Your driver-guide will guide you around Shakespeare's birthplace and drive you around Stratford-upon-Avon to see some of its highlights.

They will also provide you with commentary of the Cotswolds and a walking tour at each of the towns and villages to explore their highlights and hidden treasures. 

From £895. Book here

3. Go at your own pace with a self-guided tour and professional chauffeur

This option, suitable for up to 7 people, features a professional chauffeur and a plush Mercedes. Minimal commentary allows for a personal discovery experience. This is an ideal option for more independent travellers who enjoy exploring the countryside at their own pace. 

Self-guided itinerary and info pack will be provided on request with an introduction to the venue(s), the history, the main highlights and what to see and do when you're there. If you'd like us to email you an info pack please let us know when you book this tour.

From £750. Book here

*Entrance fees to venues are not included in the price of our tours but can be arranged by us pre-tour upon request. 

Once we've confirmed your tour, please purchase tickets for Shakespeare's Birthplace from their official site using this link Alternatively tickets can be purchased at the venue on the day.

Includes: transportation with complimentary pick up and drop off at your Central London accommodation, guiding and/or driving services, complimentary water and wifi onboard vehicle.

Excludes: venue tickets, meals, refreshments and gratuities.

This tour is fully customisable. 

Transfers to and from airports, ports and stations outside central London can also be arranged for a supplementary fee, please check with us

The Cotswolds