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The Burford Tour

High St | Outside The Mermaid, Burford OX18 4QF, England
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Very enjoyable and informative

Excellent tour which we all thoroughly enjoyed. While initially it's was a little difficult to... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
Deirdre R
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'Worth Your Time'

The Burford tour is well received for its beautiful baroque architecture in Cotswold stones. Free... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2016
yfylou
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Beyond the busy Burford High Street, in itself an historic and quaint throwback to the Middle Ages, there is a wealth of ancient facades and fascinating history. If you are planning on visiting Burford, there is no better introduction than one of our 45 minute walking tours in and around the centre of old Burford.
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“tales” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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High St | Outside The Mermaid, Burford OX18 4QF, England
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour which we all thoroughly enjoyed. While initially it's was a little difficult to track Rodger down to confirm a time, he responded after a couple of days by email and then via mobile firmed up on an exact time for later that day....More

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Reviewed November 16, 2016

The Burford tour is well received for its beautiful baroque architecture in Cotswold stones. Free on your own to explore those antiques, gallery and gift shops. I found a traditional bakery shop - Huffkins which serves delicious cakes & bread. Just enjoy your afternoon tea...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2016

On a bank holiday Monday we met Roger in the centre of Burford and he tools us through several hundred years of history! We wandered together through the back streets and saw places we would have never found on our own! Lots of interesting facts...More

1  Thank HeidiBoon
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Reviewed April 15, 2016

Visited the area for a short break, and thought we would do this tour, which would fill an afternoon, before visiting Oxford the following day. The website boldly claims that the tour runs 3 times a day from 14th March, with, and I quote, "no...More

3  Thank Garandjaninvan
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chufft, Owner at The Burford Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2016

As I have already explained, Gareth Simmonds, you were looking at last season's timetable headed '2015'.

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Reviewed March 5, 2016

We arranged this tour directly with Roger as we travelled out of season. There were 6 of us. Roger met us at the house we rented and took us through back streets and through time - from roman through medieval to war time. He brought...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great tour, authentic, Roger knows his stuff, eccentric, friendly and fun, would recommend to anyone travelling to Burford. Well worth it.

1  Thank Tristan D
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Reviewed August 2, 2015

What a wonderful and interesting tour. The guide knowledge and enthusiasm was a joy. I would recommend this for history buffs. An interesting walk through the history of Burford. I am Welsh but found this fascinating. Excellent value. Great start location. The pub called The...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2015

Our highly entertaing guide told us very interesting things about Burford, and showed us places we would not have found on our own. Highly recommended!

1  Thank 22Sanne
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Reviewed July 9, 2015

Walking tour round this small Cotswold town was worth every penny. Knowledgeable witty and pleasant guide through more than a millennium of local history.. nothing dry or dreary.. brought the place to life over the centuries. Tour not strenuous and suitable for all ages 9-99+

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Reviewed May 16, 2015

It poured with rain but despite he constant downfall the guided walk around Burford was well worth the soaking - interesting, varied and full of historical facts that set the scene and fitted the stunning back drop

2  Thank GIGi858
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