Private Day Tour from Bath to the Captivating Cotswolds with Pickup

26 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 8.5 hr

Travel back in time to an unspoile corner of England on this private day trip to the Cotswolds from Bath. Be captivated by the stunning scenery of rolling hills, narrow roads lined by hedgerows and villages of honey-colored stone. We offer you an innovative tour, in which you will spend a full day getting to know more about this magical English region in the hands of an expert guide who will give you a unique experience.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Galahad Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Castle Combe

The day begins in Castle Combe, which is surely one of the most photographed villages in all of England. Little has changed here since the 15th century - no street lights or TV aerials. This mediaeval gem is famous for its picturesque cottages and babbling brook. Nestled in a wooded Cotswold valley, Castle Combe has been a favourite Hollywood filming location over the years for movies including War Horse, Stardust and Doctor Dolittle.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At:

Thereafter, your journey continues on towards Tetbury, which is the home town of The King and Queen Camilla and neighbours their Highgrove Estate. Discover more about its fascinating history as a market town, famous in the past for the local wool and yarn industry. Walk down the Chipping Steps, an old entrance to the town and admire the picturesque weaver’s cottages. The centre of Tetbury is a conservation area and many buildings are hundreds of years old. Why not pop in to buy a souvenir from His Majesty's Highgrove Shop.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Upper Slaughter

Your journey through the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural beauty makes its way to the the picturesque twin villages of Upper & Lower Slaughter. Enjoy a leisurely lunch in a charming country inn, where you can sample local dishes and maybe treat yourself to a decadent cream tea. Upper Slaughter has featured as a backdrop to several hit TV shows. Enjoy an optional short stroll through the tranquil English countryside to neighbouring Lower Slaughter (weather dependent) - it's like walking through a painting!

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Lower Slaughter

Nearby, Lower Slaughter was named the prettiest village in England in 2021 and it’s easy to see why. A location trapped in time, where wonderful photo opportunities await you amongst flower-draped cottages, romantic footbridges, and an idyllic water mill nestling on the banks of the River Eye.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Bibury

Enjoy a photo stop at the famous village of Bibury on the journey back to Bath. Here, on the banks of the River Coln, you will stroll along Arlington Row, one of England's very oldest, continually inhabited streets. Journey back to the delightful Georgian City of Bath, where you will either be dropped off at your accommodation or in the centre of town. This will definitely be a day to remember.

Duration: 1 hour
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