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From Oxford: Cotswolds Towns and Villages Small Group Tour

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From Oxford: Cotswolds Towns and Villages Small Group Tour

From US$ 108.79 per person

Venture off the beaten path on a 7-hour tour of the Cotswolds and discover some of the hidden gems and charming villages far from the tourist crowds.

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Duration 7 hours
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Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • Tour the scenic towns and villages of the Cotswolds
  • Explore the 15th-century ruins of Minster Lovell Hall
  • Visit Bourton-on-the-Water, regularly voted one of the prettiest villages in England
Full description
Departing from the visitor information center on Broad Street, Oxford in the morning at 10:00 AM, head to the village of Great Tew. Continue to Stow-on-the-Wold to reach the highest town in the region and browse the honey-colored buildings and tiny tea rooms. Visit the pretty village of Lower Slaughter before going to Bourton-on-the-Water, known as the "Venice of the Cotswolds", where you will have time for lunch. After lunch discover the gateway to the Cotswolds in the village of Burford. Journey through the valley of the River Windrush and discover amazing villages such as Swinbrook and Asthall, along with the ruins of 15th-century Minster Lovell Hall. Departure will be late afternoon, returning to the visitor information center in Oxford by 5:00 PM.
  • Transportation by modern, comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local driver/guide
  • 7-hour tour of the Cotswolds
  • Entrance fees to other attractions
  • Food or refreshments
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

The visitor information center, 15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
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4.9 /5

based on 86 reviews

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My trip to the Cotswolds was very interesting. I enjoyed it very much. Ian our driver gave us a lot of information regarding the area and the history underpinning the villages we visited. He was very kind and helpful and allowed us enough time to walk around and enjoy the unique beauty of the picturesque Cotswolds countryside. Thank you very much Ian!!!!

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November 28, 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour from Oxford to Cotswolds Villages with Ian. He had a wealth of knowledge about the area and we saw 7 Villages. The van was comfortable and the small size of the group made it really enjoyable. Ian's sense of humor and his love of the area really came through. Highly recommended and great value for the money.

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October 27, 2019

It was a memorable trip! We were met by a charming young man who took us in comfort to some of the loveliest villages in England. Ian gave us just the right amount of history and details. We had time to wander on our own and we saw places that we’d like to revisit. Travel with getyourguide. You certainly won’t regret it.

July 25, 2019

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