ITINERARY: Our five-week -- July 5 to August 6, 2016 -- trip will include stays in Swansea (Wales) and Oxford. Day trips will include a visit to London, and Stratford-upon-Avon, including seeing performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Outside of class time, we will have group visits to cathedrals, museums, and historic sites of literary and artistic importance.
In addition there will be faculty-led three-day excursions to the Edinburgh (Scotland) and the Lake District.
Other fun day trips from Oxford include the city of Bath, home of Jane Austen and site of ancient Roman ruins; The Kilns, home of C.S. Lewis; Windsor Castle; and pre-historic Avebury.
You will also want to leave plenty of time to soak up Oxford itself, renowned for book shops, concerts, cafes, and Shakespeare in the park.