Classic Cotswolds Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

153172


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for children of all ages

Friendly: No.
Passengers must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

The best of the Cotswolds in one day with a private driver-guide


This one day Private tour of the North Cotswolds is ideal for first time visitors to the area. Starting and finishing at your hotel in the Cotswolds we cover all the main spots in the Cotswolds as well as some of the quieter villages all of which are easily covered in one day, with plenty of time for stopping off and enjoying the scenery and atmosphere.

The days itinerary is flexible so places can be added to the tour or certain spots missed depending on time and your preferences. As this is a custom tour we will try and build a fun day out based on your preferences and wishes. As a guide, some of the villages/landmarks in the North Cotswolds we may visit include the following.

Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Snowshill, The Slaughters, Broadway Tower, Stanway, Winchcombe, Burford.

You may also choose to visit one of the following attractions located in the Cotswolds (entrance fees apply).

Kiftgate Court Gardens

Snowshill Manor House

Sudeley Castle

Blenheim Palace

Itinerary

Our driver-guide will pick up your group (up to 7 people) at 10am from your location of choice in the Cotswolds. We use a luxury Japanese MPV which is very comfortable and its height gives great views over the surrounding countryside. We then drive leisurely through stunning countryside and secret Cotswold villages using traffic free country lanes.

Your guide will give you a background of the areas history as you drive and at each of the stops you are free to either explore the village with your guide or to have some free time to explore, relax and maybe do a little spot of shopping. As this is your tour you are free to spend your time as you please! If you want more free time in a certain place, no problem! If you want to skip somewhere or enjoy a spontaneous pint somewhere, no problem! Jump out to take a photo? You are the boss!

We tend to stop for lunch in a traditional country pub and some guests like to enjoy afternoon tea in a traditional tearoom or a pint of ale out in the sunshine.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: The tour price includes pick up from anywhere in the North Cotswolds. This includes the Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway, Chipping Campden and Cheltenham area. Pick ups outside this area incur an extra charge (see What's Extra).

End location: The tour price includes drop off anywhere in the North Cotswolds. This includes Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway, Chipping Campden and Cheltenham. Drop offs outside this area incur an extra charge (see Whats's Extra)

Duration: 8 hours

Tour length is 8 hours or less. Extra time can be paid for by the hour

Transportation

I use a luxury Japanese Imported Toyota Alphard MPV- It is an 8 seater with space for 7 guests.

What’s Included

My services as your driver-guide
Transport in my Luxury Japanese 8 seater MPV
Full control over itinerary and route
Pickup/dropoff within the Cotswolds
Fully Licenced Private Hire Insurance
Public Liability Insurance

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 GBP - Money needed for lunch and refreshments

What’s Extra

Entrance fees to attractions
Food or refreshments costs

Pick up in the Cotswolds is included but If you would like the tour to start from a different location, please get in touch and we can create a custom itinerary for you.

Restrictions

I only do tours of the Cotswolds area. I don't do London, Oxford and Bath city tours but can offer pick ups from those cities.

A Recent Review of this tour

James (Jamie) was timely picking me up from the train station. He has a very nice van and was a wonderful driver full of information of the area. He has a pleasant personality and it very fun to spend time with. I highly recommend him and look forward to hiring him again. Thank you Jamie for the lovely day!
Laura Pitchford

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