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Shakespeare Explorer

The following terms and conditions apply to this type of ticket. Please note that some tickets have restrictions on the days or times you can travel. Please check before you travel.

Terms and Conditions

Description

A Rover ticket that allows one outward and return journey from London Marylebone or Paddington to any of the following stations:

  • Leamington Spa

  • Warwick

  • Warwick Parkway

  • Hatton

  • Claverdon

  • Bearley

  • Wilmcote

  • Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway

  • Stratford-upon-Avon

The ticket also allows unlimited travel between these stations for the period of validity.

In addition, break of journey is permitted at stations between London Marylebone and Leamington Spa when travelling to or from the Rover area.

Available as either a 1 or 4 day return.

  • SH1 - 1 Day Adult/ Child: use Rover type

  • SH2 - 1 Day Senior: use Rover type

  • SH3 - 4 Day Adult/ Child: use Rover type

  • SH4 - 4 Day Senior: use Rover type

Single or Return

Return

Operator

  • Chiltern Railways
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Northwestern Railway

Standard Class Ticket Code

SH1, SH2, SH3 & SH4

Availability

Purchase Location

Ticket offices and travel centres, self-service ticket machines at stations, rail-appointed travel agents, online at most train company websites or through other online retailers or train company telesales offices.

Purchase Availability

Tickets can be bought in advance or immediately before travel.

Pre-booking Requirement

None.

Reservations Compulsory

No

No, but you can reserve a seat on many longer distance services and reservations are recommended on busy services. Please note that some train services are designated as reservation only, regardless of ticket held.

Discounts

Children

Yes

50% discount.

Railcards

Yes

Senior discounts are available to any person who has reached the qualifying age for a Senior Railcard. It is however not a requirement that they are actually a Railcard holder.

In addition, Family & Friends Railcard discounts apply on the Four Day ticket only.

Outward Journey

Day Of Travel

Valid any day - outward journey as dated on the ticket.

Time Of Travel

Valid from London Marylebone at any time.

Break Of Journey

Yes, but only within the area shown above, Leamington Spa to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Not valid for break of journey anywhere between London Marylebone or Paddington to Leamington Spa.

Return Journey

Day Of Travel

Valid any day.

Return journey as dated on the ticket for day returns or within four days of the date date on the ticket for the four day return.

Time Of Travel

Not valid for return travel to London on trains timed to arrive London Marylebone or Paddington before 10:00 Mondays to Fridays.

Break Of Journey

Yes, but only within the area shown above, Leamington Spa to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Not valid for break of journey anywhere between London Marylebone or Paddington to Leamington Spa.

Refunds

Refunds are only given on Rail Rover tickets returned before the start date shown on them and are subject to an administration charge.

Changes To Travel Plans

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