A family day out in the Cotswolds is a great way to get together

Thinking about a family day out in the Cotswolds? If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that time with family and friends is precious. Real life, face-to-face time together, not just on the phone or via Zoom!

A family day out in the Cotswolds makes a great way to spend quality time together. There is something for everyone in the Cotswolds – for children, adults, foodies, history buffs, outdoorsy types, culture vultures, nature lovers and more.

But if you have a large family or group of friends, it can be tricky to make the logistics work. What if you don’t all fit in one car? What if you don’t have a car at all?

Take a private tour for a family day out in the Cotswolds

A family group enjoying their family day out in the Cotswolds

How about taking a private tour of the Cotswolds? That way, the whole family can make new memories together.

A private tour definitely takes away a lot of the stress of planning a family day out in the Cotswolds. You can be picked up where you want to be picked up. Dropped off where you want to be dropped off. See the places you want to see, and see them in your own time. Plus, you’ll have the benefit of a friendly, local guide to show you around and help you get the most out of your day.

The problem is, most companies offering private tours of the Cotswolds only have small vehicles; perhaps a standard car, or a 7- or 8-seater people-carrier at best.

But that’s where Go Cotswolds comes in!

Go Cotswolds offers private tours for larger groups

For 1-16 passengers:

Here at Go Cotswolds, we have two 17-seater minibuses, so we can carry up to 16 passengers per vehicle (plus the driver-guide of course!). There’s plenty of space for you, your partner, your kids, granny, granddad, aunties, uncles, cousins… There’s plenty of space for luggage too!

Both our vehicles are custom-built for touring, with reclining leather seats, air-conditioning and heating, and panoramic windows so everyone gets a great view.

(Please note that the maximum number of 16 passengers includes any children and babies in your group, even if they do not occupy a seat. Please see our Terms & Conditions and read our recent blog post for special advice regarding children, especially those under 3.)

For 17+ passengers

If there are more than 16 people in your group, we can hire larger coaches from our trusted friends at a local, family-run coach company. We’ll also supply you with one of our local expert tour guides.

We’ve led tours for as many as 72 people in the past – so we’re not fazed by very large groups at all!

Two types of private tour available for your family day out in the Cotswolds:

1. Our instant-book ‘ready-made’ private Cotswolds in a Day tour

We’ve made it easy to book a private tour for your family day out in the Cotswolds!

Based on our best-selling Cotswolds in a Day tour, you can now instantly book a ready-made private Cotswolds in a Day tour right from our website. Pick up/drop-off is available from selected postcode areas:

  • Stratford-upon-Avon (CV37 postcodes)
  • Moreton-in-Marsh (GL56 postcodes)
  • Chipping Campden (GL55 postcodes)
  • Leamington Spa (CV31 and CV32 postcodes)
  • Oxford (OX1 postcodes)
  • Cheltenham (GL50 postcodes)
  • Birmingham (B1-B19 postcodes)

2. Our ‘tailor-made’ private Cotswolds tours

If our ready-made private tour option is not for you, don’t worry – we love creating tailor-made tours too!

For greater flexibility, alternative routes, multi-day tours, and more pick-up/drop-off options, we’ll work with you to create the perfect Cotswolds tour.

Since these tailor-made tours are unique, the price depends on several factors, including your itinerary, group size, vehicle size, etc.

Start the conversation and contact us to discuss your options.

Ready to book your family day out in the Cotswolds?

Click here to book your ready-made private tour, or contact us to discuss a tailor-made private tour!

Just need group transport, without a guide? Then, check out our minibus hire options.

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