Welcome to The Cotswolds


No one’s sure what the name means, but ‘wolds’ are rolling hills, while ‘cots’ might be ‘cotes’, or sheep pens. Certainly the region owes its wealth, and exquisite architecture, to the medieval wool trade, when ‘Cotswold Lion’ sheep were prized across Europe. Attentions later turned towards textiles instead, but the Industrial Revolution passed the Cotswolds by. Hailed by William Morris in the 19th century as encapsulating a timeless English rural idyll, it remains both a prime residential area and a treasured tourist destination.

Criss-crossed by long-distance trails including the 102-mile Cotswold Way, these gentle yet dramatic hills are perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding.


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The Cotswolds activities

$54.13 Day Trips & Excursions

Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: High Street Chipping Campden, Chipping Campden, Cotswolds, EnglandOne hour of free timeDuration: 1 hourStop At: Dover's Hill, Chipping Campden, Cotswolds, EnglandViewpoint.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Broadway Tower, Broadway, Cotswolds, EnglandStop at Broadway Tower Country Park. Tower has magnificent views. Climbing to the top of the tower is optional. Cafe and shop available. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds, EnglandLunch stop at Stow-on-the-Wold. Free time. Duration: 1 hour 10 minutesStop At: Arlington Row, Bibury, Cotswolds, EnglandVisit to Bibury (including the famous Arlington Row of cottages)Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Bourton on the Water, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds, EnglandFree time to explore the village. Duration: 40 minutes

$608.95 Cultural & Theme Tours

Cotswold Villages and Oxford : Private Driving Tour with an Experienced Guide

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Burford, Burford, Cotswolds, EnglandYou will have the opportunity to explore the 'Gateway to the Cotswolds' as Burford is known, see the sights and sample some local cuisine. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Christ Church, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandThere is the opportunity to tour around one of Oxford's oldest and most prestigious colleges as well as seeing and experiencing the many sights that Oxford has to offer.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bourton on the Water, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds, EnglandBourton on the Water, known at the "Capital of the Cotswolds" has many highlights, including a small motor museum, a perfumery and lots of local shops featuring local products.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, EnglandThere is the option of visiting one of Britain's magnificent country homes and Sir Winston Churchill's birthplace, Blenheim Palace. This option would be included as an alternative to visiting Oxford or the Cotswold villages.Duration: 2 hours

$14.87 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Cattle Country Adventure Park Admission Ticket

Visit: Cattle Country Adventure Park, Berkeley, Cotswolds, EnglandAdventure Farm Park

$27.06 Weddings & Honeymoons

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Chauffeur driven hire services with luxury cars and competitive prices.professional drivers.4 & 7 seaters cars to choose from.Well dressed Chauffeur.nice and clean cars.comes with complementary bottles of water.Airport Transfers.wedding services.day trips.Game events.Cardiff Finest Chauffeur Driven hire and wedding services.Cover all UK Airport Transfers.A Luxury VIP travel provider in Wales. Let us take care of your port transfers,airport transfers,corporate hospitality,music tours or travel for a business meeting.Prestige Chauffeurs Cardiff-one of the most reliable,leading Chauffeur companies in the industry.Special offer for return Journey.Book your next Journey with us and get 20% discount on your return.Always competitive with no compromise on Quality.  Luxury travel has never been easier as we  offer a range of high-quality vehicles,including Mercedes E and S class.You will be driven by professionals.Vast knowledge of  Cardiff and the UK.Chauffeurs to the TV,Music and Film Industry.Your wedding day is one of the most special days of your life. Such a momentous occasion deserves a very special wedding car service. You may have a specific idea of what you want from your wedding chauffeur. Prestige Chauffeur Cardiff offer a guaranteed level of service for all wedding occasions

$798.39 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Guided Tour of the Cotswolds 'Off The Beaten Track' in a Luxury Mercedes

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chipping CampdenAt all our Cotswold stops we will explore the town or village by foot or car and explain all the local stories, history and answer all your questions. Our tours are very flexible and we will tailor the day to suit you; some destinations we will pass quickly others we may see historical sites, browse a local Cotswold shop or even met a local. Some villages we'll explore the local church or show you some glorious homes. No tour is set and each day we adapt the day to suit you!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds, EnglandAt all our Cotswold stops we will explore the town or village by foot or car and explain all the local stories, history and answer all your questions. Our tours are very flexible and we will tailor the day to suit you; some destinations we will pass quickly others we may see historical sites, browse a local Cotswold shop or even met a local. Some villages we'll explore the local church or show you some glorious homes. No tour is set and each day we adapt the day to suit you!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Bibury churchAt all our Cotswold stops we will explore the town or village by foot or car and explain all the local stories, history and answer all your questions. Our tours are very flexible and we will tailor the day to suit you; some destinations we will pass quickly others we may see historical sites, browse a local Cotswold shop or even met a local. Some villages we'll explore the local church or show you some glorious homes. No tour is set and each day we adapt the day to suit you!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Lower Slaughter MuseumAt all our Cotswold stops we will explore the town or village by foot or car and explain all the local stories, history and answer all your questions. Our tours are very flexible and we will tailor the day to suit you; some destinations we will pass quickly others we may see historical sites, browse a local Cotswold shop or even met a local. Some villages we'll explore the local church or show you some glorious homes. No tour is set and each day we adapt the day to suit you!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Guiting Power Post OfficeAt all our Cotswold stops we will explore the town or village by foot or car and explain all the local stories, history and answer all your questions. Our tours are very flexible and we will tailor the day to suit you; some destinations we will pass quickly others we may see historical sites, browse a local Cotswold shop or even met a local. Some villages we'll explore the local church or show you some glorious homes. No tour is set and each day we adapt the day to suit you!Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Broadway DeliAt all our Cotswold stops we will explore the town or village by foot or car and explain all the local stories, history and answer all your questions. Our tours are very flexible and we will tailor the day to suit you; some destinations we will pass quickly others we may see historical sites, browse a local Cotswold shop or even met a local. Some villages we'll explore the local church or show you some glorious homes. No tour is set and each day we adapt the day to suit you!Duration: 30 minutes

$338.30 Transfers & Ground Transport

Heathrow Airport Transfers to & from the Cotswolds

Instead of jumping on a train and hauling all those bags around or driving yourself and worrying about where you have to park and whether you’re going to make it on time, let us take the stress out of your travel plans and transport you in comfort and style and let us take the strain of the journey. Prior to the journey we will match the appropriate vehicle to your luggage and travel needs so you and your luggage have space to breath.  Our trusted drivers and elegant vehicles are the perfect match to start or finish your travel in. This current transfer is for a pick up in the North Cotswolds region i.e. Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden, Broadway, please reach out to us to find out if your region is within the pick up price range.The journey will roughly take 1.5 hours but we always allow up to 2 hours. The vehicle will be a 2017 or younger Mercedes executive vehicle equipped with WiFi and bottled water.