You’ll be seduced by the beauty of Woodstock as we drive through this quaint English village en route to magnificent Blenheim Palace. Early arrival at the Palace ensures an almost private visit of this fairytale country mansion. See the sumptuous State Rooms with their priceless treasures, stroll through sweeping landscaped gardens designed by Capability Brown, and grab a photo opportunity at the shimmering lake.
Enjoy views of breathtaking countryside, sleepy villages, and bustling market towns as we drive through the charming scenery of one of England’s most beautiful regions.
Known as the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’, the picturesque village of Bourton-on-the-Water boasts many of the traditional features of the Cotswolds. Take time to marvel at its elegant low bridges and stroll along the magnificent Main Street.
Stow-on-the-Wold is the highest of the Cotswold towns standing exposed on 800 feet high Stow Hill at a junction of seven major roads, including the Roman Fosse Way. At the height of the Cotswold wool industry, the town was famous for its huge annual fairs where as many as 20,000 sheep were sold at one time.
Burford, a beautiful old Cotswold town, its High Street sloping from the high Wolds, where you have beautiful views over the open countryside, down to the willow fringed River Windrush in the pretty Windrush valley. A fine three arched medieval bridge crosses the river at the foot of the hill.
To save you time, money and the struggle of finding somewhere to eat, our tour also includes a totally tasty SUBWAY lunch
! Avoid wasting time waiting for a meal in a restaurant and tuck into a six inch cheese and salad sub on the go, including crisps, chocolate chip cookie and a bottle of water. It means you can make the most of each stop and won’t waste valuable exploring time