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famous cotswolds tour

6-hour Private Cotswolds Tour exploring

6 amazing villages!

Private Cotswolds tour visit all the Famous villages in the Cotswolds, Lower Slaughter, Bourton on the Water, Broadway, Snowshill, Stanton, see thatched cottages and pretty villages

Spend the day exploring 6 beautiful locations, first stop is the tiny riverside village of Lower Slaughter. Marvel at the beautiful cottages & stunning old water mill. Next you will visit the most famous village in the Cotswolds, Bourton on the Water. Wander along the river, crossing little stone bridges. This is the perfect stop for morning coffee where you can spend time watching the world go by or exploring the little stores. Travel down narrow country lanes to Upper Slaughter, discover why this is known as a doubly thankful village & if you are lucky, you may spot a Cotswolds lion or two. Heading through the hills you will visit the gorgeous village of Snowshill, before stopping for lunch in Broadway. Broadway with its beautiful treelined street & lots of independent eateries & shops is the ideal venue for a snack or more extensive meal. The last stop of the day is the quintessential village of Stanton. Here you will see thatched cottages, visit a wonderful church & often hear the clip clop of horse’s hooves along the main street. 

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The Locations you will get out & explore on this Cotswolds tour!

Lower Slaughter

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A small but perfectly formed village, filled with tiny cottages huddled next to the river. See a beautiful manor house, visit the fabulous old water mill, discover for yourself why this has been voted one of the most romantic streets in England

Bourton on the Water

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Often referred to as 'The Venice of the Cotswolds'. This lively village has lots of little stone bridges crossing over the River Windrush. Explore the independent stores, local perfumery, have a morning coffee or visit the 'model village'

Upper Slaughter 

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A doubly thankful village, one of only 13 in the UK. Discover why this village is so special. You may even get to spot a flock of Cotswolds lions! Don't worry they don't bite : )


Cotswolds Guided Tours, Snowshill Village English countryside

 One of our favourite little villages! Snowshill is as pretty as a postcard, with the church in the village centre & cottages huddled against the hillside, make sure you have your camera ready!


Cotswolds Tour visit Broadway, market towns and villages tour

Time for lunch & a little retail therapy. We stop in the beautiful village of Broadway where there is a huge selection of places to eat. Or if the weather is nice, why not grab a sandwich & relax on the wide village green soaking up the sunshine.


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We will head to the gorgeous village of Stanton! Here you will have time to wander through the streets admiring the Cotswolds architecture & even see some rare, thatched cottages. Learn the villages usual history with your guide on hand to share a story or two! 

Local Cotswold Tour Guides, perfect if you are staying locally or as a day trip from London or Oxford

Our Story

Lucy & Richard Lambert, run an award-winning guided tour company specialising in creating memorable day trips around the Cotswolds.

Cotswolds Guided Tours is designed by local husband & wife team, who love where they live & have a passion for the region, they call home. Sharing the famous villages, the hidden gems, travelling down quiet country lanes & revealing the quirky history that makes this part of England so special.

Having achieved over 800, 5* reviews in 5 years they have met thousands of guests from around the world. Their unrivalled customer service & thoughtfully curated tours have ensured guests finish their day, happy, fulfilled & full of wonderful memories.

Tours can accommodate up to 7 guests, luggage storage available, hotel collection from the North Cotswolds or rail station is included in the tour price. Child safety seats available on request. Lots of free time for self-exploration. Maps of locations provided. Live & entertaining microphone commentary as guests travel. Carefully curated routes to ensure guests spend the minimum amount of time in transit & the maximum amount of time out exploring the villages.

Extra Information

Tour Price - £395 Per vehicle for up to 7 guests

This 6-hour Cotswolds tour is priced at £395 for up to 7 guests.  Tour includes collection & return from your North Cotswolds accommodation or if you are arriving by train from London, Oxford or Reading we can collect you from

Moreton in Marsh railway station. Tour price does not include lunch / refreshments

Tour Itinerary

This tour visits 6 wonderful Cotswolds villages

you will have free time to explore at each stop:

1. Lower Slaughter - 25 minutes

2. Bourton on the Water - 50 minutes

3. Upper Slaughter - 15 minutes

4. Snowshill - 20 minutes

5. Broadway, this is the lunch stop location

where you will have 90 minutes

6. Stanton - 35 minutes

Times at each stop have been designed based on the size of the villages. Tiny villages have less time & larger stops

you have more time to explore. You will enjoy live commentary on route to each location from your driver guide, along with maps at each stop highlighting points of interest.

Important: If you are staying in Broadway & still want to take this tour

we can swap the lunch stop in Broadway for Stow on the Wold

Tour Collection Points


Moreton in Marsh 

Moreton in Marsh Railway Station for guests arriving by train

Stow on the Wold

Bourton on the Water


Chipping Campden

Chipping Norton


Burford - £30 each way

Cheltenham - £40 each way

Winchcombe - £35 each way

Stratford Upon Avon - extra £40 each way

Cirencester - £40 each way

Banbury - £40 each way

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