How to join our Go Cotswolds Day Tour from Leamington Spa

Living, staying, working or studying in Leamington Spa? Why not join us on Cotswolds Day Tour! Here is everything you should need to know…

On Wednesdays, Thursdays* and Fridays:

  • We recommend you take the 08.08 train from Leamington Spa, arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon at 0846. 
  • The tour departs from Stratford-upon-Avon at approximately 09.00.

It is also possible to take bus X18 from Leamington Spa (Upper Parade: 07.34, Leamington Parish Church: 07.40, Leamington rail station: 07.44, or Myton Road: 07.49), to Stratford-upon Avon (Stratford Bridge Street), arriving at 08.25.

Please note: as of February 2020, we 

*Thursday tours operate May to September only

On Saturdays*:

  • We recommend you take the 07.56 train from Leamington Spa, arriving at Dorridge at 08.15. From Dorridge, take the 08.21 train to Stratford-upon-Avon, arriving at 08.41. 
  • The tour departs from Stratford-upon-Avon at approximately 09.00.

It is also possible to take bus X18 from Leamington Spa (Upper Parade: 07.31, Leamington Parish Church: 07.35, Leamington rail station: 07.37, or Myton Road: 07.39), to Warwick Bus Station. This bus terminates at Warwick Bus Station at 07.46. Then take another bus X18 from Warwick Bus Station, departing at 08.26 and arriving at Stratford-upon Avon (Stratford Bridge Street) at 08.45. The tour departs from Stratford-upon-Avon at approximately 09.00.

*Thursday tours operate May to September only

On Sundays:

  • On Sundays ONLY, we offer a pick-up directly from Leamington Spa rail station!
  • Please see the notes below for details. 
  • The tour departs from outside the ticket office at Leamington Spa rail station by 9.00am, but please try to arrive 10 minutes before this.

Returning to Leamington Spa

At the end of the tour, we return to Stratford-upon-Avon by approximately 17.30.

On Sundays, we return to Leamington Spa station by approximately 18.15.

We can also drop you off at Moreton-in-Marsh station at approximately 17.00. It’s no problem if you have luggage – we have a large luggage storage space on our minibus, so you can bring it with you!

These times are usually the latest times we will return to these locations. In case of heavy traffic or other unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we can never 100% guarantee to be back on time, but it’s not usually a problem! 

Need help joining a tour from a different location?

If you are arriving at Leamington Spa by bus or train, or need help joining our tour from a different location, check our other help pages for journeys originating in: London, OxfordBirminghamStratford-upon-Avon, Moreton-in-MarshChipping Campden, Bath, Bourton-on-the-Water, Bristol, Cheltenham, Coventry, Gloucester, Guildford, ReadingSouthampton, Stow-on-the-Wold or Worcester.

If you plan on driving to one of our pick-up locations, please see here for more information:

Further questions?

Please check our FAQs page, but if you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, just send us an email and we’ll be pleased to help! You can reach us at, or use the contact form here


The information we have provided here, in good faith, is correct at the time of writing (updated: 16 December 2019). Ultimately, it is your responsibility to reach the pick-up location at the stated time. In the event of delayed or cancelled public transport, we at Go Cotswolds will do our utmost to make sure that you can still join the tour, even if it means you join a little late. However, in line with our terms and conditions (which you must agree to when you book a ticket with us), Go Cotswolds accepts no responsibility, and will provide no refund or compensation for tours missed through no fault of our own, including delayed, cancelled or missed public transport. We recommend that you take out suitable travel insurance to cover you in this eventuality. 

*Tours operate on Thursdays and Saturdays between May and September only. 




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