The Cotswolds 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' covers 800 square miles! How can you ensure you visit all the very best places? Take a guided private tour, with Cotswolds Guided Tours run by locals Lucy & Richard Lambert.
Take a Private Cotswolds Tour
If you want to maximise your time exploring the Cotswolds & considering that public transport & taxis are few & far between. Your best way to explore is to take a private Cotswold tour. You will get to see all the very best locations. Have to convenience of being collected from your accommodation. You can forget about navigating down tiny lanes & have no worries about where you should park. Plus, the undeniable benefit of having the expertise of a local guide!
What will I see?
On your private Cotswolds tour you will travel down quiet country roads, many that are hardly wide enough for two vehicles! You will arrive at picture perfect villages where you will have time to get out & explore. Cotswolds Guided Tours covers all the quirky history & fun facts as we drive between locations, meaning when we stop you have free time to wander around. We understand that you have your own personal interests, perhaps you want to spend time in a little country church, visit little independent shops or take lots of photos. Your guide will be on hand if you need them to answer any questions you have.
Pre-designed Private Tours
Lucy & Richard have been running their little tour guide business for 5 years. With over 700, 5* reviews you can rest assured that our priority is our guest's happiness. For those of you who are visiting the Cotswolds for the first time, our pre-designed Cotswolds tours cover the very best locations. Let's take a look at the locations we visit on our Best of the Best Private Cotswolds tour:
Lower Slaughter; A beautiful riverside villages that larger minibus & coaches are not allowed to visit. This tranquil location remains the perfect Cotswolds village not to be missed. See the tiny watermill & the gorgeous cottages fronting the little river.
Bourton on the Water; A bustling village, this is one of the most famous Cotswolds villages. We always visit here first thing in the morning before all the large minibuses & coaches arrive. You can explore the little stores, have time for morning coffee & walk over the little bridges that cross the river, giving rise to the name 'The Venice of the Cotswolds'
Upper Slaughter; 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!
Snowshill; 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!
Broadway; 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.
Stanton; 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!
Bespoke Private Cotswolds Tours
Perhaps you have a wish list of villages & towns you want to see during your stay, well just ask! We also have a selection of Experience Tours that you might like to consider, these tours are designed so you can explore beautiful Cotswolds villages in the morning & then head to one of the many Cotswolds attractions, from castles to gardens, wildlife parks to gin distilleries, we have the perfect tour for you!
As a small local company our priority is to ensure you have the best possible experience, with unrivalled customer service, forget large minibuses or coaches where you are just a ticket number. Our tours offer a personal service you won't find anywhere else!
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