High Street, Oxford

High Street, Oxford: Our most recommended tours and activities

From London: Full-Day Cotswolds Tour with 2-Course Lunch

1. From London: Full-Day Cotswolds Tour with 2-Course Lunch

Enjoy the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, and visit 3 of its loveliest villages – Burford, Bibury and Stow-on-the-Wold. Travel through the Cotswolds, an area seemingly unchanged with the passing of time. See rolling landscapes, dry stone walls, quaint churches, and streams that tumble past tiny villages and charming hamlets. On this full-day excursion from London, you’ll begin your tour in Burford, where the magnificent High Street slopes down to the River Windrush. See the town’s small tea houses before heading south to picturesque Bibury for lunch. Dine in one of the prettiest villages in England. A 2-course meal awaits you in the heart of the Cotswolds at the Swan Hotel. The restaurant, overlooking the River Coln, is housed in a 17th-century former coach inn, and serves a popular range of traditional dishes, along with ales and fine wines. Afterwards, you’ll travel to Stow-on-the-Wold, a small market town known for its annual fairs. Enjoy a guided walk through the town center before returning to London.

From Oxford: Cotswold Explorer Full-Day Tour

2. From Oxford: Cotswold Explorer Full-Day Tour

Start your unforgettable Cotswold journey by boarding the minibus in Oxford. Then, set off on a scenic drive to the charming village of Minster Lovell. Enjoy seeing the pretty thatched houses and exploring the ruined 15th century Hall. Continue the route through the idyllic villages of Asthall and Swinbrook to Burford, the 'Gateway to the Cotswolds'. Make a stop here to give you time to stroll around the sloping High Street and browse in the quirky shops and cafes. Next, travel further on your panoramic drive through the old quarrying villages of Taynton and the Barringtons towards Bourton-on-the-Water, the 'Venice of the Cotswolds'. Take a walk along the quaint River Windrush crossed with delightful stone bridges. From Bourton-on-the-Water, follow the route through some enchanting Cotswold villages to Broadway with its golden stone houses. Find a pub or cafe for lunch in this village which inspired artists and writers, such as Frank Millet, J M Barrie, and William Morris. After lunch, visit the beautiful market town of Chipping Campden, with its old market hall and wool church. Then, explore Stow-on-the-Wold, the highest town in the Cotswolds. Here you can browse among the narrow footpaths and the antique shops and art galleries. Finally, return to Oxford via the bustling market town of Chipping Norton with a final brief photo stop in Woodstock, the site of Blenheim Palace (the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill).

Oxford: Town & Gown Walking Tour

3. Oxford: Town & Gown Walking Tour

Discover charming and historic Oxford, renowned for being home to the prestigious University of Oxford, one of the oldest universities in the world. The city boasts a wealth of stunning architecture, picturesque scenery, and fascinating cultural attractions, like the Bridge of Sighs and the Carfax Tower, that you will discover in our walking tours. Discover the iconic Christ Church College and Lincoln College and marvel at their stunning Gothic and Baroque architecture. Learn about the famous alumni that studied there. After the tour, download the Vox City app (included in your tour) to discover more of Oxford and its incredible history with curated audio-guided routes through the main quarters. Our walking tours main sights: Radcliffe Camera Bodleian Library The Tower of the Five Orders Bridge of Sights Hertfort College Clarendon Building University of Oxford The Wenston Library The Old Schools Quad The White Horse Carfax Tower Christ Church The Old Tom St. Aldates Tavern Oxford Town Hall Swindlestock Tavern High Street University Church of St. Mary the Virgin Bodleian Library Alice's Shop The Crown Covered Market St. Micheal at the North Gate Oxford Martyrs Cross The bear Inn The Wheatsheaf St. Aldates Tavern History of Science Museum Sheldonian Theatre Holywell Music Room New College All Souls College Our self-guided route's main sights: St. Margaret's Well Port Meadow Folly Bridge Oxford Castle and Prison Trill Mill Stream Nuffield College Martyrs Memorial Ashmolean Museum Jericho University Parks Rhodes House Headington Shark

Oxford: Stepping Through Oxford Walking Tour

4. Oxford: Stepping Through Oxford Walking Tour

Discover charming and historic Oxford, renowned for being home to the prestigious University of Oxford, one of the oldest universities in the world. The city boasts a wealth of stunning architecture, picturesque scenery, and fascinating cultural attractions, like the Bridge of Sighs and the Carfax Tower, that you will discover in our walking tours. Discover the iconic Christ Church College and Lincoln College and marvel at their stunning Gothic and Baroque architecture. Learn about the famous alumni that studied there. After the tour, download the Vox City app (included in your tour) to discover more of Oxford and its incredible history with curated audio-guided routes through the main quarters. Our walking tours main sights: Radcliffe Camera Bodleian Library The Tower of the Five Orders Bridge of Sights Hertfort College Clarendon Building University of Oxford The Wenston Library The Old Schools Quad The White Horse Carfax Tower Christ Church The Old Tom St. Aldates Tavern Oxford Town Hall Swindlestock Tavern High Street University Church of St. Mary the Virgin Bodleian Library Alice's Shop The Crown Covered Market St. Micheal at the North Gate Oxford Martyrs Cross The bear Inn The Wheatsheaf St. Aldates Tavern History of Science Museum Sheldonian Theatre Holywell Music Room New College All Souls College Our self-guided route's main sights: St. Margaret's Well Port Meadow Folly Bridge Oxford Castle and Prison Trill Mill Stream Nuffield College Martyrs Memorial Ashmolean Museum Jericho University Parks Rhodes House Headington Shark

From London: Cotswolds Villages Guided Day Tour

5. From London: Cotswolds Villages Guided Day Tour

Explore 5 historic and picturesque villages in the Cotswolds area on this private day trip from London. Visit the best ones and enjoy relaxing views of the rolling English countryside, and stroll through the tiny streets. Leave London and head for Burford. Stroll down the town's beautiful High Street to reach the River Windrush and marvel at the historic bridge crossing. Continue to Lower Slaughter to enjoy a view of a water mill dating from the 19th century. This one really is a wonder and normally everyone’s favourite. Stroll through Stow on the Wold's historic market square, surrounded by pubs, the town hall, and antique shops. Stop for lunch (not included) at a local pub or a tea room. Continue to Bourton on the Water to enjoy a relaxing walk along the River Windrush, surrounded by honey-colored stone buildings. Finish your tour with Bibury. Stroll along the famous Arlington Row, filled with stone cottages built in 1380. Enjoy between 45 minutes and 1 hour in each town, giving you the opportunity to have a coffee, see the sights, or buy a souvenir. Return to London in time for dinner.

Oxford: Town & Gown and Universities Walking Tour

6. Oxford: Town & Gown and Universities Walking Tour

Discover charming and historic Oxford, renowned for being home to the prestigious University of Oxford, one of the oldest universities in the world. The city boasts a wealth of stunning architecture, picturesque scenery, and fascinating cultural attractions, like the Bridge of Sighs and the Carfax Tower, that you will discover in our walking tours. You have two different walking tours included in your ticket which can be joined either on the same day or on different days. Discover the iconic Bodleian Library and the Ashmolean Museum, the oldest public museum in the world. Hear the stories about the University of Oxford and its 38 colleges, marvel at their stunning Gothic and Baroque architecture and learn about the famous alumni who studied there. After the tour, download the Vox City app (included in your tour) to discover more of Oxford and its incredible history with curated audio-guided routes through the main quarters. Our walking tours main sights: Radcliffe Camera Bodleian Library The Tower of the Five Orders Bridge of Sights Hertfort College Clarendon Building University of Oxford The Wenston Library The Old Schools Quad The White Horse Carfax Tower Christ Church The Old Tom St. Aldates Tavern Oxford Town Hall Swindlestock Tavern High Street University Church of St. Mary the Virgin Bodleian Library Alice's Shop The Crown Covered Market St. Micheal at the North Gate Oxford Martyrs Cross The bear Inn The Wheatsheaf St. Aldates Tavern History of Science Museum Sheldonian Theatre Holywell Music Room New College All Souls College Our self-guided route's main sights: St. Margaret's Well Port Meadow Folly Bridge Oxford Castle and Prison Trill Mill Stream Nuffield College Martyrs Memorial Ashmolean Museum Jericho University Parks Rhodes House Headington Shark

The Cotswolds with Lunch

7. The Cotswolds with Lunch

Dubbed as the ‘Gateway to the Costwolds’, Burford is one of the most visited villages in the Cotswolds. Explore its famous High Street and take in views of River Windrush. With plenty of photo opportunities, there is lots to see in this picturesque village! Bibury Admire the charm of Bibury, also known as the ‘the most beautiful village in England’. With astonishing stone buildings located along the banks of the River Coln, this village offers views like no other. Known for its timeless English architectural charm, be sure to take plenty of photos as you explore the stunning village. Bourton-on-the-Water The final stop of the day is Bourton-on-the-Water, also known as ‘the Venice of the Cotswolds villages’. As one of the most romantic areas in the country, you’ll have phenomenal views of the river that runs through the heart of the village. Visit the incredible Model Village at the Old New Inn where you’ll see a replica of Bourton-on-the-Water as it was in 1937! You’ll also stop here for a spot of lunch before heading back to London.

From Bath: Private Tour to Serene Cotswolds with Pickup

8. From Bath: Private Tour to Serene Cotswolds with Pickup

The day begins in Castle Combe, which is surely one of the most photographed villages in all of England. Little has changed here since the 15th century - no street lights or TV aerials. This mediaeval gem is famous for its picturesque cottages and babbling brook. The tour continues to the conservation village of Lacock, which dates back to the 13th century and where cars are the only sign of modern-day life. Little wonder that it has also been used as a filming location for Downton Abbey, Harry Potter and several BBC productions including Pride and Prejudice. Nearby Corsham is a quintessential English market town, which boasts many beautiful and historic buildings. Admire the exotic resident peacocks as they strut along the cobbled streets. Enjoy a traditional pub lunch here. Bradford-on-Avon is famous for the wool and weaving industry that spanned six centuries: medieval weavers' cottages are dwarfed by the Victorian great mills that still leave a lasting architectural impression. The giant Tithe Barn here one of the largest in England. Wander along the historic early 1800s canal with its hand-operated locks. Please note that children aged 12 years or under are not permitted on this tour due to UK child seat law restrictions. Your driver-guide is neither insured nor licensed below this threshold.

Blenheim Palace and Cotswold Private Tour with pass

9. Blenheim Palace and Cotswold Private Tour with pass

An all-inclusive day out never to be forgotten. From the moment we greet you at your hotel to the moment you are dropped off back at your hotel, we promise you to have an unforgettable day. Blenheim Palace. A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience for visitors. Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a long and diverse history. Enter the Palace and explore the gilded State Rooms and priceless collections set against striking stonework, and experience the beauty and magnificence of this Grade I listed building. Today, the Palace is home to one of the most important and extensive collections in Europe, which includes portraits, furniture, sculpture and tapestries. Explore this magnificent Palace at your leisure Discover the Palace's rich history in a variety of ways. Take a free guided tour of the State Rooms and hear about each room's history and its exquisite collection. Visit the Churchill Exhibition to learn about the life of the 'Greatest Briton' and visit the 'Untold Story' experience to hear tales from the Palace's past. Or take a self-guided tour with the aid of a Multimedia audio guide. Cotswold. The Cotswolds are famous for their typically English landscape of lovely green rolling hills, stone walls, woodland and charming little towns and villages. Many of the buildings you will see here are made from sandy yellow Cotswold Stone, making the whole area highly attractive Take a self-guided tour in Cotswold. Bourton-on-the-Water. Famous for its honey-coloured stone architecture and idyllic village scenes. Bourton is not a theme park, it does not open and close nor is there an entry fee, it is a vibrant village, home to some 4,000 residents, buzzing with many community groups. Known as the Venice of the Cotswolds, this one village offers a wealth of attractions and shops, restaurants, cafes and tea rooms. Or simply the space for you to enjoy some pleasurable time engrossed by the movement of the sparkling waters of the River Windrush, spanned by its five arched bridges. Bibury Bibury is a charming Cotswold village just a short drive along country roads. William Morris (1834-96) described Bibury as "the most beautiful village in England". Fox News says that Bibury is one of the world's most picturesque villages, and an article on the Huffington Post website (1st May 2014), titled "The Most Charming Towns In Europe You'll Want To Visit ASAP", mentioned Bibury. Burford. Burford has hardly changed since Georgian times, when it was an important coach stop between Oxford and the West Country. Its magnificent High Street, one of the finest in the Cotswolds, slopes down to a bridge crossing the River Windrush. The High Street is overlooked by mellow golden Cotswold stone buildings, including many 17th and 18th century houses. It is an extremely popular tourist destination.

Private Day In The Cotswolds Tour.

10. Private Day In The Cotswolds Tour.

Embark on a captivating tour through the picturesque Oxfordshire Cotswolds with our delightful Cotswolds tour. Immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of Cotswolds stone architecture, thatched-roof cottages, and sweeping landscapes that have enchanted visitors for generations. Guided by one of our seasoned and amiable driver-guides, your experience will be nothing short of unforgettable. Departing from and returning to London, our knowledgeable guide will regale you with tales of the Cotswolds' significance and why it remains a coveted destination for many seeking respite from urban life. As part of the tour, you will enjoy lunch at a traditional Cotswolds pub, get the chance to shop at some boutique stores, visit a farm that dates back to the 11th century, and delve into the rich history and local lore of the towns and villages we visit. During the tour you will also have the chance to uncovering hidden gems, small villages that are tucked away and local landmarks shared with us by Cotswolds residents. From quaint villages to historic sites, our tour offers a comprehensive glimpse into the essence of the Cotswolds in just one memorable day. The tour includes, but is not limited to: A farm which had links back to the 11th century and which has a surprising link to the former Prime Minister Lord Cameron. Whilst here you will also have the opportunity to meet some of the many farm animals that roam the site, take photos, and explore the historic grounds. Asthall is a charming village nestled in the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, renowned for its idyllic countryside setting, rich history, and architectural beauty. One of the villages’ notable features is its historic St. Nicholas Church, an architectural gem that dates back centuries. The church boasts intricate stonework, beautiful stained-glass windows, and a unique local clock. Inside, visitors can marvel at the remnants of pre-Reformation murals, providing a glimpse into the village's medieval past. Whilst at Asthall you will also discover the villages’ links to the famous and infamous Milford sisters, who gained notoriety in the early 20th century. Among these sisters, Nancy and Diana Mitford, were both prominent figures in British society, known for their wit, charm, and controversial associations. Who did they know who was so controversial? Find out on this tour! Burford is a picturesque market town nestled in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, often referred to as the "Gateway to the Cotswolds." Steeped in history and surrounded by stunning countryside, Burford is renowned for its medieval streets, historic buildings, and vibrant atmosphere. Burford's High Street, which is lined with quaint shops, traditional pubs, and charming cafes housed in centuries-old buildings is the perfect place to stop and shop. Here, visitors can browse for antiques, local crafts, and artisanal goods, or simply soak up the ambiance of this historic market town before continuing their journey.

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From London: Full-Day Cotswolds Tour with 2-Course Lunch

From London: Full-Day Cotswolds Tour with 2-Course Lunch

Enjoy the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, and visit 3 of its loveliest villages – Burford, Bibury and Stow-on-the-Wold. Travel through the Cotswolds, an area seemingly unchanged with the passing of time. See rolling landscapes, dry stone walls, quaint churches, and streams that tumble past tiny villages and charming hamlets. On this full-day excursion from London, you’ll begin your tour in Burford, where the magnificent High Street slopes down to the River Windrush. See the town’s small tea houses before heading south to picturesque Bibury for lunch. Dine in one of the prettiest villages in England. A 2-course meal awaits you in the heart of the Cotswolds at the Swan Hotel. The restaurant, overlooking the River Coln, is housed in a 17th-century former coach inn, and serves a popular range of traditional dishes, along with ales and fine wines. Afterwards, you’ll travel to Stow-on-the-Wold, a small market town known for its annual fairs. Enjoy a guided walk through the town center before returning to London.

From Oxford: Cotswold Explorer Full-Day Tour

From Oxford: Cotswold Explorer Full-Day Tour

Start your unforgettable Cotswold journey by boarding the minibus in Oxford. Then, set off on a scenic drive to the charming village of Minster Lovell. Enjoy seeing the pretty thatched houses and exploring the ruined 15th century Hall. Continue the route through the idyllic villages of Asthall and Swinbrook to Burford, the 'Gateway to the Cotswolds'. Make a stop here to give you time to stroll around the sloping High Street and browse in the quirky shops and cafes. Next, travel further on your panoramic drive through the old quarrying villages of Taynton and the Barringtons towards Bourton-on-the-Water, the 'Venice of the Cotswolds'. Take a walk along the quaint River Windrush crossed with delightful stone bridges. From Bourton-on-the-Water, follow the route through some enchanting Cotswold villages to Broadway with its golden stone houses. Find a pub or cafe for lunch in this village which inspired artists and writers, such as Frank Millet, J M Barrie, and William Morris. After lunch, visit the beautiful market town of Chipping Campden, with its old market hall and wool church. Then, explore Stow-on-the-Wold, the highest town in the Cotswolds. Here you can browse among the narrow footpaths and the antique shops and art galleries. Finally, return to Oxford via the bustling market town of Chipping Norton with a final brief photo stop in Woodstock, the site of Blenheim Palace (the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill).

Oxford: Town & Gown Walking Tour

Oxford: Town & Gown Walking Tour

Discover charming and historic Oxford, renowned for being home to the prestigious University of Oxford, one of the oldest universities in the world. The city boasts a wealth of stunning architecture, picturesque scenery, and fascinating cultural attractions, like the Bridge of Sighs and the Carfax Tower, that you will discover in our walking tours. Discover the iconic Christ Church College and Lincoln College and marvel at their stunning Gothic and Baroque architecture. Learn about the famous alumni that studied there. After the tour, download the Vox City app (included in your tour) to discover more of Oxford and its incredible history with curated audio-guided routes through the main quarters. Our walking tours main sights: Radcliffe Camera Bodleian Library The Tower of the Five Orders Bridge of Sights Hertfort College Clarendon Building University of Oxford The Wenston Library The Old Schools Quad The White Horse Carfax Tower Christ Church The Old Tom St. Aldates Tavern Oxford Town Hall Swindlestock Tavern High Street University Church of St. Mary the Virgin Bodleian Library Alice's Shop The Crown Covered Market St. Micheal at the North Gate Oxford Martyrs Cross The bear Inn The Wheatsheaf St. Aldates Tavern History of Science Museum Sheldonian Theatre Holywell Music Room New College All Souls College Our self-guided route's main sights: St. Margaret's Well Port Meadow Folly Bridge Oxford Castle and Prison Trill Mill Stream Nuffield College Martyrs Memorial Ashmolean Museum Jericho University Parks Rhodes House Headington Shark

Oxford: Stepping Through Oxford Walking Tour

Oxford: Stepping Through Oxford Walking Tour

Discover charming and historic Oxford, renowned for being home to the prestigious University of Oxford, one of the oldest universities in the world. The city boasts a wealth of stunning architecture, picturesque scenery, and fascinating cultural attractions, like the Bridge of Sighs and the Carfax Tower, that you will discover in our walking tours. Discover the iconic Christ Church College and Lincoln College and marvel at their stunning Gothic and Baroque architecture. Learn about the famous alumni that studied there. After the tour, download the Vox City app (included in your tour) to discover more of Oxford and its incredible history with curated audio-guided routes through the main quarters. Our walking tours main sights: Radcliffe Camera Bodleian Library The Tower of the Five Orders Bridge of Sights Hertfort College Clarendon Building University of Oxford The Wenston Library The Old Schools Quad The White Horse Carfax Tower Christ Church The Old Tom St. Aldates Tavern Oxford Town Hall Swindlestock Tavern High Street University Church of St. Mary the Virgin Bodleian Library Alice's Shop The Crown Covered Market St. Micheal at the North Gate Oxford Martyrs Cross The bear Inn The Wheatsheaf St. Aldates Tavern History of Science Museum Sheldonian Theatre Holywell Music Room New College All Souls College Our self-guided route's main sights: St. Margaret's Well Port Meadow Folly Bridge Oxford Castle and Prison Trill Mill Stream Nuffield College Martyrs Memorial Ashmolean Museum Jericho University Parks Rhodes House Headington Shark

From London: Cotswolds Villages Guided Day Tour

From London: Cotswolds Villages Guided Day Tour

Explore 5 historic and picturesque villages in the Cotswolds area on this private day trip from London. Visit the best ones and enjoy relaxing views of the rolling English countryside, and stroll through the tiny streets. Leave London and head for Burford. Stroll down the town's beautiful High Street to reach the River Windrush and marvel at the historic bridge crossing. Continue to Lower Slaughter to enjoy a view of a water mill dating from the 19th century. This one really is a wonder and normally everyone’s favourite. Stroll through Stow on the Wold's historic market square, surrounded by pubs, the town hall, and antique shops. Stop for lunch (not included) at a local pub or a tea room. Continue to Bourton on the Water to enjoy a relaxing walk along the River Windrush, surrounded by honey-colored stone buildings. Finish your tour with Bibury. Stroll along the famous Arlington Row, filled with stone cottages built in 1380. Enjoy between 45 minutes and 1 hour in each town, giving you the opportunity to have a coffee, see the sights, or buy a souvenir. Return to London in time for dinner.

Oxford: Town & Gown and Universities Walking Tour

Oxford: Town & Gown and Universities Walking Tour

Discover charming and historic Oxford, renowned for being home to the prestigious University of Oxford, one of the oldest universities in the world. The city boasts a wealth of stunning architecture, picturesque scenery, and fascinating cultural attractions, like the Bridge of Sighs and the Carfax Tower, that you will discover in our walking tours. You have two different walking tours included in your ticket which can be joined either on the same day or on different days. Discover the iconic Bodleian Library and the Ashmolean Museum, the oldest public museum in the world. Hear the stories about the University of Oxford and its 38 colleges, marvel at their stunning Gothic and Baroque architecture and learn about the famous alumni who studied there. After the tour, download the Vox City app (included in your tour) to discover more of Oxford and its incredible history with curated audio-guided routes through the main quarters. Our walking tours main sights: Radcliffe Camera Bodleian Library The Tower of the Five Orders Bridge of Sights Hertfort College Clarendon Building University of Oxford The Wenston Library The Old Schools Quad The White Horse Carfax Tower Christ Church The Old Tom St. Aldates Tavern Oxford Town Hall Swindlestock Tavern High Street University Church of St. Mary the Virgin Bodleian Library Alice's Shop The Crown Covered Market St. Micheal at the North Gate Oxford Martyrs Cross The bear Inn The Wheatsheaf St. Aldates Tavern History of Science Museum Sheldonian Theatre Holywell Music Room New College All Souls College Our self-guided route's main sights: St. Margaret's Well Port Meadow Folly Bridge Oxford Castle and Prison Trill Mill Stream Nuffield College Martyrs Memorial Ashmolean Museum Jericho University Parks Rhodes House Headington Shark

The Cotswolds with Lunch

The Cotswolds with Lunch

Dubbed as the ‘Gateway to the Costwolds’, Burford is one of the most visited villages in the Cotswolds. Explore its famous High Street and take in views of River Windrush. With plenty of photo opportunities, there is lots to see in this picturesque village! Bibury Admire the charm of Bibury, also known as the ‘the most beautiful village in England’. With astonishing stone buildings located along the banks of the River Coln, this village offers views like no other. Known for its timeless English architectural charm, be sure to take plenty of photos as you explore the stunning village. Bourton-on-the-Water The final stop of the day is Bourton-on-the-Water, also known as ‘the Venice of the Cotswolds villages’. As one of the most romantic areas in the country, you’ll have phenomenal views of the river that runs through the heart of the village. Visit the incredible Model Village at the Old New Inn where you’ll see a replica of Bourton-on-the-Water as it was in 1937! You’ll also stop here for a spot of lunch before heading back to London.

From Bath: Private Tour to Serene Cotswolds with Pickup

From Bath: Private Tour to Serene Cotswolds with Pickup

The day begins in Castle Combe, which is surely one of the most photographed villages in all of England. Little has changed here since the 15th century - no street lights or TV aerials. This mediaeval gem is famous for its picturesque cottages and babbling brook. The tour continues to the conservation village of Lacock, which dates back to the 13th century and where cars are the only sign of modern-day life. Little wonder that it has also been used as a filming location for Downton Abbey, Harry Potter and several BBC productions including Pride and Prejudice. Nearby Corsham is a quintessential English market town, which boasts many beautiful and historic buildings. Admire the exotic resident peacocks as they strut along the cobbled streets. Enjoy a traditional pub lunch here. Bradford-on-Avon is famous for the wool and weaving industry that spanned six centuries: medieval weavers' cottages are dwarfed by the Victorian great mills that still leave a lasting architectural impression. The giant Tithe Barn here one of the largest in England. Wander along the historic early 1800s canal with its hand-operated locks. Please note that children aged 12 years or under are not permitted on this tour due to UK child seat law restrictions. Your driver-guide is neither insured nor licensed below this threshold.

Blenheim Palace and Cotswold Private Tour with pass

Blenheim Palace and Cotswold Private Tour with pass

An all-inclusive day out never to be forgotten. From the moment we greet you at your hotel to the moment you are dropped off back at your hotel, we promise you to have an unforgettable day. Blenheim Palace. A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience for visitors. Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a long and diverse history. Enter the Palace and explore the gilded State Rooms and priceless collections set against striking stonework, and experience the beauty and magnificence of this Grade I listed building. Today, the Palace is home to one of the most important and extensive collections in Europe, which includes portraits, furniture, sculpture and tapestries. Explore this magnificent Palace at your leisure Discover the Palace's rich history in a variety of ways. Take a free guided tour of the State Rooms and hear about each room's history and its exquisite collection. Visit the Churchill Exhibition to learn about the life of the 'Greatest Briton' and visit the 'Untold Story' experience to hear tales from the Palace's past. Or take a self-guided tour with the aid of a Multimedia audio guide. Cotswold. The Cotswolds are famous for their typically English landscape of lovely green rolling hills, stone walls, woodland and charming little towns and villages. Many of the buildings you will see here are made from sandy yellow Cotswold Stone, making the whole area highly attractive Take a self-guided tour in Cotswold. Bourton-on-the-Water. Famous for its honey-coloured stone architecture and idyllic village scenes. Bourton is not a theme park, it does not open and close nor is there an entry fee, it is a vibrant village, home to some 4,000 residents, buzzing with many community groups. Known as the Venice of the Cotswolds, this one village offers a wealth of attractions and shops, restaurants, cafes and tea rooms. Or simply the space for you to enjoy some pleasurable time engrossed by the movement of the sparkling waters of the River Windrush, spanned by its five arched bridges. Bibury Bibury is a charming Cotswold village just a short drive along country roads. William Morris (1834-96) described Bibury as "the most beautiful village in England". Fox News says that Bibury is one of the world's most picturesque villages, and an article on the Huffington Post website (1st May 2014), titled "The Most Charming Towns In Europe You'll Want To Visit ASAP", mentioned Bibury. Burford. Burford has hardly changed since Georgian times, when it was an important coach stop between Oxford and the West Country. Its magnificent High Street, one of the finest in the Cotswolds, slopes down to a bridge crossing the River Windrush. The High Street is overlooked by mellow golden Cotswold stone buildings, including many 17th and 18th century houses. It is an extremely popular tourist destination.

Private Day In The Cotswolds Tour.

Private Day In The Cotswolds Tour.

Embark on a captivating tour through the picturesque Oxfordshire Cotswolds with our delightful Cotswolds tour. Immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of Cotswolds stone architecture, thatched-roof cottages, and sweeping landscapes that have enchanted visitors for generations. Guided by one of our seasoned and amiable driver-guides, your experience will be nothing short of unforgettable. Departing from and returning to London, our knowledgeable guide will regale you with tales of the Cotswolds' significance and why it remains a coveted destination for many seeking respite from urban life. As part of the tour, you will enjoy lunch at a traditional Cotswolds pub, get the chance to shop at some boutique stores, visit a farm that dates back to the 11th century, and delve into the rich history and local lore of the towns and villages we visit. During the tour you will also have the chance to uncovering hidden gems, small villages that are tucked away and local landmarks shared with us by Cotswolds residents. From quaint villages to historic sites, our tour offers a comprehensive glimpse into the essence of the Cotswolds in just one memorable day. The tour includes, but is not limited to: A farm which had links back to the 11th century and which has a surprising link to the former Prime Minister Lord Cameron. Whilst here you will also have the opportunity to meet some of the many farm animals that roam the site, take photos, and explore the historic grounds. Asthall is a charming village nestled in the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, renowned for its idyllic countryside setting, rich history, and architectural beauty. One of the villages’ notable features is its historic St. Nicholas Church, an architectural gem that dates back centuries. The church boasts intricate stonework, beautiful stained-glass windows, and a unique local clock. Inside, visitors can marvel at the remnants of pre-Reformation murals, providing a glimpse into the village's medieval past. Whilst at Asthall you will also discover the villages’ links to the famous and infamous Milford sisters, who gained notoriety in the early 20th century. Among these sisters, Nancy and Diana Mitford, were both prominent figures in British society, known for their wit, charm, and controversial associations. Who did they know who was so controversial? Find out on this tour! Burford is a picturesque market town nestled in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, often referred to as the "Gateway to the Cotswolds." Steeped in history and surrounded by stunning countryside, Burford is renowned for its medieval streets, historic buildings, and vibrant atmosphere. Burford's High Street, which is lined with quaint shops, traditional pubs, and charming cafes housed in centuries-old buildings is the perfect place to stop and shop. Here, visitors can browse for antiques, local crafts, and artisanal goods, or simply soak up the ambiance of this historic market town before continuing their journey.

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