Stratford upon Avon Day Trip
Experience the medieval town of Stratford upon Avon in all it’s glory on this excellent and educational day trip.
With over 800 years of history, the town of Stratford is not only a beautiful location, it remains very popular with school groups.
For those studying English and William Shakespeare, the most famous writer in the English language, this trip will give your students the opportunity to learn more about the poet and play writer, in the fantastic backdrop of his birthplace.
Explore the History behind the Enchanting Town of Stratford upon Avon.
Located in the picturesque Warwickshire countryside, the medieval town of Stratford-upon-Avon is a popular choice for schools.
In 1564, William Shakespeare was born and he has remained a presence ever since. Visit his birthplace, which is a 16th-century half-timbered house situated in the centre of the town. Experience the sights, smells and sounds of a working Tudor farm, or walk in his footsteps at New Place, which was the home of writer from 1597 until he died in 1616.
Immerse yourself in sixteenth century Stratford-upon-Avon at Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall. Explore the very room where William Shakespeare sat in the 1570s and where he wrote his first works and experience Tudor school life with William Shakespeare’s teacher, Master Thomas Jenkins.
Take in a performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, and participate in the behind-the-scenes tour where your will learn the origins of the Royal Shakespeare’s Company.
For a more scenic view of this beautiful town, why not sit back, relax and enjoy the charm of the town on a River Cruise down the River Avon?
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Take a walk in Shakespeare’s shoes.
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Your private coach will travel to Stratford. Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Mary Arden’s Farm, Hall’s Croft or New Place.
In the afternoon, you’ll make your way to Holy Trinity Church where he was laid to rest in 1616.
We can tailor-make your tour to allow time to include a River Cruise or join a behind-the-scenes tour of the Royal Shakespeare’s Theatre.