Oxford, Warwick Castle, and Stratford-upon-Avon Day Trip from London

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Oxford, Warwick Castle, and Stratford-upon-Avon Day Trip from London
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See some of England's famous towns and castles on this full-day trip from London. Visiting Oxford, you'll enjoy a city walking tour and see the elegant university colleges. Take a private tour of Shakespeare’s Schoolroom in Stratford-upon-Avon, and explore medieval Warwick Castle with its waxwork displays from Madame Tussauds.
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In Brief

Greater London, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
11 hours

April to October

November to December
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

January to February
Thursday and Saturday

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Important InfoInfo
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Stop At: Warwick Castle, Castle Lane, Warwick CV34 4QU England

Visit the greatest medieval castle in Britain

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Holy Trinity Church, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG England

Visit Shakespeare's Church, a burial of William Shakespeare.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Shakespeare's Birthplace, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW England

Take a photo stop outside Shakespeare's Birthplace

Stop At: Premium Tours - London Tours, 2A Brackley Road, London W4 2HN England

Tour operated by Premium Tours

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB England

Visit the school Shakespeare's studied once and take part in a tudor lesson, write with a quill and ink, witness the rare medieval wall paintings and much more.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont St, Oxford OX1 2PH, UK

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in Oxford is the world's first university museum.

Pass By: University of Oxford, University Offices 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD England

Enjoy a walking tour of a city of Oxford, revolves around its prestigious university, established in the 12th century. Its nickname is 'City of Dreaming Spires'.

Stop At: Garrick, 25 High St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AU, UK

Enjoy a pub lunch in the heart of Stratford-Upon-Avon

Duration: 45 minutes


  • Private tour of Shakespeare's Schoolroom
  • Entrance to Warwick Castle
  • Walking tour of Oxford and drive through the Cotswolds
  • Pub lunch (until 31st March 2020)
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach with Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Warwick Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Premium Tours - London Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall
  • Entry/Admission - Garrick


  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Gratuities

Departure Point

Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, London SW1W 9RH, UK

Returns To

Victoria Station, Victoria St, Victoria, London SW1E 5ND, UK

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Andrew our guide was knowledgeable about British history and his delivery of information was entertaining. Malcolm (the driver) was also very funny and pleasant. Great day!
• Submitted 31 Jan 2020
Very good trip. In my opinion, the only thing that might be improved is the time spent at warwick castle. I think it should be little bit shorter to have some time in oxford before getting dark.
• Submitted 05 Dec 2019
Our guide on this tour was wonderful. At Stratford-upon-Avon we went to the school which William Shakespeare attended. It was an interactive tour and the headmaster, in period garb, was there to tell us what school was like at that time and we participated in a lesson. Oxford was amazing and we happened to be there on graduation day which was wonderful. Warwick Castle was interesting, but very commercial.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
I am a huge Shakespear fan and I loved this trip! But the other places were also well worth the price. Each location was different and had something interesting to see and do.
• Submitted 22 Aug 2018
Best guide ever! He was so knowledgeable and personable. We loved the tour!!!
• Submitted 23 May 2018
The tour was spot on with everything that was stated in the online booking information. I loved the guide who was very tongue in cheek with his commentaries. Great job!
• Submitted 26 Mar 2018
Our tour guide, Steve, made the trip outstanding. We had a great time in all three locations, however, time allotted in Oxford was very short. Steve made sure we made the best use of that short time. Very happy we took this tour.
• Submitted 28 Feb 2018
The tour guide was splendid and very knowledgeable. The sights of the town and Warwick Castle was awesome.
• Submitted 17 Feb 2018
Amazing tour with the best guide (David) and bus driver ever! David was incredibly knowledgeable and genuinely passionate about the UK. His insights made the trip exciting! The bus driver was a safe driver who kept us on time and even went out of his way to help us learn how to get back to our hotel
• Submitted 26 Oct 2017
I loved loved loved Stratford. The time there is interactive and unique. There was a market going on in the town and there wasn't time to participate, but that was understandable. I could have spent all day there. Warwick Castle is very commercial. The building is imposing, but knowing what I know now, it is not a must see. We took the Tour on a weekend and were not able to enter the buildings at Oxford, something I would have loved to do. I would love to see these tours focus on just two locations and give you more time for each, however, given the structure, I felt this tour gave more time at each place than most. Our guide was Claudia. I cannot say enough good things about her. Knowledgeable, kind and found the right balance and talking and remaining quiet. I took 3 tours with Viator this trip, and Claudia was definitely the best guide. So, bottom line is given that these tours are designed to give you a taste of several areas and given Claudia...5 stars.
• Submitted 28 Sep 2017
Great tour. Richard, the guide was exceptional. Long day, but SO WORTH IT!!
• Submitted 10 Sep 2017
We thoroughly enjyed the tour and our guide, and felt the time given to each location was just about right. Warwick was described by some as a Disneyland, but wher else could you eat inside a real castle albeit a weak lunch. Shakespeare's school was a real experience. Would recommend this tour.
• Submitted 09 Sep 2017
We would rate the trip at five stars! It started out at the Victoria Coach Station which should not be confused with the other two Victoria stations and the bus station was confusing to a newbie, but the Premier Tours folks at gate 19 were well organized. The tour consisted of three 1 1/2 to two hour bus trips between activities and then 1 1/2 to two hours at each site. The tour guide, Ann Marie, did an excellent job of explaining and guiding us and, in general, made the trip more enjoyable. Some may think it was a long time on a bus, but it didn't feel that way and it was interesting to see some much of the countryside.
• Submitted 18 Aug 2017
I really loved this day trip. We saw so much in one day! Our guide was very kind and full of great information. I would book this again in a heartbeat!
• Submitted 08 Jun 2017
The tour is very good and the guide John very knowledge about everything, the time is correct and the bus confortable, the driver Martin is also very good. The visit to Shakespeares house and school, Warwick Castle and Oxford worth every penny spended and the day was wounderfull. If you like to see medieval places, this is one of the trips I recommend. A lot of people talk about the comercial side of Warwick castle, but all revert to conservation which make possible for us to visit
• Submitted 16 May 2017
This was an amazing tour, a long day but totally worth it! The tour guide was fantastic he was so knowledgeable providing a great introduction to each site and general history along the way. I absolutely loved this tour and would highly recommend!
• Submitted 25 Dec 2016
I highly recommend this trip. It is well organized and our guide, Claudia, was very good. The day started at Warwick Castle which is an interesting, an very old, castle. We have just under two hours to spend there. Next was a visit to the birthplace of William Shakespeare. After an informative trip through his family home, we were given plenty of time to explore the town on our own. We arranged our own lunch there in Stratford and I enjoyed a very good lunch at a local pub. The last stop was to Christ Church, Oxford. Wonderful!!! The only negative thing of this trip is that because of the time change at this time of year, the sun went down at 4:45 so we left Oxford in the dark. Otherwise, the day was well worth it!
• Submitted 07 Nov 2016
Tour Guide well prepared and a Good Daytrip Tour
• Submitted 17 Aug 2016
Very impressed and highly recommend! Guide was great, very interesting and fun. We learned a lot of interesting things. We had enough time at each location to see it. Loved Warwick Castle, Oxford and Stator Upon Avon. Bus very nice and comfortable too.
• Submitted 05 Jul 2016
This tour was very nice - however be warned that the day starts off stressfully at Victoria Coach Station. However, once you're on the tour bus, you can sit back and relax. The tour guide we had was very informative and told us about each stop before we got there. It is a whistle stop tour, so you don't get much time at each location. We quickly made our way through Warwick Castle and ran back to the bus before heading off to Stratford-upon-Avon. We we're excited about this stop, but it was a disappointment. The Shakespeare museum was so packed wall-to-wall people that it didn't feel safe. It would have been nice to go see some other sites off the beaten track, like Anne Hathaway's house. The star of the show was Oxford. We enjoyed this tour so much, we want to go back and spend more time. Make sure you do Christ Church Oxford, because that made the entire tour worthwhile. Several people on tour who didn't select the option wanted to add it at that time, but weren't able to. We also got to skip the line and we made it in before the masses, which was nice. If you're a fan of Harry Potter, you will love this place. Parts of the movie we're actually filmed here and it was just a beautiful place to visit.
• Submitted 22 Jun 2016
My guide was very knowledgable and went all the way to keep us informed and happy.
• Submitted 28 Apr 2016
Great tour! Even though it is a full day tour, could use an extra half hour at each location to explore a little more.
• Submitted 03 Apr 2016
Great guide! Even in the rain a wonderful day.
• Submitted 02 Nov 2015
This was the best. We did several day trips and this was one of our favorites. We could have used about 30 more minutes at each stop....it was just a touch rushed along with in spite of that we would do it again.
• Submitted 10 Aug 2015

In Brief

Greater London, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
11 hours

April to October

November to December
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

January to February
Thursday and Saturday

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

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