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North & South Cotswolds Small Group Tour - NEW for 2024

Cotswolds Guided Tours, award winning small group tours visiting all the famous villages. Spend time in Bourton on the Water. Bibury, Castle Combe, Lacock, Broadway, Chipping Campden,  Malmesbury, Lower Slaughter & more. Perfect Cotswolds tour from London, Oxford & Moreton in Marsh.

Visiting the Cotswolds in 2024 & want to spend two days seeing all the best villages?

Take a small group Cotswolds tour from Moreton in Marsh & explore 14 amazing Cotswold locations in the North & South Cotswolds. Lucy & Richard, local tour guides have designed two fabulous days out. These fun, relaxed day trips visit a selection of famous villages like Bourton on the Water, The Slaughters, Bibury, Castle Combe & Lacock. Along with hidden gems & historic market towns. The day trips have been designed geographically so you can maximise your free time exploring each location & the lively commentary is covered as we travel between stops by your friendly driver guide. You will uncover the Cotswolds quirky history & entertaining facts & when we stop there is plenty of time for self exploration. These two 8 hour Cotswold tours are run on selected dates throughout the year between April & October. With only 7 travellers per group these micro tours are the perfect way to explore the Cotswolds.

This two day North & South Cotswolds small group tour is priced at £300 per person.

Tours start from Moreton in Marsh Railway station.

2024 Tour Dates
Our two day North & South Cotswolds Tour will run on the following dates in 2024:

APRIL

Tuesday 23rd & Wednesday 24th  - 7 spaces left

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MAY

Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th - 1 space left

Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th May - 7 spaces left

Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th - 5 spaces left

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JUNE

Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th - 7 spaces left

Thursday 13th & Friday 14th -5 spaces left

Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd - 7 spaces left

Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th - 7 spaces left

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JULY

Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd - 6 spaces left

Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th - 3 spaces left

Tuesday 16th & Wednesday 17th - 7 spaces left

Tuesday 23rd & Wednesday 24th - 7 spaces left

Tuesday 30th & Wednesday 31st - 7 spaces left

 

AUGUST

Tuesday 6th & Wednesday 7th - 4 spaces left

Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st - 7 spaces left

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SEPTEMBER

Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th  - 6 spaces left

Friday 13th & Saturday 14th - 4 spaces left

Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th - 5 spaces left

Friday 27th & Saturday 28th - 7 spaces left

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OCTOBER

Tuesday 1st & Wednesday 2nd - 7 spaces left

Small Group 2 day Cotswold Tour Itinerary
Day 1
9.30am to 5.30pm

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Cotswold small group tour with local guides visit all the best places including Rollright Stones

Rollright Stone Circle

Visit the Cotswolds very own version of Stonehenge! This site is set up high on the Cotswolds ridge line, affording amazing views across Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire & Warwickshire. You will discover the fascinating folklore linked to these stones, along with trying the ancient art of dowsing to find 'ley-lines'

Small group Cotswolds Guided Jane Austen Tour from Moreton in Marsh perfect day trip from London Paddington or Oxford

Adlestrop

This hidden gem of a village is off the main tourist trail but hides two fabulous literary links. The first is to one of the UK's most celebrated poets, Edward Thomas. The second link is to the wonderful Jane Austen. Walk in her footsteps through a village unchanged by the passage of time. 

Best small group Cotswold Tour perfect day trip from London or Oxford visit Bourton on the Water

Bourton on the Water

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'

Small group Cotswold Tour, visit pretty villages like Lower Slaughter from Moreton in Marsh

Lower Slaughter

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

Visit hidden villages with Cotswolds Guided Tours on this small group tour visiting North & South 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 : )

Go Cotswolds exploring with local guides and see beautiful villages like Snowshill. 2 day North & South Cotswolds mixed group tour from Moreton in Marsh

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!

Small group Cotswolds Tour visiting pretty Cotswold towns like Broadway. Mixed group Cotswolds tour from Moreton in Marsh

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.

Thatched Cottage Cotswolds Tour. Enjoy a small group Cotswold tour from Moreton in Marsh, perfect day trip from London or Oxford

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! 

Enjoy far reaching views and the English countryside at Dovers Hill with Cotswolds Guided Tours on our two day small group Cotswold tour from Moreton in Marsh visiting North & South Cotswolds

Dover's Hill

Take some time to soak up the atmosphere at Dover's Hill. Learn the area's quirky history & admire the far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside.

Visit stunning market towns like Chipping Campden on your small group Cotswolds  tour from Moreton in Marsh perfect way to explore the Cotswolds from London or Oxford

Chipping Campden

For lovers of architecture, you can't miss a stroll along Chipping Campden's main street. Pop into the famous 'Wool Church' & if you haven't seen enough thatched cottages then you can enjoy finding some more on the outskirts of this little town!

Day 1 North Cotswolds Tour

This tour visits 10 wonderful Cotswolds villages

you will have free time to explore at each stop:

1. Rollright Stone Circle - 25 minutes

2. Adlestrop - 25 minutes

3. Lower Slaughter - 25 minutes

4. Bourton on the Water - 50 minutes

5. Upper Slaughter - 15 minutes

6. Snowshill - 20 minutes

7. Broadway, this is the lunch stop location

where you will have 90 minutes

8. Stanton - 35 minutes

9. Dover's Hill - 15 minutes

10. Chipping Campden - 45 minutes

Times at each stop have been designed based on the size of the village

Small Group 2 day Cotswold Tour Itinerary
Day 2
9am to 5pm

South Cotswolds Tour Map
Best South Cotswold small group tour, visit Bibury, Castle Combe, Lacock, Bourton on the Water, The Slaughters with your local Cotswold tour guide

Bibury

Arlington Row in Bibury is one of the most photographed collection of cottages in the whole of the Cotswolds. Uncover the villages quirky history with your local guide. There is a lovely circular walk past the nature reserve & the cottages which will be the perfect start to the day.

Small group South Cotswolds tour from Moreton in Marsh, perfect day trips from London & Oxford, visit beautiful locations like Malmesbury Abbey

Malmesbury

Malmesbury has a rich history & a beautiful 12th Century Abbey. Wander through the charming streets & pop into one of the many independent retailers. This is the perfect spot for morning coffee as we head down into the South Cotswolds

Castle Combe Small Group South Cotswolds Tour from Moreton in Marsh

Castle Combe

A picture-perfect village, wonderful for film fans & photographers. A visit to the Cotswolds wouldn't be complete without seeing 'the prettiest street in England' 

Lacock Abbey Harry Potter film location, south Cotswold small group tour from Moreton in Marsh

Lacock

Harry Potter & Downton Abbey fans will delight in visiting Lacock. This village has changed little in the last 200 years. Admire the architecture, have lunch in one of the inns, restaurants & cafes. Spend time visiting in the abbey, museum & soaking up the beauty of this wonderfully preserved village.

Day 2 South Cotswolds Tour

On your second day you will head down into the South Cotswolds

with free time to explore at each stop: 8-hour tour

1. Bibury - 40 minutes 

2. Malmesbury - 50 minutes

3. Castle Combe - 40 minutes

4. Lacock* - 2 hours 30 minutes, this is the lunch stop location

Included in your

2 day tour

Collection & Return from Moreton in Marsh railway station

Live microphone commentary as you travel

Free time for self exploration at every stop

Maps of each location

Transportation

Driver Guide

Local Cotswolds Guides running the best North & South Cotswolds tours from Moreton in Marsh

not included in your

2 day tour

Lunch / Refreshments 

Accommodation

Entrance fee to Lacock Abbey (Lacock village is free)

How to book your 2 day North & South Cotswolds tour

If you want to spend two days exploring the Cotswolds with us then all you need to do is complete the booking form below.

We will send over a confirmation email & invoice for your deposit. In order to secure your tour dates we require a £50 deposit per person. The remainder of your tour balance will be payable 8 weeks before your tour date.

Please note that the two day small group tours will only go ahead if we have a minimum of 2 guests booked on.

Confirmation of the tour date going ahead will be sent out 4 weeks before.

If we do not have enough travellers to proceed with the tour your payment will be refunded in full.

If you love the look of this tour but not sure if a mixed group tour is not for you. Don't worry you can make this into a two day 'private' tour, find out more here

book your 2024 SMALL GROUP tour

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