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Cotswold Taster Tour from Oxford

Cotswold Exploring

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Highlights

The Cotswolds is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which has inspired artists, writers and philosophers for many centuries.  Come and discover idyllic English villages, nestling in quiet valleys, small stone thatched cottages, majestic castles and manors, and charming high streets peppered with quaint tea shops and antiques shops. Let your knowledgeable guides show you the English countryside at its best. This is an extended half-day tour from Oxford, ideal for those who would love to see some of the Cotswold villages, but cannot spare a whole day.

 

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote, Minster Road, Minster Lovell, Witney England

You start your unforgettable Cotswold journey from central Oxford, driving to Burford (the Gateway to the Cotswolds) through Minster Lovell, with its its attractive thatched houses and ruined Hall.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Burford Library 86A High Street, Burford OX18 4QF England

We then continue to Burford, the Gateway to the Cotswolds via the beautiful villages of Asthall and Swinbrook (home to the Mitford sisters). Enjoy browsing around the small shops and cafes.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bourton on the Water Visitor Information Centre, Victoria Street, Bourton-on-the-Water England

Our drive then takes us through some beautiful countryside and some of the old quarrying villages of the North Cotswolds to Bourton-on-the-Water, the 'Venice of the Cotswolds'. Bourton has many cafes and small souvenir shops to explore and there is also the picturesque River Windrush.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold England

Enjoy window-shopping in some of the quaint antiques shops and boutiques in the pretty town square or visit St Edwards Church with its quirky wooden door, said to have inspired the writer Tolkien.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PP England

Our tour heads back to Oxford via the bustling market town of Chipping Norton, making a final brief photo stop at Blenheim Palace (the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill).

Duration: 15 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
Inclusions
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Hotel drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottled water and select beverages
  • Pick up and drop off on request from hotels in North Oxford
  • Pick up and drop off from Oxford Railway Station on request.


Exclusions
  • Meals not included


Departure Point
Oxford Visitor Information Centre, 15-16 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AS, UK


Departure Time
1:00 PM

Duration
5 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Cotswold Exploring in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.