Shakespeare’s Country

Saturday 25th November (end of 7th week)

Explore the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon and the surrounding countryside, most famous as the birthplace of poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616). As well as seeing the Warwickshire countryside and Avon valley, you will pass the places where Shakespeare was born, baptised and buried, and visit a part of his modern legacy in the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre.

Meet: Oxford Railway Station
Time: 8.55am (train departs at 9.12)
Return: Approx. 5:30pm
Distance: 13km (8 miles)
Cost: £12.40 with railcard/group ticket, £18 otherwise
Lunch: Please bring money for a pub lunch
Leader: Ben Griffiths (


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