Immerse yourself in Warwick Castle’s 1,000-year history: a world of grand battles, ornate ceremonies and medieval banquets! With our fantastic guides you can explore the new historic maze, witness the birth of Warwick Castle in the unique Time Tower, and even pluck up your courage to enter The Castle Dungeon. Here you can learn about the most terrifying episodes in the castle’s history, as live actors bring to life the gruesome tales. Or, if that isn’t to your taste, perhaps the Princess Tower might be more relaxing.
The interior state rooms are fittingly grand for a castle which held sway over the English heartlands for a thousand years. Environments vary, from the lavishly decorated Great Hall to the calm interior of the Earl’s private Chapel. With over 64 acres of rolling landscaped gardens you can set the pace of your own visit to the Castle, from wandering around the scenic landscape, to marveling at the Warwick Trebuchet – the largest working siege machine on Earth!
Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare, a town with all the drama such a site deserves. A true literary pilgrimage to hear about one of the most celebrated and influential playwrights in human history. Hear of the mystery surrounding this totemic individual, while you come to appreciate the England from which his literary masterpieces were derived. With our guides’ in-depth knowledge of Shakespeare’s life and works, we can bring across the humour, wit and context of his canon, whilst also ensuring things remain fun and enjoyable for all group members.
Often described as England’s most appealing area, the Cotswolds region is a hidden gem dotted with lovely thatched cottages and rustic hamlets.
When you’re visiting the oldest University in the English-speaking world, there’s always plenty to discover. Our University-educated guides will take you behind closed doors and tell you about the real experience of studying at this iconic institution – recently named as the world’s top university in the Times Higher Education rankings!
As part of the tour, you’ll enter one of the oldest colleges at the University, dating back to the 13th Century. In this hallowed setting, we’ll explain how the University operates, and how it keeps alive the unique traditions that have given it its distinctive charm for over a thousand years. The group will also visit the Bodleian Library, entering a site used in the filming of Harry Potter.