London, Oxford, Stratford, Christmas Lunch in the Cotswolds

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London, Oxford, Stratford, Christmas Lunch in the Cotswolds

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Come along to experience all the highlights of London, then visit Oxford, Stratford and the Cotswolds on Christmas Day. Travel in a luxury air-conditioned coach with a professional guide, and enjoy a traditional Christmas lunch in an Elizabethan pub.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 10.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore London, Oxford, and Shakespeare's birth town of Stratford on this Christmas Day tour
  • Enjoy a panoramic tour of London and take in all of the city's best highlights
  • Take a walking and driving tour of Oxford, the oldest university town in Britain
  • Hear about the traditions of college life and about some of the famous students including Albert Einstein and Bill Clinton
  • Stop for photos at the entrance to Blenheim Palace, where Winston Churchill lived
  • Feast on a delicious Christmas lunch served at an Elizabethan pub in the picturesque Cotswolds
  • Take a driving tour of the Cotswolds, visiting the quintessential English villages before paying a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Stop by the birthplace of William Shakespeare and the cottage of his wife, Anne Hathaway
Full description
Experience the best sights of London and explore some of the region's historic cities on this Christmas Day tour. After your morning hotel pick-up, begin Christmas day with a panoramic tour of London, taking in all the major highlights - Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and more. This is the perfect day for a drive through Europe's largest city - there's absolutely no traffic! Next, head off to Oxford for a festive walk through this ancient university town, passing by the ivy-clad colleges and picturesque honey colored buildings. Pass along Christchurch where Harry Potter was filmed. Take in such famous buildings as the mighty Romanesque Radcliffe Camera and The Ashmolean. From there, journey into the limestone hills of the Cotswolds. There will be time to stop for photos outside Blenheim Palace where Sir Winston Churchill was born, before we continue to a classic British pub for a festive lunch. In the pub, sit back and enjoy delicious roast turkey with all the trimmings, followed by traditional Christmas pudding. In the afternoon we journey to Stratford-upon-Avon, passing by Anne Hathaway's cottage before arriving in this picturesque market town. Stratford is famous for William Shakespeare, who was both born and buried here. Please note that while most attractions are closed on Christmas day, the tour still takes time to explore and bring to life this beautiful part of England, combining driving and walking tours, photo stops and a fabulous Christmas lunch in a classic British pub.
Includes
  • Christmas lunch
  • Travel in a luxury air conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Main departure point is Victoria Coach Station, 164 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, SW1W 9TP, gate 1-5.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Pets
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    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 4 reviews

    Review summary

    • Value for money
      3.7/5
    • Safety
      4.7/5
    • Service
      4.7/5
    • Organization
      4.3/5
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    Nice Way to Spend Christmas Day

    Took this tour because we knew nothing would be open in London on Dec. 25. The company very generously picked us up and dropped us off near our hotel as there was no public transport that day. It was a full day and we did get to walk around Oxford and Stratford. A few shops were open to buy souvenirs. Because of the holiday we could not visit any of the colleges or the Shakespeare sites, which was disappointing. Great Christmas lunch at the Garrick!

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