The Cotswold Full Day Tour - by Car

The Cotswold Full Day Tour - by Car

City Of Bath Guides

Available to 31 December 2022
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Spend 9 hours absorbing the tranquil peace and quiet of the Cotswolds.

You'll be accompanied by a guide with over 25 years of experience showcasing the unique countryside and villages to curious visitors like you. 

Discover the area of outstanding natural beauty and the area Prince Charles chooses to live. It is almost as if the Cotswolds are locked in time, having been unchanged for centuries. You'll get to feel the atmosphere as if it were Old England during the medieval times when Lords oversaw all.

You'll explore villages and towns each more stunning than the last, an abundance of old bridges, market squares, village pubs, Norman churches and Manor houses. 

Your route will follow The Fosse Way which is an old straight Roman road initially from Exeter to Lincoln that was built all the way back in the 2nd Century.

Here's your itinerary for your day out:

• Bath to Tetbury, the home area of Prince Charles and his Highgrove shop -30mins drive | 20mins viewing

• On to Cirencester, the capital of the Cotswolds with an amazing church and square - 15mins drive | 20mins view

• Bourton-on-the-water, known as the Venice of the Cotswolds with its stream and bridges - 15mins drive | 30mins view

• Lower Slaughter idyllic village, used for the filming of Jane Austen's "Emma" -15mins drive | 30mins viewing

• Stow-on-the-Wold's Market square with the old stocks -15mins drive | 45mins viewing

• Burford, the gateway to the Cotswolds with the River Windrush and a great place for afternoon tea 15mins drive | 60mins food

• Bibury, which offers a classic view of the Arlington Row and is a great photo opportunity 20min drive | 15 mins view

• Castle Combe, a visitor favourite because of its Norman Church, Manor house, film locations and more - 45mins drive | 45 mins viewing 

Once you've done enough exploring for the day you'll hop back in your private car for a 20 minute return drive to Bath. 

16 Kingsmead Court,
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