Lose yourself in academia, ancient and modern, at the university of 27 British Prime Ministers and a ‘New College’ built in the 14th century. Head to the home of Worcestershire Sauce, tomb of one of England’s most hated kings and a historic pub crawl. Then Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon: stand where the greatest English writer was born, lived and is buried.

Day One
City of the Dreaming Spires

Tour one of the University of Oxford’s famous colleges; visit the Ashmolean Museum and see the Egyptian mummies; take to the water on a punt or boat and enjoy the views along the banks of the River Thames.

Next Stop Worcester
  • 1 hr 35 min / 84 miles
  • 1 hr 15 min
Day Two
Welcome to Worcester

Best known for its magnificent Cathedral but is also famous for the world renowned Worcester Porcelain and the piquant Worcestershire Sauce.

Next Stop Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 46 min / 25 miles
  • 2hr
Day Three
A gateway into a captivating past

Take a train to Warwick and stop off and visit Warwick Castle – before taking the next train directly to Stratford-upon-Avon.