Cotswold Discovery Tour From Bath

Explore the unspoiled villages, towns and hidden corners of the Cotswolds. Enjoy wonderful views of the rolling countryside and stone cottages (...)

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Overview Location: Bath and North East Somerset, United Kingdom
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Castle Combe Village, Off the M4, Castle Combe SN14 7HX England

Castle Combe, once a weaving town at the heart of the Cotswolds wool trade and described as the prettiest village in England – it has featured in films such as War Horse and was the fictional Puddleby-on-the Marsh in Dr. Dolittle, the 1960’s film with Rex Harrison. The village is built around the 14th-century Market Cross with the old water pump beside it.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Malmesbury Abbey, Gloucester Street, Malmesbury SN16 9BA England

Malmesbury is a charming market town with charming streets and a thriving high street full of independent traders. It has a rich history as England’s oldest borough and a stunning 12th century Abbey, original market cross and tomb of King Athelstan.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Arlington Row, Bibury GL7 5NJ England

Bibury, a charming, typically Cotswold village was once described by William Morris (1834-96) as “the most beautiful village in England”. In fact, Fox News says that Bibury is one of the world’s most picturesque villages.

Arlington Row (in Bibury) was built in 1380 as a monastic wool store and converted into a row of weavers’ cottages in the 17th century. The charming row of cottages is featured in the film “Stardust and is possibly the most photographed location in the Cotswolds.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Highgrove Shop Tetbury, 10 Long Street, Tetbury GL8 8AQ England

Tetbury (photo-stop) an important market town in the Middle Ages, for the Cotswolds wool trade.The town is known as an ‘architectural gem’ as many of the wool merchants houses still look as they did 300 years ago and the town centre is still dominated by the splendid pillared Market House built in 1655.

Duration: 10 minutes

What you can expect Explore the unspoiled villages, towns and hidden corners of the Cotswolds. Enjoy wonderful views of the rolling countryside and stone cottages from our small and personal minibus. Our guides have a wealth of historic and cultural information, offering a unique way to enjoy this stunning part of England.
*Please note this tour usually returns to Bath at 6 pm but between end Oct - end March we will return at 5 pm due to shorter daylight hours.

Practical information

What's inside

  • Bring along your own water bottle and we'll show you where to fill it to save on single-use plastic.
  • Driver-guide

What's NOT inside

  • Lunch - We do not provide food and drinks but we will stop in places where these can be purchased.
  • Gratuities are not included.

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • We can accommodate folding wheelchairs. N.B. step access onto the minibus.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers

Departure point:

Visit Bath, Bridgwater House, 2 Terrace Walk, Bath BA1 1LN, UK


7 to 9 hours


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Return details:

Returns to original departure point