Join this small-group day tour to the Cotswolds from London, and explore the highlights of the beautiful English countryside. Travel in a minibus in small, friendly groups as your Driver-Guide explains the history of the region and tells you the local stories. Along the way you’ll meander along country lanes, see remote countryside and visit the most charming villages in the region.. • Explore the highlights of the Cotswolds in one day • Get off the beaten path and travel along the narrow country lanes • Visit a mix of charming villages, historic towns and beautiful countryside • Small groups with a maximum of 16 passengers, starting & finishing in London
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Stop At: Burford Library 86A High Street, Burford OX18 4QF England
The day begins by departing London and travelling towards the quintessentially English countryside of The Cotswolds, famed for its beautiful landscape, charming villages and honey-coloured stone cottages. Our first stop will be the small town of Burford, known as the ‘Gateway to the Cotswolds’; a place where many houses date back nearly 600 years. While here you can check-out the cathedral-eque church and stroll along the high street to visit a mix of independent family-run shops.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Bibury Trout Farm, Arlington, Bibury GL7 5NL England
Next up we’ll visit Bibury, often described as the 'prettiest village in England'. Wander along the gentle river and see the iconic Arlington Row; a set of weavers cottages that are now one of the symbols of the Cotswolds.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Upper Slaughter Manor, Upper Slaughter Road, Upper Slaughter GL54 2JG England
We'll take a restful stop in the quiet village of Upper Slaughter, which shows off the quaintness of the Cotswolds. Take a gentle stroll around this charming place.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: 15 Banbury Rd, Woodstock OX20 1LH, UK
A pretty market settlement steeped in history. Originating as a coaching stop, the town was a temporary home of Elizabeth I in 1554 and is synonymous with Sir Winston Churchill.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold England
We'll continue through the countryside to Stow-on-the-Wold, the highest town in the Cotswolds that is a jumble of ancient inns & antique shops located around the bustling market square. This historic town was a place of inspiration for JRR Tolkien and is also where the last battle of the English Civil War took place in 1646.
Duration: 1 hour
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- 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 16 travelers
- Air-conditioned vehicle
Mercure London Kensington Hotel, 1a Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London W8 5JJ, UK
Returns to original departure point
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