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Enjoy a tailor-made Cotswolds tour with your own local driver-guide from the comfort of a luxury vehicle. Choose your own itinerary and visit the villages and attractions of your choice at your own pace. Enjoy your own unique Cotswolds Adventure!
Arguably the best way to see the Cotswolds. Let us the know the places you want to visit and the kinds of things you are interested and we will create a fun packed day out for you. Our experienced driver guide will pick you up from your hotel in the Cotswolds and take you on a bespoke tour of the places you want to visit in the Cotswolds.
As you will be travelling by car you can also visit many of the hidden treasures and secret villages that the larger tours cannot access. You can choose the days itinerary and the spots you visit depending on your individual tastes or interests. It could be shopping, secret villages, Cotswolds Gardens, a round of golf, a country pub crawl, afternoon tea, horse riding , historic manor houses, a hot air balloon ride or just pure, unspoilt countryside. Whatever you want to see we can help arrange a unique custom tour to suit your group.
Our Cotswold tours use a luxury executive vehicle that can hold up to 8 guests. The tour price includes a driver-guide, local area hotel pickup/drop-off and 8 hours of touring. We can also arrange pickups from outside the Cotswolds at an extra cost. Multi-day tours and tours outside of the Cotswold area are also available, just send us an enquiry.
Prices start from £395 per day and we can accommodate groups of up to 8 people for your own custom Cotswolds experience.
We recommend first sending us an enquiry (use green button above) initially to let us know your group size, requested dates, pick up point and any special requests you may have and we will get back to you promptly with our availability and price.
Once you are ready to book the tour we will send you a custom booking link and you will be taken through to our booking pages where you will be required to pay a deposit of £100 to confirm the tour, with the balance to be paid again via credit card 6 weeks before the tour date.
Please note all tours are subject to confirmation. In the unlikely event your requested dates are not available we will contact you and your deposit will be refunded.
Full terms and condition can be found here
As this is a bespoke tour, just tell us what you are interested in and we will create a fun day out based on your needs and preferences. As a guide some ideas are listed below.
Secret Villages Tour– get off-the-beaten-tracks and visit the hidden treasures of the Cotswolds.
Blenheim Palace, Oxford and the Oxfordshire Cotswolds Tour– visit the historical university city of Oxford and the place of Winston Churchill’s birth.
Shakespeare Country and the North Cotswolds Tour– the best of the North Cotswolds plus the birthplace of the Bard, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Cotswolds Gourmet and Real Ale Tour– the best farmers markets, breweries, restaurants and gastro pubs in the area.
Shopping and Afternoon Tea Tour– hit the Cotswolds best shopping spots, do a bit of celebrity spotting and have afternoon tea in a traditional English tea room.
English Gardens and Manor Houses– visit some of the finest English gardens and country homes such as Hidcote, Kiftsgate, Snowshill Manor and Chastleton House.
Classic Cotswolds and Horse Riding Tour- combine a tour of the Cotswolds highlights with a cross-country horse ride (hack).
Multi-day tours– enjoy the area at a more relaxed pace over the course of several days
Hot Air Ballon Ride– enjoy a birds eye view of the area on a Hot Air Ballon Safari
The tour starts at 10am and we can pick up anywhere in the Cotswolds. Pick ups in the local area of the planned tour are included in the price. Pick ups from outside the planned tours area available at an extra cost. See below for more details. If you are unsure about the pick up charges please send us an email and we will happily provide a quote.
Pick up costs
Local tour area- FREE
Bath area £50 each way
Oxford area £50 each way
London Heathrow- £140 each way
Central London- £160 each way
Please send us an enquiry if you have any questions about pick up spots and charges.
For those travelling in from London for the day we recommend taking the train to Kemble or Moreton-in-Marsh. Train tickets can be booked at:
How much is the tour?
The price of a one day tour starts from £395 per day depending on group size and pick up/drop off location
How many people can join?
Our vehicles can accommodate up to 8 passengers plus luggage- bigger groups can be catered for on request- either using a bigger vehicle or two smaller ones
Is this a ‘guided’ tour
As they are driving your guide will give you a commentary about what you are seeing and the history of the area. At each stop they will give you a brief overview of its history and point out any places of interest and spots you may have missed and then you will be give free time to explore by yourself. At attractions such as manor houses and gardens you will be ‘orientated’ and then given time to explore at leisure. See more about what to expect here>>>
What vehicle do you use?
Our main tour vehicle is an executive Merecedes Vito 9 seater MPV- which is good for groups of upto 8 people with plenty of luggage space. See more details here>>>
Do you offer London pickups?
Yes, we do but there is an extra charge (see Access tab)- a more cost-effective option would be to take a train from London Paddington to Stroud, Kemble or Moreton-in-Marsh.
Can I stop for photos?
Yes, as this is a private tour we can stop whenever you want, as long as it is safe to do so!
How long is this tour?
This tour lasts up to 8 hours, usually from 10am to 6pm, but this is flexible. Please note our winter tours are slightly shorter due to daylight hours and finish at 5pm and are priced slightly cheaper.
How do i get to the Cotswolds?
The easiest option would be to get a direct train from London Paddington to Stroud or Moreton-in-Marsh Train times and prices can be seen at www.thetrainline.com.
Where does this tour start and finish?
The tour can start from anywhere in the Cotswolds and we will meet you and drop you off at the location of your choice (hotel, train station etc). Pick up/drop off outside the Cotswolds is available at an extra cost.
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