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Cotswolds Private Day Tour
We are the only registered company by Cotswold tourism board and visit Britain. Each and every of our tour guides/drivers are fully DBS checked and license holders. This is a family run business run by people who was born in Cotswolds and we are passionate about what we do.
Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide
See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library on this authentic 2-hour Oxford student led tour. The tour gives you an insight into student life in this prestigious university and offers you in-depth history of many of the famous colleges and sights such All Souls College, Trinity College, Oriel College, Hertford College, Merton College, Radcliffe Camera, University Church of St Mary and many more.
Classic Cotswolds Private Tour
This private tour of the Cotswolds takes in the best of the North Cotswolds stopping at many of the places you would wish to see if you only have one day in the area. Leave all the planning to us and tour the area with a local driver-guide in and executive vehicle. We use quiet country lanes and pass through stunning countryside and off-the-beaten track Cotswold villages. On a typical tour you will visit towns such as Broadway, Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water as well as less touristed spots such as Snowshill and Upper and Lower Slaughter. There is the option to visit one of the many gardens or manor houses in the area and to take a lunch in a traditional pub or afternoon tea in a tearoom. All tours are private and full bespoke so we are happy to tailor the day to suit your individual needs or preferences. Beat the crowds and enjoy the beauty of the Cotswolds on a private tour.
Private Cotswold Village Tour (for your group only)
THIS TOUR IS EXCLUSIVE TO YOUR GROUP ONLY Having lived in the Cotswolds for over 50 years we know where the hidden gems are, we have also worked in the hospitality industry for many years. This EXCLUSIVE tour is for your group ONLY from 2-11 passengers. Why not come up from London Paddington or Oxford on the train and we can meet you at Moreton in Marsh train station. We have pick up points in Cheltenham, Winchcombe, Broadway and Moreton in Marsh (if you can't reach those points please contact us to see if we can help) Our beautiful Cotswold tour takes you on a stunning journey through many villages and towns, all in the comfort of our luxury vehicles. The tour does a loop from Winchcombe to Stanway - Stanton - Broadway (we stop here for 30 minutes) - Broadway Tower - Chipping Campden - Moreton in Marsh, Stow on the Wold - The Slaughters - Bourton on the Water (we stop here for 30 minutes) - Guiting Power - Winchcombe We can stop at any of these villages for you take a photos
Afternoon Tea Sightseeing River Cruise in Oxford
This wonderful river cruise in Oxford includes a sumptuous traditional afternoon tea served aboard the boat. The 1.5-hour cruise takes in the highlights of the beautiful River Thames, such as Christ Church Meadows and the University College Boat Houses, as it flows through this historic university city.
Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh or Stratford-on-Avon
Award-winning guided small-group minibus tours of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh or Stratford-upon-Avon. Experience the Cotswolds with a local guide in a small and friendly group size of up to 16 people. We'll explore picture-postcard Cotswold towns and villages including Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bibury and Bourton-on-the-Water, as well as the stunning Dover's Hill viewpoint and our "secret" off-the-beaten-track village, which many customers agree is a highlight of the tour! Stratford-upon-Avon pick up is from Shakespeare's Birthplace Coach Terminal - please arrive at 08.50 for 09.00 departure. If you're travelling by train from Birmingham, then Stratford-upon-Avon train station is just a 5-10 minute walk from our pick up spot. We then travel to Moreton-in-Marsh rail station to collect our final passengers. If you select pick up from Moreton-in-Marsh, please arrive at 09.30. There are direct trains to Moreton-in-Marsh from London, Reading, Oxford or Worcester.
Explore the Hidden Gems of Cotswolds Private Tour
Experience the British countryside of the Cotswolds, an area known for its green landscapes, charming villages, and honey-coloured stone cottages on a private tour without worrying about missing the must-see places. Avoid the hassles of a DIY or large-group trip and relax on a luxury private tour of must-see towns and villages. See the historical homes of Stow-on-the-Wold and marvel at the honey-stoned Broadway and other precious villages like Chipping Campden, Bibury and Snowshill. Highlights: - Spend at least 6 hours exploring the best of the Cotswolds! - Visit iconic villages, historical towns and the beautiful countryside! - Have free time to explore each location! - Travel in a luxury car along the country lanes! - Learn about history and photography from your knowledgeable local guide!
Shared | Oxford University Tour With Optional Christ Church Entry Led By Alumni
Our University of Oxford graduate guide will take you on an enthralling journey through time as we recount to you the fascinating story of Oxford and its illustrious university. Enjoy famous student anecdotes and authentic insights into student life from real Oxford University Alumni and current students. You are welcomed to ask questions at each stop on the tour and prospective students may ask about the Oxbridge application process from someone who has been successful. This is the real Oxford University experience from behind closed doors!
Oxford Official University & City Tour
An Oxford Official Walking Tour is the best way to explore the "City of dreaming spires". Led by one of our knowledgeable guides this award-winning University & City Tour is 2hours. You'll be able to walk by Oxford’s most popular sights, including its colleges*, the Bodleian Library, the Sheldonian Theatre, the Bridge of Sighs and many more! This University & City Tour is the best way to learn about the traditions and secrets of Oxford, the University and its colleges. Be led down hidden lanes and alleyways, and let years of history unfold before you. Your guide will lead you past Oxford’s famous movie locations, including Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland and the Morse, Lewis & Endeavour TV series. You'll hear stories of the great academics and scientists who've studied here in our beautiful heritage city. *Many Oxford University colleges remain closed therefore you will often only be able to see them from outside. The 1pm Tour includes a college visit (subject to availability)
Oxford Sightseeing Picnic River Cruise
This Oxford picnic cruise combines Oxford sightseeing with a leisurely picnic and relaxed experience of river life. Your small group cruise through the city past famous landmarks including Christchurch College and Meadows, the University boathouses and regatta course, the Head of the River and Folly Bridge . From the river you take in a side of Oxford's heritage rarely seen by visitors to the city. Complimented by a delicious picnic hamper.
Harry Potter 2 hour PUBLIC Tour + Self Guided Entry to Christ church
This tour includes two hours guided tour followed by one hour self guided audio guide entry inside the Divinity school. The last hour is self guided due to current covid restrictions preventing us guiding inside Christ church. Minimum purchase of 2 adult tickets required to book this tour. Find out how does studying at Oxford University compare with studying at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Find out on this 2 hour walking tour of Oxford Harry Potter film sites. Your ticket includes up to £20 per person entry fees. Fun tour for Muggles of all ages. Guide will cater the tour according to everyone's interests, introducing also Oxford heritage. See inside 2 of the 3 Hogwarts Oxford film locations (where & when permitting). See Christchurch film site plus when open, also see inside the The Divinity School film site at the Bodleian library. On dates when Divinity school closed, we will replace entry to it with another college entry.
River Cruise with Three Course Riverside Restaurant Dining
Enjoy a pre-dinner cruise with complimentary Prosecco, then dine at The Folly restaurant in Oxford with this superb package. Embarking the boat from the restaurant terrace in the heart of Oxford city centre, you will glide along the River Thames taking in the sights during your 40 minute cruise. A complementary glass of Prosecco (or soft drink alternative) will be served aboard. At the end of the cruise you will disembark at The Folly for your exquisite three course meal, served inside the restaurant or on the riverside terrace. The Folly is one of Oxford's most acclaimed restaurants and serves beautifully prepared seasonal dishes to suit all tastes. This package combines two exceptional Oxford experiences that should not be missed.
The Inklings Oxford Writers Tour - Private Groups Daily
Our tour includes entry into Magdalen college worth £9.50 per person + Exeter college worth zero to £3 per person. This tour focuses on the Inklings' Oxford but also introduces the city history + university life. See inspiring sights relating to CS Lewis & JRR Tolkien on a 2 hour+ tour of the sights where they worked & relaxed, including the pubs they enjoyed. Locations visited include Magdalene or Merton college plus where and when open, we also visit Exeter college. Various start times are offered by time of year.
The Cotswolds and Shakespeare Tour from Oxford
A unique opportunity to combine a tour of the Cotswolds with a visit to Shakespeare's home, Stratford-upon-Avon, with its famous theatres and quaint medieval timber-framed houses. Come and discover idyllic stone villages, nestling in quiet valleys, small thatched cottages, majestic castles and manors, and charming high streets peppered with quaint tea shops and antiques shops. Let us help you to enjoy the English countryside at its best.
Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Oxford Walking Tour
Enjoy the mysteries of Oxford's famous detectives, come alive on this 1 hour 45 minute walking tour. Stroll through Oxford's old city and learn about Inspector Morse, Lewis, and Hathaway. You will see The Randolph Hotel, the White Horse pub and Broad Street and many other sites where famous scenes were filmed. Hear fascinating stories by your knowledgeable guide. See various locations used in the UK series and in the novels.
Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course
Enjoy a fascinating journey along the River Thames accompanied with a local knowledgeable guide. Cruise down the university regatta course, pass ancient Folly Bridge, Christchurch College and meadows, and the university rowing houses on this 50-minute sightseeing tour of historic Oxford.
Cotswold Summer Explorer Tour
The Cotswolds is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which has inspired artists, writers and philosophers for many centuries. Come and discover idyllic English villages, nestling in quiet valleys, small stone thatched cottages, majestic castles and manors, and charming high streets peppered with quaint tea shops and antiques shops. Let your knowledgeable guides show you the English countryside at its best.
Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including New College
Muggles welcome! Go inside New College and the Bodleian Library on a magical adventure into the medieval buildings of Oxford University. With a fun Oxford student guide, complete with a quiz, the odd prop, and terrible jokes and puns! Suitable for devout Harry Potter fans, along with those publicly unwilling to admit their devotion, and those with no prior interest but looking for a fun way to explore! The tour includes other famous books such as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the Hobbit, and Lord of the Rings - along with the history of Oxford University.
City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Discover the beautiful Oxford on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour for 24 or 48 hours! At your own pace, see all of the history and architectural beauty this city has to offer, hopping on and off the double-decker bus whenever you please. From the open-top deck you'll experience panoramic views of Christ Church College, Brasenose College, The Plain, the Sheldonian Theatre, Trinity College and even The Eagle and Child pub where J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis would meet up for a beverage! The on-board audio tour commentary will be sure to keep you fascinated, providing intriguing facts on the way round. Also enjoy an expertly guided walking tour, for a closer look at the local culture.
Cotswold Taster Tour from Oxford
The Cotswolds is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which has inspired artists, writers and philosophers for many centuries. Come and discover idyllic English villages, nestling in quiet valleys, small stone thatched cottages, majestic castles and manors, and charming high streets peppered with quaint tea shops and antiques shops. Let your knowledgeable guides show you the English countryside at its best. This is an extended half-day tour from Oxford, ideal for those who would love to see some of the Cotswold villages, but cannot spare a whole day.