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3-Day Private Guided Literature Tour in Bath

Education With Adventure Programme - EWAP

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Explore the rich literature of England based in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath. Discover Jane Austen's presence in the city, visit Stratford upon Avon - the birthplace of William Shakespeare and see one of the oldest libraries in Europe on a visit to Oxford.

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Day 1: Bath

Stop At: Bath, Bath, Somerset, England
Enjoy a walking tour of beautiful Bath with your highly knowledgeable, experienced tour guide. You’ve arrived at one of the best places to find out more about Jane Austen, our favourite author. Jane paid two long visits to Bath towards the end of the eighteenth century, and from 1801 to 1806 Bath was her home. It also provides the backdrop to two of her novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, and features in her other novels and in the collection of letters to her sister, Cassandra.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Jane Austen Centre, 40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT England
Discover Bath's influences on Jane Austen. Come and meet costumed ‘character’ guides, and enjoy being shown Bath’s fascinating history and its associations with Jane Austen and her family. The Centre also now features a specially commissioned waxwork of Jane – two years in the making, with the assistance of an internationally-renowned sculptor, an FBI-trained forensic artist and a Bafta and Emmy award-winning costume designer.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Regency Tea Room, 40 Gay St, Bath BA1 2NT, UK
Dine like Jane Austen with a regency afternoon tea
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Stratford-Upon-Avon

Stop At: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace to walk in Shakespeare’s footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up. Hear tales of Shakespeare’s family life, enjoy live theatre on demand and get up close to rare artifacts from the Trust’s world class collections as you discover how the extraordinary William Shakespeare continues to shape our lives today.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Shakespeare's Birthplace, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW England
William Shakespeare was born in this house and grew up here with his parents and siblings. He also spent the first five years of his marriage living here with his wife Anne Hathaway. John and Mary Shakespeare were wealthy enough to own the largest house on Henley Street.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Red Lion, 1 High St, Lacock, Chippenham SN15 2LQ, UK
Enjoy a traditional Fish and Chips meal in the quintessential English village of Lacock
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Oxford

Stop At: Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
After a 1.5 hour train journey to Oxford, enjoy a walking tour of this historic city. Oxford, a city in central southern England, revolves around its prestigious university, established in the 12th century. The architecture of its 38 colleges in the city’s medieval center led poet Matthew Arnold to nickname it the 'City of Dreaming Spires'.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bodleian Library Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG England
Discover one of the oldest libraries in Europe. Together, the Libraries hold more than 13 million printed items, over 80,000 e-journals and outstanding special collections including rare books and manuscripts, classical papyri, maps, music, art and printed ephemera.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • 1x Dinner
  • Private Transportation on Day 2
  • Admission to Jane Austen Centre
  • Regency afternoon tea at Jane Austen Centre
  • Entrance to Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Shakespeare's New Place, Hall’s Croft, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
  • Return train ticket from Bath to Oxford
  • Entrance fee to Bodleian Library
  • Traditional Fish & Chips meal on Day 2
  • Entry/Admission - The Jane Austen Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Regency Tea Room
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Entry/Admission - The Red Lion
  • Entry/Admission - Bodleian Library

  • Gratuities
  • Food & Drink
  • Accommodation

Departure Point
Bath Abbey, Bath BA1 1LP, UK

Departure Time
10:00 AM

3 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Education With Adventure Programme - EWAP in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.