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Stratford-upon-Avon at Christmas

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The home of William Shakespeare awaits on this fabulously festive retreat.

The home of William Shakespeare awaits on this fabulously festive retreat. Enjoy the history of beautiful Stratford-upon-Avon, and embark on two delightful railway journeys.

Highlights
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Nash’s House
  • Church of the Holy Trinity
  • Journey on the Severn Valley Railway
  • Journey on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway
  • Guided tour of Warwick Castle
What’s Included
  • Journey on the Severn Valley Railway
    Journey on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
    Christmas Lunch
  • Guided tour of Warwick Castle

Stratford-upon-Avon at Christmas 2018Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Arrive in Stratford-upon-Avon

Meet your Tour Manager at your hotel in Stratfordupon- Avon today, a beautiful town on the banks of the River Avon that is positively bursting with history.

You have the chance to explore this history further on Day 2, with a guided tour of Stratford. This tour includes Nash's House and the Church of the Holy Trinity, where famed author and play write William Shakespeare is buried.

Includes:
  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast
Day 3 Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway

Today you embark on your first railway journey of the tour with a round trip on the Severn Valley Railway. Depart from Kidderminster and enjoy the ride to Arley and back.

This afternoon, you venture to Warwick Castle, an interactive museum based in a castle that has stood in one form or another since 1068. A guided tour is included, and afterwards perhaps take this time to explore the castle walls, on the top of which the countryside of Warwickshire spreads out before you, or explore the myriad of beautiful gardens that are beautiful at all times of the year.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Christmas Lunch
Christmas Lunch

Christmas Day

Christmas Day is dedicated to food and relaxation. After breakfast, you are free to explore beautiful Stratford further before a delicious Christmas lunch. Your afternoon is also at leisure, and this evening there is a light buffet supper on offer.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Days 5-6 Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway
Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway

To Cheltenham and home

On Boxing Day, embark on a journey on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway, taking you on an enthralling journey through the idyllic Cotswolds to Cheltenham. On board, indulge in a nip of sherry to ward of the winter chill, and a mince pie. After returning to Stratford, enjoy a final afternoon at leisure, before dinner this evening.

After breakfast on Day 6, the tour ends, and you are free to depart.

Includes:
  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Breakfast
What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • 5 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast, 4 dinners, and a Christmas lunch
  • Journey on the Severn Valley Railway
  • Journey on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway
  • Guided tour of Warwick Castle
  • Guided tour of Stratford-upon- Avon

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.
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Stratford-upon-Avon at Christmas

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