Things to do in Coln Saint Aldwyns

Our most recommended things to do in Coln Saint Aldwyns

From Oxford: Cotswolds Adventurer Tour

1. From Oxford: Cotswolds Adventurer Tour

Be introduced to some of the most enchanting villages in the Cotswolds on a full-day tour from Oxford. Head to the ancient town of Bampton, one of the oldest towns in England, known as the village in the TV series Downton Abbey. Stop to see the village church and library, where many scenes of this popular show were filmed. Continue to Kelmscott, once the summer home of the famous Arts and Crafts movement founder, William Morris. Afterwards you’ll visit Lechlade, an old market town on the River Thames. From there, your route takes you through pretty stone villages with a chance to stop and have a refreshment in a typical village shop. A short scenic drive takes you to Bibury to see its 17th-century cottages, beautiful river, and trout farm. Following the picturesque Coln Valley, drive through narrow country lanes and over rolling hills, before arriving in the quiet town of Winchcombe. Enjoy lunch in a rustic pub and browse the quirky shops. After lunch, a panoramic drive takes you past Sudeley Castle, the burial place of Catherine Parr, 6th wife of Henry VIII. Continue through pretty hamlets to Stow-on-the-Wold, to browse its quaint cafes and antiques shops. Return to Oxford via Woodstock, home to Blenheim Palace where Sir Winston Churchill was born.

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What people are saying about Coln Saint Aldwyns

Isabel was an excellent guide that kept us informed and entertained during the entire trip. Small bus and small group also made it an excellent choice. Definitely recommend!

We had a great experience with a very knowledgeable guide and driver. We would highly recommend.

Isobel & David are the best. Excellent commentary & driving. Learned a lot. Saw a lot.

Both Isabella and David were excellent and the tour was very interesting!