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A day in the Cotswolds with Rick Steves

Rick who?  Anyone reading this post who is from outside of North America can be forgiven for not having a clue who the chap mentioned in our title is…. but we’re pretty sure that if you’re from the USA, or

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Disruption to GWR rail services on Sunday 23rd June and Sunday 30th June

It has come to our attention that Great Western Railway (GWR) has scheduled rail maintenance works on Sunday 23rd June and Sunday 30th June 2019. This will affect passengers joining our tours by train from London or Oxford, and will

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FAQs: Can we bring our luggage on a Go Cotswolds tour?

Charles Wiriawan via Flckr

In this next post in our “FAQs” series, Lisa explains some important recent updates to the Go Cotswolds terms and conditions.  As you may have seen, Go Cotswolds recently purchased a new minibus. While this is very exciting news in

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FAQs: Do you cancel your tours if there is bad weather?

In this, the first of a new series of blog posts that expand upon some of our Frequently Asked Questions, and with it being English Tourism Week, Lisa tackles a very British subject: the weather! A national obsession “Ooh, what

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Yes you CAN still join a Go Cotswolds tour after Brexit!

The March 29th deadline for the UK and European parliaments to reach an agreement on Britain’s “deal or no deal” to leave the European Union is getting ever closer. There are many implications of Brexit, whether our politicians manage to

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Cheltenham Festival 2019

…and they’re off! We’re in the middle of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival of horse racing, which means it’s a busy, busy time in the Cotswolds right now! The Cotswolds capital of Cheltenham Spa (or “Cheltnm” to its friends) plays host

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Go Cotswolds – as recommended by Rick Steves!

On one of our Cotswolds Day Tours recently, we happened to ask a passenger how she had found out about us. We were thrilled to see the answer!  Unfurling the well-thumbed book in her hand and turning to page 356,

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Small Business Saturday

Today, 1st December, is Small Business Saturday – a day for celebrating and promoting all the small, independent and family-run businesses in the UK, and encouraging everyone to “shop small”.  The Snoopy meme on the left made me laugh –

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We’re STILL The Best Tour Company in the Cotswolds!

Thank you so much to those of you who voted for us in the 2018 Cotswolds Awards! I’m very excited to share the news that WE WON! Despite being up against some stiff competition, Go Cotswolds has been voted The

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Go Cotswolds is Warwickshire Tour Company of the Year!

This week, we were delighted to receive the news that Go Cotswolds has been chosen as the WINNER of a Travel & Hospitality Award! The Travel and Hospitality Awards “are a recognition of the hard work and accomplishments across the

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