Classic Cotswolds

A trip right across the northern Cotswolds from Oxford via Burford (the gateway to the Cotswolds) Features Bourton-on-the-Water with its quaint bridges and Chipping Campden with its elegant High Street and Wool Church; snack lunch at the iconic Broadway Tower.

Hidden Valleys

Exploring the hidden valleys of the Central Cotswolds, stopping off at delightful villages such as Bibury (the “prettiest village in all England”) and Bagendon (Saxon church tower), while encountering plenty of Roman (and earlier) Britain on the way.

Dramatic Views

From Cheltenham, we snake our way around the dramatic western scarp of the Cotswolds. Features Laurie Lee country around Painswick and Slad, and a stunning afternoon stroll with views of the River Severn and the Welsh Mountains.

Banbury Cakes and Beer

Tour to Banbury taking in the village of Great Tew (with refreshments at the Falkland Arms) returning via Hook Norton and the Rollright Stones. Features Banbury Cross and Gulliver’s Tomb in Banbury, a brewery tour and plenty of mystery