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Absolute Touring

Oxford OX2 7BA, England
+44 1865 311255
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Stonehenge excursion

Martin was a wonderful congenial host for an excursion to Stonehenge and Salisbury. My daughter and... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2016
Ruth T
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Benicia, California
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TREMENDOUS one day tour of the Cotswolds

Four of us were staying in London for 5 days and wanted a one day overview tour of the Cotswolds... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2016
Tgphbg1
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Martin was a wonderful congenial host for an excursion to Stonehenge and Salisbury. My daughter and I joined two other groups for a total of six in a van. Martin provided information and history during the drive and allowed plenty of time at each stop....More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2016

Thank you so much Ruth for your kind words and for being such easy-going and accommodating clients. It is always good to take a slightly different route especially if we can also comply with a special request at the same time. Thank you very much...More

Reviewed April 19, 2016

Four of us were staying in London for 5 days and wanted a one day overview tour of the Cotswolds. The owner and tour guide Martin Cowell was VERY knowledgeable and professional. He told us which train to take from London and met us with...More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2016

Thank you very much T for this review - much appreciated - and for choosing us. You were a great bunch to take around and I really enjoyed our time together and all the friendly banter. Hope that golf game materialises soon....! Martin

Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Such a pleasant and informative day! My daughter and I were treated to a tour of the most beautiful English countryside that we'd already seen in episodes of our favourite TV shows. We learnt so much about the show, Oxford history, the people and the...More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

Thank you for your great review! So glad you enjoyed your day in Midsomer with John, who reported back very positively too. Do please come and see us again next time you are back in the UK - we would love to take you touring...More

Reviewed December 12, 2015

Excellent full-day tour of the Cotswolds. Driving through some villages, walking around others. Nice detailed itinerary distributed at the beginning described each stop and each village, for us to read at our leisure. Driver thoughtfully bought a bread roll at one village so that the...More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2015

Thank you very much for your kind review. We like to try and adapt our tours, when possible, to enable everyone to enjoy the journey fully - and feeding the ducks is always very popular. We hope clients will continue to have happy memories of...More

Reviewed December 10, 2015

We were in town for our niece's graduation from Oxford. Sightseeing time being somewhat limited, we chose Absolute Touring's Tour B of Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Avebury Stone Circle. What a great day! John picked up our group of 8 adult family members right where...More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2015

Thank you so much, J, for your great review. We were very pleased to take you all and are delighted that the day went so well - and especially that you had enough room! Congratulations again to your daughter on her graduation! Martin

Reviewed December 9, 2015

My daughter in law and I went on the full day Cotswolds tour with Absolute Touring. John picked us up promptly at 9:00 at our B and B in Oxford. It turned out to be just the two of us in a nice large cleanVan....More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2015

Many thanks for taking the time to send us your lovely review, H - we do appreciate it. It is always good to know that we have delivered on our promises, and we hope we may see you again. Thank you once more. Martin

Reviewed November 21, 2015

Pick up at Oxford Station was quick and easy. The van was well equipped and comfortable. There were only 5 on the tour this day so there was plenty of room. Enjoyed all of the stops along the way. If your trip includes a stop...More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2015

Thanks very much for your review, Bob - so glad you enjoyed your day with us, and thank you for taking the time to post it. Just re train fare from London: there are ways to limit the cost even at peak times - we...More

Reviewed November 5, 2015

My wife and I recently visited England on our honeymoon and took the Stonehenge tour with Mark. The tour was great! We were picked up right at our hotel in Oxford and had a comfortable seat with a good view along with 4 other people....More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2015

Thank you very much indeed, R and A, for taking not one but TWO tours with us during your very special time in the UK. We were very pleased to take you, and it is always a particular pleasure when clients choose to travel with...More

Reviewed November 1, 2015

Mark from Absolute Tours was very helpful and informative. We toured the best of the Cotswolds villages and stopped regularly to learn more about the area. Comfort stops were well timed. I recommend doing a tour rather than trying to park and drive yourself -...More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2015

Thanks so much for choosing us - so glad you enjoyed the tour. Martin

Reviewed October 4, 2015

Did 2 tours with them, .first one was Stonehenge and Avesbury area. That was good , rained a bit unfortunately but still enjoyable. Shame not enough time located to explore Keswick. Thought 2 hours at Stonehenge was too long. Second tour was Midsomer murders tour....More

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martico, Owner at Absolute Touring, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2015

Thank you very much Julie for your review. We are of course sorry if you felt that you were not given the chance to share seats in our vans. Since you were a party of four, inevitably some of you were going to travel in...More

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Des S
August 15, 2016|
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Response from martico | Property representative |
Hello Des: we are yet to determine 2017 plans but generally the more notice we have the better, please. Are you looking for a Personal Tour or maybe to join our Tour D, which includes Warwick? Thank you for asking us. Martin
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