Cotswolds Villages Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Oxford

Cotswolds Villages Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Oxford

Experience the beauty of the Cotswolds with its idyllic English villages on this seven-hour small group tour. This is perfect for anyone who wants to see the Cotswolds from either London Paddington or Oxford. Starting and finishing at the Visitor Information Centre in Broad Street, Oxford the tour covers many of the main spots in the Cotswolds, while combining them with hidden gems that only the locals usually get to enjoy. You’ll be looked after by our local knowledgeable driver-guide and travel in one of our comfortable vehicles that can hold up to eight guests. 
* Duration: 7 hours
* Starts: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Experience the beauty of the Cotswolds with its idyllic English villages on this seven-hour small group tour. This is perfect for anyone who wants to see the Cotswolds from either London Paddington or Oxford. Starting and finishing at the Visitor Information Centre in Broad Street, Oxford the tour covers many of the main spots in the Cotswolds, while combining them with hidden gems that only the locals usually get to enjoy. You’ll be looked after by our local knowledgeable driver-guide and travel in one of our comfortable vehicles that can hold up to eight guests. 

Itinerary
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Stop At: Oxford Visitor Information Centre, 15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS England

We meet here at 10am

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Crimea office, New Rd, Great Tew, Chipping Norton OX7 4AH, UK

A fairy-tale village of thatched cottages and beautiful landscapes that is away from the tourists. The home of several famous characters and the future home of royalty.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The centre of the wool trade in the Cotswolds. Here you’ll have time to browse among honey-coloured buildings, cosy pubs, narrow streets, interesting shops and tiny tea rooms.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lower Slaughter Museum, 14 Mill Ln, Lower Slaughter, Cheltenham GL54 2HX, UK

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. Larger vehicles are not allowed into this village.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bourton on the Water, Windrush river, Bourton-on-the-Water England

Our next stop is arguably the most famous Cotswolds town and regularly voted one of the prettiest villages in England; Bourton-on-the-Water. Known as the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’ there is plenty to see and do with a wealth of attractions, shops, restaurants and tea rooms. Here you have free time to explore and enjoy some lunch.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Burford Library 86A High Street, Burford OX18 4QF England

On route we go through some enchanting Cotswold villages to the town of 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!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St Mary’s Church, Swinbrook, Burford England

Travelling along the stunning Windrush Valley visiting hidden villages including Swinbrook. One of the most secluded villages and home of the notorious Mitford Sisters.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote, Minster Road, Minster Lovell, Witney England

A real highlight of the tour which boasts plenty of Cotswold stone and thatched roofs, as well as holding the title of being the region’s most haunted village. Minster Lovell is perhaps best known for the ruins of its 15th century hall, owned by generations of the Lovell family. A true hidden gem!

Duration: 30 minutes