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    Stop At: Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote, Minster Road, Minster Lovell, Witney England

    You start your unforgettable Cotswold journey from central Oxford, driving to Burford (the Gateway to the Cotswolds) through Minster Lovell, with its its attractive thatched houses and ruined Hall.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Burford Library 86A High Street, Burford OX18 4QF England

    We then continue to Burford, the Gateway to the Cotswolds via the beautiful villages of Asthall and Swinbrook (home to the Mitford sisters). In Burford enjoy browsing around the small shops and cafes in the pretty High Street.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bourton on the Water, Windrush river, Bourton-on-the-Water England

    Our drive then takes us through some beautiful countryside and some of the old quarrying villages of the North Cotswolds to Bourton-on-the-Water, the 'Venice of the Cotswolds'. Bourton has many cafes and small souvenir shops to explore and there is also the picturesque River Windrush.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Broadway Tower, Middle Hill Parking: what3words ///pebble.crouches.galaxies, Broadway WR12 7LB England

    Another picturesque route brings us to the charming and unspoilt Worcestershire town of Broadway. We stop here for lunch, where you can enjoy the fine shops and quaint cafes.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cotswold Lavender, Hill Barn Farm, Snowshill, Broadway WR12 7JY England

    After lunch we take a scenic drive to the enchanting village of Snowshill with its beautiful stone cottages and views of the Cotswold Hills. Here, you can take some stunning pictures of a typical Cotswold village. Snowshill is also the home of Cotswold Lavender.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: High Street Chipping Campden, Campden Mews High Street, Chipping Campden GL55 6AT England

    Passing the quirky Broadway Tower we head to the delightful market town of Chipping Campden, the centre of the Arts and Crafts Movement in the Cotswolds. Here, you can browse in the quaint shops or visit the impressive ‘wool church’.


    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold England

    Our return route to Oxford takes us to the charming town of Stow-on-the-Wold. See the quaint antiques shops and boutiques and visit St Edwards Church with its quirky wooden door (said to have inspired the writer Tolkien).

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PP England

    Our route back to Oxford passes through the delightful market town of Chipping Norton, with a final brief photo stop at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock (birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill).

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Departure Point
    Oxford Visitor Information Centre, 15-16 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AS, UK
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional Blue Badge guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Bottled water and select beverages
    • Pick up from hotels in North Oxford on request
    • Pick up from Oxford Railway Station on request
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • 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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed July 31, 2019

    We have just enjoyed a fabulous day touring the Cotswolds with Isabel and David. The tour was brilliant in all areas. Isabel and David are both so knowledgeable about this area and love sharing this with their guests. Isabel’s commentary was informative, enjoyable and full...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Mary19752015
    Reviewed June 15, 2019

    I signed up for this tour to visit some of the small villages and historic buildings in rural England that I wouldn't have access to on my own. The tour was run by: John, who drove the minibus and very kindly picked me up from...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Kevin M
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