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Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Day Trip from London provided by Evan Evans Tours

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Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Day Trip from London

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 07/01/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Day Trip from London
Limited vehicle capacity empty seats left next to single travellers & odd numbered groups / Personal audio headsets provided to maintain distancing / Inclusions vetted to ensure they adhere to safety measures / E-tickets only no paper tickets / Staff newly trained in safety measures
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Updated 07/01/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Even if you’ve only got limited time in London, its still possible to escape the city and explore the English countryside. Tick off some of southern England’s top attractions on a day trip that allows you to skip the hassle of car hire and navigation, and transports you to Blenheim Palace and charming Cotswolds villages, including the filming location of hit TV show Downtown Abbey.
You'll start at
Victoria Coach Station
Belgravia, London SW1W 9RH, UKTour departs at 9am (boarding at 8.30am), Victoria Coach Station Gate 1-5
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  • 1
    Blenheim Palace
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 3
    Bourton on the Water
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Burford Library
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Vauxhall Bridge Road
Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Pimlico, London, UK
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  • Escape the city on a day trip to the countryside
  • An ideal choice for travelers who have already ticked off top London attractions
  • Letting someone else drive allows you to enjoy the scenery
  • Explore places on foot for a more intimate glimpse into the area
Important Information
Departure Point
Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, London SW1W 9RH, UK
Return Details
Vauxhall Bridge Road, Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Pimlico, London, UK
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Free WiFi on coach
  • Vox Headset
  • Blenheim Palace, State Rooms and Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Blenheim Palace
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Bourton on the Water
  • Entry/Admission - Burford Library
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please Note: this tour does not visit Highclere Castle
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 51 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kevin Murk wrote a review Dec 2019
Sarasota, Florida28 contributions4 helpful votes
We had a free day that we hadn’t filled. While awaiting departure at the Evans & Evans offices they had a video of other tours playing. We had considered renting a car to travel to the Cotswolds but this was perfect. As Downton fans it was an additional treat. You see the sets
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Date of experience: July 2019
Santiago H wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions
Tony was an excellent tour guide and James was an expert driver. We had a great lunch in the Golden Pheasant pub in Burford.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Jason G wrote a review Oct 2019
62 contributions9 helpful votes
Despite heavy rain, the tour was excellent and our guide (Rodney) was superb. My 16-year old son noted that Rodney has a very soothing voice and was a pleasure to listen to. Throughout the trip, he provided interesting facts about the villages we passed, historic buildings,
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Date of experience: October 2019
Joy wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
This was my first tour around UK and it lived up to all my expectations, particularly the amazing countryside and the continuous wet weather! The surprise additions were the knowledgeable and engaging crew, Kevin our guide and Mark the pilot. While the Blenheim palace itself
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Evansadmin, Guest Relations Manager at Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Day Trip from London
Responded Nov 1, 2019
Hi there , Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted to see that you had a great time on your Blenheim Palace,Downton Abbey Village and the Cotswolds tour. We are pleased to hear the additional installations at Blenheim Palace added to your visit there. If you find yourself in London again we would like to host you on another Evan Evans tour in the future. Thanks again and kind regards, Evan Evans team
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Camper189584 wrote a review Oct 2019
Seattle, Washington2 contributions
Excellent. Great tour guide and driver. Enjoyed seeing the countryside, villages, and palace. The views were lovely and the timing of village lunch and shopping as well as the return to London were prompt.
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Date of experience: October 2019
About the operator

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By: Evan Evans Tours
Night tour
Was such a lovely experience would 100% recommend. The tour guides were amazing and made us laugh, was informative
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Fantastic day out - don’t let Covid stop you from enjoying safe and organised days out
Fantastic Day - managed to fit in so much. Great value. Excellent service from Reece and Joe. Highly recommend thi
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Worth It
A really nice tour. Vaughn and Tony made sure everyone was comfortable during the trip. Social distancing was maint
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What a beautiful country
England is truly beautiful. I enjoyed this trip so much. I wish we had more time to stay at every place. Every plac
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What a fantastic day !!
We went to Paultons last week and we were surprised about how everything is as good or even better than before the
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Excellent and worth knowing trip with a lot of informations
We had a tour at 30th August 2020 with Vaughn and Tony. It was a great trip. Whatever you ask, the guide knows ever
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Fantastic day trip
Our activity was Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath from London with entry to Windsor and Stonehenge (29/08/2020). Our te
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Nice trip to Stonehange, Windsor and Bath
Excelent experience! Our guide Leslie was very informed and friendly. The driver, Michenlangelo drove us safely bac
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Spectacular Day
We really enjoy this day trip, we had a fabulous Driver Michelangelo and a great guide Lesly really raccomend it Ev
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Must Do Trip From London!
Our trip was fantastic. The hands down best part was our guide Sheila, she was hilarious, extremely knowlegable, an
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Worth every penny.
Went in 2019, having also been in 2014 - it's absolutely superb. What's great about this place is that it looks lik
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Shahrzad H
I booked a tour with #evenevenstours. Our guide Rhys Thomas was one of the best guides ever, really knowledgeable.
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Well worth it
The tour was well organised - important in freezing weather. We were in a small group, we had a knowledgeable young
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Great day out!
They are open again! Fantastic tour, superb management of COVID-19 risk. Hand sanitisation everywhere, face masks
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Day out
We had a lovely day out at the stones. It was a lovely stop off on our way to Cornwall. You can see for miles. High
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  • Duration: 10h
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