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Private Tour: Stratford-upon-Avon Tour of William Shakespeare Sights from London

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Step back to the days of the Elizabethans and follow in the footsteps of William Shakespeare on this private 1-day tour to Stratford-upon-Avon from London. Explore the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon — famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare — with a private guide. Discover top sites of interest such as Anne Hathaway’s thatched cottage and the gardens of Hall’s Croft, see where Shakespeare lived and died, and learn of life in the town during the Elizabethan era. This tour includes pickup and drop-off at your London hotel.

What You'll Get

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

Visit the home in which William Shakespeare was born and learn about the shop from where his father traded.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shakespeare's New Place, 22 Chapel St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EP England

Shakespeare’s New Place was his family home from 1597 until he died in the house in 1616. The house was demolished in 1759, a registered garden has been designed to commemorate the importance of the site and allow visitors to make their own personal connection with Shakespeare. It was here that The Tempest was written amongst many others.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hall's Croft, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG England

Explore the beautifully furnished Jacobean home of Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna and her husband, the physician John Hall. Wander into the tranquil walled garden and discover the fragrant medicinal herbs, as John Hall would have used in his remedies.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Shakespeare's Grave, Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG England

See the grave of our greatest writer (subject to church not being closed for religious services)

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Harvard House 26 High Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AU England

The birthplace of John Harvard, founder of Harvard University

Stop At: Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9HH England

Visit the beautiful 500 year old cottage where Shakespeare courted his bride-to-be. See original furniture including the Hathaway bed and uncover five centuries of stories in this picturesque cottage and 13 generations of the family who lived there

Duration: 40 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Dress code is casual
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry Tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's New Place
  • Entry/Admission - Hall's Croft
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Grave
  • Entry/Admission - Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from any Central London hotel, not just those listed above.

Departure Time
7:00 AM

8 hours

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 Ye Olde England Tours 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.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The 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.