Cotswolds Guided Tours
Take a Cotswold small group day tour from Moreton in Marsh, Stow on the Wold & Chipping Campden.
New for 2020, Cotswold Evening Tours available from Moreton in Marsh
Cotswolds guided tours
'Cotswolds Guided Tours' was created by locals Lucy & Richard Lambert in 2017. Their aim was simple, to provide fun & affordable tours throughout the North Cotswolds. The company has grown from strength to strength, with over 650+ excellent reviews. If you book with Cotswolds Guided Tours you will receive unrivalled quality at an affordable price. All 6 hour Cotswolds Guided Tours are priced at £55 per person, taking a maximum of 7 guests on each tour. They are the only company that provides luggage storage, live microphone commentary & collection from Moreton in Marsh Railway Station & a central point in Chipping Campden & Stow on the Wold. Making their tours ideal for those wishing to explore the local Cotswold area.
The Cotswolds is one of largest Area's of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England. Covering almost 800sq miles the region is famed for its picture-perfect cottages, rolling hills & historic market towns. If you are planning a holiday to England, then the Cotswolds is the perfect choice for escaping the big cities & exploring the quintessential English countryside.
The Cotswolds is easily accessible as a day trip from London with regular trains from London Paddington to Moreton in Marsh. It is also only a 30 minute train ride from Oxford, making it super easy to visit for the day. Just be warned....Many people fall in love with the Cotswolds, so if you have a couple of days, why not stay the night & take both our Cotswold Highlights Tour & Famous Cotswolds Tour.
Cotswolds Guided Tours have designed two fabulous day trips & one new evening tour to ensure you visit all the best villages & market towns. The self-exploration with handy maps, means that you can fill the day with what interests you the most. Guests love this freedom, rather than being herded around & rushed from site to site. You will have time to visit shops, tearooms, little churches, see beautiful cottages, take hundreds of photos or to sit & relax soaking up the atmosphere. Now public transport isn't great in the Cotswolds & taxis can be very expensive so booking onto a Cotswolds Tour is the perfect solution to maximising your time. Cotswolds Guided Tours are the fun & affordable way to visit the Cotswolds. It is easy to go to the Cotswolds from London, Oxford or Worcester as a relaxing day trip. A perfect addition to your holiday in England.
Lucy & Richard Lambert have created fun & affordable tours, showcasing the best the Cotswolds has to offer.
‘’We want you to feel like you’re visiting old friends; we will share with you the wonders of the Cotswolds. This is a friendly and relaxed Cotswolds tour where we will treat you as our special guests. We have both lived and worked in the Cotswolds for many years and we look forward to sharing the area's famous locations & hidden gems with you.’’ Lucy & Richard
If you want a fun & affordable day out then we have the right tour for you!
FAMOUS COTSWOLDS TOUR
On the Famous Cotswolds Tour you will spend time exploring the fabulous waterside village of Lower Slaughter. This is a fantastic location as the large tour buses & coaches are not allowed access to this very special village. You will have time to spend in the most famous village in the Cotswolds, Bourton on the Water. You can visit the little shops, wander over the bridges, head to the miniature village or just sit back & soak up the atmosphere. Another great stop on this tour is the village of Upper Slaughter, One of our favourite villages, find out why this was one of the luckiest places to live in the Cotswolds. During your visit you may even spot some Cotswolds Lions, but don't worry they won't bite! On the Famous Cotswolds Tour you will also visit the highest market town in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds, Stow on the Wold. Uncover the towns history, visit Tolkien's Door, try out the Old Stocks on the village green and even see the 'Oldest Inn in England' or for those who love to shop, why not visit the Cotswolds Chocolate shop and see the chocolate being made, or visit the Cotswolds Cheese shop. That just leaves two more fantastic stops, Great Tew where you can see these traditional thatched cottages & our 'secret' village, connected to two famous writers.
COTSWOLD HIGHLIGHTS TOUR
On the Cotswold Highlights Tour you will spend time exploring beautiful hillside villages, iconic landmarks & two famous market towns. This Cotswolds tour uncovers secret villages in remote locations, inaccessible by public transport. If you are looking for an escape to the country then this is the perfect choice for you. The first stop on the tour is the iconic landmark of Broadway Tower. You can choose to have morning coffee at the café, visit the gift shop or you can climb to the top of the smallest castle in the Cotswolds. (entrance to the Tower is not included in the tour price) Whatever you choose to do during this stop, there are fabulous views over the countryside we will be exploring. Our next three stops include the breath-taking villages of Snowshill, with it's royal connections. This village is often used as a film set. You will then head on to Stanway, a tiny hamlet with tonnes of quirky history. On to one of the best preserved villages in the Cotswolds, Stanton, here you will see beautiful thatched cottages & often hear the clip-clop of horses hooves along the main street. Over lunch you will have time to explore the wonderfully historic market town of Broadway lots of options for lunch & plenty of little independent shops. Then the last stop of the day is the much loved town of Chipping Campden, its impressive buildings & array of tearooms this is a great spot for a traditional Cotswolds cream tea. The Cotswold Highlights tour is a fabulous balance of tiny cute villages & bustling market towns.
COTSWOLDS EVENING TOUR
On the Cotswolds Evening Tour you will spend time exploring the fabulous waterside villages of Lower Slaughter & Upper Slaughter. These fantastic location that large tour buses & coaches are not allowed access to these very special villages. You will have time to spend in the most famous village in the Cotswolds, Bourton on the Water. The Cotswold Evening Tour is only available between May & July (when daylight hours in the UK are longer) All Cotswold Evening Tours start & finish at Moreton in Marsh Railway Station. They are a condensed version of the Famous Cotswolds Tour & perfect coupled with the Cotswold Highlights Tour for those with limited time. Also great to tag on to a day exploring Oxford.
Looking to explore a region that seems untouched by the passage of time? The Cotswolds is the perfect escape. Imagine wandering through villages with gorgeous cottages, steeped in history & surrounded by glorious countryside. During your 6 hour Cotswold day tour you will visit 6 wonderful locations. As you will be travelling with Lucy or Richard, your local guides for the day; they will share with you fun & quirky history throughout the drive. When you stop, you will have free time to explore. If you are short on time, why not take a 2 & a half hour Evening Tour, priced at £35 per person & visiting 3 of our favourite Cotswold villages. Evening tours start & finish at Moreton in Marsh railway station. Cotswolds Guided Tours have two wonderful award-winning day tours to choose from, the Famous Cotswolds Tour or the Cotswold Highlights Tour. Both tours are the perfect way to explore the region. They work well as 'stand-alone' tours or you can take both Cotswold tours & see a huge amount with no overlap or duplication. They compliment each other perfectly! If you want to visit all the well known locations in the North Cotswolds, then the Famous Cotswolds tour is the one for you! The Famous Cotswolds tour explores the must see locations, waterside villages, iconic landmarks & fantastic scenery. We also have the Cotswold Highlights Tour, this tour focuses on hillside villages in remote locations, where you can soak up the peace & tranquillity of the Cotswolds along with visiting two wonderful market towns. If you are short on time why not book a Cotswold Evening tour, which is a miniature version of the Famous Cotswolds Tour.
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How to Join the Cotswolds Small Group tour?
Find out how to reach Cotswolds Guided Tours from different locations by clicking on this link: Go to the Cotswolds, remember if you book on to a 6 hour day tour we provide free collection from Moreton in Marsh, Stow on the Wold or Chipping Campden! Evening Tours all start & finish at Moreton in Marsh railway station.
Cotswolds Guided Tours are normally over-subscribed for their tour dates, with more & more savvy travellers deciding to go local for their Cotswolds tour. The great news is that Cotswolds Guided Tours have kept their group size to a maximum of 7 guests, as some villages in the Cotswolds have 'banned' larger buses. By keeping the group size small it means we are able to take you to all the best locations. We pride ourselves on offering the BEST tour for our guests, find out what makes us stand out from the crowd, by checking out our Cotswolds, Go Local. If you are still hungry for more info, then check out our Visitor Information pages for lots of extra advice & useful tips.
Moreton in Marsh is the perfect base if you are arriving by train from London Paddington or Oxford. This historic market town hosts it's weekly market every Tuesday along the main street. The railway station is just a short walk from all the hotels & B&Bs, we will meet our guests at Moreton in Marsh railway station to start our Cotswold Tours. We are the only local Cotswold tour company that also offers free collection from Chipping Campden & Stow on the Wold for those booked onto our 6 hour day trips. (Not available for the Evening Tours). Perhaps you want to stay in the highest market town in the Cotswolds? Then Stow on the Wold is the perfect choice for you. Then book on to a small group Cotswold Tour from Stow on the Wold & enjoy a fun-filled day exploring with Lucy & Richard from Cotswolds Guided Tours. We can't wait to meet you & show you around on one of our award-winning Cotswold Tours. Chipping Campden, with it's long curved high street, beautiful architecture & links to the Arts & Crafts movement may also appeal if you are staying overnight in the Cotswolds. Well the great news is, we collect from the main street too, making our little tour company the perfect choice if you want to take a Cotswolds tour from Chipping Campden. Remember Cotswolds Guided Tours can store your luggage on the minibus throughout the tour. So if you are 'in transit', booking into or checking out of your hotel, then booking with Cotswolds Guided Tours means you can make the most of your day! We can't wait to meet you for a special day exploring the Cotswolds. As we provide a small group tour, seats sell out fast, especially as we offer the best value for money for your tour. Book Your Cotswolds tour today!