Delight in the charming sights of the Cotswolds, including Bampton village, featured in hit TV series Downton Abbey, marvel at Avebury’s ancient stone circle, and be impressed by the magnificence of Oxford and Bath. Rate includes tour only; accommodation, meals, transfers are at own cost.
Overnight at: Spend one night in the historic Roman town of Cirencester at your choice of venue (not included in tour price.) Note: On some dates, tour may stay in other locations such as Bath or Cheltenham.
Price per adult sharing* does not include accommodation
Please contact us to book accommodation at competitive rates!
01 October 2017 – 31 March 2018
- B&B: R3 180
- Hotel 3* R3 380
04 – 30 April ’18
01 Nov ’18 – 31 March ’19 (EXCEPT 17 Dec ’18 – 03 Jan ’19)
- B&B: R2 862
- Hotel 3* R3 060
01 – 03 April ’1
May and October ’1
17 Dec ’18 – 03 Jan ’19
- B&B: R3 062
- Hotel 3* R3 240
June – September 2018
- B&B: R3 402
- Hotel 3* R3 672
*Prices are subject to continued availability and major currency fluctuation.
Does not include entrance to attractions, accommodation or meals/refreshments.
Single supplement applies.
- Avebury standing stones
- Cherhill white horse
Lacock Village: Famous for its picturesque streets and charming historical buildings, Lacock Village has been used as filming locations for Harry Potter, Downton Abbey, and Pride and Prejudice.
- Bath: See the Roman Baths, Georgian architecture and the gorgeous abbey. You have plenty of time to wander at your own pace.
- 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.
- Stow-on-the-Wold The quintessential English village, with its quaint cottages, tiny tea shops, and pretty gardens.
- Bampton: The beautiful setting of many scenes from the smash hit TV series, Downton Abbey.
- Oxford 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; Alice was based on the daughter of one of Lewis’ friends, the Dean of Christ Church, and lived in Oxford. Great Hall of Christ Church College has featured in the films ‘The Golden Compass’ and ‘Brideshead Revisited’, and the dining hall is where Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Great Hall was set.
Need to know
- Departs: 09h15 from London (Stance 3, Greenline Coach Terminal, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SH)
- Returns: 19h00 to the above
- Wear: Walking shoes, comfy clothes and a raincoat or umbrella
- Luggage: Maximum 1 x 15kg bag per person
- Take cash: for meals/refreshments and entry to attractions
- Vehicle: 16-seater Mercedes mini-coach (air-conditioned)
- Operator: Rabbies
- Minimum age: 5 years