Oxford and Traditional Cotswold Villages (1 day coach tour)

Visit the beautiful city of Oxford and the charming Cotswold villages of Burford and Bibury. The Cotswolds are like stepping into a landscape painting: vivid green colours, lush waterways and the most delightful cottages. And, of course, Oxford needs no introduction. 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (except 24, 25 and 26 December, 31 December, and 01 January).
09h15 – 19h30

book@britishtips.com / 021 975 2047

Price per person* 

Low season:

04 January 2020 – 05 April 2020
01 November 2020 – 17 December 2020
04 January 2021 – 31 March 2021

  • ADULT: R 1 290
  • CHILD (6 – 16 years): R 1 176

Mid season:

06 April 2020 – 31 May 2020
01 October 2020 – 31 October 2020
18 December 2020 – 03 January 2021

  • ADULT: R 1 505
  • CHILD (6 – 16 years): R 1 420

Peak season:

01 June 2020 – 30 September 2020

  • ADULT: R 1 720
  • CHILD (6 – 16 years): R 1 634

NOTE: minimum age for tour is 6 years.

* Prices are subject to continued availability and major currency fluctuation. Valid until 31 March 2021. Does not include meals/refreshments or hotel pick up/drop off. 


 

The tour heads northwest out of London, passing close to the Pinewood Film Studios and through the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The picturesque countryside here has inspired the television shows Midsomer Murders and Vicar of Dibley.

  • Oxford University Precincts: We arrive in the Oxford ‘City of Dreaming Spires’, home to the oldest English-speaking university in the world and over 1500 listed buildings. It is here that JRR Tolkein wrote Lord of the Rings and CS Lewis wrote Alice in Wonderland. You have time to explore the precincts of the colleges, stroll through the town, or view the famous Great Hall of Christ Church College, featured in the films ‘The Golden Compass’, ‘Brideshead Revisited’, and Harry Potter.
  • Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Beauty: The afternoon is spent in the charming Cotswolds.
    Minster Lovell Hall: Ruins of a 15th-century Oxfordshire manor house look pretty-as-a-picture sitting alongside a flowing river and stately trees.
    Burford, the ‘Gateway to the Cotswolds’, with it’s charming ironstone cottages and narrow lanes; you’ll have time to take in some tea (not included in tour).
    Bibury, described by artist William Morris as ‘the prettiest village in England’. We’ll take a stroll through the village, including the famous Arlington Row, with its dollhouse-like weavers’ cottages dating back to 1380, before heading back to London.

NOTE: does not include entrance to attractions as it is up to you whether you’d like to visit them or not. 


Need to know

  • Departs: 09h15 from London (Stance 3, Greenline Coach Terminal, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SH)
  • Returns:  19h30 to the above
  • Wear: Walking shoes, comfy clothes and a raincoat or umbrella – just in case
  • Vehicle: 16-seater Mercedes mini-coach (air-conditioned)
  • Operator: Rabbies
  • This route may be reversed on some occasions.

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