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
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
I use a luxury Japanese Imported Toyota Alphard MPV- It is an 8 seater with space for 7 guests.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 GBP - Money needed for lunch and refreshments
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.
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Enthusiastic and pleasant guide with an excellent knowledge of the area. Most enjoyable all day tour with him. He did not overdo it and gave us a lovely introduction to the Cotswolds. A little weak on English history but made up for it in knowledge of the area currently. Spot on about where to visit.