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Itinerary
Depart your Stratford hotel or Stratford or Leamington Spa railway station by minivan bound for the Cotswolds.

Stop first at Dover’s Hill to admire the gorgeous panoramas and then continue to Chipping Campden. After free time to enjoy this historical market town, stop to admire the views from the castle-like Broadway Tower and pass through a ‘mystery’ village—often missed by visitors—on route to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Explore or have lunch (own expense) at this delightful town as you wish before heading to Bibury, once dubbed England’s ‘most beautiful village’ by poet William Morris. See Bibury’s Arlington Row—arguably the Cotswold’s prettiest row of cottages—and then trace country lanes to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Learn about this exquisite riverside village, famous for its low bridges, before enjoying free time to stroll and shop for mementoes of your day.

Your tour then concludes at your original starting point.
Locations visited
Broadway Tower
Go Cotswolds
Overview
Unless you rent a car, exploring the Cotswolds can mean juggling numerous bus and train timetables. Aimed specifically at first-time visitors with limited time, this small-group tour from Stratford-upon-Avon covers the must-sees in a day and with a guide for background. Visit Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Camden, Bibury, and more; enjoy free time at most stops; and just soak in the scenery in between. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included for convenience.
Highlights
  • See the best of the Cotswolds in a day by minivan from Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Travel between the stone towns and villages with ease, with a guide
  • Visit Stow-in-the-Wold, Bibury, Bourton-on-the-Water, and more
  • Ideal for first-time visitors and limited to eight for a personalized feel 
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Perfect day tour

My wife and I were visiting the Cotswolds this past weekend from London and decided to book a Sunday tour with Go Cotswolds because of a lack of public transportation options as well as the fact that rental companies were closed for late Sunday returns....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Phenomenal Experience

My entire family and I were very pleased with the tour. The little villages are peaceful and spotted with picturesque cottages and overflowing gardens. We were given a good amount of time to explore each area we were taken to, but not so much that...More

Thank TheResourcefulCat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
As much as you can see in one day

Our Guide Tom took us to places which are quiet and not flooded with tourists. We got a lot of information about the area and all the nice villages. The tour was perfectly organized and we saw really a lot in only one day.

Thank Kalinka M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Delightful Tour and Wonderful Guide/Customer Service

If you are considering booking a tour with Tom, please don't hesitate and just do it. It was one of the highlights of my England trip and it was a pleasure spending the day with Tom and the tour group. I was taking a trip...More

Thank kealves
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic experience

Tom, our Go Cotswolds guide, picked us up at our hotel in Stratford-upon-avon and picked up the other members of the group. Tom has grown up in the Cotswolds and has expertly passed his knowledge of this outstandingly beautiful area to the group. The tour...More

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swanie_2015
11 August 2018|
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Response from tom_benj | Property representative |
Hi Swan, thanks for your message and interest in our Cotswolds Day Tour. We operate our tours on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays in October but we don't currently have any availability on our tours on the 17th or 19th I'm... More
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ashi b
23 July 2018|
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Response from tom_benj | Property representative |
Hi Ashi, great to hear that you're planning to join us on a tour of the Cotswolds in October. Tours operate on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sunday at that time of year. The departure time from Stratford-upon-Avon station on... More
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Ferroroche
7 June 2018|
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Response from tom_benj | Property representative |
There are pick-up points in Leamington Spa, Stratford-upon-Avon and Moreton-in-Marsh - all are locations outside of London but easily accessible by train.
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