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From London: Oxford and Cotswolds Villages Day Trip

Product ID: 173892
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Escape the hustle and bustle of London and spend the day exploring the historic city of Oxford and the traditional stone villages of the Cotswolds. Travel in comfort through the countryside on a small group tour with knowledgeable guide.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the English-speaking world’s oldest university at Oxford
  • Look inside the Great Hall at Christ Church College
  • Explore the traditional villages of the Cotswolds
  • Discover the grand manor house of Minster Lovell Hall
  • Visit the charming town of Bibury and get stunning views of the English countryside
Full description
Depart London and travel by luxury Mercedes mini-coach to spend the morning exploring the beautiful university city of Oxford.

Wander amongst the listed buildings and colleges, and climb one of the vantage points to get breathtaking views of the dreaming spires. Marvel at masterpieces of art and antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum, and then head towards the quaint villages of the Cotswolds to see tiny cottages built from traditional stone.

Your first taste of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Beauty is the Minster Lovell Hall: a 15th-century Oxfordshire manor house in a picturesque setting. Visit the village of Burford, the Gateway to the Cotswolds, and experience the small market town with enormous character and depth. Then, make the short journey to Bibury and take the opportunity to stroll to the famous Arlington Row.
Includes
  • Transportation by luxury 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Professional driver/guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at Stand 3, Greenline Coach Terminal, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SH. This is located directly behind Victoria Train Station and diagonally across from Victoria Coach Station. Arriving by train or underground: Victoria Train and Underground Station is the closest station to the departure point. You can access the Greenline Coach Station by going through the upstairs food court in Victoria Station next to platform 14 and out the rear exit, or by going outside the station and walking down Buckingham Palace Road which runs alongside Victoria Train Station. Arriving by taxi: request to be dropped off at the corner of Buckingham Palace Road and Elizabeth Bridge. Once you arrive at the Greenline Coach Station, look for the Colonnade Walk sign and take the ramp up to the Subway restaurant and turn left.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Waterproof clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended
• You must be at least 5 years old to take part
• You're restricted to 14 kilograms (31lbs) of luggage per person on the tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 244 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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The meeting place was confusing. I thought the. Company was get your guide. The company is Rabbies. Our guide, June, was a wealth of knowledge. I wished we able to stop in a residential neighborhood to take some pictures but i don’t think the neighbors would like that. So I have videos of the neighborhood. Buford was the same way.

January 12, 2020

Right from the start, the tour was filled with hilariously funny insights about where we were or the people who may have been affiliated with the area. We went around two beautiful towns in cotsworld with great food and beautiful sights. At Oxford, we had more than sufficient time to go around and explore famous landmarks and grab some great lunch too!

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January 10, 2020

I learned a lot, and there were many beautiful landscapes.

March 11, 2020

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Product ID: 173892