The Cotswolds Private Guided Day Tour from London

The Cotswolds Private Guided Day Tour from London

Travel with your own private group to the Cotswolds, a beautiful area of the English countryside with picturesque villages and history. It was passed by the railways in the Victorian era so these medieval weaving and milling villages were unspoiled by industrialisation.

Have a traditional cream tea, browse antique shops, wander through quaint villages with stone cottages and soak up the history of civil war, monestaries, the Arts and Crafts movement and the medieval wool trade.
* Duration: 12 hours
* Starts: London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Travel with your own private group to the Cotswolds, a beautiful area of the English countryside with picturesque villages and history. It was passed by the railways in the Victorian era so these medieval weaving and milling villages were unspoiled by industrialisation.

Have a traditional cream tea, browse antique shops, wander through quaint villages with stone cottages and soak up the history of civil war, monestaries, the Arts and Crafts movement and the medieval wool trade.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Burford, Burford, Cotswolds, England

Known as the gateway to the Cotswolds, Burford is a beautiful, medieval market town with a picturesque main street and a beautiful historic church. The river Windrush meanders around this church made of Cotswold stone. There are quirky English shops and plenty of opportunities for a traditional cream tea in the town centre.

On arrival, your tour guide will show you around and point out the high street and medieval church where your guide can point out things of historical interest.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: High Street, High St, Burford OX18, UK

Then you can browse the High Street and treat yourself to a cream tea in one of the many quaint pubs and cafes. Then we will head down to picturesque Bibury.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bibury, Bibury, Cotswolds, England

Famous for its traditional wool weaver’s cottages, Bibury is a great photo stop. Walk along the river by the weaver’s cottages and up to the trout farm and watch the swans float around the river.

The coach will drop us off by a little bridge where we will cross to see the famous weavers’ cottages, where you can take an iconic Cotswolds photo. Then we will walk along the river to the trout farm where the coach will meet us.

After this, we will continue on to Bourton on the Water.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Stow-on-the-Wold, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds, England

This is an old market town, the market for the wool that was milled in Bourton on the Water, so has a large town square. It was part of the old Eavsham Abbey and here you can see the old market cross, soak up some Civil War history and visit one of the oldest pubs in Britain.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bourton-on-the-Water, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds, England

Bourton on the water is famous for its many little bridges that cross the River Windrush, as it was once a mill town, using the river to turn the watermills. This is a great place for lunch, cream teas, antique shopping and photographs.

We will walk from the coach park into the village where you may recognise the little bridges crossing the river from film and TV. Here you can explore the Model Village, The Motoring Museum, Birdland and relax for lunch in a traditional pub.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: The Model Village, Rissington Road The Old New Inn, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AF England

You will be able to see the Model Village with miniature river, bridges and cottages.

Pass By: Cotswold Motoring Museum, The Old Mill Sherborne Street, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2BY England

During the experience you will also be able to see The Motoring Museum featuring classic cars and motorbikes.

Pass By: Birdland, Rissington Road Parking: what3words ///pizza.bulky.strikers, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2BN England

Take the opportunity to see Birdland with penguins, flamingoes and all kinds of other fascinating birdlife.

Pass By: Bibury Trout Farm, Arlington, Bibury GL7 5NL England

A picturesque trout farm by a River Coln, that was created in 1902 to replenish fish stocks in the local rivers.