Cotswolds street 2025

Cotswolds Escape

Dates: February 27- March 7, 2025

Join an enriching journey through some of England's most celebrated sites! From your base in the Georgian town of Woodstock, venture through the poetic countryside and encounter delightful villages and country gardens. Excursions include a trip to Oxford's storied university and the butter-hued villages of the Cotswolds: Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon, Blenheim Palace and Bath!

At the conclusion of your journey, join the greater Bryn Mawr community for an optional extension in London for the Bryn Mawr College International Forum March 7-8. View more information about the Forum here.

Trip Host- Dr. Jamie Taylor

To make a reservation, reserve online at or by calling 800-323-7373.

Costs and Inclusions

Pricing includes:

  • 7 nights accommodations in Woodstock, England at the first-class Macdonald Bear Hotel
  • 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners served with wine
  • AHI Travel Assurance plan covers Accident and Sickness Medical Expense, Trip Delay and Emergency Evacuation for U.S. residents.
  • Engaging excursions and enrichment by expert speakers

Enjoy special savings up to $750 by booking by June 14!

Full price (double room/per person): $5,245

VAT is an additional $395 per person

Single travelers, please add an additional $995.

Trip Brochure


Please note, the itinerary is subject to change

Depart your home city for London, England

Arrive in London and transfer to Woodstock. Spend time exploring Woodstock and enjoy a welcome reception and dinner with your fellow travelers. 

After breakfast, head to Oxford and witness the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Then, visit Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill. 

Witness the medieval market town that kindled William Shakespeare's love stories and venerated tales. Enjoy exclusive access to the UNESCO-listed Shakespeare Documents. 

Delight in breathtaking rural England as you discover the Cotswolds villages- Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden and more! 

Visit a sprawling rural farm located in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Return to Woodstock and enjoy an afternoon of leisure. 

Trace ancient history as you walk through Bath. Bath was built around the only natural hot spring in Great Britain; explore the Roman Baths and enjoy time at leisure.

Travel to Rousham House and Gardens for a tour of the Gothic manor house and perfectly appointed grounds. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Woodstock before a Farewell Reception and Dinner.

Transfer to London- either to the airport or the Bryn Mawr College International Forum!


Contact Us

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