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Cotswolds Summer Adventurer Tour

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

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


The Cotswolds is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which has inspired artists, writers and philosophers for many centuries.  Come and discover idyllic English villages, nestling in quiet valleys, small stone thatched cottages, majestic castles and manors, and charming high streets peppered with quaint tea shops and antiques shops.  Let us take you on an unforgettable adventure through the stunning scenery, combining the best of the North and South Cotswolds.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Bampton Library Old Grammar School Church View, Bampton OX18 2NE England

We start the tour with a drive to ancient Bampton, one of the oldest towns in England and now well-known as the village of "Downton" in the TV series Downton Abbey. You will see the town and its pretty market square and the area of Bampton used for the filming of Downton Abbey.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Kelmscott Manor, Off A417 Lechlade, Kelmscott GL7 3HJ England

Drive through the village of Kelmscott, the summer home of William Morris (one of the founders of the Arts and Crafts Movement) from 1871 - 1896.

Stop At: Arlington Row, Awkward Hill, Bibury GL7 5NJ England

Journey through pretty Cotswold Stone villages to idyllic Bibury, with its 16th century cottages, river and trout farm.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Winchcombe Museum, High Street, Winchcombe GL54 5LJ England

Following the Coln Valley we pass through a succession of hamlets, hidden valleys and remarkable scenery before arriving in Winchcombe.  Enjoy lunch in a rustic pub or take time to visit nearby Sudeley Castle, home to Catherine Parr, the 6th wife of Henry VIII

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold England

We continue our tour to the charming town Stow-on-the-Wold with its pretty square, delightful cafes and antiques shops.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PP England

We return to Oxford via the bustling market town of Chipping Norton and Woodstock, the location of Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

  • Blue Badge guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Bottled water
  • Beverages
  • Pick up from hotels in North Oxford on request
  • Pick up from Oxford Railway Station on request

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for child aged 7 and under
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Taylor Institution Library, St Giles', Oxford OX1 3NA, UK

Departure Time

09:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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


8 hours

User's Reviews


17 Oct, 2023

The selection of villages that we visited were carefully curated, with Isobel and David being very knowledgeable and helpful. You don’t feel on a tour at all, as tours don’t get to the spots we got to visit. Strongly suggest this tour to everyone!


05 Oct, 2023

The guide was excellent and the trip met our expectations. The fact that the weather was beautiful helped.


13 Sep, 2023

This was an absolute highlight of our trip! The couple that runs this are first rate all the way. So many fascinating tidbits of information, coupled with fabulous, quaint English scenery and sights. The villages that are highlighted are every bit what you'd hope to find in the English countryside and we really enjoyed ourselves. I can't recommend this enough!!!


06 Aug, 2023

Highly recommended our tour guides, Isobel & David, they did a fantastic job showing us around the whole day explaining with lots of details on every sightseeing stop. For the stops during break time, Isobel gave great recommendations on where to eat and where to explore. The ride was smooth and very well-timed throughout our itinerary.


02 Jul, 2023

We had a great time and had a tailored experience with making a detour to Bockley. Our guide Isobel told many fascinating stories about the past and present of the Cotswolds. Our driver David tackled every road challenge with ease so we were on time with every spot to visit. I highly recommend you join them on one of their tours.

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Best tour I could have imagined!


Outstanding Cotswolds experience from start to finish


What a great day!!


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