Go Cotswolds

Fun, Friendly, Guided Tours of The Cotswolds with a Local Family Business

Our small-group day tours of the Cotswolds (max. 16 people) depart from our home town of Stratford-upon-Avon, or from Moreton-in-Marsh. Private tours for larger groups of up to 16 people are also available! Enjoy as part of a short break, or take an easy day trip by train from London, Reading, Oxford or Birmingham.

We’re a small business with a big love for the Cotswolds – our fun, friendly guides are all local to the Cotswolds and are experts at what they do. Join us for a tour, and discover why we’re so head-over-heels in love with this special place.

Our ‘TourSure’ Guarantee

We promise never to cancel a tour due to low numbers of bookings. That’s one less thing for you to worry about when you book a tour with us! ♥

Cotswolds in a Day

BEST-SELLER! Our signature small-group tour of famous Cotswolds towns, villages and views. Ideal for first-time visitors to the Cotswolds or if you only have one day to spare.

Many dates available, all year round

Departures from Stratford-upon-Avon (8.50AM) and Moreton-in-Marsh (9.30AM). Accessible by train from London, Reading, Oxford, Birmingham and other UK locations.

From £65 per adult, £55 per child (3-15). Sorry, no children under 3.

Secret Cotswolds

As well as better-known Burford and Broadway, on our Secret Cotswolds tour you’ll discover some of the gorgeous Cotswold villages that most visitors miss, but wish they’d seen! A fantastic standalone tour, or pair with Cotswolds in a Day for a comprehensive two-day itinerary.

Many dates available

Departures from Stratford-upon-Avon (8.50AM) and Moreton-in-Marsh (9.30AM). Accessible by train from London, Reading, Oxford, Birmingham and other UK locations.

£65 per adult (16+), £55 for children (3-15). Sorry, no children under 3.

Bath & Stonehenge

NEW for 2024! Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of England with our small group tour to Bath and Stonehenge. Check not one but two UNESCO World Heritage Sites off your bucket list in a day!

Tuesdays – launches May 2024!

Departures from Stratford-upon-Avon (8.30AM) and Moreton-in-Marsh (9.00AM). Accessible by train from London, Reading, Oxford, Birmingham and other UK locations.

£90 per adult (16+), £80 for children (3-15). Sorry, no children under 3. Admission to Stonehenge is charged separately – payment will be collected on the day of the tour.

Cotswolds Walks & Villages

SUMMER SPECIAL – SELECT DATES ONLY! In small groups of just 12 people, join one of our experienced walking guides in the heart of the Cotswolds walking country. Discover charming villages, meandering trails and timeless landscapes.

Selected dates, May to September 2024

Pick up points in Stratford-upon-Avon (8.50AM) and Moreton-in-Marsh (9.30AM). Accessible by train from London, Reading, Oxford, Birmingham and other UK locations.

£75 adults (16+), £65 children (3-15 years). Sorry, no children under 3, and we do not recommend this tour for children under 8. Not recommended for people with mobility difficulties.

Private Cotswolds in a Day Tour for 1-16 people

Instantly book a private version of our Cotswolds in a Day tour for you and your family and friends (ideal for 6-16 people). Based on our best-selling small-group tour.

Many dates available

Door-to-door pick-up/drop-off available from select locations, including Stratford-upon-Avon, Moreton-in-Marsh, Oxford, Cheltenham and more.

Prices start from £850 per day (includes £50 booking fee). Not recommended for small children. Terms apply for children under 3.

Private Tours

Ideally suited to groups of up to 16 people travelling together, a private tour with Go Cotswolds allows more convenience and flexibility than our shared guided day tours. Choose a private Cotswolds in a Day Tour, or create an itinerary that is completely tailored to your needs.

Minibus Hire

When we’re not providing our award-winning small group tours of the Cotswolds, our vehicles are available for private hire. Chauffeured by our friendly, fully qualified and insured drivers, our comfortable, luxury minibuses are ideal for day trips and travel-related services for groups of up to 16 people where a standard car or 8-seater minivan would be too small.

Gifts

Great experiences make great gifts! Gift vouchers are available for any of our Cotswolds tours and, with a two-year expiry, there’s plenty of time to find the right date.

Other gifts coming soon!

About Go Cotswolds

With a love for independent travel and a spirit of adventure, Tom & Lisa Benjamin founded Go Cotswolds in 2014. Based in Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-on-Avon, we’re head-over-heels in love with the nearby Cotswolds and want to show visitors around this beautiful region we call our ‘back yard’.

We create the kind of experiences we enjoy on our own travels, right here at home – fun, friendly, welcoming tours, with expert local guides who feel more like friends than teachers.

We’re a small business with a big love for the Cotswolds. Like us, our small team of warm, friendly guides are all local to this area and love it as much as we do! Join us for a tour, and discover why this beautiful region is so special to us.

Award-winning tours

As a small, family-run business, we are incredibly proud of our excellent reputation for delivering fun, friendly day tours.

We were delighted to receive the award for ‘Experience of the Year’ at the 2023 West Midlands Tourism Awards, as well as Tripadvisor’s 2023 Traveller’s Choice Award, which puts us in the top 10% of Tripadvisor listings around the world! We have also received over 1200 5* Tripadvisor reviews, as well as hundreds of further reviews on Google, Facebook, Get Your Guide and Viator.

Go Cotswolds has featured in national and international press, and is recommended in guide books including Rick Steves’ Great Britain, and Japan’s Chikyu-No-Arukikata Plat series.

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