Cotswolds and Blenheim Palace Private Day Tour from Oxford | La Vacanza Travel

Cotswolds and Blenheim Palace Private Day Tour from Oxford

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, United Kingdom, Oxford

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  • 8 hours
  • Oxford
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


On this tour we will explore key highlights of the Cotswolds, as well as some small hidden villages. We then finish off by taking a nice relaxing stroll around Blenheim Palace, before we drive you home.

You have complete flexibility so that you get to see the sights which interest you the most.  We have a recommended route but the itinerary is totally flexible so if you would prefer to spend longer in a place you like or add an attraction which interests you then we can accommodate you.

This tour is run by locals who are very passionate about what the area has to offer.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cotswolds, Cotswolds, England

Departing Oxford at 9am we start the day off visiting Burford, often called the ‘Gateway to the Cotswolds’. A very iconic town and home to one of the most beautiful and ancient churches in the region. Stories aplenty!

From Burford your route takes you through some enchanting Cotswold villages to Bourton-on-the-Water, which is known as the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’ and is arguably the most famous Cotswolds town. It’s regularly voted one of the prettiest villages in England.

Our next stop is the picturesque village of Lower Slaughter, one of the most romantic villages in the Northern Cotswolds and set in the most amazing countryside. From Lower Slaughter we then continue on to Stow-on-the-Wold, the highest town in the Cotswolds. Here you will have time to browse among honey-coloured buildings, cosy pubs, narrow streets, interesting shops and tiny tea rooms. We will also enjoy lunch in one of the many pubs and tea rooms.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PP England

After lunch we travel to Blenheim Palace where we will spend 2 hours exploring the history and natural beautiful of Blenheim Palace, before we drive you back to your starting point.

Duration: 2 hours

  • An eight hour tour
  • A modern comfortable air conditioned vehicle
  • Knowledgeable local driver-guide
  • Full control over the itinerary and route
  • Pick up/drop off within the North Cotswolds including Oxford & Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Entry/Admission - Blenheim Palace

  • Food or refreshments
  • Pick up outside the North Cotswolds
  • Gratuities
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: We can collect you from anywhere in Oxford. The tour is also ideal for a day trip from London and you can take the direct train from London Paddington to Oxford station. This takes just under 1 hour.

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


8 hours

User's Reviews


13 Feb, 2024

We had a very nice guide who took us to less traveled but still lovely Cotswolds villages and gave good recommendations on what to see and do in each town. Very nice to be dropped off and picked up and not have to worry about where to park!


27 Aug, 2023

Ian was a wonderful guide, very knowledgeable and very thorough. We talked with him throughout the day and learned quite a bit about the Cotswolds. I would recommend this tour if you'd like an excellent on day tour of the Cotswolds area.

Kathryn S

27 Apr, 2022

We had a great day out with Ian as our tour guide. It was a nice mix of walking and exploring while covering many sites of interest. I highly recommend booking with Ian and enjoying this lovely part of the UK!


03 Feb, 2020

Flexible collection & drop-off points was greatly appreciated. Our tour guide Ian is very and knowledgeable, we personalised our tour by spending some time in Oxford after Blenheim Palace. Amazing history and breathtaking scenery, will definitely visit Cotswolds again to visit other villages that we missed out. Highly recommend tour as you won’t be disappointed.


28 Jan, 2020

Ian Mowbray-Williams was the most amazing guide After picking our family up at our hotel he took us to little hidden gems, stopped for priceless family photographs and was the highlight of our 18 day trip! He truly listened and conformed this day to our specific desires. We would highly recommend this tour and most especially this guide !

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Felt like having a friend who is a local


Stunning and Entertaining!


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