Excursions

Blenheim Palace

The ancestral home of the Churchill family, 300 years of history lies within this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gilded state rooms in the palace, priceless tapestries and portraits, formal gardens, a yew tree maze and ‘upstairs’ and ‘downstairs’ tours bring it all to glorious life.

Return coach 10am-3pm, £14pp

Blenheim Palace.
Bicester Village

Bicester Village designer shopping

An open-air outlet that offers the A to Z of highbrow boutiques with more than 160 brands selling fashion, beauty and homeware. From Armani to Zwilling, shopaholics can enjoy year-round discounts of up to 60% as well as pitstops at a big selection of cafes and restaurants.

Return coach 10am-3pm, £16pp

British Motor Museum

Home to the world’s largest collection of historic British cars – a must-see for all motor fans. It tells the story of the designers, factories and workers that built them, plus the rise, fall and rebirth of the industry. The museum archives detail the rich history behind over 400 vehicles.

Return coach 10am-3pm, £16pp

British Motor Museum excursion.
Stratford-upon-Avon excursion.

Literary Stratford-upon-Avon

Nowhere on earth does Shakespeare like this medieval market town. Hop-on-hop-off buses visit the bard’s haunts while boat trips and riverside walks pass the Royal Shakespeare Theatre (climb to the top for 20-mile views) and his humble grave at Holy Trinity Church.

Return coach 10am-3pm, £18pp

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