Day trip

From London: Full-Day Cotswolds Small-Group Tour

Activity provider: Go Tours Ltd

From London: Full-Day Cotswolds Small-Group Tour

Activity provider: Go Tours Ltd
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From US$ 82.53 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 12 times yesterday

Join this Cotswolds day tour from London and spend a relaxed day exploring charming scenery, traveling along narrow country lanes, and visiting historic towns and villages.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Itinerary
5.5 hours
  • Kensington

  • 1.5 hours
  • Burford (free time)

  • Bibury, England (free time)

  • Bourton-on-the-Water (free time)

  • Bourton-on-the-Water (lunch)

    • Optional
    • Extra fee
  • Stow-on-the-Wold (free time)

  • 2 hours
  • Kensington

Meeting point
Other stop
Highlights
  • Spend a full day exploring the best of the Cotswolds
  • Visit iconic villages, historical towns and the beautiful countryside
  • Have free time to explore each location
  • Travel in an air-conditioned minibus along the country lanes
  • Learn from your knowledgeable local guide
Full description

Spend a day exploring the quintessentially British countryside of the Cotswolds, an area known for its green landscapes, charming villages, and honey-colored stone cottages. Enjoy the highlights of the Cotswolds, as well as some of the quieter, less-seen areas of the countryside.

First, stop in the small town of Burford, one of England’s most unchanged medieval towns with many buildings over 500 years old. Visit the historic church, stroll along the attractive high street, and explore the town.

Next head to Bibury, known as the prettiest village in all of England. Wander along the river and see Arlington Row, a set of weaver's cottages that are now one of the symbols of the Cotswolds. Enjoy free time to explore the enchanting village.

Continue on to the picturesque town of Bourton-on-the-water. Take ample time to stroll by the river and its small bridges, admire the stone cottages and have some lunch. 

Cap your tour with a visit to Stow-on-the-Wold, a jumble of inns and antique shops situated around the ancient market square. Stow has been a center of trade in the Cotswolds for centuries and was the location of the last battle of the English Civil War in 1646. It's also the location of ‘England’s oldest pub’. 

Afterward, the tour returns to the meeting point.

Includes
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus
  • Local driver/guide
  • Free time to explore each destination
  • Pickup or drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 7 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet at the Mercure Kensington Hotel, near Earl's Court Station. Please arrive to check-in by 8:15 AM.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • There is a maximum of 16 passengers per tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 919 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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This is definitely a tour worth going on and Go Tours is the tour company you can trust to go with. Our guide David was superb and Cotswolds is a good contrast to have, to break away from London's urban landscape to enjoy the picturesque village chill and quaint vibes!

November 28, 2022

Stunning full day incorporating all the best high lights of the area. A realistic way to experience the region if one has limited time. The only other way to cover this comprehensive experience would be to hire a car for the occasion. It was great to get the history and background of each village and the area in general.

November 25, 2022

Very relaxing and beautiful ride through the countryside. The small group was manageable and everyone was on time getting to each place. Our guide Adam was knowledgeable and super friendly. The shops are decked out for Christmas and it’s great shopping. Would recommend to go on a dry day, as it got really cold and rainy on the last stop.

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November 25, 2022

Product ID: 215430