The unspoiled nature of England lies in its idyllic university towns, pastoral villages and picturesque countrysides. Enjoy this extraordinary opportunity to travel in a small, merry group to the university town of Oxford and through the Cotswold region, discovering the true character of England’s town and country life. Spend one night in the Five-Star Macdonald Windsor Hotel just steps from Windsor Castle, and three nights each in a charming Cotswold village and in the Five-Star landmark Macdonald Randolph Hotel, surrounded by the fabled college quads of Oxford University. Meet Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill, cousin to Sir Winston Churchill, in their family’s stunning Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Uncover the history behind Victorian Highclere Castle, also known as “Downton Abbey.” Visit William Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon. Hear about contemporary life from the local ladies and gents during the exclusive Town & Country Life Forum®. This comprehensive small group travel program is the best way to experience English town and country life at the perfect pace. Cambridge Pre-Program and London Post-Program Options.
Depart the U.S. or Canada
Oxford/“Downton Abbey” (Highclere Castle)/Bampton/Oxford
Oxford/London/Return to the U.S. or Canada