Well now folks, the Cotswolds season is about to begin in full swing & we can't wait to meet so many lovely travellers over the coming year. Many of our guests arrive in London & take in all the sightseeing that the big city has to offer. During their stay travellers want to escape the big smoke, just for the day and take a journey out to reach us in the Cotswolds.
This is excellent news, it is easy to make the Cotswolds into a day trip from London. If you are staying centrally then all you need to do is make your way to London Paddington station, hop on a train which brings you directly into Moreton in Marsh railway station. We start all our Cotswolds Tours at the railway station at 10am Monday to Saturday & a little later (10.30am) on Sunday's. Your Cotswolds Journey to reach us by train takes 1 hour 40 minutes & once you have your seat, you can sit back & take in the countryside views as the train brings you through Oxford and on into the Cotswolds.
Now we completely understand that guests travelling from abroad may be a little unsure of using the UK trains, so we want to make sure your day trip from London to the Cotswolds runs smoothly. When you book at tour with us...Cotswolds Guided Tours, we send you through a welcome email that includes top tips for booking your train travel. Here are a few pointers below for those who love to research in advance.
Top Tip: From London Paddington to the Cotswolds you need to get off the train at Moreton in Marsh Railway Station, this service is provided by Great Western Railways.
Try to book your train tickets as far in advance as possible to take advantage of the savings. The best priced seats go on sale 12 weeks before the date of travel, so once you have booked your Cotswolds Tour with us, then add a reminder to your calendar to make sure you snap up the cheapest ticket prices.
If you are travelling from America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand & beyond then you can buy a BritRail pass. This provides you with fab savings if you plan to take multiple day trips from London, or want to visit Scotland, Wales, Devon Cornwall etc. As the BritRail passes cannot be purchased y UK residents then we are unable to advise you on the estimated costs, but from guests we have had on our Cotswolds Tours, we have been advised that these offer competitive savings, so do check out whether a BritRail pass is right for you!
Of course if you only have one day to spend in the Cotswolds then you will want to ensure you have picked the Best Cotswolds Tour, and if you are ready this blog post then we hope you will go on to book a tour with us. We started our company in 2017, are a local Cotswolds husband & wife team dedicated to ensuring that guests have a fabulous day out in the Cotswolds, learning its quirky history, fun facts & remember you get free time to explore at each stop. If you want to book a Cotswolds journey find out which of our tours is right for you, we have two to choose from our Famous Cotswolds Tour & our Cotswold Highlights Tour take a look here at our
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