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Dates:
Sunday 11th August – Thursday 15th August 2019

THE CHARMING COTSWOLDS

Discover the rolling hills, beautiful villages and castles of the Cotswolds in this breath-taking area of outstanding natural beauty. The Cotswolds are steeped in history and charm with tiny villages of thatched cottages, spired churches and picturesque countryside enchanting every visitor. Join us on this magical 5-day trip into the best of the Cotswolds where you will visit Stratford upon Avon, home of William Shakespeare, as well as a visit to the renowned Blenheim Palace. We will also visit Sudeley Castle & Gardens, the only private castle in England to have a queen buried within its grounds – Katherine Parr, the last of Henry VIII’s six wives.

 

YOUR 5-DAY HOLIDAY INCLUDES:

  • Return Luxury Coach Transport
  • Return Ferry from Ireland to the UK
  • Professional Driver / Guide who will act as Tour Manager for the group
  • 4 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • Full Breakfast on 4 mornings
  • Evening meal on 4 evenings
  • Tour through the Cotswolds
  • Visit to Sudeley Castle
  • Visit to Blenheim Place
  • Visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare
  • Tour of Halls Croft
  • Visit to Bourton-on-the-Water

PICK-UPS FOR THIS TRIP

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The Charming Cotswolds

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1:
Board your luxury coach and travel by ferry to the UK and begin your visit to beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds.

Day 2:
After a leisurely breakfast we will visit Blenheim Palace. This spectacular country house is home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and was originally a gift from Queen Anne to John Churchill, the 1st Duke of Marlborough. After lunch enjoy a drive through the rolling hills and pretty villages that make the Cotswolds so famous.

Day 3:
This morning we travel to the birthplace of William Shakespeare and enjoy some free time in Stratford-Upon-Avon. In the afternoon, we will follow the life of Shakespeare with a tour of Halls Croft which was the home of Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna and her husband, John Hall. Wander into the tranquil walled garden and discover the fragrant medicinal herbs that John Hall, a physician, would have used in his remedies.

Day 4:
This morning our next visit will be to Sudeley Castle, rated amongst the top attractions in the Cotswolds. Explore this stunning property and experience a chance to follow the footsteps of England’s kings and queens as you wander through the award-winning gardens. This afternoon we shall visit Bourton-on-the-Water, regularly voted as one of the prettiest villages in England and known as the Venice of the Cotswolds.

Day 5:
After a relaxing and scenic few days, we will load the coach one last time and make our journey back to Ireland by ferry.

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