A day in the Cotswolds

Tour Number

Activity Level

409597


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Step back in time for the day while travelling in a luxury sedan


The Cotswolds are officially designated as "An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty"

A day in the Cotswolds is like stepping back in time. We visit sleepy villages and bustling market towns and villages with names The Slaughters, The Swells and Stow on the Wold.
One of the delights of visiting the Cotswolds is exploring the different areas, each with its own identity, yet all with those defining Cotswold features: golden stone and rolling hills, the 'wolds'.
Explore quintessentially English villages of honey-colored stone, take in splendid, lively market towns, visit some of the Cotswolds greatest palaces, castles and country houses.

On route to the Cotswolds, we can also take in a short walking tour in the city of Oxford, home to the oldest English speaking university in the world.

Itinerary

On route to the Cotswolds, we have the option of visiting the university city of Oxford.

In the Cotswolds, we visit sleepy villages such as Upper and Lower Slaughter and Bibury and bustling market towns like Chipping Campden and Stow on the Wold.

Lunch in a 'real locals' country pub or one of the Cotswold's tea rooms.

Optional visit to one of the wonderful gardens in the area.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet and greet at any central London location.

End location: Any central London location.

Duration: 10 hours

Transportation

Transport will be by a BMW Gran Turismo luxury sedan.
Please note: My vehicle is licensed to carry 4 adults but for longer journeys it is more comfortable with 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

What’s Included

Meet and greet at any central London location.
Private transportation.
Mineral water in vehicle.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 GBP - Entrance fees to Christ Church College £7.00per person if required.
Entrance fees to Hidcote Gardens £13.00 per person if required.

What’s Extra

Entrance fees to gardens if you decide to visit.
Lunch.

Restrictions

I am not a Blue Badge Guide. If your tour includes visits to historical monuments such as Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, I can accompany you but cannot guide you inside.

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