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Tour of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon

  • See the best of the Cotswolds in a day by minivan from Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Travel between the stone towns and villages with ease, with a guide
  • Visit Stow-in-the-Wold, Bibury, Bourton-on-the-Water, and more
Tour of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon
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Tour of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon
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Unless you rent a car, exploring the Cotswolds can mean juggling numerous bus and train timetables. Aimed specifically at first-time visitors with limited time, this small-group tour from Stratford-upon-Avon covers the must-sees in a day and with a guide for background. Visit Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Camden, Bibury, and more; enjoy free time at most stops; and just soak in the scenery in between. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included for convenience.
What to Expect
Depart your Stratford hotel or Stratford or Leamington Spa railway station by minivan bound for the Cotswolds.

Stop first at Dover’s Hill to admire the gorgeous panoramas and then continue to Chipping Campden. After free time to enjoy this historical market town, stop to admire the views from the castle-like Broadway Tower and pass through a ‘mystery’ village—often missed by visitors—on route to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Explore or have lunch (own expense) at this delightful town as you wish before heading to Bibury, once dubbed England’s ‘most beautiful village’ by poet William Morris. See Bibury’s Arlington Row—arguably the Cotswold’s prettiest row of cottages—and then trace country lanes to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Learn about this exquisite riverside village, famous for its low bridges, before enjoying free time to stroll and shop for mementoes of your day.

Your tour then concludes at your original starting point.
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Reviews (31)

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Our trip to the Costwolds with Tom

The Go Cotswolds minivan is comfortable to gather a small group. Tom owns the van and the company. He knows all the shortcuts to get to and catch the best panoramic views and he is also very knowledgeable about the area. We are from Cambridge...More

Thank weddingmenu2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nice introduction to the Cotswolds area

I took this tour on May 6, and it was a very enjoyable introduction to the Cotswolds area, with a nice variety of sights (towns. scenic lookout, Broadway tower, etc.) I had thought about visiting this area before, but was traveling solo this trip, so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
One of the highlights of our trip

This was one of the highlights of our trip to the UK. We were a small group on the day due to the foul weather, but this meant that was it was a lot more intimate and we had Tom's undivided attention. From the moment...More

Thank JacquiLD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Very enjoyable tour

We joined the tour on 9 May. Our guide Tom, who was also the proprietor of the Company, was very knowledgeable about the area, being borne and raised up there. He was also very professional and dedicated to his work. The tour schedule was managed...More

Thank bleung918
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Convenient -pick up at hotel, small group-can go on narrow back roads, knowledgeable-Tom's from the area, affordable.

Outstanding trip! we were picked up and dropped off at our hotel. The minibus was able to take small back roads and shortcuts which enhanced the beauty of the trip. Tom is owner/operator of the tour and does a wonderful job. He paced the trip...More

Thank Charles H
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