Prehistoric Cotswolds

Tour Number

Activity Level

123560


Categories

Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Would appeal to well-behaved children with an interest in ancient sites - probably would suit older children better.

Friendly: Yes.
Some sites might be accessible by wheelchair - some grass/gravel, but level ground. Other sites require some stiles, slopes, steps - it can be customized accordingly. Contact with your requirements.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

mysterious stones in a stunning landscape


Explore the beautiful Cotswold countryside, visiting ancient sites sacred to the ancestors of this land - Iron Age hill forts, Bronze Age burial mounds, New Stone Age tombs and circles. Be inspired and thrilled by these incredible sites, led by an author and storyteller.

Itinerary

Pick up from Bath - scenic route northwards
Hetty Pegler's Tump/Uley Neolithic long barrow
Nympsfield/Coaley Peak (Neolithic long barrow/stunning views)
Crickley Hill (Iron Age hill fort/Neolithic sacred enclosure/Roman remains)
Belas Knapp (impressive Neolithic long barrow)
Rollright Stones (iconic stone circle/standing stones)
Avebury World Heritage Site: Avebury stone circle; Silbury Hill; West Kennet long barrow; the Sanctuary; Avenue; Ridgeway. Gift shops and pub.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Stroud, Bath, Cheltenham, Gloucester

End location: As above

Duration: 7 hours

Start 10am - pick-up from Bath
Lunch 1pm
Finish 5pm

Transportation

Luxury 7 seater people carrier (Vauxhaul Zafira or similar hire car).

What’s Included

Full day tour by driver-guide, including vehicle hire and petrol (10am-5pm, with lunch, coffee breaks), exploring ancient sites. Walking tours at specific locations.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 GBP - drinks, snacks, lunch, entrance fees to optional visitor attractions, souvenirs, author/guide books - signed copies available.

What’s Extra

Snacks, drinks, lunch, entrance fees to optional visitor attractions, souvenirs, books by guide

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

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